A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms (The Tales of Dunk and Egg, by George R. R. Martin

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By George R. R. Martin

Occurring approximately a century earlier than the occasions of A video game of Thrones, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms compiles the 1st 3 legitimate prequel novellas to George R. R. Martin’s ongoing masterwork, A music of Ice and fireplace. those never-before-collected adventures recount an age while the Targaryen line nonetheless holds the Iron Throne, and the reminiscence of the final dragon has no longer but handed from dwelling consciousness.

Before Tyrion Lannister and Podrick Payne, there has been Dunk and Egg. a tender, naïve yet eventually brave hedge knight, Ser Duncan the Tall towers above his rivals—in stature if now not event. Tagging alongside is his diminutive squire, a boy referred to as Egg—whose real identify is hidden from all he and Dunk stumble upon. notwithstanding extra unbelievable heroes will not be present in all of Westeros, nice destinies lay forward for those . . . as do strong foes, royal intrigue, and outrageous exploits.

Featuring greater than one hundred sixty all-new illustrations by way of Gary Gianni, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms is a must have assortment that proves chivalry isn’t dead—yet.

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It did. Wyrd keep him, it bothered the hell out of him. ” He fought the strange, sudden temper that was honing itself again. Even if she’d been charmed by his looks, she was going to kill Archer, he had to remind himself. “My history with Archer will allow me to get him to provide information about whatever this rebel movement is,” she said, looking up at the fine houses they passed. The residential streets were tranquil despite the bustling center only a few blocks down. “He’s one of the few people who actually likes me, you know.

You don’t,” he said, walking to the door. ” She batted her eyelashes at him, striding through the door as he opened it for her. ” “If I had any lady-friends, I’d certainly extend the offer. ” “So chivalrous. ” He snorted, and they fell silent as they walked through the quiet, dim halls of the stone castle, making their way back to her rooms on the other side. It was a trek, and often a cold one, since many of the halls were lined with windows that didn’t keep out the winter chill. When they reached the door to her rooms, he bid her a quick good night and began to walk away.

More than anyone had ever loved her. He’d loved her enough to risk everything—to give up everything. He’d loved her so much that she still felt the echoes of it, even now. “Very much,” she breathed. The clock chimed eleven-thirty, and Chaol shook his head, the tension falling from him. ” She stood, somehow having no clue how they’d wound up talking about the people who had meant so much to them. ” He got to his feet, his eyes so bright. indd 39 4/2/13 9:06 AM Sarah j. ” She lifted her chin. ” “You don’t,” he said, walking to the door.

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