[Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – End Notes

End of Season Notes Reading a series as developed and layered as A Song of Ice and Fire is always a rewarding experience. I first read A Game of Thrones in 2010; perhaps a year before A Dance With Dragons was announced. I remember very clearly just how easily the story gripped me – still … Continue reading [Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – End Notes

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[Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Catelyn XI

Summary: Robb and Catelyn prepare to enter Riverrun by boat. Theon and Grey Wind are in the boat with them, and the Greatjon, Lord Rickard, and Ser Brynden are in the next boat. They are greeted by Ser Edmure, Lord Tytos, and Utherydes Wayn who offer condolences to Catelyn for Eddard's death. Edmure takes Catelyn … Continue reading [Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Catelyn XI

[Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Jon IX

Summary: Jon prepares a horse to leave Castle Black as Sam tries to stop him. Preparations complete, he calls Ghost and gallops past Sam into the night, nearly running Sam down before he jumps out of the way. Jon has chosen the life of an outcast for the chance to avenge his father at Robb's … Continue reading [Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Jon IX

[Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Tyrion IX

Summary: Lord Tywin and his lords bannermen and retainers, including Ser Kevan, Ser Addam, Ser Flement, Ser Harys Swyft, Ser Gregor, Lord Leo and Tyrion receive a messenger from Riverrun. Tywin has been marching south at a relentless pace, leaving many wounded along the side of the road to die, trying to reach Riverrun. The … Continue reading [Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Tyrion IX

[Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Dany IX

Summary: Daenerys sleeps and has strange dreams of Drogo having sex with her, of Viserys talking of waking dragons, of her son, tall and proud with bronze skin and white hair, consumed in flame, and of Rhaegar, yet when she opens his visor she sees her own face. She awakens very weak and tries to … Continue reading [Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Dany IX

[Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Sansa VI

Summary: Sansa stays in her room for days weeping and shivering in grief and reliving the moment when Janos Slynt held her father down and Ser Ilyn chopped off his head. Finally, Joffrey comes for her with Sandor, Ser Arys and Ser Meryn to tell her she will attend him. She refuses initially, and Joffrey … Continue reading [Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Sansa VI