The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire)
George R. R. Martin, Elio M. García Jr., Linda Antonssen
THE NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN heritage OF WESTEROS AND THE LANDS past WITH countless numbers OF PAGES OF ALL-NEW fabric FROM GEORGE R. R. MARTIN
If the previous is prologue, then George R. R. Martin's masterwork--the so much artistic and enjoyable delusion saga of our time--warrants one hell of an creation. in the end, it has arrived with The global of Ice & Fire.
This lavishly illustrated quantity is a entire heritage of the Seven Kingdoms, delivering vividly built debts of the epic battles, sour rivalries, and bold rebellions that result in the occasions of A music of Ice and fireplace and HBO's Game of Thrones. In a collaboration that's been years within the making, Martin has teamed with Elio M. García, Jr., and Linda Antonsson, the founders of the well known fan web site Westeros.org--perhaps the single those that be aware of this global nearly in addition to its visionary creator.
Collected here's all of the collected wisdom, scholarly hypothesis, and inherited folks stories of maesters and septons, maegi and singers, including
• full-color paintings and maps, with greater than one hundred seventy unique pieces
• complete kinfolk timber for homes Stark, Lannister, and Targaryen
• in-depth explorations of the background and tradition of Westeros
• a hundred% all-new fabric, greater than half which Martin wrote in particular for this book
The definitive spouse piece to George R. R. Martin's dazzlingly conceived universe, The global of Ice & Fire is certainly evidence that the pen is mightier than a typhoon of swords.
From the Hardcover edition.
Ser Tywin above, supplying phrases. yet Tywin Lannister didn't honor Ser Reynard’s provide with a answer. as an alternative he commanded that the mines be sealed. With choose and awl and torch, his personal miners introduced down a whole bunch stone and soil, burying the good gates to the mines till there has been no approach in and no approach out. as soon as that was once performed, he became his cognizance to the small, speedy circulation that fed the crystalline blue pool beside the fort from which Castamere took its identify. It took under an afternoon to block.
although the ironmen seldom ventured a ways inland, they managed the sundown Sea and exacted merciless tribute from the fisherfolk alongside the coasts. Having validated themselves upon the protect Islands through killing the entire males they discovered there and claiming the ladies as their very own, the ironborn even raided up the Mander with impunity. King Qhored, the main fearsome of those ironborn overlords, boasted that his writ ran “wherever males can scent salt water or pay attention the crash of waves.” He was once often called Qhored.
Inhospitable peaks shape a huge stone wall among the horselords and the riches of the additional East. simply 3 passes exist big enough to carry a military via, and athwart these stand the potent castle towns Bayasabhad, Samyriana, and Kayakayanaya, defended by way of tens of millions of redoubtable girl warriors, the final remnants of the good state of Hyrkoon, which as soon as flourished past the Bones in what's referred to now because the nice Sand Sea. Many a khal has died underneath their partitions, and.
Them with males of his personal settling on, such a lot of whom proved clever and able councillors. It was once a 12 months and extra earlier than town Watch used to be equally repaired, for King Aegon had frequently used merchandising to the Watch with a view to bathe largesse on these he such a lot favorite, they usually in flip made certain that the brothels—and even the good ladies of the city—were to be had for Aegon’s lusts. Daeron didn't cease there, despite the fact that, in his efforts to enhance these issues that his father had corrupted or had left to.
Narrowest a part of the golf green Fork. yet as their wealth and effect grew, so did the Crossing. and shortly the citadel grew from a unmarried tower that ignored the bridge to 2 bold towers that bracketed the river among them. those retains, now referred to as the Twins, are among the most powerful within the realm. Lord Forrest fought gallantly for the queen he had enjoyed, till the Fishfeed, the place he used to be among many lords and knights killed within the war’s bloodiest conflict. His widow, the woman Sabitha of.