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


10.3. Songs, Stories, and Legends
  • Stories of Nymeria the warrior queen (I: 59, 203. HK: 498)
  • A story (probably false) has it that Nymeria led women who fled from their cities on the Rhoyne river (I: 203. EHC)
  • Finger drums are played during a spear dance (IV: 186)
  • A bright white star in the sky is said to be Nymeria's star, and the milky band behind it are her ten thousand ships (IV: 301)
  • Dornish books such as Ten Thousand Ships and The Loves of Queen Nymeria (IV: 590)