Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Many Faces of……..Cersei Lannister

Cersei is the fabled beauty of the Lannister family. She has achieved an amount of success not common  for women in Westeros. She is a Queen. She is Regent while her son is in his minority. She is smart and clever. … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of……..Tyrion Lannister

Tyrion Lannister. Fan favorite. Dwarf. Outsider. Monster. Intelligent. Observant. Funny. Calculating. One of Martin’s richest creations, Tyrion is a dizzying mass of contradictions. He is easily one of the most intelligent characters in the story. He uses his keen powers of … Continue reading

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Faces in a Crowd…….

Of ALL of George R.R. Martin’s achievements in “A Song of Ice and Fire,” his greatest may be giving his main characters multiple faces. We’ve all been subjected to “cookie-cutter” archetypes in genre fiction, especially fantasy. Martin has created characters … Continue reading

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