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Old 05-13-2014, 04:57 PM   #5401
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Tywin is such a great character too, he was essentially the de facto king for 20 years under the Mad King, which you can attribute to why there was so much money and peace with the Iron Throne before Robert took it. He's essentially the de facto king now too. Ser Illyn Payne (the knight that couldn't talk, ended up chopping Neds head off), the whole reason he had his tongue ripped out was because he was overheard saying who the "real" king was. The Mad King didn't like that, so he had his tongue pulled. Another interesting thing is, he wanted Cersei for Rhaegar but the Mad King was pissed about people hyping up Tywin, so he denied the marriage proposal and then gave Jaime a white cloak just to steal his heir from him. That's when he left Kings landing for Casterly rock before or during Roberts Rebellion, only returning to "pay his debt's" to the Mad King. Tywin's a dick for sure, but a really great character when you learn and read about him.
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Old 05-13-2014, 05:02 PM   #5402
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Tywin is such a great character too, he was essentially the de facto king for 20 years under the Mad King, which you can attribute to why there was so much money and peace with the Iron Throne before Robert took it. He's essentially the de facto king now too. Ser Illyn Payne (the knight that couldn't talk, ended up chopping Neds head off), the whole reason he had his tongue ripped out was because he was overheard saying who the "real" king was. The Mad King didn't like that, so he had his tongue pulled. Another interesting thing is, he wanted Cersei for Rhaegar but the Mad King was pissed about people hyping up Tywin, so he denied the marriage proposal and then gave Jaime a white cloak just to steal his heir from him. That's when he left Kings landing for Casterly rock before or during Roberts Rebellion, only returning to "pay his debt's" to the Mad King. Tywin's a dick for sure, but a really great character when you learn and read about him.


tywin fits the mold of nearly every character in GoT..that is, he's not really evil. it's all just shades of grey. i'm sure if we read a chapter from his pov he would gain alot more fans, just like jaimie did. even the noble Starks have their share of flaws. the only truly despicable characters so far have been some of the freys, boltons, the mountain and craster.
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tywin fits the mold of nearly every character in GoT..that is, he's not really evil. it's all just shades of grey. i'm sure if we read a chapter from his pov he would gain alot more fans, just like jaimie did. even the noble Starks have their share of flaws. the only truly despicable characters so far have been some of the freys, boltons, the mountain and craster.
And Catelyn.
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Old 05-13-2014, 05:11 PM   #5404
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And Catelyn.
i dont see catelyn as despicable. she was just dumb as shit and an asshole to jon
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i dont see catelyn as despicable. she was just dumb as shit and an asshole to jon
Agree to disagree
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Old 05-13-2014, 05:23 PM   #5406
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i dont see catelyn as despicable. she was just dumb as shit and an asshole to jon


Maybe he's referring to (SPOILER IN WHITE)


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Old 05-13-2014, 05:25 PM   #5407
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I think you're all reading to much into this. I just hate Cat even SpoilerCat.. Clearly she's no Walder Frey or Ramsay.
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Old 05-13-2014, 05:27 PM   #5408
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I think you're all reading to much into this. I just hate Cat even SpoilerCat.. Clearly she's no Walder Frey or Ramsay.


I understand. She's not one of the characters you look forward to that's for sure. At least her batshit crazy sister is interesting.
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Old 05-13-2014, 05:28 PM   #5409
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Maybe he's referring to (SPOILER IN WHITE)


that one time Cat tried to mount Hodor

yeah, I thought about that. I was referring to what we have seen in the show so far though.

btw, can't believe i forgot to mention joffrey as a character with no redeeming qualities.
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Old 05-13-2014, 05:35 PM   #5410
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yeah, I thought about that. I was referring to what we have seen in the show so far though.

btw, can't believe i forgot to mention joffrey as a character with no redeeming qualities.

Yeah I got all fired up after reading that post, then read this I've and got fired down. Cersei too.
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Old 05-13-2014, 05:38 PM   #5411
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In the show Cersei at least loves her kids and has nice cheek bones as redeeming qualities but yea, they do a good job of making her a unlikable.

In the books though, she is way more fun to read even though the fans probably still hate her.

The show didn't show her pimping her own P out to the kettlebecks either. They should have shown that.
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Old 05-13-2014, 05:39 PM   #5412
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yeah, I thought about that. I was referring to what we have seen in the show so far though.

btw, can't believe i forgot to mention joffrey as a character with no redeeming qualities.



It would've been cool to have a Joffrey POV chapter.
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Old 05-13-2014, 05:43 PM   #5413
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That scene in the court room, was two bulls going at it.
*chuckle*
"You're not on trial for being a dwarf."

That moment was hilarious.

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Old 05-13-2014, 06:02 PM   #5414
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It would've been cool to have a Joffrey POV chapter.
if i could peak into the head of joffrey i would probably hate him even more
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Old 05-13-2014, 06:06 PM   #5415
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for the people who haven't read ahead in the books beyond this point of the show, and those who are huge fans of this show.......brace yourselves. A massive sh1tstorm is about to arrive.

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