Tag Archives: Jon Snow

Might makes wight; Qarth and Asshai

The House of the Undying of Qaarth. Asshai by the Shadow. Two incredibly strange and mysterious places in the books. One, a long low building full of blue lipped warlocks, visions, and the nearly dead Undying. The other, an ancient … Continue reading

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The Stubborn Dragon: Robb and Jon

Earlier I discussed how Jon’s memory of sparring with Robb when they were children pretending to be long dead heroes of the realm actually served a dual purpose. The first purpose was to give George an opportunity to summarize Robb’s … Continue reading

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Telling the Future from the Past: The Foolish Wolf

As we have seen in a few places, George makes use of in-world history as a foreshadowing device, informing sharp-eyed readers of what may be coming up soon. We see Old Nan’s tall tales of the ancient North repeating into … Continue reading

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A Cold Death in the Snow: The Killing of a Ranger

How in the very first chapter of ASOIAF, the Others were hunting Jon Snow Continue reading

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