The North may be home to Viking Snorri ver Snagason but he is just as eager to leave. However, even men who hold a key that can open any door must wait for the thaw. As the ice unlocks its jaws the Dead King moves to claim what was so nearly his. Jalan wants only to return to the wine and women of the south, but Snorri has a different and terrifying goal. The warrior aims to find the very door into death and throw it wide.
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He has found the key — now all he needs is to find the door. But pawns are played to sacrifice and the Red Queen set both these men upon her board.
How many moves ahead has the Silent Sister seen? How far will they get before their part in the game is over? Her grandson Jalan Kendeth is a coward, a cheat and a womaniser; and tenth in line to the throne. While his grandmother shapes the destiny of millions, Prince Jalan pursues his debauched pleasures.
Until he gets entangled with Snorri ver Snagason, a huge Norse axe man, and dragged against his will to the icy north.
The world is cracked and time has run through, leaving us clutching at the end days. These are the days that have waited for us all our lives. These are my days. I will stand before the Hundred and they will listen. I will take the throne no matter who stands against me, living or dead, and if I must be the last emperor then I will make of it such an ending.
This is where the wise man turns away. This is where the holy kneel and call on God. These are the last miles, my brothers. Run if you have the wit.
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In this contemporary romance, Abby Abernathy tries to stay true to her new "good girl" image as she starts college. But the tough, tattooed Travis Maddox makes that difficult, especially after they enter a bet that could push them both to their limits.
Rochester, is one that readers still have a hard time putting down. And what's supposed to be a "casual fling" turns into much more. When she finally confronts him, tensions between the two run high, and suddenly, the guy next door doesn't seem so bad after all. This racy romance follows math wiz Stella Lane, as she strives to learn more about dating and sex by hiring escort Michael Phan, who she eventually falls madly in love with.
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Hoang's debut earned a spot as 's Goodreads Choice romance. Type keyword s to search. Rescued the daughter of Lord Damon Lannister from Pyke , after her ship was taken by Greyjoy raiders. Note: When the entry refers to Aemon "and the King's uncle" the King being Aemon's father Maekar joining the Night's Watch at the Wall, the punctuation makes the meaning confusing: Aemon was Aegon V's brother, not his uncle.
A more explicit punctuation would be " Another point of confusion is that the entry begins by referring to Aegon V as the current king, then without signalling shifts tense to refer to Aegon V's father Maekar as "the King".
The text shown in the episode " The Iron Throne " is:. Born in Flea Bottom. Family name unknown. Squire to Ser Arthur of Pennytree who knighted him in his sixteenth year. Defended a Dornish woman from Prince Aerion Targaryen at the tourney at Ashford and was judged in a trial of seven. But he remained a hedge knight. Defeated Ser Lucas Longinch in single combat … suffering grievous wounds. Note: " Arlan of Pennytree " is misspelled as "Arthur of Pennytree".
The circumstances surrounding the death of Baelor Breakspear are wrong, with the book claiming Duncan bested him. In " Justice of the Seven Kingdoms ", it is mentioned that Baelor died fighting for Duncan at his trial by seven. Handed command to Ser Arthur Dayne due to sustained injuries the same year. All were defeated by a small force led by Lord Eddard Stark of Winterfell. Named 'Sword of the Morning' and wielder of the great white blade ' Dawn ' forged from a fallen star. Beloved by the people, he acted as their voice in the reign of Aerys II, gathering their concerns and bringing them before the king.
Brought in laws for the royal forces to repay the smallfolk for their goods and turned the tide of support against the criminal scourge of the Kingswood Brotherhood. Led the Kingsguard to victory Note : The version in the episode " The Iron Throne " is different. It contains a contradiction as to his lineage, referring to him as a member of House Gaunt rather than House Dayne. However, later it corrects itself to say he was the son of Beric Dayne.
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It also commits a mistake while mentioning the name "Bandit Lords", as well as while mentioning Robert Baratheon's surname:. Thirdborn son of Lord Symon of House Gaunt. Defended the honour of Lady Brought in laws for the royal forces to repay the smallfolk for their goods and turned the tide of support against the criminal scourge of the Kingswood Brotherhood: Led the Kingsguard to victory and destroyed the Brotherhood by killing the Smiling Knight in single combat. He allowed said Knight to call for a second blade after the first one was sheared in two, then brought death upon him by delivering the Knight's greatest wish - the Dawn Blade.
Second son of Beric Dayne of the House Starfall. Named to the Kingsguard in his 23rd year ….
Squired for Barristan Selmy against the Kingswood Outlaws.