By George R. R. Martin
Quando Eddard Stark, lorde de Winterfell, recebe a visita do rei Robert está longe de adivinhar que a sua vida e a da sua família vai entrar numa espiral de conspiração e morte. Durante a estadia, o rei convida-o a mudar-se para a corte e a assumir a posição de Mão do Rei. Este aceita pois desconfia que o anterior detentor desse título foi envenenado pela própria rainha, uma merciless manipuladora do clã Lannister. Perto do rei, Eddard tem esperança de o proteger da soberana, mas ter os Lannister como inimigos é deadly: a ambição deles não tem limites e o rei corre um perigo muito maior do que Eddard temia! Sozinho na corte, o lorde de Winterfell apercebe-se que também a sua vida nada vale. E até a sua família, longe no norte, pode estar em perigo. Uma galeria de personagens brilhantes dá vida a esta saga: o anão Tyrion, ovelha negra do clã Lannister; Jon Snow, bastardo de Eddard Stark que come to a decision juntar-se à Patrulha da Noite, e a princesa Daenerys Targaryen, da dinastia que reinou antes de Robert, que pretende ressuscitar os dragões do passado para recuperar o trono, custe o que custar.
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Young man, your shit comes from your throat. ” Nobody says anything. Then ThreeFinger reaches into Tommy’s groin with the left hand that’s like a claw. In Italian, it’s called la mano sinistra. Squeezing just hard enough to paralyze him, saying “You interested in me? ” Tommy’s in such pain he can’t reply, but what could he have said to those questions? If he were honest, he would say yes. ” The Whale says, “When he was young, he used the hand as a persuasion device. He turned his handicap into what the boys called an asset.
According to my mother, this is precisely what I began to do at age two and a half. She tells me the story often. Sometimes in company. After all these years, she’s unable to disguise the amazement, the pride. How she came in to check on me in my crib. Saw that I had somehow undone the diaper, with its steaming load, and decorated myself and the white wall alongside the crib with my ﬁrst ﬁction. How I’d turned to her, jumping up and down, clapping. How she clapped in response. Is it clear? I prefer to show my shit, then move on.
The book in question would prefer not to be about the White Whale. I am loathe to name here either book or White Whale, because their respective names appear to the casual eye as the same name, though they are hardly the same—and yet, for 150 years, in Melville’s sad lifetime and long after his death, among normal readers and the professors alike, the names of book and White Whale have been thought to be one and the same; often, by the professors, are written in public print as totally the same; without fail by their students, by the journalists, and most grievously by poets and novelists of easy piety, the fraudulently reverent, who take their epigraphs from the book whose title they never get right.
A Guerra dos Tronos (Book 1) by George R. R. Martin