The Princes That Were Promised make a pit stop on the Catelyn Stark Memorial Highway- a (fake) highway with tolls every 20 yards, as well as poorly engineered tressels and footbridges that are built so low the tops of SUVs are damaged and 20 car pile-ups occur daily. Before the events of ASoIaF and shortly after a 12-year-old Catelyn Tully was promised to Brandon Stark of Winterfell, Hoster Tully, The Lord of Riverrun and Lord Paramount of the Riverlands, negotiated another marriage pact with Tywin Lannister, The Lord of Casterly Rock and Warden of the West. This marriage would have been more lucrative for Hosterthan the shipment of his eldest daughter to the cold, hard North.
Hook, Line, and Sinker, Part 2 or John v. Catelyn, Round 2 SPOILERS!!! FOR ALL PUBLISHED BOOKS IN #GRRM'S A Song of Ice and Fire AS WELL AS ALL TELEVISED EPISODES OF HBO'S Game of Thrones... To help Hoster Tully teach his children well, tho can lendeth thine moral and metaphorical support here... https://pinecast.com/listen/00fb723f-86a2-4260-a4c9-7484bed68830.mp3 If thoust art more helpful yonder than tho may … Continue reading Teach Your Children Well, Hoster Tully! (13.2)
...and so The Princes That Were Promised journey down a familiar road full of rage upon which the fine line between the necessity for foolishness to move forward the story and the awe at the finely written thoughtlessness of one noble lady, in particular, is razor-sharp. Yes, John has been waiting for this episode almost as long as he has been waiting for The Winds of Winter.
What began as a minor irritation has blossomed into an anger that cannot be contained within the royal birthplace of such a strong and heavy feeling.
The Royal Decree- News, Rumor, Heresy, and non-updates on non-writing.
The Targaryen Loyalists led by Rhaegar arrive at The Trident and attempt to end Robert's Rebellion against House Targaryen and The Iron Throne.
Aerys Targaryen realizes he has a problem!
Robert, Ned, and Jon Arryn split up at Gulltown and agree to meet each other in the Riverlands with lots of armies to march on King's Landing. But Jon Connington has other ideas!
#TPTWP begin their deep dig into the Civil War that would change Westeros forever... or until Dany or Jon win the Iron Throne... so 16-18 years... thereabouts... not quite forever...