NED AND ASHARA: THE BLAME GAME

Anonymous asked: You wrote “Ned allowing Ashara to be used as a herring for Jon’s birth suggests that Ned knew to cover his bases”, but Ned forbid anyone in Winterfell from talking about her, and when pressed by Robert gave a different name. Are you referring there to his lack of response to Cersei’s questions […]

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SANSA AND JOFFREY: THE BREAD RIOT

gabsarc asked: Just before the king bread riot in KL, sansa manages to convince joffrey not to kill the wailing woman And give her money. How did she manage to do that? What did she said? Has GRRM ever said anything about it? thanks! “I cannot abide the wailing of women.” George hasn’t stated anything […]

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RHAEGAR: WHAT’S THE APPEAL?

whysogrimm asked: What is it about Rhaegar that gets him so many apologists–in universe and out? I don’t deny there’s appeal, I just don’t get it. I’m gonna admit to you, I literally had to google in defense of Rhaegar Targaryen thinkpieces for this, and they’re just as awful as you expect them to be. […]

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