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RenamingEdit

I just realized that throughout Season 2, it's only called "The Lord of Light", and the proper name "R'hllor" hasn't been mentioned on-screen. I don't see the harm in continuing to have R'hllor on the wiki (we've used it far to many times to easily remove all of them, and it is his name); but should we rename this page to "Lord of Light"? This would still entail changing a lot of links.--The Dragon Demands

Yes we should rename it.--Opark 77 06:49, June 6, 2012 (UTC)

The TV continuity has used "Lord of Light" almost exclusively, and used "R'hllor" exactly once in Season 3, in subtitled dialogue (which they stupidly inserted a TYPO into, ugh). TV-first viewers would be very unfamiliar with the term "R'hllor" as a result. Given that this wiki is geared towards being friendly and easy-to-use for TV-first viewers (though with an eye towards the books), I think this page should be moved back to "Lord of Light" for ease of access. Some guy watching at home who hears Melisandre say "Lord of Light" in the Season 3 finale isn't going to go looking for "R'hllor", he's going to look for "Lord of Light"; plus it's what the HBO Season 3 Viewer's Guide uses.--The Dragon Demands (talk) 16:54, June 27, 2013 (UTC)

Our titles are not that user friendly, tv viewers look for Bran Stark, not Brandon Stark, or even "Khaleesi" instead of Daenerys Targaryen. Official names take precedence despite being mentioned just once.--Gonzalo84 (talk) 17:01, June 27, 2013 (UTC)

R'hllor is the correct name, Lord of Light is the more commonly-used one. As long as we have a redirect from Lord of Light to R'hllor, I think that's fine.--Werthead (talk) 20:08, June 28, 2013 (UTC)

"Chosen Servants"Edit

Stannis is called the "Warrior of Light" at some points, not the "Lord of Light" as this removed entry says: "The term "Lord of Light" can also refer to chosen servants of R'hllor." I've checked to see if anyone ever refers to Stannis this way. The only time it sort of happens is in "The Night Lands" when Matthos Seaworth says to Salladhor Saan that: "Stannis is the rightful king, and the Lord of Light, the one true god--" but then gets *interrupted* by Salladhor. While his long pause and being interrupted might confuse this, I think the "is" in that first clause applied only to Stannis as king. I think the intention was that Matthos was going to say something like "Stannis is the rightful king, and the Lord of Light, the one true god, has placed him in his fiery favor" etc. Given that Matthos was interrupted, it can't be certain that he actually called Stannis "the Lord of Light" and the term isn't applied at any other point. This was just a confusion because he was interrupted.--The Dragon Demands (talk) 22:12, August 18, 2012 (UTC)

I agree regarding Matthos' line.--Opark 77 (talk) 12:49, August 19, 2012 (UTC)

The Power's sectionEdit

Why did you guys remove the powers section? :/ i spent like 15 minutes compiling all the powers the red priests have done in the series, with pictures which are now probably not in use since you removed them. What gives man. Why you delete that section >:/ Noc noc... whos their? Darknesssss (talk) 07:07, May 19, 2013 (UTC)

It wasn't removed, just moved. Check the Red Priest page. Rachel P 09:27, May 19, 2013 (UTC)

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