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What POV character has the best chapters

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What POV characters chapters do you like the most? I personally think most of the Arya, Sansa and Catelyn chapters were a very good read. But overall I think Tyrion had the best chapters in ACoK. There was just no chapter of him I didn't really enjoy. I didn't really like the Theon and Jon chapters though, I thought they were very boring at the start but later they got better.

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I liked Tyrion's and Sansa's chapters. I also liked those of davos, especially about the Battle of Blackwater Bay

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I actually like all POVs and chapters, for it's the variety and richness of characters that captivates me...

As I read the first Theon chapter, it seemed quite boring in the beginning. Perhaps I wasn't attuned to him, he didn't intrigue me at this stage. But this changed later on.

Same for Daenerys, whom I wasn't overly excited about, until she mixed up the Palace of Dust.

Mostly I enjoyed the Tyrion, Arya and Jon chapters. I can't find Jon boring at all, only a bit annoying unless he owned up to the Brotherhood for good. I find it most intriguing what's going on beyond the Wall, from there comes the greatest danger (and prospect, I guess). So, now in ASoS these are my favourite chapters, alongside with Arya's, Tyrion's and one more.

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Jon,Catelyn,Arya and Daenerys chapters are really amazing. Tyrion chapters are the best of all.

i hate Sansa chapters, all she can think is pretty dresses,guys(Loras Tyrell in book 3) and how pretty she is

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I like Bran. I like his dealing with being a cripple, which is a 1000x worse thing to be in their world than in ours, but mostly because in Brans chapters we can see the world from the eyes of a direwolf, which is awesome. I dont know what it is, but in any book I read, If I get explainations of human things from the POV of an animal, i just love it. One of the reasons I was big on Warriors as a kid. 

I also liked arya and hated sansas chapters for the same reasons. They are both weak little girls (even if Arya is a badass swordfighter in training), but where Arya does what she needs to do, reading sansas chapters just gave me the feeling of "this is what the world looks like from the eyes of a whiny bitch who cant do a damn thing for herself and cries and almost burned the castle down when she had her period."

seriously though, it is interesting how Arya has that bit of Ned in her, but is also getting screwed up by the world shes in. like when she risks her life to get that axe and give those prisoners, who were literally nothing more than monsters in her eyes, a chance to escape, which is totally what Ned would have done in that situation (assuming he was a little kid who couldnt help kick ass). She also risks her life to rescue Gendry from the Lannisters, and refuses to leave Weasle behind. But then when Jaquen says "hey ill kill any three people you want just name them." she says "sweet cant wait to kill some bitches thisll be fun". so her point of view is interesting for that too. 

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Theon Greyjoy. He is just such a nice Shakespearean character: ambitious and arrogant and yet insecure, sensitive and impressionable. His mental unravelling as the Prince of Winterfell is utterly spellbinding.

I also like Arya's chapters. Her moral code is simple and relatable: anyone who tries to harm her, her friends, or innocent people are bad. Her terrible sense of priority (what a waste of the first two names promised by Jaqen on anyone other than Tywin Lannister and Gregor Clegane) is very realistic for a child as young as herself. The ravages of war on the country are also only taken in by her POV.

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I would say Jaime,  and to a slightly lesser extent Catelyn, have the most constantly well-written and interesting/touching chapters. 

I might add Brienne to the list when/if we get Winds. So far her chapters have been too few to tell.

The main characters have the disadvantage of being featured a lot, which leaves more space for faultering and occasional lesser quality, though they are overall still excellent. 

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So many to choose and different characters are stronger in different books.

Arya's journey up until she left Harrenhall is one of my favorite pieces of the novel.

Tyrion's were consistently good until he murdered Tywin.

Cersi's slow decent into madness where it showed her thought process in scheming were really entertaining. Especially on a second read where you know her schemes don't work out.

Wasn't into it the first time as I was more plot driven - but the second time I read, Bran's entire journey was probably the most entertaining.

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Currently still reading, so I can't say for sure, but so far I'm thoroughly enjoying the Tyrion, Arya, and Bran chapters. Can't stand Sansa and Cat :P 

Edited by YoungGriffIsAegonBlackfyre

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1) Theon : awesome

2) Davos : discovering the Stannis squad was very cool !

3) Tyrion : political and strategic chapters :)

Bran a bit broing until the last ones with Theon,

Arya very psychological but his trip in Harrenhall didn't convince me

Catelyn not so bad but well it's Cat.

Jon ones were... well, snowy ? Only the chapter where Ygrid tell him the story of Bael the Bard really caught me.

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Theon and Arya! Just amazing, though rather depressing at times.

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