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Old 04-05-2013, 05:28 PM   #2761
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Old 04-05-2013, 05:32 PM   #2762
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Old 04-05-2013, 05:40 PM   #2763
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Old 04-05-2013, 07:29 PM   #2764
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Just read an awesome quote about Arthur Dayne from Jaimie "I learned from Ser Arthur Dayne , the sword of the morning, who could have slain all five of you with his left hand while he was taking a piss with his right"

So if Barristan was as nice as Dayne he'd definitely be on Jaime's list of guys that can defeat him.
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Old 04-05-2013, 08:37 PM   #2765
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winters/summers can last anywhere from months to years. (yes i know, doesn't make scientific sense but just go with it) generally, when there is a long summer then it will be followed with a long, harsh winter. the current summer has lasted nearly an entire generation.
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Old 04-06-2013, 02:20 AM   #2766
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Just read an awesome quote about Arthur Dayne from Jaimie "I learned from Ser Arthur Dayne , the sword of the morning, who could have slain all five of you with his left hand while he was taking a piss with his right"

So if Barristan was as nice as Dayne he'd definitely be on Jaime's list of guys that can defeat him.
How the hell did a fatass idiot like Robert kill a guy like Arthur Dayne, was he really some freaking beast among beasts in his prime?
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Old 04-06-2013, 03:25 AM   #2767
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How the hell did a fatass idiot like Robert kill a guy like Arthur Dayne, was he really some freaking beast among beasts in his prime?
Robert killed Rhaegar. Ned stark and howland reed killed Arthur dayne. Ned said that he wouldn't be alive if it wasn't for howland reed and that dayne was the finest swordsman he ever faced.
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Robert killed Rhaegar. Ned stark and howland reed killed Arthur dayne. Ned said that he wouldn't be alive if it wasn't for howland reed and that dayne was the finest swordsman he ever faced.
Ah yea, but wasn't Rhaegar an amazing swordsman himself? Hard to believe bunch of northerners took out those skilled knights.
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When Robert fought he was far from just a fatty, he was a monster of a man in his prime.

The Northerners may not be fancy knights but they're stout fighters, they just don't care for games as much as southerners. As far as killing Dayne, It was 7 on 3 and still they barely won, so the Knights of the kings guard still handled them pretty good. Some people believe that Howland Reed probably did something unconventional that saved Ned and killed Dayne (i.e. warging, net throwing or some other shit).
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When Robert fought he was far from just a fatty, he was a monster of a man in his prime.

The Northerners may not be fancy knights but they're stout fighters, they just don't care for games as much as southerners. As far as killing Dayne, It was 7 on 3 and still they barely won, so the Knights of the kings guard still handled them pretty good. Some people believe that Howland Reed probably did something unconventional that saved Ned and killed Dayne (i.e. warging, net throwing or some other shit).
Howland Reed is a badass, he sent his green seer lite son and his daughter to assist and guide Bran before even Bran knew he needed it.He could very well be the last surviving Child considering his son is gifted as well. All in all Crannogmen fighters seem to be the closest thing to Ninjas.
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I think of them as more like if guerrilla fighters had sex with swamp thing and had babies. The Crannogmen would be the babies of that union.
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Old 04-06-2013, 11:07 AM   #2772
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Ah yea, but wasn't Rhaegar an amazing swordsman himself? Hard to believe bunch of northerners took out those skilled knights.

Rhaegar wasn't born with a sword in his hand like Jaimie. He was actually a book worm early in his childhood. All the main characters pretty much come from noble houses so they'd receive the same level of training and the rest is up to the individual's skill and drive. The Northmen known more as battle commanders but still when you have a 6'5 Robert Baratheon coming at you with his war hammer and in full rage mode beating him is still a daunting task.

As for Ned's battle with Dayne like someone said the battle was 3 on 6 in the tower and there were only 2 survivors. Just shows how awesome Dayne and the other Kingsguard were.
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Old 04-06-2013, 11:41 AM   #2773
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Howland Reed is a badass,All in all Crannogmen fighters seem to be the closest thing to Ninjas.
Howland is so stealthy, we still haven't been able to see him yet
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I think of them as more like if guerrilla fighters had sex with swamp thing and had babies. The Crannogmen would be the babies of that union.
Or better yet mutant ninjas!
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i began reading the book, already halfway through lol.

i rewatched some of season 1, skipping through the boring crap but reading the book somehow makes the scenes more vivid. the whole sansa/hound convo is pretty interesting. then when the hound saves the kinght of flowers and confronts the mountain in front of the king, very badass scene in the show that i had forgotten

who do you guys believe would win? sir clergaine or the mountain? the shows has so much potential for awesome sword fights, i hope they begin shiowing them soon because we keep hearing about these past swordsmen who were great. i want to see the mountain vs hound.
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