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Name: House Oberion

Sigil: Grey jackal surrounded by mountains.

Motto: Look before you leap.

Unofficial Motto: None

Location: In the north

House weapons: Dune

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I'm guilty of this too, but I find it amusing how everybody's fake house has to have a valyrian steel sword.

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I'm guilty of this too, but I find it amusing how everybody's fake house has to have a valyrian steel sword.

Not everyones <_<

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Name: House Schwass

Sigil: A golden owl on a field of grey.

Motto: Wisdom above all.

Unofficial Motto: Wisdom prevails. Example; "But why do we need to do..." "Because wisdom prevails"

Location: Within the Stormlands.

House weapons:

Wisdomsend

A steel Warhammer with a golden elaborate inlay, with the head of an owl on the end as the beak being the back spike of the hammer.

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Name: House Dorset

Sigil: Golden spear on dark blue banner with stars

Motto: Loyal under Sun and Stars

Unofficial Motto: A sharp wit is the sharpest spear

Location: Small port town and trading post in Northern Dorne

Sworn To: Lady Jordayne of the Tor

House Sword Spear: Ebony shaft with Valyrian steel head. The head was supposedly taken off a Valyrian soldier slain in battle against a House ancestor among the Rhoynish folk.

Background: House Dorset is basically a well-off small lord house. They have relatively little land, but they run a small but reasonably profitable trading post town on the northern coast of Dorne. Their holdfast is a stone tower within a common wall encompassing the trading town.

Although the House Name comes from before the Rhoynish migration, House Dorset has heavily intermarried with folks of Rhoynish descent (including the ancestor who brought the Valyrian steel spear head). They have a "salty Dornish" appearance.

Edited by Bass

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I'm guilty of this too, but I find it amusing how everybody's fake house has to have a valyrian steel sword.

HAHA, I figured that would happen, so I made is an Ax. Plus I always thought it was cool that the Iron Throne was made of the swords of the vanquished, so I figured what would be stronger than an ax made of the weapons of those you conquered?

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Of course people want to have a semi-powerful house with a cool valyrian steel weapon. No one wants to create some petty upstart house with tin swords.

House Name: House Mossrot

House Words: "Yes ser..."

Sigil: A cowering brown rat on a moss green field. That's it.

Sword: Toothpick, the fabled rusty iron blade held by squires of legend!

Location: Nomadic house that moves to wherever the weather is currently the worst.

Sworn to: Split custody between the Martells and the Arryns

Religion: The original gods of the first men (anthropomorphized vegetable deities) that everyone else gave up on for good reason.

House Mossrot has a long and storied history of staying in the margins whenever possible. They are famed for having the most forgettable Lords in all the Seven Kingdom, and Mossrot women are fabled for the lush dark mustaches on their otherwise unexceptional faces. Members of House Mossrot have thought about rebelling a few times, but they never got around to it. No Mossrot has ever won or competed in a tourney, but they are known to watch the jousts from time to time. No member has served on the kingsguard, or even met a knight of the kingsguard for that matter. When a Mossrot goes to the Wall, he is immediately sent to the abandoned forts to count rocks. In a fit of panic, Lord Wert Mossrot changed his allegiance back to Black Harren upon hearing someone mention the man's name, years after Harren had been burnt to a crisp by Aegon the conqueror. First to kneel, last through the breach; bowed, bent, and broken.

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Name: House Brightleaf

Sigil: A black poppy with thorns on its stem, upon a green field.

Motto: All Words Mean Death

Unofficial Motto: Your mind is not your own

Location: Along the Mander, between Highgarden and Cider Hall. A rather large estate, with vast fields and many peasants, but no taxed villages or the like.

House Sword Cat o' Ninetails: Slip o' the Tongue. Supposedly made of tanned dragon hide, most suspect that those dragons are of the "swampy" variety (read: crocodiles). What's not in doubt are the five blades tied into the ends of this scourge, fragments of the Valyrian blades of five fallen houses.

Additional Info: Brightleaf is a small house; small enough that their liege has been known to forget to send out tax collectors. That's exactly the way they like it. This house, descended from the first men, survives by subtlety. They serve their liege as assassins, spies, and most crucially of all, interrogators. Their fields produce no food nor wine, but instead grow various plants with narcotic and psychogenic uses. The Brightleaf train from an early age in the application and refinement of these drugs, so they can keep a man lucid enough to remember the truth, while making him loose enough to reveal it. A little-known fact, the Brightleaf do not only provide these services to their lords; if any force appears to have a chance of succeeding in battle against their liege, the Brightleaf are more than willing to switch sides. However, the Brightleaves have no ambition of their own, and would never betray their lord for their own advancement.

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Not my house, but one that should exist in Westeros.

Name: House Undead

Sigil: Human skull with decayed skin clinging to it

Motto: We'll be back

Unofficial Motto: hasta la vista, baby

Location: Underworld

House Sword: No sword, but their very own werewolf, Robbwind.

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On one hand, this thread is really dorky. On the other hand, I am a huge dork.

Seriously right?! I was just thinking "wow, this is the dorkiest (how do you even spell that?) thread I've ever read". On the other hand, I am a huge dork as well so this is also the coolest thread I've ever read. Lol:) Im so pissed though! I can't even decide on a house name yet. Grrrr.... too many to chose from. These are all really great though! You guys all have awesome ideas.....

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House Name: House Mason

House Words: Never Give Up

Sigil: A broken sword being held at diagonal angle.

House weapon: A valyiran bastard sword forged using the hilt the remains of an ancient longsword, which was destroyed.

Location: North, west coast

Sworn to: House Stark

House Mason was granted it's land by an ancient Stark King after a young warrior saved the king's life. During a war long forgetten, the young warrior found himself as the last man between the attacker and his king. The king was struck by a wayward arrow in his calf, and was rendered immobile. He came to blows with the biggest man he had ever seen; standing over 7 feet tall, wielding a giant claymore. After two strikes by the giant man, his longsword shattered. Knocked to the ground and pushed aside the would be kingkslayer advanced on the king, when suddenly he felt something hit the back of his head; he turned around. The young warrior had thrown a piece of his broken blade. He stood defiant, wielding the broken longsword; with less than half of the blade still intact. The giant man roared and charged at the young Northern warrior. The rest is history.

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House: Reynolds

Sigil: A browncoat

Motto: Whores make good ambassadors

Unofficial Motto: Look after your crazy sister !!!

Location: A firefly class ship

House Sword: a laser pistol... duh !!!

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Name: House Macon

Sigil:A fawn in Brambles

Motto: Fear our Reach

Location: The North

Founder: Connavar

House Sword: Demonblade forged by the Siedh

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House name: House Greycliffe

House sigil: black thundercloud with yellow lightning bolt on grey

Hose words: "Steadfast and True"

House motto: none

Location: in the mountains of the Barrowlands, south of Torren's Square and northeast of the Rills

House weapons: Reaper and Bane, a pair of bronze battleaxes graven with ensorcelled runes

Sworn to: House Stark

House Greycliffe is ancient, tracing an unbroken line to the first men and having served the Starks since they were the Kings of Winter. The house is wealthy, but relatively small with a low population of smallfolk. Most of these work in the small mines that dot Greycliffe land producing iron, gemstones and obsidion. The Greycliffes remember the Long Night and their troops are armed with dragonglass daggers or arrowheads. This has become more of a ceremonial thing, but this house remembers that dragonglass can kill the Others. Worship of the Seven is forbidden in Greycliffe territory. When the Faith Militant existed this caused no end of trouble and Greycliffe knights frequently slew any that encroached upon their lands. Protected by the Starks, who reminded those Southrons that the Old Gods are worshiped in the North, House Greycliffe survived and prospered. The Greycliffe seat is called Silverlode and is situated almost entirely underground to protect from all enemies, including the harshest of all--winter. Reaper and Bane are thousands of years old but as good as the day they were forged. They are said to be magical, but no one believes that nonsense. However, Lukan Greycliffe, the eldest son and heir, insists that on the day that the red comet appeared the runes on the axes shone with an eerie red glow.

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Name: House Schwass

Sigil: A golden owl on a field of grey.

Motto: Wisdom above all.

Unofficial Motto: Wisdom prevails. Example; "But why do we need to do..." "Because wisdom prevails"

Location: Within the Stormlands.

House weapons:

Wisdomsend

A steel Warhammer with a golden elaborate inlay, with the head of an owl on the end as the beak being the back spike of the hammer.

Wow, this is my favourite, your house seems to be the Ravenclaw of Westeros. And I want this Warhammer :-)

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Name: House Marlys

Sigil: Sun in eclipse, on a black field; before exile the Titan of Braavos in a shape similar to the Vitruvian Man

Motto: There is hope

Unofficial Motto: Most men will die

Location: With the Golden Company, Lys; had lands near Kingswood, near Wendwater's mouth

House Weapon: Ancient gladius (from Valyrian slave-pits)

History: Of Braavosi origin, the founder first fought as a mercenary for the Storm King. Exiled from Storm's End before the battle against Aegon's forces. Knighted by Aegon. They were spies of Braavos in King's Landing. After the Dance of Dragons they left for Lys, only stewards remained.

Edited by Noros

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House Name: House Hetfield

Founder: Jaime Hetfield

House Words: "No Remorse"

Sigil: A black warhammer crashing a silver skull in a field of red.

Location: Bear Island

Castle: The Black Gate (a fortified port in Bear Island).

Ship: The Blackened.

Sword: No ereditary weapon.

Origins: The house descended from the Iron Men who conquered Bear Island. When the northeners take Bear Island back, House Hetfield bent the knee with a political marriage with House Mormont.

Sworn to: House Stark

Edited by Ellroy

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House Name: Sassarp

House Words: Never forget

Sigil: A yellow griffin on a red field

Castle: The Stone Nest

Sword: Vengeance, a bastardsword of Valyrian steel

Religion: The Seven

Location: Westerlands

Sworn to: House Lannister

Edited by Gurkhal

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House: VanDerPost

Castle: Weirwood Grove

House Motto: We Seek Truth

Sigil: A Weirwood On Grey Field

Location: North of Widow's Watch on the Coast

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House Name: Delchyster

House Words: The Sands Unnumbered, the Hour Unknown

Sigil: An hourglass with the sand half-fallen, on a field divided argent and ebony.

Location: The northern coast of Dorne, meeting the foothills of the Red Mountains.

House Weapon: Remembrance, a cracked weirwood spear with silver filigree running along the shaft.

Sworn to: House Jordayne of the Tor

The distant origins of House Delchyster started with Nymeria and her ten thousand ships, settling along the northern part where coast, desert and the foothills of the Red Mountains converge. They served House Jordayne as attendants and retainers, mediating between that house and House Yronwood. They achieved some recognition during the War of the Ninepenny Kings and were raised to landed knights. Many have taken up worship of the Seven since the status of the house was raised, though a few of the older members still keep faith with the gods of the Rhoynar. Their castle is Fallingsand.

Edited by Timekeeper

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