"The other actors on the show are my family and, when I’m not on set, I’m reading. My father always said, ‘Never trust anyone whose TV is bigger than their book shelf - so I make sure I read."
Go home, child. You have a home, which is more than many can say in these dark days.
When your enemies defy you, you must serve them steel and fire. When they go to their knees, however, you must help them back to their feet. Elsewise no man will ever bend the knee to you. And any man who must say ‘I am the king’ is no true king at all. Aerys never understood that, but you will. When I’ve won your war for you, we will restore the king’s p e a c e and the king’s j u s t i c e.
Countdown to Season 4 | Season 1 Episode 1: Winter Is Coming
Henry Cavill as Robert Baratheon.
They said Robert Baratheon was strong as a bull and fearless in battle, a man who loved nothing better than war
pre-asoiaf characters ♔ Alysanne Targaryen (unknown)Alysanne Targaryen, known as Good Queen Alysanne, was the daughter of Aenys I and wife of her brother Jaehaerys I the Conciliator. Alysanne was slim of waist and small of breast, with a long neck, a fair complexion and a high forehead. She was tall and straight, unbowed by time. She had clear, blue eyes and high cheekbones. In old age her hair turned white as snow. She wore it in a bun, pulled back and pinned behind her ears. Age left crow’s feet around her eyes and laugh lines about her mouth, but her face never lost its strength. Like her brother-husband she lived a long life. In her youth Alysanne was a fine archer and hunter, and loved to fly atop her dragon, Silverwing, to all the distant parts of the realm. She had great influence over Jaehaerys and convinced him to abolish the lord’s right to the First Night. When the couple visited the North, the queen travelled to the Wall on her dragon Silverwing. Impressed by the bravery of the Night’s Watch, she asked Jaehaerys to double the size of the Watch’s land. The acquired land was called the New Gift. During her visit she stayed in castle Snowgate, which was renamed Queensgate in her honour. She also convinced the Night’s Watch to build a new castle, Deep Lake, as a replacement for the Nightfort.