Are the king and the friend the same person? I keep coming back to this essay and this line in Jojen and Meera's oath: "We swear it by fire and ice."  Does this refer to a bloodline? A Dragonfly Among the Reeds - Is Howland Reed the Grandson of Duncan the Small? - General (ASoIaF) - A Forum of Ice and Fire - A Song of Ice and Fire & Game of Thrones ( I can't help thinking that awarding the crown of roses to Lyanna is a reference to "Jenny of Oldstones, with f