The true dragon

She was lying there, holding the egg, when she felt the child move within her… as if he were reaching out, brother to brother, blood to blood. “You are the dragon,” Dany whispered to him, “the true dragon. I know it. I know it.” And she smiled, and went to sleep dreaming of home.

Daenerys Targaryen, Mother Of Dragons

Daenerys Targaryen, Mother Of Dragons

George R. R. Martin: A Game of Thrones – Daenerys (IV)

Kill his men

“Tregar, see that no harm comes to Lord Stark.”

“As you say, m’lord.”

“Still… we wouldn’t want him to leave hear entirely unchastened, so” – through the night and the rain , he glimpsed the white of Jaime’s smile – “kill his men.”

“No!” Ned Stark screamed, clawing for his sword.

Jaime kills Jory

Jaime kills Jory

George R. R. Martin: A Game of Thrones – Eddard (IX)

The Eyrie

Seven towers, Ned had told her, like white daggers thrust into the belly of the sky, so high you can stand on the parapets and look down on he clouds.

Eyrie by IACG (deviantart.com)

Eyrie by IACG (deviantart.com)

George R. R. Martin: A Game of Thrones – Catelyn (VI)

The King’s Hand

“You are the King’s Hand, Lord Stark. You will do as I command you, or I’ll find me a Hand who will.”

“I wish him every success.” Ned unfastened the heavy clasp that clutched ate he folds of this cloak, the ornate silver hand that was his badge of office. (…) “I thought you a better man than this, Robert. I thought we had made a nobler king.”

Game of Thrones Hand of  the King pin (mwctoys.com)

Game of Thrones Hand of the King pin (mwctoys.com)

George R. R. Martin: A Game of Thrones – Eddard (VIII)

The monsters

Calm as still water, she told herself. Strong as a bear. Fierce as a wolverine. She opened her eyes again.

The monsters were still there, but the fear was gone.

Arya Stark by Teilku (deviantart.com)

Arya Stark by Teilku (deviantart.com)

George R. R. Martin: A Game of Thrones – Arya (III)

Serious flaw

“There is a serious flaw in Littlefinger’s fable. Whatever you may believe of me, Lady Stark, I promise you this – I never bet against my family.”

Tyrion Lannister. HBO Game of Thrones (spoilertv.co.uk)

Tyrion Lannister. HBO Game of Thrones (spoilertv.co.uk)

George R. R. Martin: A Game of Thrones – Tyrion (IV)

Lyanna

“You never knew Lyanna as I did, Robert,” Ned told him. “You saw her beauty, but not the iron underneath.” (Eddard Stark)

Lyanna Stark by ~elia-illustration (deviantart.com)

Lyanna Stark by ~elia-illustration (deviantart.com)

George R. R. Martin: A Game of Thrones – Eddard (VII)