Eventually he will be set on fire by Sandor who will overcome his fear. Eddard wouldn't have done that, nor would he have possibly gotten away with that if he dared to try. To ensure the edict would stand, Alysanne Blackwood agreed to marry Cregan and Lord Velaryon thus avoided trial. And he hated himself for it. Brienne is going to get fatally wounded by UnGregor, and when Jaime is done with 5 other Kingsguards, he will say goodbyes to Brienne and promise to fulfill his oath of protecting Stark girls. Sandor and Jaime will team up just like Bran's dream in AGOT where they protect Stark sisters from UnGregor. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Team Cersei will have 7 fighters as well: UnGregor, Ilyn Payne, Boros Blount, Meryn Trant and 3 Kettleblack brothers. The hour of the wolf is also how Cregan Stark's daylong tenure as Hand of the King (after the poisoning of Aegon II) was referred. ", Renly paid that no mind, rubbing his chin thoughtfully. Opening up the dusty thing, Ned once again opened to the pages detailing the lineage of House Baratheon. Follow/Fav The Hour of the Wolf. If Cersei discovers this, we're all dead men. The Lineages and Histories of the Great Houses of the Seven Kingdoms. By: Hail King Cerion. Jon's position, as Cregan Stark's was, will be short lived. Jon would be the most possible candidate to repeat the Hour of the Wolf nearly at the end of the series around when Dany arrive in Westeros. I mean, yes, there's a slight slight chance that everything goes well in that messed up scenario and Robert is crowned King anyway, with the Lannisters and Tyrells cowed, and someone other woman for him to marry and a more competent Kingsguard to choose from. Amidst it all, Arya Stark returns to Westeros teaming up with the most unexpected company yet, becoming a participant in a very different meeting of ice and fire.The realm will soon discover House Stark and Targaryen are not as dead as everyone once thought and, more importantly, that the darkest hour is upon them. Would you fancy me a usurper?" He let those words sink in, though they didn't seem to have any effect on the two men across him. Ned shook his head lightly, trying to process what he was being asked to do. if Eddard had held the sole command, then he would have pulled off a second Hour of the Wolf after the Sack, politically mindless as he is/was, but Jon Arryn and Robert saw it another way. His face was heavily concentrated, almost scowling. Bronn will go with Arya to rescue Tyrion's wife as a friend, finally proving he was a true friend after all. Hindsight is 20/20 as they say - sure Eddard taking out the Lannisters would have saved him future troubles but as others have stated that was not in Ned. Renly moved to help but he waved his co-conspirator off, propping himself up with his hand on the tabletop. This may be the last time I may be able to if this is botched…, Suddenly, a realization dawned on him that had not deemed to shed light on him until just then. And Ned was not a man to put children to death, like Stannis apparently was. And this measure of justice would ring out as a message to all the Seven Kingdoms. It could all be accomplished… if you meet the circumstances.". They will reunite with Jon outside the city. Myself, Renly, all his supposed men, anyone she believes to be involved. Golden haired, all three, he thought to himself. First off, Tywin had seized control of the city. No Matter How Bright A Torch May Burn GoT_ASOIAF SansaSICersei ... LINK-- Sansa SI into Cersei and makes Robert Less idiotic & mournful AOOO PG17 Gladiusone. Renly looked almost wide-eyed under the moonlight, seeming surprised that Ned would even ask such a question. Ned thanked the two guardsmen before dismissing them. A dark chuckle escaped him as he bowed and turned to leave the room. But for now I must play your game, until Lord Stannis arrives. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. He refused, saying that he did not want to risk his life for Tyrion as a friend. "Now look at the positive side. His gray-green eyes pierced Eddard's as he entered, playing with the beard that stood solely on his chin, pointing out like the tip of a sword. Everyone knows it; Stannis holds a grudge better than anyone. Hear me out. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. ", Eddard placed the quill back in the ink pot for the moment, lacing his fingers together and resting his hands on the wooden desk. Ned hated saying that. "Meet me in the godswood. If the queen's informants heard anything you had said, they needed to think we were… conspiring… alone." You could look over them, before our departure, if you'd like. No collectiveness to his words. Nor am I asking, but nor am I demanding. Renly said the title with mirth. [1] It is named after the hour of the wolf, which is believed to be the blackest part of nighttime.[2]. Let someone else deal with Joffrey and Stannis and all the rest who want the damned barbed seat. The Hour of the Eel 3. I believe she will have murdered Varys by that time in the capital and witnessed UnGregor. I think the ruins of Harrenhal is that new place. Powered by Invision Community, Westeros: The 'A Song of Ice and Fire' Domain, Folio Society Publishes A Storm of Swords Illustrated Edition, HBO Reveals First Actor Cast in House of the Dragon, Game of Thrones Complete Collection (Blu-Ray). I don't think this will happen. Loras was almost killed by Gregor during the Hand's tourney, and he gave his red rose to Sansa. And his demeanor was definitely the opposite of calm. "Tom. News and discussions relating to George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels, his Westeros-based short stories, "Game of Thrones" and all things ASOIAF - but with particular emphasis on the written series. " When Kermit Tully pointed out that Storm’s End, Oldtown, and Casterly Rock were as strong as Stark’s own Winterfell (if not stronger) and would not fall easily (if at all), and young Ben Blackwood echoed him and said, “Half your men will die, Lord Stark,” the grey-eyed Wolf of Winterfell replied, “They died the day we marched, boy.”. ", Littlefinger nodded nonchalantly. He remembered hearing rumors of Stannis' leaving upon his appointment, but he didn't think it was on grounds of jealousy. "We will not strike tonight. He wouldn't. Renly shook his head, frowning. As was his right. For tracking time they use: The hour of the bat; The hour of the eel; The hour of ghosts; The hour of the owl; The hour of the wolf; The hour of the nightingale; Additionally they use: moonrise; moonset; dusk; dawn; first light; sunset; And Ned did not have the cunning to pull off such a sly ploy, nor would Tywin have fallen for it. Even if Dorne is grateful for the multiple heads Ned could send them, the rebels are in for a second war that could very well be their undoing. Is that what you 'offer', Renly? Renly sounded surprised. He had always been calm, collected, but humorous. "Congratulations, Lord Protector, on your new position. Sincer Arthur was Jaime's mentor and he is who Jaime aspires to be, I believe Jaime will fight 5 of Cersei's Kingsguards all by himself (plus, there is a reference of taking on them with ONE hand). "Strike! I belong in the north. Baelish rose from his seat swiftly, his demeanor unchanging. James Steller, February 27, 2016 in General (ASoIaF). "A fine way of putting things, indeed. This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies. Yes, Eddard didn't have sole command and thus could retreat and let others take the decisions. "From what I've gathered, he and Jon had been working with each other. They would have lost their glorious leader, his brilliant son and heir, and who knows how many of their cousins/uncles/brothers. Treat with Lord Tywin; end the war in the riverlands. Your review has been posted. "Give me an hour and I could put a hundred swords in your hand," Renly Baratheon stated blatantly. Cregan resigned the day after the executions, having been Hand for only a day. Stannis is no friend of yours, or of I. Cregan takes control of King's Landing, has an eleven year old Aegon name him Hand, and proceeds to punish the murderers of the very man he marched down south to fight against. ", "I'd much rather stay unlearned in these intrigues. He could visit Jon at the Wall, see what sort of man he had become while becoming a sworn brother… and tell him about his mother. Renly did not seem to notice. While we've done our best to make the core functionality of this site accessible without javascript, it will work better with it enabled. Maybe it just felt like that. "By right of birth and blood, the Iron Throne will bear him. If you log in you can store your preference and never be asked again. His own reluctance to take leadership stopped him from acting before Robert and Jon Arryn arrived. Robert would not be seen as a monster in Dorne, nor would the Lannisters be in any position as they were in the canon. A war that will involve more than just the riverlands, if that's what you're going to retort with. Agreed with the others about Jon. Littlefinger seemed to enjoy what Ned said. But of course ned is simply not the type of person to successfully pull this off or even attempt it. Rhaenyra was dead, Aegon II had been poisoned, and all their followers were reeling from the carnage of war. But that is not what I worry for." She will burn it to the ground with wildfire plot. Plus there is a big irony on how Catelyn never liked Bronn in AGOT, as it will turn out, he will part of the group who will go to save her daughter)... and Jaime, if he is not already inside Throne Room with Cersei. This work could have adult content. I think "red rose" foreshadows a "bloody rose". Robert's blood still runs warm; I will not plague his final hours with death and… damnable treason." ", Ned scowled at that, trying to control his annoyance. He didn't even notice his sword hand went to his hip. At the Wall, an army of men fights ice with fire while the struggle for the Iron Throne continues with old and new players alike. ", "Offering what, my lord? Rickon is simply too young for this during the story, but if Jon does get revived I expect his personality to change drastically. She will not be able to defeat Cersei's monsters and other Kingsguards alone. A Song of Ice and Fire - George R. R. Martin, Creator Chose Not To Use Archive Warnings. He spent his day as Hand overseeing banishments to the Wall and 2 executions: Larys Strong the Clubfoot (reputed last member of House Strong) and Ser Gyles Belgrave of the KG. "What does Stannis have to do with any of this? Stannis Baratheon is the one true heir. News and discussions relating to George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels, his Westeros-based short stories, "Game of Thrones" and all things ASOIAF - but with particular emphasis on the written series. As if the gods willed it, the wind blew a gust through the window, causing the thing to flap in all directions. Alone.". Petyr was a short man, slender in form, but Ned knew the dangers he posed. The ultimate "song of ice and fire", the unification and the balance. Undoubtedly. Cookies help us deliver our Services.