Recopied from the Wertzone blog: http://thewertzone.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-full-story-of-targaryen-conquest-in.html
The Valyrian Freehold expanded into the western coastal reaches of Essos some two centuries before the Doom. They colonised the island of Dragonstone in the Narrow Sea, establishing a stronghold there (presumably from which they could trade with the Seven Kingdoms). The Freehold was ruled by the Lords Freeholder, powerful noble families. The most powerful of these were the Dragonlords, those families which controlled and rode dragons in battle. The Targaryens were Dragonlords, but far from the most powerful.
Twelve years before the Doom of Valyria, Lord Aenar Targaryen's daughter, Daenys, had a powerful prophetic dream that V…
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According to David J. Peterson on Forbes.com, there's actually only one line in the Dothraki language in Season 3: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffbercovici/2012/11/30/it-is-known-game-of-thrones-linguist-has-coolest-job-ever/2/
He did "twice as much work" for Season 3 as he did for Season 2. I assume that this means the bulk of his work was on the Low Valyrian of Slaver's Bay. I wonder if he's tackled Old Tongue yet.--The Dragon Demands (talk) 04:51, January 7, 2013 (UTC)Read more >
The central defining trait of Cersei Lannister is that she defends her son Joffrey Baratheon's behavior...no matter how ridiculous or irredeemable.
Its not simply that he's vicious...he's an idiot. He's making disastrous mistakes that are going to get them all killed.
Admittedly they cut out that part of the book where he's standing on the castle walls shooting starving refugees with a crossbow, killing them because they dared to beg their king for food. "What do they think I am, a baker?"
But Joffrey is insane. Medically insane. No one is arguing that. The drama comes from how everyone around him reacts to this. The courtiers who don't do anything. His own mother who refuses to stop him.
Its not even about whether Cersei can or cannot s…
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