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.
    The Umbers of Last Hearth
    The Umber lands are along the shore of the Bay of Seals (II: 188) The Umber lands are rich in pines and old oaks (II: 188) The seat of the Umbers is named Last Hearth (III: 274) The Umbers and their people are mostly east of the kingsroad, but they graze their sheep into the high meadows of the…
  • A compilation of Frequently Asked Questions, with some quite lengthy, essay-like answers to common discussion-topics. Contains spoilers.
    What is the A Game of Thrones comic book?

    This is a comic book series adapting the A Song of Ice and Fire series, co-published by Bantam and Dynamite Entertainment. Adapted by writer Daniel Abraham and artist Tommy F. Patterson, the first twenty four issues are devoted to adapting A Game of Thrones, the first novel in the series. The first…

  • 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 Ambrose

    Their motto is, “Never Resting.” The only members of the house to appear or be mentioned are Lord Arthur Ambrose and his young son Alyn Ambrose, who is betrothed to Elinor Tyrell (a cousin to the main branch of the Tyrells).

  • 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.
    II: 515 - Mother of Dragons

    . . . the shape of shadows . . . morrows not yet made . . . drink from the cup of ice . . . drink from the cup of fire . . .

    This ties in well with Rhaegar's "song of ice and fire", as well as the overall series title which Martin has indicated as containing several meanings.

    . . . mother of…

  • 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.
    Capclave 2013 Panel