MY FAVOURITE ASOIAF HOUSES → [6/10] » House Mormont of Bear Island
↳ House Mormont of Bear Island is an old, proud, and honorable house, one of the principal families sworn to House Stark of Winterfell. Their seat is at Bear Island, located in the Bay of Ice far to the north-west of Winterfell. Their blazon is a black bear over a green wood and their motto is “Here We Stand”.
get to know me meme: [2/10] favourite female characters → Myrcella Baratheon
The truth was, the princess was braver than her brother, and brighter and more confident as well. Her wits were quicker, her courtesies more polished. Nothing daunted her, not even Joffrey.
Fight the power! Fight it with your hugs. Tear down those walls.
Where’s the shame in that?
(requested by cherryhelpsrph)
The Lannisters were an old family, tracing their descent back to Lann the Clever, a trickster from the Age of Heroes who was no doubt as legendary as Bran the Builder, though far more beloved of singers and taletellers. In the songs, Lann was the fellow who winkled the Casterlys out of Casterly Rock with no weapon but his wits, and stole gold from the sun to brighten his curly hair.
Preasoiaf meme: 2 stories about the founding of a house [1/2] → Lann the Clever and House Lannister
"Cramping my style" are actual words printed in my actual copy of the odyssey actually translated by an actual scholar of ancient greek literature
"Your focus was certainly on marriage from a much earlier age, and that was of course the only option, really. In the beginning of the film they’re talking about these things. They’re talking about men, they’re talking about marriage, they’re talking about things they don’t understand. They think passionately about them every minute of the day, but suddenly their emotions catch up with their minds. I think what you’re watching in this film is girls experiencing these huge feelings for the first time." — Rosamund Pike on Pride & Prejudice (2005).
A cold wind was blowing from the north, and it made the water rustle like living things.
So my school has this thing where we give offerings to our mascot, Testudo, during finals week because legend has it that he’s pretty lucky.
And it’s this pretty cool tradition. But now, well, I think it may be getting a little out of hand….
"We all in here because we took a wrong turn going to church."