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A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold (A Song of Ice and Fire #3, Part 2 of 2) A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold by George R.R. Martin
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“You are grown so very great now, yet the higher a man climbs the farther he has to fall.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“I do so hope he plays us 'The Rains of Castamere.' It has been an hour. I've forgotten how it goes.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“I am grateful, but...you were well away. Why come back?" A dozen quips came to mind, each crueler than the one before, but Jaime only shrugged. "I dreamed of you," he said.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“The truth is, I wanted to watch you for a time before pledging you my sword. To make certain that you were not..."

"...my father's daughter?" If she was not her father's daughter, who was she?

"...mad," he finished. "But I see no taint in you."

"Taint?" Dany bristled.

"I am no maester to quote history at you, Your Grace. Swords have been my life, not books. But every child knows that the Targaryens have always danced too close to madness. Your father was not the first. King Jaehaerys once told me that madness and greatness are two sides of the same coin. Every time a new Targaryen is born, he said, the gods toss a coin in the air and the world holds its to see how it will land.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“Always keep your foes confused. If they are never certain who you are or what you want, they cannot know what you are like to do next. Sometimes the best way to baffle them is to make moves that have no purpose, or even seem to work against you. Remember that, Sansa, when you play the game."

"What... what game?"

"The only game. The game of thrones.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“A valiant deed unsung is no less valiant.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“So go to sleep, my little Brandon, my baby boy. You needn’t fear. There are no monsters here.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“Robb, listen to me. Once you have eaten of his bread and salt, you have the guest right, and the laws of hospitality protect you beneath his roof.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“Noooo," Cersei wailed, "Father help him, someone help him, my son, my son...'
Tyrian found himself thinking of Robb Stark. My own wedding is looking much better in hindsight.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“If we leave our smells behind us when we leave a room, surely something of our souls must remain when we leave this life?”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“In King’s Landing, there are two sorts of people. The players and the pieces.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“I was very sorry to hear about your losses. Your brother was a terrible traitor, I know, but if we start killing men at weddings they'll be more frightened of marriage than they are presently. (Olenna Tyrell to Sansa Stark”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“I have some devotional books you can look over. Learn to quote from them. Nothing discourages unwanted questions as much as a flow of pious bleating.

(Petyr Baelish to Sansa Stark)”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“Nothing but this: I did not do it. Yet now I wish I had.” He turned to face the hall, that sea of pale faces. “I wish I had enough poison for you all. You make me sorry that I am not the monster you would have me be, yet there it is. I am innocent, but I will get no justice here. You leave me no choice but to appeal to the gods. I demand trial by battle.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“He rode through the streets of the city, down from his hill on high, O’er the wynds and the steps and the cobbles, he rode to a woman’s sigh. For she was his secret treasure, she was his shame and his bliss. And a chain and a keep are nothing, compared to a woman’s kiss.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“If you keep all your treasures in one purse, you only make it easier for those who would rob you.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“Tommen looked back to Ser Kevan. "Can I seal them now, Great-Uncle?" Pressing his royal seal into the hot wax was his favorite part of being king, so far.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“Aside from her aged maid, Sansa’s only companion was the Lord Robert, eight going on three.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“glutton. When Ami was caught in the stables with no fewer than three”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“The outriders came on them an hour from the Green Fork, as the wayn was slogging down a muddy road.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“A sword needs a sheath, heh, and a wedding needs a bedding.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
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“took”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“He was a Stark of Winterfell, and who can say? Mayhaps his name was Brandon. Mayhaps he slept in this very bed in this very room”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“He might as well wish for another thousand men, and maybe a dragon or three.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“A sword so fine must bear a name. It would please me if you would call this one Oathkeeper.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“Jaime gave her [Brienne] a hard smile. "See, wench? We know each other too well.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“Her big hand wrapped tight around Oathkeeper. "I will. And I will find the girl and keep her safe. For her lady mother's sake. And for yours.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold
“The Others never come when the sun is up.”
George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold

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