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  1. Rhaenys_Targaryen

    The ASOIAF wiki thread

    Thank you for clarifying!
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    The Wiki-Timeline Project v2

    For Gendry's age, we have several clues. First introduced, is from Eddard's POV: "The master called over a tall lad about Robb's age, his arms and chest corded with muscle." Robb is fourteen years old at the time, perhaps already fifteen (we do not know exactly when during Game Robb's birthday passes), so we know that Gendry is, in 298 AC, "about fourteen or fifteen years old" (and not "as old as Robb", there's a difference here). That statement tells us something, but nothing precise. Is her exactly as old as Robb, or perhaps a year (or even two?) younger or older? We cannot know for certain by this statement, but it given us a general idea. He is close in age to Robb, who was born in 283 AC. Next, we get Arya, who makes a calm, factual observation in her chapter, describing Gendry as five years older than she is herself (just as she earlier on described herself as being two years younger than the youngest of the orphans in the group; There is absolutely no indication that this is an estimation, a guess, or an assumption on her part). Arya, at the time, is ten years old, so, to her knowledge, Gendry is, at this moment in 299 AC, fifteen years old. Which means that he was born in either 283 AC or 284 AC. In 300 AC, we get Brienne's observations. This is a only a boy. A boy who looked as Renly had, the first time he came to Tarth. No, younger. Renly was, as far as we know, sixteen years old when he came to Tarth as part of his coming of age tour. Now, we don't know exactly how old Renly was when he arrived at Tarth from this quote, as we do not know how long Renly's tour lasted. If it took him more than a year, he would have turned seventeen by the time he arrived at Tarth. Yet, Brienne later confirms that Gendry is not yet sixteen years old: Gendry was the closest thing to a man grown, but it was Willow shouting all the orders, as if she were a queen in her castle and the other children were no more than servants. Being "the closest thing to a man grown" means he is not yet a man grown, and thus, younger than sixteen. Again, this does not prevent him from turning sixteen later during the year. So, in 300 AC, Gendry is fifteen years old or younger, by Brienne's statements, placing his birth in either 284 AC (as he could still turn sixteen later that year), or later. Note, however, that Gendry cannot be younger than fifteen in 300 AC, as he had already been fifteen in 299 AC, limiting his year of birth to only 283 AC. So, what the clues in the text tell us, is that Gendry was born in 284 AC. Perhaps others would like to give their opinion? @Thomaerys Velaryon, @Nittanian, or anyone else?
  3. Rhaenys_Targaryen

    The Wiki-Timeline Project v2

    Indeed, nothing suggests that this is an assumption. So we need to take this as a fact (being 15 in 299 AC), giving a limited range of years of birth (283 and 284 AC). 283 AC, with other available information, as stated in the calculation, can be excluded, leaving only a single possibility. I've corrected the entry. Let me know if you see any issues.
  4. Rhaenys_Targaryen

    Small Questions v. 10106

    No, that has not been described.
  5. Rhaenys_Targaryen

    The ASOIAF wiki thread

    I agree. (Unless, of course, Prentys is stated to have ruled Riverrun before 43 AC, in which case we know he rules Rivwrrun 43 AC). And on the House Tully page, it should simply say "Lord Tully", without speculation on which Tully this might have been.
  6. Rhaenys_Targaryen

    The Wiki-Timeline Project v2

    Sorry it took a while (I was away on holiday ), but I've added this to the calculations.
  7. Rhaenys_Targaryen

    Wow, I never noticed that. Vol. 18

    No, he did not play Illyrio, but another, unnamed, Pentoshi nobleman
  8. Rhaenys_Targaryen

    Small Questions v. 10106

    My point was that Martin seems to consider his dragons intelligent animals, not "stupid animals". Animals, certainly. But intelligent animals, nonetheless. At least, that is the phrase the report uses.
  9. Rhaenys_Targaryen

    Small Questions v. 10106

    I don't know if there are other reports on this, but in this 2007 Comic Con report, Martin is reported to have described the ASOIAF dragons as intelligent, despite the fact that they cannot, and never will be able to, speak, or be like the dragons of Tolkien or Le Guin.
  10. Rhaenys_Targaryen

    Small Questions v. 10106

    In the chapter cited, when Ramsay is impersonating Reek, he claims it is his true name to Theon: “Haven’t fucked no one since they took me, m’lord. Heke’s me true name. I was in service to the Bastard o’ the Dreadfort till the Starks give him an arrow in the back for a wedding gift.”
  11. Rhaenys_Targaryen

    The Wiki-Timeline Project v2

    All I'm saying is that it does not automatically mean that the person's next nameday takes place within that year. I agree that it could be possible, however. That would place his birth in either 114 AC or 115 AC. (And subsequently, Samantha in either 112 AC or 113 AC)
  12. Rhaenys_Targaryen

    The Wiki-Timeline Project v2

    Aegon II was restored to his throne in early 131 AC, and held the throne for half a year following. Aegon II would sit the Iron Throne again, but he would never recover from his wounds, would know neither joy nor peace. His restoration would endure for only half a year. (TPATQ) So he died mid 131 AC The dates of the MUSH cannot be taken as canon. They could align with the canon, certainly, but the fact that the MUSH states a date does not mean that that date is the same in the canon. Whether we can assume that Lyonel's birthday falls that same year, I'm not sure. It was the case for Jace, but does that automatically mean it is the case for all?
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    The ASOIAF wiki thread

    (Bolded emphasize in this post mine) Baelor Blacktyde spend eight years as a hostage in Oldtown: Baelor Blacktyde was more difficult to please. He sat by Victarion’s elbow in his lambswool tunic of black-and-green vairy, smooth-faced and comely. His cloak was sable, and pinned with a silver seven-pointed star. He had been eight years a hostage in Oldtown, and had returned a worshiper of the seven green land gods. (AFFC, The Iron Captain) The House Blacktyde pages lists The Kraken's Daughter as the source for this statement, but I cannot find such in that chapter. The quote does not state when Baelor was made a hostage, or why. The wiki states, citing this chapter, that Baelor was made a hostage following the death of his father during Greyjoy's Rebellion. Although it would make sense that Baelor was made a hostage following Greyjoy's Rebellion, as far as I can see at the moment, that was never stated in text. In fact, The Kraken's Daughter implies that this is not possible, as Tristifer Botley was send away from Pyke after Greyjoy's Rebellion to be the ward of Baelor Blacktyde. Furthermore, his wiki page also states that he became the Lord of Blacktyde following his father's death (289 AC). The page for Lord Blacktyde cites The Iron Captain for this statement as well, but searching "Blacktyde" and "Baelor" does not turn up any result. All I can find is this quote, which is, in my opinion, quite ambiguous. “Go home and know your wife,” Asha shot back. “Nuncle says he’ll give you more of what my father gave you. Well, what was that? Gold and glory, some will say. Freedom, ever sweet. Aye, it’s so, he gave us that... and widows too, as Lord Blacktyde will tell you. How many of you had your homes put to the torch when Robert came? How many had daughters raped and despoiled? Burnt towns and broken castles, my father gave you that. Defeat was what he gave you. Nuncle here will give you more. Not me.” (AFFC, The Drowned Man) Does anyone know whether there are quotes for these statements? If there are none, the wiki text should be changed.
  14. Rhaenys_Targaryen

    The ASOIAF wiki thread

    Added!
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    Small Questions v. 10106

    The only descriptions given are these: Qyburn's companionship was wearing on him. Jaime trotted toward the head of the column. A round little tick of a northman name of Nage went before Steelshanks with the peace banner; a rainbow-striped flag with seven long tails, on a staff topped by a seven-pointed star. "Shouldn't you northmen have a different sort of peacebanner?" he asked Walton. "What are the Seven to you?" ASOS, Jaime 6 Nage led them up a low hill, the seven-tailed peacebanner lifting and turning in the wind, the polished seven-pointed star shining bright upon its staff. ASOS, Jaime 7 As this banner associates with the Seven, the North and Iron Islands presumably use a different, albeit not described, peace banner. You're very welcome!
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