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5 hours ago, Being Daenerys Targaryen said:

Do you see Arya married? A lady? I don't know... 

Arya doesn't know how to be a "proper lady", and still won't want to learn. But that doesn't mean she can't marry a lord. It just has to be someone who understands and respects what she wants, and wants somewhat compatible things, and who won't feel threatened by her stepping on his toes.

And I don't mean an anachronistically modern guy in touch with his feminine side. For the day-to-day stuff, we've seen lords grumble about how annoying it is to supervise the master-at-arm in training the green men, a job Arya would gladly take over. And meanwhile, I'll bet when Joanna was alive, nobody ever thought Tywin was a sissy because he oversaw managing the food stores for the domain instead of leaving it to her. It may even be easier with someone like Gendry, who hasn't been trained to be a "proper lord", and who, growing up as a commoner and going through an apprenticeship, is used to having to do jobs he doesn't want to do; being able to negotiate with his wife to do half of them will be a step up rather than an emasculating experience.

And I wouldn't be too worried about Arya "not knowing her place" when it comes to things like negotiating with other lords. She'd be happier, and effective, as the quiet figure listening in the background than as the voice of the family (although she'll always be there to give an Olenna-style cutdown when it's needed). And if Robb can bring his mom to a war council and still get elected king, I'm pretty sure a lord could get away with bringing his wife.

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23 minutes ago, Dawn of Fyre said:

When you say Arya is already physically attracted to Gendry, do you mean in a sexual way? Because she is still pre-pubescenct, so she would not be feeling sexual urges at this point in the novel. Once she gets her first period, those sexual feelings might arise. However, we must also consider her state of mind and psychological condition. 

Really?! There is something as prepubescent sexuality, even toddler sexuality. It's not the same thing as the sexuality of an adolescent, let alone an adult, but also not completely asexual either. Children as young as toddlers (boys and girls) can masturbate and there's nothing weird or wrong with that, and no, they won't climax as a fully sexual developed adolescent. It would be wrong for an adult or teen to use that toddler's sexuality for their own gratification. It's a type of mono-sexuality, and not just physical. They even have fantasies. Again, not the type of fantasies adolescents and adults have. It is devoid of adult lust, but stories of pairings that spend time with each other, like each other. Sexuality is not something that is non-existent and "off" prior to puberty. Nor is puberty a "switch" that suddenly tuns sexuality "on". It's more apt to consider sexuality as a gear system of a manual gear car. Toddlers are in gear 1. Around age 4-5 the gas pedal starts to speed things up in that first gear, parallel with the development of self versus surroundings, and which gender they are attracted to. Toddlers do not socially play for extended times with just every other child. In fact, they will play mostly by themselves, treating the coincidental other child more as a doll who needs to be told what to do, except a preference child of the gender they are attracted to. They want to play with that preference child as often as they can, and they play at being married, with a doll or fluffy toy for a child. And yes they can watch a series on TV and say "When I'm all grown up, I'll marry him/her".

I was going to marry a one year older boy of kindergarten, and I was going to marry"Luke" (Bruce Boxtleiner) in "How the West Was Won." That was a late show, beyond the hour I'd officially be asleep already. But every week I'd find some excuse about being thirsty and then very quietly sit in the couch, very slowly sip my cup, and hope my parents would forget I was sitting there, so I could watch the whole episode. And all I wanted to see was Luke getting into trouble, then out of trouble, and meet a girl and marry her. And I'd basically make up fanfic in my head that was perfectly age appropriate, with a Luke and an adult woman beating the bad guys together.

This type of fantasy, looking and play preference continues for a while as children learn social play, and start to make friends, of both genders. Early elementary children start to become social beings who are interested in other children's likes and dislikes, and bonding range extends to the ability to make friends even with those the child does not want to marry when grown up.

Then around age 8 children go into second gear, with a curiosity of the physical differences, and yes the act of procreation. Children play "doctor", and begin to play with dolls that are adult looking. They begin to project and externalize the little fairytales onto these dolls. They'll have them kiss or sleep on top of each other. And the "preference" child of the gender they are attracted to is sought out to re-enact movies or fairytales. The desire is not just "I want to be around him/her". The desire also becomes, "I want him/her to be around me" too. Instead of mono-sexuality, it becomes latent sexuality. And of course that preference is based both on looks as well as emotional latent chemistry. In that second gear children start to develop feelings of what excites them more with the adult dolls they play with, and what less. And yes, you can regard that as a type of child invented porn.

And between age 10 to 12, regardless of the physical sexual development of that child, children go into third gear. The mind starts to prepare itself for 4th gear sexual activity. They will watch adults kissing and making love, in movies, in books, search for porn on the internet and magazines, and in real life. And the more they see, the more they pick and choose from it and begin to incorporate it in their fantasies. Playing doctor and adventures and fairytales is over. It's as private as the toddler mono phase. Masturbation becomes sexually charged. And instead of a "preference child to play with" another person becomes a crush. They don't play enact anymore, and censure it even. Instead they start "walking" and "talking" to emotionally connect. During the 3rd gear hormones kick in. Boys will have their first wet dream. Girls will start to menstruate, dream of being kissed and just before 4th gear begin to fantasise about being sexually active with their crush at different levels (from kissing to going all the way).

4th gear is the stage where a teen does not just want to fantasise anymore, but wants to act it out, preferably the crush. They want to share it. And thus the teen becomes sexually active.

Both Arya and Bran are in second gear sexuality in aCoK. Bran at his earliest stages. Arya is at its latest stage. She watches Pretty Pya doing it for example in aCoK, but as something that grown-ups do, and not yet in relation to what she would want to do. She likes to watch Gendry's muscles work as he smiths and at some level it arouses her. She becomes aware of sexual charged atmospheres at Harrenhal and how some men see her as an object of this. She smoothly goes into 3rd gear with the transition of aCoK in aSoS. She makes a clear distinction between Hot Pie and Gendry: Hot Pie is just Hot Pie (a friend), but Gendry is "dangerous". She's thrilled that they are in tune enough to finish each other sentences. She "walks" and "talks" with him around the hill of High Heart. She's curious about what is going on in the Peach: watches the adult men and women having fun with one another and go upstairs. She doesn't want Gendry to be her brother, but is upset when he tells her he might ring Bella's bells (sure, she tells herself she doesn't care, but she doth protest too much in her mind). She rejects play-fantasy that is appropriate for 2nd gear (the fantasy of basically being Robin Hood and Maid Marion together), in the second half of the book. She wants him to stay with her, a vague form of spending his life near her, is crushed when he chooses otherwise, punishes him by "walking" and "talking" with Edric Dayne, is keenly aware that Gendry doesn't like this one bit and rubs it in, but throughout has more attention for what Gendry does and say while he's blatantly competing with Edric Dayne and acting out his jealousy.

Then in Braavos she totally becomes a fangirl of the courtesans. She's in her own way not that different from a teen girl buying fashion magazines, and the girls being picked by courtesans to attend them are comparable to "being asked  or told they could model". It's got nothing to do with "fashion" and she doesn't "ape the fashion", but pretty much straightforward teen sexual identity interests. She's looking forward to grow breasts soon.

She never takes notice of Hot Pie's eye color, but she quickly notes that Gendry has "deep blue eyes". She doesn't care what Edric Dayne or Hot Pie smell like, but even while having her attention on the gold cloaks and telling Gendry to shut up she's keenly aware he smells of soap. She picks up on every type of face that Gendry makes. And she also seems to know what each expression of his face might mean. She neither watches Yoren nor Lommy or Hot Pie as much as she does Gendry. She's into him from the second chapter in aCoK.  

So, yes, she is both physically and emotionally attracted to Gendry in a latent sexual way. She has sexual feelings, but they manifest themselves in an age appropriate manner. For sexually active adults attraction and sexual urges are nearly the same, because they are fully developed and experienced enough to want to act on the attraction. They are not the same thing for prepubescent children. But it does not mean that children are without sexual feelings or even without sexuality. It is something different though than what adults feel and do, and they express it differently and fantasise differently. Her latent sexual attraction to Gendry does not cause her wanting to be sexually active with him. But it does create the desire within her to watch him, to connect with him, to be around him and for him to want the same of her, especially in aSoS.

3 hours ago, Dawn of Fyre said:

This is the reason why I wrote that her emotions were "dying". She's losing her natural emotive reactions in favour of artificial emotions that she can manipulate at will.

Are her emotions about the people she works and lives with "dead"? No, they're not. Why do you think she overhears Raff talking about intending to kill her actor colleague? Why do you think she thinks she will miss being Mercy and not showing up with the theater group the next day? And she's happy when she recognizes Raff: she regards it as a sign that the MFG sent him. You are confusing her becoming insensitive about taking his life with her other feelings about the other people in her life. She's becoming a professional in that sense. What is problematic is that she starts to know that most bonds she makes will have to be cut off. She may end up allowing herself to bond with people she likes less and less, because goodbyes hurt each time again. It's not that she's incapable of love or does not know that feeling anymore. But she is very much in danger of not allowing herself to feel it anymore, to save herself the hurt and the missing. Her death list is actually the first step towards it: instead of remembering and mourning the loved one who died, she remembers the people who took them away from her.

3 hours ago, Dawn of Fyre said:

Would her meeting Gendry in Westeros rrally stop her from taking revenge? Would Gendry drop everything and just accompany her on her murderous mission? Doubtful.

Well that all depends on how Gendry develops (but he's in a dark place himself it seems). What is this "everything that Gendry should drop"? He's not interested in remaining a smith. He's making a sword for himself. And he does not linger away from the make-shift orphanage for long, where Aray's ghosts are and theoretically from his mind, there is the highest chance she might turn up again, if she survived Saltpans and is in the Riverlands. It is implied that he hopes and waits there for Arya to reappear. So, yes, I absolutely see Gendry drop the BwB and the Crossroads Inn if she were to show up. Now, Arya may be the one to try and push him away and just be by herself. I can see that happening. But I can very much see him insist on tagging along. He's notoriously stubborn after all.

 

3 hours ago, Dawn of Fyre said:

Perhaps she returns to Westeros and heads North first, taking care of Walder Fray.

She might, but with Nymeria, LS, and Arya's ghosts in the RL the literary evidence leans heavily on Arya reappearing in the Riverlands again, and thematically to appear at the Crossroads Inn. It may not be called that way anymore, but that's what it is: a physical manifestation about which road to take in her life next. LS and the BwB will take care of the Freys for the most part. Darry, Riverrun, the hostages riding to CR and from the Twins to KL are all issues that will be dealt with before Arya even returns. And who is at that Crossroads Inn? Ah yes, Gendry. There would likely be news of the Vale and Winterfell, and Rickon and Jon by then.

3 hours ago, Dawn of Fyre said:

And when she reaches Winterfell or Castle Black, she learns that Jon Snow is alive. I think this would shock her to the core. Her need for vengeance would rage against feelings of Hope? Love? Unease?

Jon Snow alive, with Val in his life, and a journey where whatever harsh feelings she may have towards Gendry will be eased.

 

3 hours ago, Dawn of Fyre said:

I do like Gendry in the show, but I don't see how his character in the books could save Arya from her darkness alone. I just don't see it. She would need to be already healing psychologically for them to begin a proper relationship.

Who says that Arya will be healed from the darkness by Gendry alone? She'll need family, a permanent base and people sticking with her, regardless of her dark past to heal and begin to see life as having a future beyond tomorrow or next week or next month. And yes, of course she needs to be largely healed to have a proper full blown romantic relationship. But feelings are not a linear domino path. They're messy and meandering and wide, especially with a girl who'll be entering her menarch phase.

3 hours ago, Dawn of Fyre said:

I've read posts about how Arya already "loves" Gendry, or will fall in love with hI'm, etc. They cite scenes from the books, but it is all subjective interpretation. A pre-pubescenct girl may "have childish crushes" - many do in real life, but rarely does that crush remain once they may reach into their teenage years - especially when they've been separated for so long and grown into different people. I think the main reason people ship her with Gendry is because he is the only other "attractive" male character that she's meet on her journey that isn't her relative and older than her by five years.

No those are not subjective interpretations. They are literary interpretations. Aray's POV is Arya's story. A literary story is still a story, not real life, no matter how realistically written or not. It's not just a blog of weekly posts of what is going on in her life. It's a story, and stories have arcs and set-ups, and character growth. Every POV has some romantic arc going on, and you cannot have romantic arcs without introducing a romance interest into that POV's story. Most people "ship" her with Gendry, because that's the sole romantic set-up established in her narrative for 1.5 books. It's not because he's attractive to the reader, but because Arya shows interest in him. They're not "shipping" it to self-insert themselves, or because they want Gendry to have what he wants. They are also not reading it as parents who "know what's best for her" or as adults thinking "kids can't have romantic feelings!". They're "shipping" it, because Arya likes him on many levels, including in a latent-romantic way, and this seems to be recopricated, he has been kept alive so far and is specifically set-up for a reconnection in Brienne's aFfC chapter that features him. One of them might still die, or they may grow out of it and choose someone different. But I find the claim that people are just projecting their own desires on it absurd, especially when they actually can produce literary references that belong to romance writing.

Yes, most people in real life do not develop an adult relationship for life with their childhood crush. But some do. It happens. Most also don't go through Riverlands hell and survival for close to a year. And plenty of those in real life who ended up sticking with their once childhood crush actually were separated for a while, may even have had a different teen romantic experience, met up and discovered they had adult chemistry too. How long do you think Arya and Gendry have been separated? Less than a year at the moment.

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2 hours ago, NexivRed said:

I don't think we've seen Gendry "fall" for anyone to the point where we know his type. He was fond of Arya. I think he'd respect her a lot. But when it comes to wanting a wife and children, I can definitely see an attraction to Sansa and an understanding of the political importance of uniting houses. 

An attraction? You mean, because Sansa is pretty? Is there something more that would make him like her except that they haven't even met and have no story together?

Understanding the political importance....He has just acknowledged the fact that he is a bastard of the late King, not that he has to be a Lord, if he ever becomes one, he might try to understand these issues, but if this happens, it would be at the very end. As for Sansa, there is no way she would like to marry someone she has not ever met, considering she is done marrying for political issues, at least for a very long time.

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Gendry who think every time a high born asks his name its trouble, people think will be in to Sansa? People think Sansa will be in to a gruff straight forward blacksmith? Do we know these characters at all or are we just mushing things together at random at this point?

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22 hours ago, elipride said:

Not saying that Arya will get married, but if she does, it doesn't mean that she will suddenly have a personality change and become submissive and delicate. Ygritte was in love with Jon and she was still herself.

Fair enough

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16 hours ago, falcotron said:

Arya doesn't know how to be a "proper lady", and still won't want to learn. But that doesn't mean she can't marry a lord. It just has to be someone who understands and respects what she wants, and wants somewhat compatible things, and who won't feel threatened by her stepping on his toes.

Perhaps, I should say it in a different way... I see more Sansa married to Gendry than Arya... I don't know...

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2 hours ago, Being Daenerys Targaryen said:

Perhaps, I should say it in a different way... I see more Sansa married to Gendry than Arya... I don't know...

Sansa fans see Sansa with everyone. Sandor, Tyrion, Podrick, Jon, Dickon, Edric Dayne, Gendry. Why hasn't she been shipped with Hot Pie yet? Who cares if they've never met and are completely incompatible beyond the surface.

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2 hours ago, Being Daenerys Targaryen said:

Perhaps, I should say it in a different way... I see more Sansa married to Gendry than Arya... I don't know...

They have never met...

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On 8/29/2017 at 3:34 PM, sweetsunray said:

She offered him a place in Riverrun to smith for her brother King Robb Stark. And he considered it, but increasingly displayed doubts, as they came across more and more evidence of "wolves" (Karstarks) committing war crimes, and not being all that different to commoners than Lannister soldiers. She's pretty much ashamed for what these soldiers have done herself. And Hoster Tully was a harsh ruler by the sound of it once.

He did. And despite her initial upsetness over it, she understands well enough and contemplates trying to find her way to them after the Twins, in a way agreeing with their cause herself. You do blame him for "leaving her", enough, to find it an argument for them never to cross each other's path again.

In the books, she does not explicitly offer him her family or herself as "his family". In contrast, she makes it clear he is not family, when he pretends to be her brother to protect her from a lecherous man who believes she's a peach.

Another incorrect representation: She did not run out of the barn they used for shelter because of her upsetness with him. She ran out of the barn, because they learned that Catelyn and Robb had left Riverrun for the Twins and only the Blackfish remained at Riverrun, an uncle who would not know her and could not identify her, and the BwB were squabbling about what to do with her. Beric had promised to unite her with her brother, and now had changed his mind to send her to Acorn Hall or to even send her to his castle Blackhaven in the Dornish Marshes. And Lem talked of her as a burden. She was angy and ran outside in the rain, not even meaning to actually run away, when Sandor snatches her and rides off with her.

But in a bigger scheme, yes she was full of anger against everyone. She rode with Edric Dayne instead of Gendry as a type of punishment. Then Edric told her how Ned Stark had loved Ashara Dayne before her mother and finally the BwB and Beric conclude they cannot deliver her to Riverrun.

I don't think it stands at all. Arya has long forgiven him. He is still with the BwB and that in a very particular Arya related position: he surrounded himself with Arya's "ghosts". While readers paint LS as only being out to revenge the Red Wedding, she set up an orphanage at the Crossroads Inn, where sparrows deliver wandering, homeless and parentless children often. This is in part done for those children, but also to create the best opportunity for Arya to turn up again. Neither Gendry nor the BwB abandoned Arya. They follow Sandor to the Twins, but never catch up to him. Before they arrive the RW occurs. But it's following her that leads them to find Catelyn's body that the warged Nymeria retrieved from the river. Beric sacrifices his own life to resurrect her. It's clear he does that to reunite mother and daughter, as a tye of debt he owes Arya. The BwB interrogated Merett Frey to verify Arya's possible fate at the Twins, before hanging him. But The Crossroads Inn being turned into an orphanage is evidene that they traced Arya to that place: it is where Sandor and Arya fought the Tickler and Polliver. The bloodstains from that fight are still faintly visible on the floor by the time Brienne arrives there. The BwB kicked the temporary occupant out and installed the Heddle girls again and put Gendry there as a "guardian". If any sparrow brings in a wandering Arya, he's the most likely to recognize her. They also followed Arya's trace to Saltpans, because the BwB are highly vengeful against the Saltpans raiders. How much this all affected Gendry is hinted by his anger. If Gendry originally wanted to fight for the common people, he has become very hostile to anyone who might be Arya's enemy. He personally kills Biter with a spear. Biter is the man who chewed breasts of young girls at Saltpans.

Meanwhile, the youngest Heddle sister is about Arya's age, as bossy, and Brienne wonders whether she might be Arya. Her name is "Willow", a tree name, while Arya is referenced the tree girl (in a song written and made up for Gendry and Arya specifically). A willow is a romantic and sad tree. Subtextually, George makes quite clear that Gendry is angry, sad and looking for Arya still in the only way possible, and he makes weapons for her family, for her resurrected mother. In contrast, there is no trace of Edric Dayne for example and he likely left for Starfall, after Beric's death, his squire duty over.  

Does that mean that there will be a fairytale ending? Not, necessarily, but it certainly puts Gendry in the middle of the story of real Arya, despite the fact that she is not even in Westeros anymore. I have yet to see any Arya reference in a Davos chapter with Edric Storm, who's in Myr. 

She befriended male characters easily, but he's the only one with which she has literary romantic links, even though they are pre-buscent romantic feelings. That is made clear when she for a moment fantasises about riding with the BwB after Sandor snatched her. The fact that she classes that fantasy with a song that Sansa would like is an indirect recognition by Arya that her feelings to ride alongside with him are romantic in nature. And aside from Jon, he is the sole male character who is still tied to Arya references.

And weren't you pairing her with Edric Storm earlier on? A boy she never met and who has not one Arya reference in the chapters he appears?

Then why are you pairing her with Edric Storm? Is that not inconsistent. And no, falling in love, is not necessarily cliche. It's as realistic and part of human life as hating someone is.

 

In the books he has latent romantic feelings as well already. Ohterwise George wouldn't have Brienne muse that the tree girl might end up marrying the smith boy. We wouldn't have Lem starting to chaperone Arya and Gendry and chastice Gendry for the Acorn Hall tumble, nor warn Gendry that "he won't be stealing any kisses from a princess", or Gendry be upset over her saying "you're not my brother" and responding with a taunt to find that girl to ring her bells after all. They're still innocent romantic feelings appropriate to her even younger age, but they're there.

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GRRM has confirmed that Arya will have her moonblood early. Arya has already alluded she'll start to grow a woman's body soon. He confirmed that Arya and Gendry will be revisited, but cautioned they are both still very young.

Arya is not psychopathic in the books at all. She cares deeply still for people and she heartily believes in justice. Sociopaths and psychopaths do not at all. Gendry himself is with the BwB, hanging Freys and Bloody Mummers and has speared Biter. Hot Pie was all upset over her having killed a HH guard, but Gendry gave no indication whatsoever that he was. He's making his own sword, and his time with the BwB and at HH can be assumed to indicate he knows well enough that swords are used to kill.

As for the show: they gave us a visual hint about Gendry possibly being the one able to stand between Arya's desire to earn faces. We witnessed the ruined and smashed in face of a gold cloak after he used his hammer. With him around, she will literally not be taking any faces. The show also indicated in the finale that Arya's desire to take faces is done. She talks of her father directly and missing him, admitting her feelings. Remember that she starts her list of names in the show on Yoren's advice after she asks him how to forget the events at Baelor's Sept. The fact that Arya talked about the execution in epi 6, aired her feelings about it, but also expresses mourning feelings about it to her sister in the finale, is an indication that she left the path that would have led her to taking Cersei's face to cross her off her list. Then we have Brienne mention to the Hound how the man who stands in Arya's way will need protection. And yet, Gendry already once physically stopped her from killing Sandor herself without her hurting Gendry for it.

I don't think the show means to make him Lord of SE either. They had the Hound toss the Baratheon hammer away.

I agree that the show is poorly and lazily written, but I don't think an Arya-Gendry reunion by itself is lazy writing at all.

You explained that so well that if it doesn't happen I'll have all hopes crushed :(

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11 hours ago, AryaNymeriaVisenya said:

Sansa fans see Sansa with everyone. Sandor, Tyrion, Podrick, Jon, Dickon, Edric Dayne, Gendry. Why hasn't she been shipped with Hot Pie yet? Who cares if they've never met and are completely incompatible beyond the surface.

A true Sansa fan should know none of these people are good enough for Sansa, only R'hllor is deserving.

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23 hours ago, AryaNymeriaVisenya said:

Sansa fans see Sansa with everyone. Sandor, Tyrion, Podrick, Jon, Dickon, Edric Dayne, Gendry. Why hasn't she been shipped with Hot Pie yet? Who cares if they've never met and are completely incompatible beyond the surface.

Let's me laugh out loud! 

Where the Hell! did I tell you I was a Sansa Fan? You sound ridiculous! smh... 

I said Arya a lady? No! Because she said it herself... It Sansa's stuffs... THat's why I explained that I was more thinking about Sansa since she even named her wolve Lady. Ok she died, but still, Sansa is more into those shits than Arya... 

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22 hours ago, Meera of Tarth said:

They have never met...

haha! Is it the end yet? No... 

Anyways, It would be good if Gendry could call Arya "My lady" just like he said he would in season 1. But with The faceless god shit, I don't think Arya's story is finished... I don't know... She is a killer... A proper one!

Perhaps If she plays the frightened girl just like she did with the Lannister's Knights (Ed Sheeran) then yeah

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On 1/9/2017 at 4:41 PM, Being Daenerys Targaryen said:

Where is Gendry, by the way? If He wasn't in KL, I assume, he was going to Winterfell... 

I suppose that's the case unless he was at the Wall, but they'll all are going to WF eitherway

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1 hour ago, Being Daenerys Targaryen said:

haha! Is it the end yet? No... 

Yes, but it's only six episodesleft and the ending is supposed to be based on the books. I hardly doubt that the books establish a romantic relationship between them in the last two ones, out of a sudden. The show won't do it, either, since there's no time for it, and Gendry's story is related to Arya, not her sister. If there is a romance or something similar it will be with Arya since the friendship already exists. The last time they did something similar was with Jonerys and they did it in s6, and it felt forced. There's no way they'll do the same with other random couples in the season that is supposed to be the third act of the show/books.

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Anyways, It would be good if Gendry could call Arya "My lady" just like he said he would in season 1. But with The faceless god shit, I don't think Arya's story is finished... I don't know... She is a killer... A proper one!

Perhaps If she plays the frightened girl just like she did with the Lannister's Knights (Ed Sheeran) then yeah

I think Arya will be less of a killer and more of a fighter against the WWs in the last season. If she kills anyone else for revenge, it will only be Cersei/The Mountain. (It could be Melisandre but I think she is not on her list anymore).

When Arya sees Jon, she will 100% focused in helping against the real threat, because she loves and admires him. Gendry will say the same to her. 

In the Arya/Gendry reunion they'll probably reuse some of their dialogue, so it's not far-fetched to specualte that the m'lady thing could reappear again.

She'll not play the frightened girl in front of people she knows. (I don't think she played it either with the Lannister soldiers, she was just hiding her real intentions against Cersei, I think she was being genuine). The problem with the show is that they have had Arya play the role of LSH and she is a bit colder than book Arya. I don't know if book Arya will be colder in Winds, probabbly, but both Arya's still have their genuine feelings of not being against the good people, but helping them, befriending them. And she'll even be more normal when she sees Jon and Gendry again.

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21 hours ago, Being Daenerys Targaryen said:

Let's me laugh out loud! 

Where the Hell! did I tell you I was a Sansa Fan? You sound ridiculous! smh... 

I said Arya a lady? No! Because she said it herself... It Sansa's stuffs... THat's why I explained that I was more thinking about Sansa since she even named her wolve Lady. Ok she died, but still, Sansa is more into those shits than Arya... 

Yes, her wolf was Lady, Lady is also dead. So how far do you want to stretch that.

If I sound ridiculous its because Sansa fans are being ridiculous

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On 1-9-2017 at 4:39 PM, Being Daenerys Targaryen said:

haha! Is it the end yet? No... 

Anyways, It would be good if Gendry could call Arya "My lady" just like he said he would in season 1. But with The faceless god shit, I don't think Arya's story is finished... I don't know... She is a killer... A proper one!

Perhaps If she plays the frightened girl just like she did with the Lannister's Knights (Ed Sheeran) then yeah

Well, while Sandor says to Brienne he won't be standing in Arya's way, there are 3 scenes where Gendry prevents Arya from enacintg her hatred or anger. The first time is subtle, reminding her that Yoren told her not to go near the caged prisoners. She follows him. The second time is right after Ser Amory has one of his soldiers shoot an arrow in Yoren, while they hide in the bushes. She wants to run off towards Yoren, but Gendry holds her back and she remains still then. Of course it ends with Gendry charging ahead and Arya following him. The third time is after the BwB trial of combat with Sandor. She runs to grab a knife and storm at Sandor to kill him. Gendry shouts after her no, and then races to grab her and hold her, ignoring her plea to let her go. She never holds a resentment with him over that afterwards. Gendry is the sole character really who has shown to be able to stand in the way of Arya's murderous path. She won't hurt him if he would do so again. It also shows that Gendry comprehends her anger and need for revenge on an instinctive level, without judging her for it. Meanwhile they gave Gendry a speech about his hatred of the Lannisters who killed his father and siblings, even if he never knew them. Oooh and his anger with the BwB matches Arya's putting Beric on her list.

 

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44 minutes ago, sweetsunray said:

Well, while Sandor says to Brienne he won't be standing in Arya's way, there are 3 scenes where Gendry prevents Arya from enacintg her hatred or anger. The first time is subtle, reminding her that Yoren told her not to go near the caged prisoners. She follows him. The second time is right after Ser Amory has one of his soldiers shoot an arrow in Yoren, while they hide in the bushes. She wants to run off towards Yoren, but Gendry holds her back and she remains still then. Of course it ends with Gendry charging ahead and Arya following him. The third time is after the BwB trial of combat with Sandor. She runs to grab a knife and storm at Sandor to kill him. Gendry shouts after her no, and then races to grab her and hold her, ignoring her plea to let her go. She never holds a resentment with him over that afterwards. Gendry is the sole character really who has shown to be able to stand in the way of Arya's murderous path. She won't hurt him if he would do so again. It also shows that Gendry comprehends her anger and need for revenge on an instinctive level, without judging her for it. Meanwhile they gave Gendry a speech about his hatred of the Lannisters who killed his father and siblings, even if he never knew them. Oooh and his anger with the BwB matches Arya's putting Beric on her list.

 

I think Arya and Gendry have mirrored quite a bit this season. Really highlighting why they got along. They are running on fury. They are both being harsh and blunt and honest. And of course D&D hit them both with the stupid stick

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1 hour ago, sweetsunray said:

Well, while Sandor says to Brienne he won't be standing in Arya's way, there are 3 scenes where Gendry prevents Arya from enacintg her hatred or anger. The first time is subtle, reminding her that Yoren told her not to go near the caged prisoners. She follows him. The second time is right after Ser Amory has one of his soldiers shoot an arrow in Yoren, while they hide in the bushes. She wants to run off towards Yoren, but Gendry holds her back and she remains still then. Of course it ends with Gendry charging ahead and Arya following him. The third time is after the BwB trial of combat with Sandor. She runs to grab a knife and storm at Sandor to kill him. Gendry shouts after her no, and then races to grab her and hold her, ignoring her plea to let her go. She never holds a resentment with him over that afterwards. Gendry is the sole character really who has shown to be able to stand in the way of Arya's murderous path. She won't hurt him if he would do so again. It also shows that Gendry comprehends her anger and need for revenge on an instinctive level, without judging her for it. Meanwhile they gave Gendry a speech about his hatred of the Lannisters who killed his father and siblings, even if he never knew them. Oooh and his anger with the BwB matches Arya's putting Beric on her list.

 

Yes, those two things really made me wonder if they were on purpose...

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