Ice And Fire Themes

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A Clash of Kings, book two of George R. R. Martin’s series “A Song of Ice and Fire”, is yet another epic fantasy novel where Martin hurls your mind into a land with amazing characters, fantastic descriptions of settings, clothing, and food. Martin focuses on many themes, such as warfare, society and class, family, manipulation, power, mortality, coming of age, gender, and duty. The characters are so well-written that I cannot choose a favourite. Daenerys is among the top five, because she is the mother of freaking DRAGONS. I don’t know about you, but when I was a kid reading fantasy novels I always wanted to grow up to be a dragon-riding-wizard Queen. Daenerys Targaryen is struggling to find a way back home to revenge her fathers death, and…show more content…
Jon will join his friend Samwell Tarly, and brothers of the watch to head North of the wall, searching for his missing Uncle, and find out what the army North of the wall are planning. The Greatjon tells Catelyn Stark, widow of Ned Stark, that the comet is a red flag unfurled by the old gods symbolizing vengeance for her husband’s death. Catelyn thinks the comet warns of Lannister success, because red is a Lannister color. She is attempting to council her son, Robb, King of the North, to make a truce with the Lannisters. Robb, however, is a stubborn teenager, deciding his sisters lives, Sansa and Arya, are not worth letting Jaime Lannister go free. “The Dothraki named the comet shierak qiya, the Bleeding Star”. Daenerys believes this burning star is showing her the way to go. She is now a widow, and mother to three dragons; Rhaegal, Viserion, and Drogon. She travels with a small Dothraki group with Ser Jorah by her side. After many days suffering with hardly any food or water, they take refuge in an abandoned city. Daenerys sends Aggo, Rakharo, and Jhogo in different directions to see where they should go. Jhogo returns from Qarth with Pyat Pree, Xaro Xhoan Daxos, and

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