Yucef Menaerys

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  1. Renly would win, he was very charismatic and people were naturally inclined to him. On the other hand I see no way in hell Stannis would win.
  2. You're not her fangirl.
  3. Dialogue is not only awkward but plain terrible, it's like Sanderson did not improve but actually regressed, I can't stand Shallan's chapters at all, it's because of the incredibly bad way she's written that she's my least favourite character. The way I see with Sanderson is he's desperately trying to put good humor in his books and failing spectacularly at it. Dialogue is the weakest aspect of Oathbringer, the author has a poor command of the English language, just try comparing GRRM's dialogue with Sanderson’s and Sanderson’s would feel childish in comparison. I'm really concerned because I thought he would continue to improve but sadly that hasn't happened yet, he's still in the class of what I call 'average' authors. I was hoping he would crack it to the level of the top dogs where people like GRRM and Tolkien are, but unfortunately I don't see that happening soon. With that said, in the class of average authors, Sanderson is definitely the king.
  4. This is exactly why I had to re-read Words of Radiance before starting Oathbringer. It's definitely the weakest in the series so far, that was a tad disappointing, I did not thimk this would happen to SA since the previous two books were excellent. As to the length, I agree part 1 is mostly filler. There's also a lot of deliberation in the Kholinar scenes it was annoying, he could've written everything in Kholinar arc in half the space he used. 'Nice' is a good description of the ending, nothing exciting though, I'm not even desperate or very eager to read the next book, there's no urge unlike when I finished Words of Radiance or Way of kings. Too much deus ex machina and overpowered characters.
  5. The Hightowers have dabbled in the game of thrones before and suffered greatly for it during and after the dance, that has now made them extremely wary towards participating in the game. As of now I think the Hightowers would be too busy trying to stop the Ironborn to ever bother about Aegon, had the ironborn threat not existed I still think they wouldn't give two figs about Aegon or take part in the war. Assuming they do decide to take part in the war to come, they're going to go for Dany as that's probably their safest option since she has dragons, what would Aegon offer them?
  6. At least Henry IV was a Plantagenet, the crown remained within the same family, so it's not comparable to what Robert did because he wasn't a Targaryen and had zero claim to the Iron throne hence why he's called the usurper.
  7. Very big plot hole you bring up here which I had frankly never thought of before, good job OP. Also why would any merchant risk trading in the free cities if there's like 50/50 chance of his ship never getting there? Perhaps the chances are even lower than that. The ironborn whom are perhaps the best sailors in planetos lose a lot of ships travelling to Slavers bay, Tyrion's ship also sinks, seems risky as hell, yet despite all this, these cities are all presented as thriving trading environments. Given how dangerous sea travel is there should at least be a secure and stable road connecting slavers bay with the free cities for this to make sense.
  8. That depends, to the readers? Probably Stannis since we as readers have the benefit of knowing that Robert's children by Cersei are bastards and after them obviously the next person in line is Stannis. To most people in Westeros? Joffrey. They couldn't know that he wasn't Robert's son for sure, no DNA test available and everyone rightfully assumes that he is Robert's trueborn son, so that makes Joffrey the rightful king in their eyes.
  9. I completely agree, it's extremely weird that any Targaryen wouldn't have a dragon, I assume that would be the number one priority for any Targ kid, a lot of people try to bring up the story of Vaegon the dragonless to claim that this is proof that not all Targaryens had the magical ability to ride dragons kinda like squibs in Harry Potter, this is a ridiculous idea IMO I think every Targaryen could ride dragons if they wanted, so the story of Vaegon the dragonless is completely non-sensical except if maybe he just decided he doesn't want to have any dragon which would be queer but possible.
  10. I have no idea what you guys are talking about, what happened with Gendry and Arya in the Stoney Sept? Spot on.
  11. The dornish master plan? Could you expatiate?
  12. In the 21st century yeah, but in midieval times? I'm not so sure. Point taken, but you say people complain, they only do it in their minds then, what i meant was complaining to the king or trying to bring up a grievance against him or something. No one would do that, even if he wasn't king, even if he was a peasant, I don't think people in the middle ages recognised rape if it was between husband and wife. Are you suggesting that the iron bank would have the monarch of Westeros killed because they refused to honour the debts of a usurper? And what would that achieve? And if they risk carying out such reckless move and someone finds out they'll be in big trouble. Imagine a scenerio whereby Dany refuses to pay the debt, the iron bank secretly sends an assassin to kill her and somehow unfortunately the plot succeeds but is botched and people find out about it? I imagine the next king her son and heir declaring war against bravos and God help them if he isin't a dragon rider or he would burn the titan to ashes or at least bring it to its knees.
  13. How can a man be held accountable for something he did unwittingly? Would you be held accountable for something you did while sleeping even though you were not aware of your sorroundings? Yes but what you have to understand is that Aerys didn't start with the intention of hurting his wife ( he was a madman remember?) He didn't plan it, he didn't savage Rhaella because she disobeyed him and he wanted to punish her (which is similar to what happened in dany and Viserys' case) I'm sure if you were to ask Aerys he would tell you it was just part of the sex and he was taking his rights as a husband. You also have no way of knowing that she would not get a pass or that she would be punished if she spilled blood as a khaleesi. What happened in the case of drogo and Dany was different, danearys had to do something quick at that moment or else Viserys would have hurt her, so she did the only thing she could have done, all in self defense. While Drogo had Viserys subdued, he didn't need to act quickly, Viserys was already disarmed and no longer a threat, so drogo could kill him at his leisure, he had the time to devise a way to kill him without spilling blood, Dany did not. I'm sure Drogo would also have spilled his blood if he was in danger himself regardless of the rules. I agree that it would be better if Dany pays the debts but she would also be within her rights to refuse to pay, since it was a usurper and a rebel who requested and used the money.
  14. Kudos to all the great points raised by @HallowedMarcus @Quoth the Raven @Enzo Ferrari @The Transporter I must warn you though that the user @Jon's Queen Consort is the biggest Daenerys hater on this forum, everyone knows her by now and is tired of her old boring arguements, in every post of hers where she discusses Daenerys and her campaign in slaver's bay she brings up thesame arguments of genocide against slavers, murdering slavers etc and she has been answered with reason and logic many times by posters but she still insists on the same thing, were you to go back in this very same thread you would see the discussion I had with her and she brought up the very same arguments, now that you have eviscerated her points she will dissappear and return with the same argument and points later when everyone forgets on this thread or another. Debating with her about Daenerys is pointless since she refuses to see the basic ethical reasons of the war against the vile slavers because her hatred for Dany and Targaryens has blinded her. (Even the wiki calls the conflict 'the war for the emancipation of slavery' but she calls it genocide)
  15. That is purely your own opinion, a dany fan could say thesame thing as well. You'll be sure her pets would be effective against the others, they are fire made flesh and nothing destroys the others more than fire and dragonglass. I don't care one bit that Dany's army is foreign, who else was she supposed to bring along? She was in Essos and had to make do with whatever soldiers she could find, and I don't think the perception of the people of Westeros should matter as well, as long as she defeats her enemies and reclaims her birthright, as Tywin Lannister said "A lion does not concern himself with the opinion of the sheep" well in this case it's a dragon who is already percepted as being above common men and being closer to gods Yes he did, he tried to steal and kidnap the lawful wife of the Lord of winterfell, it doesn't matter that she's his half-sister, he has no right whatsoever to rescue her, this is Westeros and forced marriages happen all the time, I'm sure there are many brides in Westeros who would also like to run away from their husbands but their families don't always go around 'rescuing' them do they? There's no difference, it doesn't matter whether she was fleeing or not he has no rights to kidnap her. And indeed Ramsay is the Lord of winterfell, Roose is lord paramount and warden of the north as well as lord of the dreadfort while Ramsay is the Lord of winterfell and head of house Bolton of winterfell. Here are some quotes from the book