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 historical past OF WESTEROS AND THE LANDS past WITH hundreds of thousands OF PAGES OF ALL-NEW fabric FROM GEORGE R. R. MARTIN
If the prior is prologue, then George R. R. Martin's masterwork--the such a lot artistic and wonderful 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 accomplished background of the Seven Kingdoms, delivering vividly developed money owed of the epic battles, sour rivalries, and bold rebellions that bring about the occasions of A track of Ice and hearth 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 one those who understand this global virtually in addition to its visionary creator.
Collected here's the entire amassed wisdom, scholarly hypothesis, and inherited people stories of maesters and septons, maegi and singers, including
• full-color paintings and maps, with greater than a hundred and seventy unique pieces
• complete family members bushes for homes Stark, Lannister, and Targaryen
• in-depth explorations of the heritage and tradition of Westeros
• a hundred% all-new fabric, greater than half which Martin wrote particularly 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.
Ronard turned the ruler of the stormlands in all yet identify and took King Morden’s sister to spouse. inside 5 years, he had claimed the kingship besides. It was once Morden’s personal queen who put Morden’s crown on Ronard’s head. If the songs be precise, she shared his mattress to boot. Morden himself, deemed innocuous, was once limited to a cellphone within the tower. His usurper governed for nigh unto thirty years as Ronard the Bastard, smashing insurgent bannerman and petty kings alike in conflict after conflict. by no means a guy to.
And Warden of the Sands, had a kinder finish than such a lot. After the Dornishmen swarmed in from the shadow urban to retake the fortress, he was once certain hand and foot, dragged to the pinnacle of the Spear Tower, and thrown from a window through none except the elderly Princess Meria herself. nonetheless, retailer for the attack within the Boneway, the Dornish easily yielded up their seats, the lords refusing to shield them or bend the knee. a similar was once the case while the Targaryens ultimately got here to Sunspear, the place Princess.
used to be secure. Lord Fell used to be smothered in a brothel, and King Aegon himself used to be attacked on 3 separate events. while Queen Visenya and an escort have been set upon, of her guards died ahead of she lessen the final villain herself with darkish Sister. Worse happened by the hands of the Wyl of Wyl, whose deeds we want no longer recount; they're notorious adequate and nonetheless remembered, in particular in Fawnton and outdated Oak. Dorne used to be a blighted, burning break through this time, and nonetheless the Dornish concealed and fought from.
Have pointed skulls, as a result of the their curious customized of binding the heads in their baby in the course of their first years of existence. the place Dothraki warriors satisfaction themselves at the size in their braid, the boys of the Jogos Nhai shave their heads yet for a unmarried strip of hair down the heart of the cranium, while their girls move thoroughly bald and are stated to scrape all of the hair from their woman components in addition. The mounts of the Jogos Nhai are smaller than the fiery steeds of the Dothraki, for the.
Who lived ahead of or after. the place his grandsire, King Aegon, had left the legislation of the Seven Kingdoms to the vagaries of neighborhood culture and customized, Jaehaerys created the 1st unified code, in order that from the North to the Dornish Marches, the area shared a unmarried rule of legislation. nice works to enhance King’s touchdown have been additionally implemented—drains and sewers and wells, in particular, for Barth believed that clean water and the flushing away of offal and waste have been very important to a city’s well-being. Furthermore,.