♔ Favourite Cersei Lannister scenes: 10/10
The cub said: “Will I be strong and fierce like my father?” “Yes,” said his mother. “You will be strong and fierce, just like your father.” I will keep you safe, my love. I promise you.
“Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armour yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you.”
is more than a survival mantra
it is a scared, isolated little girl trying to cope with a burden too big to bear
it is dany’s way of fleeing from the repercussions of her choices
she’s shouldered the messiah-queen role because she has a deep need to give her sacrifices meaning
(to justify drogo’s death it was for my son
to justify rhaego’s death it was for my husband
to justify mirri’s death it was for my family
to justify her family’s death it was for my dragons
to justify her slaughter it is for my people
to justify her vengeance it is for the unfeeling dead
if i look back i am lost
if i look back i am lost
if i look back i am lost)
“The Kingslayer’s whore.”
She flinched. “Why would you call me that?”
“If I had a silver stag for every time you said his name, I’d be as rich as your friends the Lannisters.”
“That was only … you do not understand …”
“Don’t we, though?” The big man laughed. “I think we might. There’s a stink of lion about you, lady.”
…The taste of innocence. The taste of dreams.
I don’t see many priestesses of R’hollor in the Riverlands.
Reblogged from nicoleanell with 1,444 notes / i am absolutely obsessed with the red priests and so happy that there are now multiple ones featured on the show it was amazing to see mels transplanted into the green forest when she came to visit thoros and this gifset is equally brilliant as it not only perfectly visualizes the words but gets to the core and essence of what these two priests base their congregation on one bruns people alive and creates demons to kill in the name of the lord of light the other brings a man back to life over and over again and they've both had successful results! praise r'hllor game of thrones
… the hulls of smashed ships could be seen along both sides of the Blackwater, charred masts poking from the shallows like gaunt black fingers.
He was a Lannister of Casterly Rock, Lord Commander of the Kingsguard; no sellsword would make him scream.
Sunlight ran silver along the edge of the arakh as it came shivering down, almost too fast to see. And Jaime screamed.”