If I'll be ask now what events happened in their chapters, I couldn't give a very good answer. Their chapters are just not memorable to me, and their characters are forgettable, too.
Aeron's first chapter starts with him hearing about Balon's death, then is several pages of him wandering in seaweed, thinking about his backstory and the Drowned God, before he decides to call a Kingsmoot at the end. Not something that can be folded directly into another's POV, but we can easily just hear about it second-hand. His second chapter is the Kingsmoot itself, where both Asha and Victarion are present, either one of them can offer the POV.
Arys' chapter is a couple of pages of him fretting about bedding Arianne, then he spends the rest of the chapter with Arianne as they sleep together, then she coaxes him onto her side and reveals her plan to crown Myrcella. It's a chapter that by all rights should be Arianne's.
Aero's chapter introduces us to Doran, and shows three Sand Snakes in turn, all suggesting vengance for Oberyn. Then Doran orders the Sand Snakes be confined. Arianne is there for the third meeting. No reason she can't be there beside her father for the whole chapter.
I admit, I had to look up most of this. It's not uninteresting material, but I think it would've been a lot more memorable if we had seen it through a stronger, more established POV.
So while the current format is:
- Aeron 1
- Asha 1
- Victarion 1
- Aeron 2
- Victarion 2
- Areo 1
- Arys 1
- Arianne 1
- Arianne 2
- Asha 1 (hears about Balon's death, character development/backstory, hears that Aeron has called a Kingsmoot)
- Asha 2 (Existing Asha chapter)
- Victarion 1 (Existing chapter)
- Asha 3 (Kingsmoot)
- Victarion 2 (Existing)
- Arianne 1, 2, 3 and 4 (As explained, all the exact same material can be covered by Asha)
As you see, it's easy to cut out 3 POVs and still keep almost the same exact material. Only one chapter (Aeron 1 --> Asha 1) is changed notably.
Edited by The_Void, 10 April 2013 - 01:00 PM.