Oh, to be sure, there is much we do not understand. The years pass in their hundreds and their thousands, and what does any man see of life but a few summers, a few winters? We look at mountains and call them eternal, and so they seem… but in the course of time, mountains rise and fall, rivers change their courses, stars fall from the sky, and great cities sink beneath the sea. Even gods die, we think. Everything changes.
- Maester Luwin, A Clash of Kings
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➤ The Throne Room in the Red KeepHave you ever seen the Iron Throne? The barbs along the back, the ribbons of twisted steel, the jagged ends of swords and knives all tangled up and melted? It is not a comfortable seat, ser. It is not a seat where a man can rest at ease.
“Oh I’m a monster. Perhaps you should speak to me more softly then. Monsters are dangerous and just now kings are dying like flies."