- jaime + cersei + tyrion = tywin
- jaime + cersei = tywin - strategy
- jaime + tyrion = tywin - ruthlessness
- cersei + tyrion = tywin - privilege
- jaime = tywin - strategy - ruthlessness
- cersei = tywin - strategy - privilege
- tyrion = tywin - ruthlessness - privilege
tywin raised his true heir, all right. he just raised it broken.
I swear if one more adult asks me what I’m going to do with the rest of my life I’m going to fly into the sun
- me talking about women twice my age: but she's my bby
I understand how unhealthy the relationship between Daenerys & Viserys and I’m under no illusions. I don’t ship them per say but I do enjoy their dynamic. (Two different things angry Anons, two different things)
There are a few things in Game of Thrones that seem to be themed and quite favored by GRRM, people being bitter about their childhoods seems to be one of those things. Taking a look at Viserys’ life without observing his treatment of Dany can be hard, I know, but if you can do that you should be able to also see that he was raised by people he hated, denied what was rightfully his and he lost his parents at a very, very young age. Dany mentions that her brother had been kind to her in the beginning but spiraled into the depths of madness as time went on, indicating that he wasn’t always cruel towards her. Due to his slow decent into madness she saw his character unfold and I think that was hard for her, seeing the person you love most in the world fall apart and suffer while there’s nothing you can do. Still, that does not excuse his abusive tenancies and his using her in an attempt to make a power play to reclaim the Iron Throne, but it does explain a lot.
I think it’s fair to surmise his treatment of Dany is because of two things:
- He was resentful of the fact that she was his only chip to bargain with Drogo. She was to be his bride, his queen and she wouldn’t be, at least not until he reclaimed the Iron Throne and by then she’d already have been with another man.
- She brought out all his insecurities and shortcomings. Being ruthless was never an issue, but he wanted to be loved by people and she was seemingly effortlessly. Not only was his little sister, his future wife, married to someone else, she also made him feel inferior to a degree that was intolerable to him.
The short period of time they spent together during season one was kind of tragic but interesting nonetheless. We got to see a lot of him unwinding and going bonkers and continuously throwing ill-natured threats her way out of jealously and contempt. It’s only then you see Dany’s transition from understanding to having had enough. That’s when she snaps and allows Drogo to kill Viserys and in a way she adopts aspects of his personality. In my opinion, she’s filling a void.
Their relationship is such a conflict for me because part of me wants to cheer for this angsty family dynamic and another part is just upset because he’s really not treated her well, even by the lower middle ages’ standards but they are undeniably interesting.
YOU ARE NOT THAT FUCKING SPECIAL, CALM DOWN
- Littlefinger: Hey Catelyn
- Littlefinger: How are you Catelyn
- Littlefinger: You're really pretty Catleyn
- Littlefinger: Can I hang out with you Catelyn
- Littlefinger: Look I fought a duel for your hand Catelyn
- Littlefinger: Catelyn
- Littlefinger: Catelyn
- Catelyn: Wow, Littlefinger, you're a great friend. Just like a little brother.
- Littlefinger: Hey Sansa