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Chapter-by-Chapter Analysis: Davos II, ACOK

“…the last time it was life I brought to Storm’s End, shaped to look like onions. This time it is death, in the shape of Melisandre of Asshai.”

Synopsis: Davos is present for the unsuccessful parlay between Ser Cortnay Penrose, King Stannis Baratheon, and his new followers. Stannis summons Davos for an in-depth discussion on questions of loyalty, justice, and military strategy, and then sends him off with Melisandre for a secret mission that is not supernatural or creepy in any way.

SPOILER WARNING: This chapter analysis, and all following, will contain spoilers for all Song of Ice and Fire novels and Game of Thrones episodes. Caveat lector.

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Race for the Iron Throne: Westerosi Economic Development Series

For ease of use and for our friends in r/asoiaf, I’ve decided to put my economic development series in one place, with just links above the cut, and the full text below:

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RFTIT Tumblr Weekly Roundup

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Work is still progressing on Davos II, but I decided to give you a little snack to tide you over until it’s done because this is going to be a long one indeed:

RFTIT Tumblr Weekly Roundup

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It’s that time of the week again! We’ve got some good stuff for you:

 

Chapter-by-Chapter Analysis: Tyrion IX, ACOK

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“The unshaven and the unwashed stared at the riders with dull resentment from behind the line of spears. I like this not one speck, Tyrion thought…”

Synopsis: Tyrion and the royal family go down to the docks to see Myrcella off. Joffrey talks to his subjects, and the King’s Landing Riot ensues.

SPOILER WARNING: This chapter analysis, and all following, will contain spoilers for all Song of Ice and Fire novels and Game of Thrones episodes. Caveat lector.

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RFTIT Tumblr Weekly Roundup

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Apologies for putting two Tumblr roundups in a row, but Tyrion IX is coming in, both large (5k words already!) and really good, and will be up on Monday when it’ll get more eyeballs.

So what do we have on offer?

RFIT Weekly Tumblr Roundup

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It’s that time again! Time for the best of Race for the Iron Throne’s Tumblr:

 

 

Chapter-by-Chapter Analysis: Daenerys III, ACOK

“They said no…they said it with great courtesy, to be sure, but under all the lovely words, it was still no.”

…Xaro sighed. “You ought to have wept.” The Qartheen wept often and easily; it was considered the mark of the civilized man.

Synopsis: Dany asks the Pureborn for assistance and gets turned down. Xaro Xhoan Daxos asks her to marry him and gets turned down. Dany meets Quaithe and gets some information, a prophecy, and a warning. Jorah suggests a plan and gets turned down. Dany decides to reach out to Pyat Pree.

SPOILER WARNING: This chapter analysis, and all following, will contain spoilers for all Song of Ice and Fire novels and Game of Thrones episodes. Caveat lector.

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