The Citadel

The Archive of 'A Song of Ice and Fire' Lore

  • An exhaustive compilation of thematic notes, arranged in a hierarchical structure. Contains direct spoilers for pre-book history and indirect spoilers through the facts noted down for events in the books.
    Bastards
    Snow is the surname for bastards north of the Neck (I: 12) Bastards are said to grow up more swiftly than other children (I: 45) It is not unexpected for noblemen to have bastard children (I: 54) It is not typical for a noble to bring his bastards home and raise them with his own children. It's…
  • A compilation of Frequently Asked Questions, with some quite lengthy, essay-like answers to common discussion-topics. Contains spoilers.
    What are the Princess and the Queen and The Rogue Prince?

    As part of his contribution to The World of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin created an extensive history of House Targaryen from Aegon I through to the early reign of Aegon III. This material was so substantial that only heavily paraphrased or redacted forms were used in the actual book. These…

  • Graphical representations of almost all known banners as well as info files for houses and individuals. Contains minor spoilers in the actual listings of Houses, while major spoilers are placed in specially marked files except when it concerns banners belonging to individuals: these files may contain major spoilers right off
    House Morrigen

    The only members of the house to appear or be mentioned are Ser Guyard Morrigen, a famous tourney knight, and Lord Lester Morrigen.

  • A compilation of prophecies, visions and dreams which appear to reveal something about the future. Contains spoilers, as we note when we believe a prophecy has been fulfilled.
    I: 628-630 - The Red Door

    This is a summary, rather than a quote from the book.

    Dany sees the red door of her favorite home in Braavos, and then she is making love to Drogo beneath a daylight sky full of stars before great wings sweep overheard. The stars disappear and the world is enveloped in flame. Next she sees Ser…

  • A comphrehensive collection of fan correspondance with George R.R. Martin. Also included are interviews and chats as well as reports from conventions, signings, etc. May contain spoilers even for as of yet unreleased books.
    Publisher’s Weekly Interview

    http://www.publishersweekly.com/article/CA6278875.html?text=feast+for+crows