Cutting the Cord: A Game of Thrones Serial – Chapter 15: Lion and Wolf

“But knowledge is power. And one cannot own knowledge, can they? Not like any tangible thing. It defies being held too tightly, like a fist grasping water. It’s fluid, it’s alive, it travels…if only the instruments are available to convey it. And once it flies from the bottle, no one can shut it back in again.”

Cutting the Cord: A Game of Thrones Serial – Chapter 14: Say Hello

“You have changed, Tyrion. You have changed so much, and for the better. And I think they would…understand,” she whispered. “And they would want you to move on, and to learn to love anew.”

Cutting the Cord: A Game of Thrones Serial – Chapter 13: Honeymoon

“It was more just a matter of me wanting to be good at everything a young lady should be good at, not really for the fun of it. I spent most of my childhood so eager to grow up I suppose I sort of…neglected that part, while my siblings enjoyed themselves.” She smiled a little. “But now that I am grown up, I actually am…having fun. With you. And those other things seem…rather false by comparison.”

Cutting the Cord: A Game of Thrones Serial – Chapter 11: Last Lights

“I know it must all be quite confusing to you…having this cut up creature you can’t remember turn out to be a hopeless romantic. Might even be scary…I really don’t mean to scare you, I just…hope you might come to like me…even a little.”

The Price of Friendship

By Avellina Balestri, Originally published July 7, 2015 Word Count: 432 Rating: G Summary: A price of friendship and the boundaries of love   What price can be put On a friendship? None! Not the measured sum Of life itself. Friends are part Of one’s own self, A fragment Of the greater web That weaves […]

Cutting the Cord: A Game of Thrones Serial – Chapter 10: Through the Veil

“O Light that brings all colors into being from the depths of space and the breadth of time, that guides every journey and decides every destiny,” she prayed, “life and death are knit together in harmony, as is the radiance of day and the shadowing of night.”