By George R. R. Martin
HBO’s hit sequence A video game OF THRONES relies on George R. R. Martin’s across the world bestselling sequence A tune OF ICE AND hearth, the best fable epic of the trendy age. A DANCE WITH DRAGONS is the 5th quantity within the series.
The way forward for the Seven Kingdoms hangs within the balance.
In the east, Daenerys, final scion of condominium Targaryen, her dragons grown to terrifying adulthood, principles as queen of a urban outfitted on dirt and demise, beset by means of enemies.
Now that her whereabouts are identified many are looking for Daenerys and her dragons. between them the dwarf, Tyrion Lannister, who has escaped King’s touchdown with a cost on his head, wrongfully condemned to loss of life for the homicide of his nephew, King Joffrey. yet no longer sooner than killing his hated father, Lord Tywin.
To the north lies the nice Wall of ice and stone – a constitution in basic terms as robust as these guarding it. Eddard Stark's bastard son Jon Snow has been elected the 998th Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, yet he has enemies either within the Watch and past the Wall, the place the wildling armies are massing for an assault.
On each side sour conflicts are reigniting, performed out through a grand forged of outlaws and clergymen, infantrymen and skinchangers, nobles and slaves. The tides of future will necessarily result in the best dance of all…
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I don't give a fig for your trust, witchers. There's cancer out there in the world, smallpox, tetanus and leukaemia, there are allergies, there's cot death. And you're keeping your 'mushrooms', which could perhaps be distilled and turned into life-saving medicines, hidden away from the world. You're keeping them a secret even from me, and others to whom you declare your friendship, respect and trust. Even I'm forbidden to see not just the Laboratorium, but even the bloody mushrooms! So why did you bring me here?
The magician suddenly realised that she had never, up until now, heard any of the witchers laugh. ' she asked briefly, still gazing at Coen. 'Him,' said Vesemir. 'And me,' Geralt added. And smiled. 'When she woke up—' 'She remembered nothing. ' 'Quite so. As to the prophecy . . Was it specific? ' Geralt looked her straight in the eyes. 'Confused. Don't ask about it, Triss. We are not worried by the contents of Ciri's prophecies and ravings but about what happens to her. We're not afraid for ourselves but—' 'Careful,' warned Vesemir.
Geralt wiped his brow, suddenly beaded with sweat, on his forearm. 'Ciri often wakes up at night,' he continued. 'Shouting. She has been through a lot. She does not want to talk about it but it is clear that she saw things no child should see in Cintra and Angren. I even fear that . . that someone harmed her. It comes back to her in dreams. Usually she is easy to reassure and she falls asleep without any problem . . But once, after waking . . she was in a trance again. She again spoke with someone else's, unpleasant, menacing voice.
A Dance With Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 5) by George R. R. Martin