Favorite Moments

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  1. Appaliq

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    Kind of like 'Funniest Moments' but not. I was inspired by this passage in particular:

    "They had two [horses] now, Stranger and a sorrel palfrey mare Arya had named Craven, because Sandor said she'd likely run off from the Twins the same as them. They'd found her wandering riderless through a field the morning after the slaughter. She was a good enough horse, but Arya could not love a coward."
     
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    One of my favourite lines is at the very end of GoT:

    "And for the first time in hundreds of years, the night came alive with the music of dragons."
     
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    Not exactly a favorite, but certainly memorable:

    [...] and she thought No, don't, don't cut my hair, Ned loves my hair. Then the steel was at her throat, and its bite was red and cold.

    On second thought, though, it's moments like these that set GRRM apart from other authors.

    And I love the chapter where Cat faces Jaime in Riverrun's dungeons, in CoK. Also, I adore the moment in AFFC when Arya kills Daeron.
     
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    Hmm, I have a few favorites:

    Dany at the Slave Market when she turned her Dragons on the Slavers. That was awesome.

    Barriston Selmy when he hopped down off of his horse all old and whitebearded to give a beating to the Titan's Bastard.

    Another good one is the part when Arya was fleeing the Red Keep and got caught in the stable . . . the pointy end goes in the other guy.
     
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    "He will not come."
    "That's because a dragon is no slave."

    That's my favorite scene in all the series.


    Great passage here:

    "I asked him why he kept her close, if he thought her so grotesque. He said that all his other knights wanted things of him, castles or honors or riches, but all Brienne wanted was to die for him. When I saw him all bloody with her fled and the three of them unharmed...if she's innocent, then Robar and Emmon..." He could now seem to say the words.
    Jaime had not stopped to consider that aspect of it. "I would have done the same, ser." The lie came easy, but Ser Loras seemed grateful for it.
    When he was gone, the Lord Commander sat alone in the white room, wondering. The Knight of Flowers has been so mad with grief for Renly that he had cut down two of his own Sworn Brothers, but it has never occurred to Jaime to do the same with the five who had failed Joffery.
     
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    Wow... Strong passage there. Thats awesome.
     
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    Ooooh yeah. :)


    "I came to speak of the living, not the dead. Of those who need not die, but shall..." [Jaime]
    "...unless I hand you Riverrun. Is this where you theaten to hang Edmure?" Beneath his bushy brows, Tully's eyes were stone. "My nephew is marked for death no matter what I do. So hang him and be done with it. I expect that Edmure is as weary of standing on those gallows and I am of seeing him there." [Blackfish]
     
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    That one's a good one.
     
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    "We are not the boys we were." [Eddard]
    "You were never the boy you were." [Robert]
     
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    Lol. Poor Ned.
     
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    i loved it when Arya leaves Sandor be at the river...
    it seemed to me that she finally realizes that he kind of liked her...

    and when lysa arryn finnaly gets... hm... executed. :cool:
     
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    "This singer's killed my lady wife."

    Classic Littlefinger.
     
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    Sorry, I was just rereading this thread and I LOVE the moment where "Cat" confesses. The kindly man asks her who killed the singer and she says "Arya of House Stark" or whatever it is. Soo great (and Daeron had it coming - that jerk!)
     
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    "The things I do for love." -push-
     
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    Ned and Pycelle are discussing the death of Jon Arryn. This was a very sweet moment I thought:

    "The king did come, and he sat beside the bed for hours, talking and joking of times long past in hopes of raising Lord Jon's spirits. His love was fierce to see."
     
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    A couple from Book 4: "Vengeance. Justice. Fire and Blood!" That and the moment when Jaime orders the letter from Cersei begging him to come back to King's Landing and fight as her champion burned.
     
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    One of my favourite moments? When child killer gets his hand hacked off by the goat. PURE GOLD BABY, pure gold.
    Oh and when Theon finds out he's been hitting on his sister. What is it with GRRM and that anyways? Does he have a sister he wants to get funky with or something?? ALL the Targs, Jaime, Theon. Am I missing any of the family love?
     
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    I loved it when Arys Oakheart bought it. Nothing against him personally, just the way he went out in a blaze of glory, before he got ALL ****ed up by the Captain of the Guard (I forget his name).
     
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    That'd be Areo Hotah. ;)
     
  20. Renzokuken

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    Thats the one. :D lol