By George R. R. Martin

ISBN-10: 0007378424

ISBN-13: 9780007378425

HBO’s hit sequence A video game OF THRONES relies on George R. R. Martin’s the world over bestselling sequence A music OF ICE AND fireplace, the best myth epic of the trendy age. A video game OF THRONES is the 1st quantity within the series.

Summers span many years. wintry weather can final a life-time. And the fight for the Iron Throne has begun.

As Warden of the north, Lord Eddard Stark counts it a curse whilst King Robert bestows on him the place of work of the Hand. His honour weighs him down at courtroom the place a real guy does what he'll, no longer what he needs to … and a useless enemy is something of beauty.

The outdated gods haven't any strength within the south, Stark’s kinfolk is divided and there's treachery at courtroom. Worse, the vengeance-mad inheritor of the deposed Dragon King has grown to adulthood in exile within the unfastened towns. He claims the Iron Throne.

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First To the excessive quiet of The City I had become used, but there were far more subtle things that, as time went on, stole upon me with their queerness. I would observe and comment to myself, surprised, interested, or amused, quite sane and objective. Then, imperceptibly, a sensation of uncanniness would shiver through me. What was it that so affected me? Never one thing. Single phenomena could 53 be isolated and explained, but in all things, everywhere in streets, in houses, in the faces of the people, in the still roof gardens and the flat diversified country visible from my windows, in the sea itself, and in the motionless remote mountains there was a difference in quality, slight here, greater there, but always present, and in the sum worse than merely puzzling.

This was Philip Wills, brother of Gordon Wills, British consul, and just graduated from Cambridge. He was on his "Not that —but am I A — to Islandia to visit his brother. He had evidently come to fetch his passport. He was introduced to me, and our conversations thenceforth were in English, a language in way which the Islandians were proficient. Islata Soma, with a little quick smile of humor, went to get tea for him. Half an hour later we left together, and I had with me my passport and health certificate and a note from Islata Soma to her relatives.

This bright, minute, and quiet land was that of Dora. It was hard to realize that to him it was like bird in the 43 my friend home and He too seemed alien. But I saw him, big, ruddy, heard his deep voice singing fluttering tunes against the hiss and rush of the sea and the creaking of spars. I knew in my heart that he would greet me gladly. I must write him at once. M. Perier gave me countenance by appearing dressed as I was, but although our costume was unlike that of anyone else abroad on the streets, no one stared at us.

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