"The time to strike is now, the Starks fight the Lannisters, the Baratheons fight each other."
a game of stark children not listening to their fucking mother
"An old septon once claimed I was living proof of the goodness of the gods. Why, if the gods were cruel, they would have made me my mother’s firstborn, and Doran her third. I am a bloodthirsty man, you see. And it is me you must contend with now, not my patient, prudent, and gouty brother.”
“The Lannisters are not the only ones who pay their debts…” -
Game of Thrones + Swords (requested by agameofqueens)
Diana Rigg & Lena Headey in ‘Game of Thrones’ (2011). x
Jon Snow - Game of thrones - "The watchers on the wall" - season 4
Queen you shall be... until there comes another, younger and more beautiful.
He remembered Winterfell as he had last seen it. Not as grotesquely huge as Harrenhal, nor as solid and impregnable to look at as Storm’s End, yet there had been a great strength in those stones, a sense that within those walls a man might feel safe.
(requested by anonymous)
She tried so hard to be brave, to be fierce as a wolverine and all, but sometimes she felt like she was just a little girl after all.
She played at being a queen, yet sometimes she still felt like a scared little girl.
"Do you know what the realm is? It’s the thousand blades of Aegon’s enemies, a story we agree to tell each other over and over until we forget that it’s a lie.
“But what do we have left, once we abandon the lie?
Chaos? A gaping pit waiting to swallow us all. ” Chaos isn’t a pit. Chaos is a ladder. Many who try to climb it fail, and never get to try again. The fall breaks them. And some are given a chance to climb, but refuse. They cling to the realm, or love, or the gods…illusions. Only the ladder is real. The climb is all there is. But they’ll never know this. Not until it’s too late”