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Duncan the Small and the Young Starks

[Note: This entry combines two consecutive mails between Rania and Mr. Martin, edited together because of their nature.]

In a message dated 8/6/00 4:34:13 PM Mountain Daylight Time, RMelhem writes:

Who is Prince Duncan the Small? Did Egg name one of his sons after Dunk?

Well, that would be telling...

[Note: Second mail begins here.]

telling what? are we going to find out more about Dunk, Egg and Duncan the Small?

Yes, I hope to write more Dunk & Egg stories one day.

I have also come to the conclusion that the reported death of Bran and Rickon doomed Robb as much as anything else that happened. If they were known to be still alive then there wouldn't be much point in killing Robb.

Well, I'm not certain that's so. Robb was still the war leader, after all. Even if they were "alive," neither Bran nor Rickon is old enough to rule, or lead a host...