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.
    Whales. These can be found in large numbers in the Shivering Sea (I: 142. SSM: 1) Great elk in the Forest of Qohor (I: 193) Spotted tigers (I: 193) Lemurs with silver fur and huge purple eyes (I: 193) Striped black-and-white horses (zebras) of the Jogos Nhai known as zorses (I: 444, 490. II:…
  • A compilation of Frequently Asked Questions, with some quite lengthy, essay-like answers to common discussion-topics. Contains spoilers.
    Who is George R.R. Martin aka GRRM?

    George R.R. Martin is a well-known author of science fiction and fantasy. More information can be found at his official website.

  • 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
    Ser Shadrich of Shady Glen

    Ser Shadrich is a very short, wiry man with a shock of red hair and a sharp nose.

  • 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: 385 - Reek

    "I dreamed of the man who came today, the one they call Reek. You and your brother lay dead at his feet, and he was skinning off your faces with a long red blade."

    This was fulfilled when Reek killed and skinned the miller's sons to use them as counterfeits for the escape of Bran and Rickon.

  • 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.
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