“I have a tender spot in my heart for cripples, bastards and broken things.”
ASoIaF Challenge | 12. best player at the game of throne | Tyrion Lannister
I have a realistic grasp of my own strengths and weaknesses. My mind is my weapon. My brother has his sword, King Robert has his warhammer, and I have my mind… and a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge. That’s why I read so much, Jon Snow.
A Clash of Kings POVs | First and Last Appearances
Game of Thrones S2E10 - Valar Morghulis
This war has just begun. It will last for years.
- Are you going to leave?
- You have a shit memory. I am yours and you are mine.
The point slashed just beneath his eyes, and he felt its cold hard touch and then a blaze of pain. His head spun around as if he’d been slapped. […] Finally he rolled over the side and lay breathless and exhausted, flat on his back. Balls of green and orange flame crackled overhead, leaving streaks between the stars. He had a moment to think how pretty it was before Ser Mandon blocked out the view. The knight was a white steel shadow, his eyes shining darkly behind his helm. Tyrion had no more strength than a rag doll. Ser Mandon put the point of his sword to the hollow of his throat and curled both hands around the hilt. […] “Be still, my lord, you’re hurt bad.” A boy’s voice, that makes no sense, thought Tyrion. It sounded almost like Pod.
Game of Thrones S2E9 - Blackwater
The dark arts have provided Lord Stannis with his armies and paved his path to our door. For a man in service to such powers to sit on the Iron Throne, I can think of nothing worse. And tonight, I believe you are the only man who can stop him.
Game of Thrones S2E8 - The Prince of Winterfell
A day will come when you think you’re safe and happy and your joy will turn to ashes in your mouth. And you will know the debt is paid.