By George R. R. Martin
First quantity of an excellent new myth trilogy: the main strong, unique and soaking up new epic considering the fact that Stephen Donaldson's Chronicles of Thomas Covenant. the 1st quantity of George R R Martin's wonderful excessive myth tells the tragic tale of treachery, greed and struggle that threatens the harmony of the Seven Kingdoms south of the Wall. Martin unfolds with marvelous ability a story of actually epic dimensions, thronged with memorable characters, a narrative of treachery and ambition, love and magic. Set in a superb international scarred via conflict and disaster over 8000 years of recorded background, it tells of the deeds of guys and ladies locked within the deadliest of conflicts and the poor legacy they are going to go away their teenagers. within the video game of thrones, you win otherwise you die. And within the bitter-cold, unliving lands past the Wall, a poor iciness gathers and the others -- the undead, the neverborn, wildlings to whom the specter of the sword is not anything -- make able to descend at the nation-states of guys. A video game of Thrones starts the main imaginitive, formidable and compelling myth epic because the Lord of the jewelry. Thronged with memorable characters, it unfolds with striking ability a story of really epic dimensions. there were many pretenders to the throne of Tolkien: now eventually he has a real heir.
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Their likenesses were carved into the stones that sealed the tombs. In long rows they sat, blind eyes staring out into eternal darkness, while great stone direwolves curled round their feet. The shifting shadows made the stone figures seem to stir as the living passed by. By ancient custom an iron longsword had been laid across the lap of each who had been Lord of Winterfell, to keep the vengeful spirits in their crypts. The oldest had long ago rusted away to nothing, leaving only a few red stains where the metal had rested on stone.
The Others take my wife,” Robert muttered sourly, but he started back the way they had come, his footsteps falling heavily. “And if I hear ‘Your Grace’ once more, I’ll have your head on a spike. ” “I had not forgotten,” Ned replied quietly. ” Robert shook his head. “I have never seen a man sicken so quickly. We gave a tourney on my son’s name day. If you had seen Jon then, you would have sworn he would live forever. A fortnight later he was dead. The sickness was like a fire in his gut. ” He paused beside a pillar, before the tomb of a long-dead Stark.
In two smaller sepulchres on either side were his children. Brandon had been twenty when he died, strangled by order of the Mad King Aerys Targaryen only a few short days before he was to wed Catelyn Tully of Riverrun. His father had been forced to watch him die. He was the true heir, the eldest, born to rule. Lyanna had only been sixteen, a child-woman of surpassing loveliness. Ned had loved her with all his heart. Robert had loved her even more. She was to have been his bride. “She was more beautiful than that,” the king said after a silence.