History ASongOfIceAndFire / TropesSToZ

10th Sep '17 1:26:14 PM cherrychels
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** {{Invoked|Trope}} by Aemon (in backstory) towards his younger brother who became the UnexpectedSuccessor; he tells him he must "kill the boy and become the man", and thus stop going by his cutesy childhood nickname "Egg" and become "Aegon".

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** {{Invoked|Trope}} by Aemon (in backstory) towards his younger brother who became the UnexpectedSuccessor; he tells him Aegon he must "kill the boy and become the man", and thus stop going by his cutesy childhood nickname "Egg" and become "Aegon".



--> '''Jorah Mormont''': The common people pray for rain, healthy children, and a summer that never ends. It is no matter to them if the high lords play their game of thrones, so long as they are left in peace. They never are.

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--> ---> '''Jorah Mormont''': The common people pray for rain, healthy children, and a summer that never ends. It is no matter to them if the high lords play their game of thrones, so long as they are left in peace. They never are.



-->'''Barristan Selmy''': Not all men are meant to dance with dragons.

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-->'''Barristan --->'''Barristan Selmy''': Not all men are meant to dance with dragons.



** [[spoiler: Jon Snow. In ''A Dance with Dragons'', while he makes every effort to save everyone from [[GreaterScopeVillain the Others]], including trying to build peace and rescue the wildlings -- whom Jon views as men, women and children who deserve to be safe, which contrasts the (albeit prejudice) views of many in the Night's Watch -- he primarily uses these humanitarian reasons to save aforementioned human lives on members who do not view the wildlings this way and only see them as enemies. Yet, the ''one'' argument that may win opponents to Jon's efforts -- the argument that any dead north of the Wall will rise as wights and join the [[ZombieApocalypse oncoming army of the dead]], so they have to save the wildlings from becoming wights -- is the argument Jon uses only twice. At the end of the book, it looks to the Watch that he is getting involved in the realm by intending to bring the fight to Ramsey Bolton after receiving a series of threats from Ramsay, thereby breaking the Watch's stance on neutrality. Sealing the deal, he neglects to keep his protective direwolf with him in the interest of avoiding bloodshed, despite Melisandre's warnings. He is blindsided when he is stabbed in a mutiny staged by some members of the Night's Watch.]].

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** [[spoiler: Jon Snow. In ''A Dance with Dragons'', while he makes every effort to save everyone from [[GreaterScopeVillain the Others]], including trying to build peace and rescue the wildlings -- whom Jon views as men, women and children who deserve to be safe, which contrasts the (albeit prejudice) prejudiced) views of many in the Night's Watch -- he primarily uses these humanitarian reasons to save aforementioned human lives on members who do not view the wildlings this way and only see them as enemies. Yet, the ''one'' argument that may win opponents to Jon's efforts -- the argument that any dead north of the Wall will rise as wights and join the [[ZombieApocalypse oncoming army of the dead]], so they have to save the wildlings from becoming wights -- is the argument Jon uses only twice. At the end of the book, it looks to the Watch that he is getting involved in the realm by intending to bring the fight to Ramsey Bolton after receiving a series of threats from Ramsay, thereby breaking the Watch's stance on neutrality. Sealing the deal, he neglects to keep his protective direwolf with him in the interest of avoiding bloodshed, despite Melisandre's warnings. He is blindsided when he is stabbed in a mutiny staged by some members of the Night's Watch.]].



--> '''Meribald''': War seems a fine adventure, the greatest most of them [peasants] will ever know. Then they get a taste of battle.

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--> ---> '''Meribald''': War seems a fine adventure, the greatest most of them [peasants] will ever know. Then they get a taste of battle.



--> '''Robert''': I swear to you, I never felt so alive as when I was winning this throne, nor so dead as now that I have.

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--> ---> '''Robert''': I swear to you, I never felt so alive as when I was winning this throne, nor so dead as now that I have.



* XtremeKoolLetterz: Several of the houses' names {e.g. Blackfyre and Blacktyde) have a "Y" where an "I" would normally be. This is somewhat reminiscent of real-life examples in names, such as "Smyth," which could either be linguistic offshoots of common words/names or deliberate affectations.

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* XtremeKoolLetterz: Several of the houses' names {e.(e.g. Blackfyre and Blacktyde) have a "Y" 'y' where an "I" 'i' would normally be. This is somewhat reminiscent of real-life examples in names, such as "Smyth," which could either be linguistic offshoots of common words/names or deliberate affectations.
10th Sep '17 1:22:50 PM cherrychels
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* SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale: While this IS a fantasy world, we're dealing with a wall stretching the length of a South America sized continent, while also 700 feet tall. There's a castle built into a mountain the size of San Francisco while also being taller than the Empire State Building. Also, two characters are capable of sailing the length of the continent in 2 months, with medieval technology.

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* SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale: While this IS ''is'' a fantasy world, we're dealing with a wall stretching the length of a South America sized continent, while also standing at 700 feet tall. There's a castle built into a mountain the size of San Francisco while also being taller than the Empire State Building. Also, two characters are capable of sailing the length of the continent in 2 two months, with medieval technology.



** "Brown", the cheap stew served at pot shops in King's Landing is made of anything the cooks can find or catch. There are rumors that this includes the occasional human corpse. When Tyrion sends Bronn to kill a blackmailer, Bronn says he'll [[DisposingOfABody dump the guy's body]] into a stewpot with no one the wiser. Tyrion is slightly disturbed when he meets a mercenary who ''enjoys'' brown.

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** "Brown", the cheap stew served at pot shops in King's Landing Landing, is made of anything the cooks can find or catch. There are rumors that this includes the occasional human corpse. When Tyrion sends Bronn to kill a blackmailer, Bronn says he'll [[DisposingOfABody dump the guy's body]] into a stewpot with no one the wiser. Tyrion is slightly disturbed when he meets a mercenary who ''enjoys'' brown.



** Young Griff hasn't any Tyroshi mother and blue hair as well, [[spoiler: he dyes his hair to hide his natural silver-blond hair because he's Aegon IV Targaryen...or maybe not, it depends on the fans' opinions.]]

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** Young Griff hasn't any Tyroshi mother and blue hair as well, [[spoiler: he dyes his hair to hide his natural silver-blond hair because he's Aegon IV Targaryen...or Or maybe not, it depends on the fans' opinions.]]



** In the "Bael the Bard" song, the Lord Stark grandson of Brandon the Daughterless had no idea that Bael the Bard was his father and kills him.

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** In the "Bael the Bard" song, the Lord Stark grandson of Brandon the Daughterless had no idea that Bael the Bard was his father and kills him.



** There's another between [[spoiler:Renly and Loras]] - aside from a few pointed comments by other characters (e.g., Jaime Lannister threatening to stick Loras' sword "somewhere even Renly couldn't find"), the only confirmation has been from WordOfGod.

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** There's another between [[spoiler:Renly and Loras]] - -- aside from a few pointed comments by other characters (e.g., Jaime Lannister threatening to stick Loras' sword "somewhere even Renly couldn't find"), the only confirmation has been from WordOfGod.



* SecretTestOfCharacter: After Jon and his fellow Night Watch members capture a wildling woman in a battle, there is a debate about whether to kill her. Jon's captain leaves him behind with the captive and tells him to "do what needs to be done". Jon frees her and defends this decision on the grounds that she wasn't a threat. As befits the moral ambiguity of the novels, the goal was to learn whether Jon could make a decision on his own, and what sort of decision he would make; the captain didn't care if the girl died or not.

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* SecretTestOfCharacter: After Jon and his fellow Night Night's Watch members capture a wildling woman in a battle, there is a debate about whether to kill her. Jon wants to free her but the other Watch members want her dead to ensure her silence. Jon's captain superior Qhorin Halfhand leaves him behind with the captive and tells him to "do what needs to be done". Jon frees her and defends this decision on the grounds that she wasn't a threat. As befits the moral ambiguity of the novels, the goal was to learn whether Jon could make a decision on his own, and what sort of decision he would make; the captain make -- Qhorin Halfhand didn't care if the girl died or not.not, he just wanted to see what Jon would do.



** Arya and Sansa - TomboyAndGirlyGirl.
** Cersei and Tyrion
** Renly and Stannis - RedOniBlueOni.
** Gregory and Sandor -- future-leganary monster-Terminator on legs; cynical dickhead. This is way more divergent than it sounds.

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** Arya and Sansa - -- TomboyAndGirlyGirl.
** Cersei and Tyrion
Tyrion.
** Renly and Stannis - -- RedOniBlueOni.
** Gregory and Sandor -- future-leganary future-legendary monster-Terminator on legs; cynical dickhead. This is way more divergent than it sounds.sounds.
** Robb and Jon -- while they are close as brothers and share many traits inherited from their father, as well as lessons he taught them together, [[RedOniBlueOni Robb is the fire to Jon's ice]]. Robb is more gregarious where Jon is quiet; Robb is extraverted while Jon is introverted; Robb has the fiery Tully look while Jon has the icier Stark look.
---> Jon was slender where Robb was muscular, dark where Robb was fair, graceful and quick where his half brother was strong and fast.



** Jaqen H'ghar refers to everyone - first, second or third person - by indefinite descriptive phrases: "a man", "a girl", etc. Nobody else has been seen speaking like this, either in the House of Black and White or [[spoiler:"Jaqen" himself in other guises.]] The official guide ''World of Ice and Fire'' explains that this is an accent typical for Lorathi nobles and it comes from a religious sect that used to be popular in that city.

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** Jaqen H'ghar refers to everyone - -- first, second or third person - -- by indefinite descriptive phrases: "a man", "a girl", etc. Nobody else has been seen speaking like this, either in the House of Black and White or [[spoiler:"Jaqen" himself in other guises.]] The official guide ''World of Ice and Fire'' explains that this is an accent typical for Lorathi nobles and it comes from a religious sect that used to be popular in that city.



-->'''Stannis Baratheon''': "One King means peace."

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-->'''Stannis Baratheon''': "One One King means peace."



** [[spoiler: Jon Snow. In ''A Dance with Dragons'', while he makes every effort to save everyone from [[GreaterScopeVillain the Others]], including trying to build peace and rescue the wildlings -- whom Jon views as men, women and children who deserve to be safe, which contrasts the views of many in the Night's Watch -- he primarily uses these humanitarian reasons to save aforementioned human lives on members who do not view the wildlings this way and only see them as enemies. Yet, the ''one'' argument that may win opponents to Jon's efforts -- the argument that any dead north of the Wall will rise as wights and join the [[ZombieApocalypse oncoming army of the dead]], so they have to save the wildlings from becoming wights -- is the argument Jon uses only once. At the end of the book, he appears to be going off to become involved in the game of thrones by intending to bring the fight to Ramsey Bolton after receiving a series of threats from Ramsay, thereby breaking his oath. Sealing the deal, he neglects to keep his protective direwolf with him, despite dire (albeit vague) warnings. He is blindsided when he is stabbed in a mutiny staged by some members of the Night's Watch.]].

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** [[spoiler: Jon Snow. In ''A Dance with Dragons'', while he makes every effort to save everyone from [[GreaterScopeVillain the Others]], including trying to build peace and rescue the wildlings -- whom Jon views as men, women and children who deserve to be safe, which contrasts the (albeit prejudice) views of many in the Night's Watch -- he primarily uses these humanitarian reasons to save aforementioned human lives on members who do not view the wildlings this way and only see them as enemies. Yet, the ''one'' argument that may win opponents to Jon's efforts -- the argument that any dead north of the Wall will rise as wights and join the [[ZombieApocalypse oncoming army of the dead]], so they have to save the wildlings from becoming wights -- is the argument Jon uses only once. twice. At the end of the book, it looks to the Watch that he appears to be going off to become is getting involved in the game of thrones realm by intending to bring the fight to Ramsey Bolton after receiving a series of threats from Ramsay, thereby breaking his oath. the Watch's stance on neutrality. Sealing the deal, he neglects to keep his protective direwolf with him, him in the interest of avoiding bloodshed, despite dire (albeit vague) Melisandre's warnings. He is blindsided when he is stabbed in a mutiny staged by some members of the Night's Watch.]].



** Strong Belwas- liver and onions
** Sansa- lemon cakes
** Roose Bolton- hippocras
** Littlefinger- mint
** Wyman Manderly - Lamprey pies [[spoiler: He also really enjoyed that pie which are suspected by fans to contain three Freys, although that was presumably/hopefully because of the revenge aspect rather than the taste.]]

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** Strong Belwas- Belwas -- liver and onions
onions.
** Sansa- Sansa -- lemon cakes
cakes.
** Roose Bolton- hippocras
Bolton -- hippocras.
** Littlefinger- mint
Littlefinger -- mint.
** Wyman Manderly - -- Lamprey pies pies. [[spoiler: He also really enjoyed enjoys that pie which are is suspected by fans to contain [[ImAHumanitarian three Freys, Freys]], although that was presumably/hopefully because of presumably (hopefully) due to the revenge aspect aspect, rather than the taste.taste -- otherwise, yikes.]]



* TragicDream: Take your pick.

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* TragicDream: Take your pick.pick:



* TragicHero: [[spoiler:Eddard Stark, Robb Stark, Rhaegar Targaryen and many more]].

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** Jon Snow wanting to join his brother Robb, save their father, and help his sisters.
* TragicHero: [[spoiler:Eddard Stark, Robb Stark, Rhaegar Targaryen and many more]].more]], all of whom are now deceased.



** Littlefinger is a classic TricksterArchetype - he seems to be actively working to destabilise Westeros simply in order to make it easier for him to manipulate people and facilitate his own RagsToRiches progression.

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** Littlefinger is a classic TricksterArchetype - -- he seems to be actively working to destabilise Westeros simply in order to make it easier for him to manipulate people and facilitate his own RagsToRiches progression.



-->'''Theon''': The bards will sing of their valor.
-->'''Robb''': But the dead will not hear them.

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-->'''Theon''': The bards will sing of their valor.
-->'''Robb''':
valor.\\
'''Robb''':
But the dead will not hear them.



-->'''Jon:''' My lord father used to tell me that a man must know his enemies. We understand little of the wights and less about the Others. We need to learn.



* WhyCouldntYouBeDifferent: Randyll Tarly to his son, Sam. And Tywin to Tyrion.

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* WhyCouldntYouBeDifferent: Randyll Tarly to his son, {{Bookworm}} son Sam. And Tywin Lannister to Tyrion.his son Tyrion, who is a dwarf.



* WhyDontYouJustShootHim: Inverted; Joffrey kills [[spoiler: Ned]] for no reason and just ends up starting a war, making it more of a "Why ''did'' you just shoot him?"

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* WhyDontYouJustShootHim: Inverted; Inverted. Joffrey kills [[spoiler: Ned]] for no reason and just ends up starting a war, making it more of a "Why ''did'' you just shoot him?"



** Littlefinger seems to be taking this approach to [[spoiler:Sansa]], who is now a 13-year-old girl. With nowhere else to go and no one else to depend on, [[spoiler:Sansa]] is "adopted" by him and is forced to endure Littlefinger grabbing her into his lap and being trained on how he likes his "fatherly" kisses - long and passionate. It's also worth noting that when she was even younger, he was already creeping her out by looking at her as though she were naked. In ''A Dance With Dragons'', Cersei recalls Littlefinger asking to marry [[spoiler:Sansa]] (who at the time was 11-12 years old), although Cersei determined it impossible, since Littlefinger was of too low a status.

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** Littlefinger seems to be taking this approach to [[spoiler:Sansa]], who is now a 13-year-old girl. With nowhere else to go and no one else to depend on, [[spoiler:Sansa]] is "adopted" by him and is forced to endure Littlefinger grabbing her into his lap and being trained on how he likes his "fatherly" kisses - -- long and passionate. It's also worth noting that when she was even younger, he was already creeping her out by looking at her as though she were naked. In ''A Dance With Dragons'', Cersei recalls Littlefinger asking to marry [[spoiler:Sansa]] (who (who, at the time time, was 11-12 years old), although Cersei determined it impossible, since Littlefinger was of too low a in status.



* YouAreInCommandNow: [[spoiler:Jon, when everyone of rank on the Wall is either dead, absent or incapacitated.]]

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* YouAreInCommandNow: [[spoiler:Jon, [[spoiler:[[YoungAndInCharge Jon]], when everyone of rank on the Wall is either dead, absent or incapacitated.]]



** [[spoiler:The Starks cannot return home once Winterfell is razed. Foreshadowed by Rickon, who whines when his father leaves for King's Landing that everybody's leaving and they'll never come back.]]

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** [[spoiler:The Starks cannot return home once Winterfell is razed. Foreshadowed by Rickon, who whines when his father leaves for King's Landing Landing, that [[PartyScattering everybody's leaving leaving]] -- Catelyn, Robb, Sansa, Arya, and Jon -- and they'll never come back.]]



-->'''Jon:''' You know?
-->'''Qhorin:''' Now.

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-->'''Jon:''' You know?
-->'''Qhorin:'''
know?\\
'''Qhorin:'''
Now.
8th Sep '17 6:13:16 AM Synch
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--> '''Robert''': I swear to you, I never felt so alive as when I was winning this throne, nor so dead as now that I have

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--> '''Robert''': I swear to you, I never felt so alive as when I was winning this throne, nor so dead as now that I havehave.



** [[spoiler:Lannisters]] won The War Of Five Kings but it's PyrrhicVictory as they: 1) Won it with extremely dishonorable method, so everyone has more reason to hate them; 2) Lost some important members of their family; 3) They devolve into infighting; 4) Their allies are pissed by them and distancing themselves from them; 5) The bannermen of the defeated rival formed LaResistance and secretly tries to undermine them and their allies; 6) The realm is in chaos as result the recent CivilWar.

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** [[spoiler:Lannisters]] won The War Of Five Kings but it's PyrrhicVictory as they: 1) Won it with extremely dishonorable method, so everyone has more reason to hate them; 2) Lost some important members of their family; 3) They devolve into infighting; 4) Their allies are pissed by them and distancing themselves from them; 5) The bannermen of the defeated rival formed LaResistance and secretly tries to undermine them and their allies; 6) The realm is in chaos as a result of the recent CivilWar.
28th Aug '17 11:31:24 AM urutapu
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** In the legend of the Rat Cook, a cook of the nights watch killed the kings son and served him to the king as dinner. He was then punished by the gods by being turned into a rat. He, however, was not punished for murder or cannibalism, but for betraying his guest and breaking the SacredHospitality.

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** In the legend of the Rat Cook, a cook of the nights watch Night's Watch killed the kings king's son and served him to the king as dinner. He was then punished by the gods by being turned into a rat. He, however, was This is explicitly punishment for the violation of SacredHospitality and not punished for the murder or cannibalism, but for betraying his guest and breaking the SacredHospitality.cannibalism.
26th Aug '17 2:39:31 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* WeHaveReserves:
** During the [[spoiler: Siege of Riverrun]] in ''A Feast for Crows'' [[spoiler:Jaime]] boasts that his army has no lack of Freys. Especially true when you realize how much he despises the Freys.
** Ramsay orders volleys of arrows into a melee involving his own forces.

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* WeHaveReserves:
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WeHaveReserves: During the [[spoiler: Siege of Riverrun]] in ''A Feast for Crows'' [[spoiler:Jaime]] boasts that his army has no lack of Freys. Especially true when you realize how much he despises the Freys.
** Ramsay orders volleys of arrows into a melee involving his own forces.
Freys.
25th Aug '17 8:45:51 PM Vilui
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** Wildfire is even more obvious a parallel, moreso than the smaller-scale GreekFire of the Byzantine Empire, regarded by the Pyromancers as a dangerous, uncontrollable substance which is a closely guarded secret and created by alchemists who take the precaution of keeping ceiling sandbars to quickly douse out-of-control flames. Wisdom Hallyne also tells Tyrion that Wildfire is so dangerous that if its handled carelessly its just as likely to destroy its defenders via spillage and carelessness as their enemies. As such Tyrion spends considerably time adjusting the training of the city's archers to handle pots of wildfire. Later we find out that Aerys II Targaryen was obsessed with Wildfire [[spoiler:and planned to explode humongous quantities underneath King's Landing, a plan that led Jaime Lannister to kill him and the remaining pyromancers]].

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** Wildfire is even more obvious a parallel, moreso more so than the smaller-scale GreekFire of the Byzantine Empire, regarded by the Pyromancers as a dangerous, uncontrollable substance which is a closely guarded secret and created by alchemists who take the precaution of keeping ceiling sandbars to quickly douse out-of-control flames. Wisdom Hallyne also tells Tyrion that Wildfire is so dangerous that if its handled carelessly its just as likely to destroy its defenders via spillage and carelessness as their enemies. As such Tyrion spends considerably time adjusting the training of the city's archers to handle pots of wildfire. Later we find out that Aerys II Targaryen was obsessed with Wildfire [[spoiler:and planned to explode humongous quantities underneath King's Landing, a plan that led Jaime Lannister to kill him and the remaining pyromancers]].
6th Aug '17 8:07:07 AM Morgenthaler
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* TreacheryIsASpecialKindOfEvil: This viewpoint is common in Westeros.
** Among many nasty feudal overlords, the houses Frey and Bolton stand out as the least likeable, because they are traitorous. The mercenary captain Vargo Hoat lost his chance of a political career in Westeros because of ValuesDissonance: as a native of Essos, he thought switching sides is okay for him. It wasn't, and his former allies the Lannisters were particularly intolerant to this.
** One particular form of treachery is especially reviled in Westeros, namely violating SacredHospitality. The aforementioned House Frey became hated by all of Westeros because of that transgression (the victim was not just anyone but their king, making it also high treason for a double whammy).
** Jaime Lannister, a knight of the Kingsguard, became famous for slaying [[TheCaligula King Aerys the Mad]]. From our perspective, that was a noble deed, especially considering the fact that the king planned to burn his capital down with all its citizens. However, as a member of the Kingsguard, Jaime swore to serve and protect his king, and, by killing him and saving countless lives, he committed a traitorous act. This made Jaime infamous and gave him the ignoble moniker of "The Kingslayer", even among former enemies of King Aerys.
** In the legend of the Rat Cook, a cook of the nights watch killed the kings son and served him to the king as dinner. He was then punished by the gods by being turned into a rat. He, however, was not punished for murder or cannibalism, but for betraying his guest and breaking the SacredHospitality.
19th Jul '17 2:19:57 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* SilenceYouFool: Vargo Hoat says, "[[FangThpeak Thilenth, fool]]," when his MonsterClown Shagwell proposes dropping the captured Jaime Lannister into a [[BearsAreBadNews bear pit]] in ''A Storm of Swords''.

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* SilenceYouFool: Vargo Hoat says, "[[FangThpeak Thilenth, fool]]," when his MonsterClown Shagwell proposes dropping the captured Jaime Lannister into a [[BearsAreBadNews bear pit]] in ''A Storm of Swords''.Swords''. The MonsterClown Shagwell is, in fact, a literal fool.
18th Jul '17 4:26:52 PM Zubon
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** Young Griff hasn't any Tyroshi mother and blue hair as well, [[spoiler: he dyes his hair to hide his natural silver-blond hair beacause he's Aegon IV Targaryen...or maybe not, it depends on the fans' opinions.]]

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** Young Griff hasn't any Tyroshi mother and blue hair as well, [[spoiler: he dyes his hair to hide his natural silver-blond hair beacause because he's Aegon IV Targaryen...or maybe not, it depends on the fans' opinions.]]



** [[spoiler: At the end of ''A Feast For Crows'', Littlefinger reveals his plan to Sansa: he will keep her hidden for a while longer, then reveal her to her parents' former allies and have them rise up in her name. But then he introduces her to the hedge knights he has hired, and the reader realises ([[DramaticIrony even if Littlefinger doesn't]]) that one of them is the same guy they saw hunting for Sansa earlier, and the plans aren't likely to go too well...]]

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** [[spoiler: At the end of ''A Feast For Crows'', Littlefinger reveals his plan to Sansa: he will keep her hidden for a while longer, then reveal her to her parents' former allies and have them rise up in her name. But then he introduces her to the hedge knights he has hired, and the reader realises realizes ([[DramaticIrony even if Littlefinger doesn't]]) that one of them is the same guy they saw hunting for Sansa earlier, and the plans aren't likely to go too well...]]
20th Jun '17 5:17:00 PM ruthlesstyrant
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* TheGiant: GRRM seems to be rather fond of this trope considering how many unusually tall characters (around 2m and taller) rise to fame in Westeros (even if we disregard the fact that in medieval times, 6' was already considered really tall). Besides Gregor Clegane (close to 8'), there are also Greatjon Umber, Hodor, Andrik, Victarion Greyjoy, Duncan the Tall, Sandor Clegane, Robert Baratheon and Brienne of Tarth who all measure between six and a half and seven feet.
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