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* MassiveNumberedSiblings: Eight of them.

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* MassiveNumberedSiblings: Eight of them.them before Tyene's death.

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* BiTheWay: As in canon. After Ellaria's death and before being Marked, he rekindled a brief affair with Ser Daemon Sand.

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* DoWrongRight: When Arya complains about Nymeria having to stay in the kennels after she found "the nasty sod" (Amory Lorch), Oberyn tells her that, if she is going to curse, at least use harsher words.


* GrayEyes: From the "great beauty" and "innocence" variety.

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* {{Irony}}: He becomes an AbhorrentAdmirer for Lyarra, considering her a more perfect version of Lyanna [[spoiler:which is likely because of the Targaryen features she inherited from her father Rhaegar, the man Robert loathes with all his heart]].


* RightForTheWrongReasons: She's correct that a member of the Baratheon bloodline is unlikely to act the way Lyarra and Ned claim Joffrey did. However, this isn't because of any sort lying on their parts, but rather because Joffrey is not Robert Baratheon's trueborn son; he's actually Jaime Lannister's incestuous bastard.

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* RightForTheWrongReasons: She's When defending her actions to Catelyn, she alludes to the "tongues" incident and claims Lyarra is lying about it to Sansa to prevent her sister from claiming an advantageous marriage, stating that the Baratheon bloodline was anointed by the High Septon and thus no member would ever commit such horrifying act. She ''is'' correct that a member of the Baratheon bloodline is unlikely to act the way Lyarra and Ned claim Joffrey did. However, this isn't because of any sort of lying on their parts, but rather because Joffrey is not Robert Baratheon's trueborn son; he's actually Jaime Lannister's incestuous bastard.


* TheSocialExpert: It's mentioned she [[HadToBeSharp had to be]] in order to survive the Twins, and it shows. She flawlessly passes as more vapid and dumb than she actually is, and tailors a seduction strategy for Ser Morton Wyl which quickly reduces him to a quivering, aroused mess.



* WhatDoesHeSeeInHer: Every slim, courtly-raised Dornish lady at Sunspear is befuddled to see Ser Morton Wyl falling hard for the chubby and bawdy Walda. She only realised [[ChubbyChaser his tastes]] ran more to her than the kind of woman he was surrounded by until then.



* {{Foil}}: With her relative Walda, who also ends up embroiled with the North. Walda is heavyset, blond and blue-eyed, while Roslin is thin, brown haired and eyed. Walda is cheerful, Roslin is demure. Walda makes good use of her StoutStrength while Roslin is more SilkHidingSteel.

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* {{Foil}}: With her relative Walda, who also ends up embroiled with the North. Walda is heavyset, blond and blue-eyed, while Roslin is thin, brown haired and eyed. Walda is cheerful, Roslin is demure. Walda makes good use of her StoutStrength while Roslin is more SilkHidingSteel. Walda aggressively flirts with Ser Morton Wyl, Roslin subtly charms Smalljon Umber.


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* VillainWithGoodPublicity: To Oberyn's surprise, Littlefinger is actually well-considered by the smallfolk in King's Landing, mainly for being NiceToTheWaiter.


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* EveryoneHasStandards: He's fuming when he learns the Sparrows launched a campaign of religious terrorism in the North.


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* BigBrotherMentor: Brynden Tully actually gently pushes his great-nephew Bran to turn to Sam regarding intellectual matters.


* DreamingOfThingsToCome: Downplayed. Sometimes he get it wrong (as he did dream about the Broken Tower in Winterfell hiding a big secret but obviously there was nothing to see in this timeline) but he's accurate enough for his uncle to worry about it.



* TheGadfly: She decorated Oberyn's bedroom in the Water Gardens in such a way that it was guaranteed he would hate it. He out-trolled her by pretending he loved it.




!!Septa Mercy
* {{Fingore}}: Four of her fingers were broken, and two healed crooked.
* MeaningfulRename: A septa can leave her former name behind after taking her vows.
* RedeemingReplacement: Lyarra is pleasantly surprised to meet her after her nasty past with septa Mordane.
* SilkHidingSteel: Lyarra can feel an unbending core behind her gentleness. She also managed to make the youngest Sand Snakes like her so much they forgot any idea to run her away.
* ThatManIsDead: The only thing she agrees to reveal about her past is that she's no longer that person.



* GenreSavvy: He ''knows'' the cure for the plague wasn't given for free, and he's determined to help Bran across the Wall as instructed by his green dreams.



* RedBaron: The Blackfish. Arya and Bran soon mangle the appelation into the affectionate "Uncle Blackfish", which he likes very much.

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* PapaWolf: If a price has to be exacted for the cure to the plague, then ''he'''s gonna be the one to pay it and his great-nephew is going to stay safe from all this, understood?
* RedBaron: The Blackfish. Arya Rickon and Bran soon mangle the appelation into the affectionate "Uncle Blackfish", which he likes very much.


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* GoldDigger: She genuinely likes Ser Morton Wyl but she's ''not'' blind to the fact he's set to inherit one of Dorne's most wealthy castle and lands.

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* AmbitionIsEvil: Tywin's greatest wish is to leave behind a legacy comparable to the Targaryens, a dynasty that will endure for countless generations. He's committed increasingly heinous acts to achieve that end, starting with the murders of Elia Martell and her children with Rhaegar, [[spoiler:then stealing from the Winter Fund to combat the debts wracked up by the crown, and now by having one of his own bannermen murdered to cover up the former crime. One of the reasons why Gwyn fears Tywin so much is because of this: there is no real way to determine how far he is willing to fall to achieve his ambitions]].


* TheDreaded: Gwyn starts ''terrified'' by him, irrationally believing that any attempt to rebel against him is doomed to end up in blood.
* EntertaininglyWrong: Since Gwyn was fostered at the Rock before going to Winterfell, he (rightly) concludes Ned Stark saw first-hand how he treated a child under his protection and (wrongly) concludes it will help the Lord Stark to feel amiably towards him. Ned actually took a look at Gwyn and decided he would NEVER trust the Old Lion.

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* BaitTheDog: [[spoiler:He's genuinely ashamed that he had to embezzle from the Winter Fund. His idea of making up the difference? Have the Mountain murder one of his bannermen (the current Master of Coin no less) and use his fortune (which will be inherited by one of Tywin's cousins) to replace the funds he stole]].
* TheDreaded: Gwyn starts the story ''terrified'' by of him, irrationally believing that any attempt to rebel against him is doomed to end up in the offender's blood.
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Since Gwyn was fostered at the Rock before going to Winterfell, he (rightly) concludes Ned Stark saw first-hand how he treated a child under his protection and (wrongly) concludes it will help the Lord Stark to feel amiably towards him. Ned actually took a look at Gwyn and decided he would NEVER trust the Old Lion.



* IDidWhatIHadToDo: [[spoiler:He's really, really ''not'' proud from embezzling the Winter fund, but he couldn't see another way out from the debts racked by the Crown.]]

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* IDidWhatIHadToDo: [[spoiler:He's really, really ''not'' proud from of embezzling from the Winter fund, Fund, but he couldn't see another way out from of the debts racked up by the Crown.]]


* MyGreatestFailure: He's extremely protective of Lyarra because he blames himself for her mother's death. [[spoiler:After all, Ned was the one who first suggested betrothing Lyanna to Robert, a match his sister hated so much that she ran off with the crown prince to avoid it]].



** Ned and Benjen also refuse to speak ill of her, despite her technically being culpable in the near-downfall of the entire family. While they ''do'' recognize that she shares some of the blame, they blame others more than they do her, implicitly because of the nature of her death [[spoiler:{a slow and painful childbirth)]] and her age (fourteen to sixteen, which is practically still a child).

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** Ned and Benjen also refuse to speak ill of her, despite her technically being culpable in the near-downfall of the entire family. While they ''do'' recognize that she shares some of the blame, they blame others more than they do her, implicitly because of the nature of her death [[spoiler:{a [[spoiler:(a slow and painful childbirth)]] and her age (fourteen to sixteen, which is practically still a child).


* InadequateInheritor: [[spoiler:Visenya Targaryen has the right bloodline, the right mindset and the right connections to take the Iron throne, yet she's stubbornly female, ]]

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* InadequateInheritor: [[spoiler:Visenya Targaryen has the right bloodline, the right mindset and the right connections to take the Iron throne, yet she's stubbornly female, and the Seven Kingdoms would never accept a ruling queen after Rhaenyra Targaryen and the Dance of Dragons. Her hidden supporters have only the hope she's going to birth a son, who would entitle her to be his regent until his coming of age.]]



* SecretSecretKeeper: [[spoiler:His gifting of Targaryen-colored clothes to his goodsister strongly hints he guessed her true parentage but sits on this as a ace in the hole.]]



* ArrangedMarriage: His father wants to marry him to a Sand Snake to capitalize on the Martells' popularity and restore the reputation of his house.

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* ArrangedMarriage: His father wants to marry him to a Sand Snake to capitalize on the Martells' popularity and restore the reputation of his house. He ultimately chooses Sarella for a bride.
* BirdsOfAFeather: He and Sarella are very smart, and both are something of TheGhost (moreso in the canon).


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!!Rhaenys Targaryen
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: Absolutely ''no one'' - and yes, Tywin is included - is happy to hear how a toddler girl was dragged from under her daddy's bed to be stabbed until she was more holes than flesh.
* CurtainsMatchTheWindows: Described as a brunette with black eyes.
* DeathOfAChild: And a horrendously brutal one, too.
* KindheartedCatLover: Absolutely ''doted'' on her kitten Balerion, which her uncle Oberyn gifted to her.
* LikeASonToMe: Ser Barristan regarded her as something of a treasured granddaughter, [[spoiler:which lets him utterly ''relishing'' Amory Lorch's quite gory and extremely karmic demise.]]
* TheLostLenore: The first book revolves around her uncle's attempt to avenge her, [[spoiler:and she ultimately attains reparation in blood.]]
* StrongFamilyResemblance: Inherited the Dornish type from her mother Elia.

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* InadequateInheritor: [[spoiler:Visenya Targaryen has the right bloodline, the right mindset and the right connections to take the Iron throne, yet she's stubbornly female, ]]


* UnreliableExpositor: At least in regards to Lyanna Stark. He regarded her as a SpoiledBrat, but as Lyanna's "abduction" caused a line of DisasterDominoes that led to Elia's death, he's obviously very biased.

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* UnreliableExpositor: At least in regards to Lyanna Stark. He regarded her as a SpoiledBrat, but as Lyanna's "abduction" caused a line of DisasterDominoes that led to Elia's death, he's obviously very biased. [[spoiler:This is made all the more obvious when new information comes up indicating that Elia was also involved in the "abduction"]].


** Not even his other children are safe. Ned went to King's Landing tangentially knowing that his second eldest daughter would most likely be engaged to the current crown prince and become queen. Normally that would be cause for celebration -- until Ned actually ''met'' the prospective groom: a whiny RoyalBrat who is more StupidEvil than Mad King Aerys and dumped a platter of human tongues in front of three Lord Paramounts, a Prince of Dorne, and several other high-ranking nobles while in the middle of a feast, all in hopes of pleasing his 'father'. Unsurprisingly, Ned gave a hard 'no' to the betrothal and then threw the nicest Northern boy he could find at Sansa not long afterwards.

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** Not even his other children are safe. Ned went to King's Landing tangentially knowing that his second eldest daughter would most likely be engaged to the current crown prince and become queen. Normally that would be cause for celebration -- until Ned actually ''met'' the prospective groom: a whiny RoyalBrat who is more StupidEvil than Mad King Aerys and dumped a platter of human tongues in front of three Lord Paramounts, a Prince of Dorne, and several other high-ranking nobles while in the middle of a feast, all in hopes of pleasing his 'father'. Unsurprisingly, Ned gave a hard 'no' to the betrothal and then threw the nicest Northern boy he could find at Sansa not long afterwards.the moment he got home.

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