A Game of Thrones (Song of Ice and Fire Book 1) by George R. R. Martin

By George R. R. Martin

First quantity of a super new fable trilogy: the main robust, unique and soaking up new epic because Stephen Donaldson's Chronicles of Thomas Covenant. the 1st quantity of George R R Martin's wonderful excessive myth tells the tragic tale of treachery, greed and struggle that threatens the cohesion of the Seven Kingdoms south of the Wall. Martin unfolds with wonderful ability a story of really epic dimensions, thronged with memorable characters, a narrative of treachery and ambition, love and magic. Set in a superb international scarred through conflict and disaster over 8000 years of recorded historical past, it tells of the deeds of guys and girls locked within the deadliest of conflicts and the negative legacy they'll depart their teenagers. within the video game of thrones, you win otherwise you die. And within the bitter-cold, unliving lands past the Wall, a poor iciness gathers and the others -- the undead, the neverborn, wildlings to whom the specter of the sword is not anything -- make able to descend at the geographical regions of guys. A video game of Thrones starts the main creative, formidable and compelling myth epic because the Lord of the earrings. Thronged with memorable characters, it unfolds with miraculous ability a story of really epic dimensions. there were many pretenders to the throne of Tolkien: now ultimately he has a real heir.

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She felt a sudden chill, and gooseflesh pimpled her bare arms. Her brother was waiting in the cool of the entry hall, seated on the edge of the pool, his hand trailing in the water. He rose when she appeared and looked her over critically. “Stand there,” he told her. “Turn around. Yes. Good. You look . ” “Regal,” Magister Illyrio said, stepping through an archway. He moved with surprising delicacy for such a massive man. Beneath loose garments of flamecolored silk, rolls of fat jiggled as he walked.

It can keep a few days more. I have more pressing concerns. These are difficult times. I need good men about me. Men like Jon Arryn. He served as Lord of the Eyrie, as Warden of the East, as the Hand of the King. ” “His son. ” Ned began. “His son will succeed to the Eyrie and all its incomes,” Robert said brusquely. ” That took Ned by surprise. He stopped, startled, and turned to look at his king. The words came unbidden. “The Arryns have always been Wardens of the East. ” “Perhaps when he comes of age, the honor can be restored to him,” Robert said.

He moved with surprising delicacy for such a massive man. Beneath loose garments of flamecolored silk, rolls of fat jiggled as he walked. Gemstones glittered on every finger, and his man had oiled his forked yellow beard until it shone like real gold. “May the Lord of Light shower you with blessings on this most fortunate day, Princess Daenerys,” the magister said as he took her hand. He bowed his head, showing a thin glimpse of crooked yellow teeth through the gold of his beard. “She is a vision, Your Grace, a vision,” he told her brother.

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