Lord Bronn Stokeworth

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About Lord Bronn Stokeworth

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    I Went to Dorne, and All I Got Was Some Bad Pussy
  • Birthday 10/11/1984

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  1. He was so awesome. His twenty good men were all ninjaing Stannis. He had touching moments with his dad who loves him despite being distant. He kept the woman he loved despite being forced to marry another. He was all badass stomping Stannis's army. That fucker was evil. He burned his own daughter. Sure, he raped and tortured, but boys will be boys. But seriously, he was defintely the protagonist even if "hero" is questionable. But I actually think D&D want us to root for him. Thus, I refer to him as the hero of the story.
  2. Not at all. Ramsay is the hero of the Winterfell story while Joffery was always the antagonist. Shireen's burning highlights this. It had one simple reason. To make Stannis the bad guy. To make the audience cheer when he got curb-stomped by Ramsay. He's not to replace Joffery. If anything, he's to replace Jon. He is the *authors' avatar. They may kill him, but it will an epic bad-ass death and/or **tragic. *Authors being the show creators of course, not GRRM. **They will try to make it tragic at least. Of course, they probably thought their Dornish plot was good. So, who knows, it'll probably be unintentionally hilarious. Though they will be gushing how great Ramsay was and how sad it was to see him go.
  3. Which would mean the "she was just there to be raped" theory correct. Just like Mel left the Wall so Stannis could be turned into Satannis in time to be beat by the awesomest character in the story Ramsay and die in the name of the (only one who can't actually claim to be the) rightful king.
  4. Which makes it worse. She does not need to be there if Stannis won. If the Boltons won, well, why does she want to give legitimacy to the Boltons?
  5. Oh. I read the opposite. They want the money maker to last.
  6. I had a bit more, but the computer ate my response. So, here's the Cliff Notes version: In response to those who say Sansa's Season 5 storyline was necessary for her empowerment, how was she empowered? The last episode had Sansa try to get someone to save her, accept death is better than current situation, and finally get saved by someone else. How is any of that empowerment? That's she's actively trying to get people to save her? In response to bad shit happening to other characters, so? This is a Sansa Thread. I, and I suspect others, are pretty pissed about the other changes (it was Shireen's burning that brought me back). But this is a Sansa Thread. Talking about the shitty thing done to X doesn't mean there can be no empathy for Y. In response to Sansa being free from LF, how? Seriously, being on the run without supplies and having armies looking for you is not freedom. It's being on the run.
  7. I put this in the Rants section because I noticed it while I was writing up my rants. Meryn Trant sexually abused Sansa. The girls he was beating did look a bit like her. His new inclinations retcon the whole "abuse Sansa because ordered" to "getting his rocks off while abusing Sansa." I mean, I dunno. In some ways, it feels even worse than the rape. There was some sort of logical progression (I use logical extremely losely). But this just feels gratuitous. Unlike the rape scene, it doesn't even have shock value since people aren't going to realize it right away. It's purely to punish Sansa sexually.
  8. Why you shouldn't be celebrating [No Book Spoilers]

    Unfortunately, most of what I have to say is spoilers (though careful watchers might have a big clue):
  9. Will Bravos be pro or anti Dany?

    It's questionable because they are loaning money. They will lose money no matter what if they back multiple people. Notice Stannis agreed to pay back for Joffery's previous debts, not any debts the Lannisters incurred from then on. No one would agree to that. Also, reputation. The Iron Bank has a fearsome reputation because whoever they back tends to win. It wouldn't be fearsome if they backed any and everybody. It would be "duh, they back everybody." If Stannis nor Shireen nor any other possible heir to his claim take the Throne, then the Iron Bank will have to find another way to get their money. This could very well be going to Dany and offering the same deal if the war is still going on.
  10. Will Bravos be pro or anti Dany?

    What I'm actually arguing (besides that I apparently enjoy masochism) is...... 2. No. What's ridiculous is to consider her some great anti-slavery crusader when the only constant to her view of slavery is what suits her best at the time. Gotta sell slaves so your husband can lead his Dothraki army to Westeros for your son's Throne? It sucks, but that's what you gotta do. Need an army after everyone deserted you? Go to Astapor to buy a slave army. Don't want to pay for the slave army? Decide slavery is bad and punish those who just sold you an army. It went well? Continue on to pillage the next couple of cities. Things are going shitty? Legalize slavery and make concessions to slavers. Like you said before, just because someone says they're something doesn't mean they are. Just because Dany says she's anti-slavery crusader doesn't mean she is. If she was, she wouldn't have legalized slavery under any condition. She would keep searching for ways to get poor people fed without reinstituting the very thing she used as an excuse to war upon Slaver's Bay.
  11. Will Bravos be pro or anti Dany?

    I have already said that depending on what she does in the future, things can change. If she goes and reverses her earlier decisions (legalizing slavery, allowing the slave market), the anti-slavery hardliners very well may push to join her. I am strictly speaking of the current situation at the end of of ADWD.
  12. Will Bravos be pro or anti Dany?

    No problem. :cheers:
  13. Will Bravos be pro or anti Dany?

    Welcome to the board. Quick note, you do not have to give any spoiler warnings for the first five books. Any Winds of Winter spoiler chapters of course must be put into spoiler brackets.
  14. Will Bravos be pro or anti Dany?

    1. My bad. Rereading some, I see you are right about that. 2. Honestly, it seems like you're arguing both. Maybe you're not, but that's what it sounds like to me. 3. I'm not saying anything about that. I just decided to weigh in on the issue, and it was your post I replied to. For the record, I agree. If Dany agreed, I think she would pay back. I am not sure she would agree (and I wouldn't blame her). 4. I don't see it as ridiculous. She allows a slave market outside her city. She legalizes slavery. Let me repeat. She legalizes slavery. This puts her farther into the *slaver category more than most. It doesn't matter how limited it is. Legalizing slavery in any form destroys any anti-slavery cred you have. Nevermind "if you want to" is a loophole big enough drive a truck through. So, no. She is not the same as Stannis or anyone else who has not legalized slavery. *Somewhat inaccurately since legalizing slavery isn't technically the same as owning.
  15. Will Bravos be pro or anti Dany?

    I want to point that they only made the deal with Stannis after Cersei spurned them. They seem to support one side at a time. And from a business perspective, Dany is questionable. Her biggest business deal ended with her murdering the other side and taking both what she for and what she paid with. This makes her questionable at best from a business perspective. They are going to be wondering if it was just a cynical ploy or not.