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I think that Varys' little birds are NOT mute, their tongues weren't cut out.
The only source of information, that all of those children are supposedly tongueless, is this - https://towerofthehand.com/blog/2013/05/27-conquest-44-report-grrm/
"Varys' little birds do have their tongues cut out. They are "provided to him" that way."
<- I think that this information is unreliable.
Because of five reasons:
1. It's not a direct quote from GRRM.
2. AGOT, Eddard's chapte