I’m only a young girl, new to the ways of war, but perhaps a seasoned captain like yourself can explain to me how you propose to defeat us?
“Burn them all,” he kept saying. “Burn them all.”
What did you pray for?
I can’t tell you.
these days of darkness which we’ve known will blow away with this new sun
Every morning they had trained together, since they were big enough to walk; Snow and Stark, spinning and slashing about the wards of Winterfell, shouting and laughing, sometimes crying when there was no one else to see.
She was sixteen, brown-haired and brown-eyed, slender and beautiful. The people called out her name as she passed, held up their children for her blessing, and scattered flowers under the hooves of her horse.
Big men fall just as quick as little ones, if you put a sword through their hearts.