The Tickler backed away. Arya could smell his fear. The shortsword in his hand suddenly seemed
almost a toy against the long blade the Hound was holding, and he wasn't armored either. He moved
swiftly, light on his feet, never taking his eyes off Sandor Clegane. it was the easiest thing in the world for
Arya to step up behind him and stab him.
"Is there gold hidden in the village?" she shouted as she drove the blade up through his back. "Is there
silver? Gems?" She stabbed twice more. "Is there food? Where is Lord Beric?" She was on top of him
by then, still stabbing. "Where did he go? How many men were with him? How many knights? How
many bowmen? How many, how many, how many, how many, how many, how many? is there gold in
Her hands were red and sticky when Sandor dragged her off him. "Enough," was all he said. He was
bleeding like a butchered pig himself, and dragging one leg when he walked.
I was so looking forward to seeing this in the series, now that's been screwed.
Edited by DireHiker, 10 July 2012 - 10:02 PM.