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Winds Of Winter Sample Chapter (Theon)

Theon

The king’s voice was choked with anger. “You are a worse pirate than Salladhor Saan.”
Theon Greyjoy opened his eyes. His shoulders were on fire and he could not move his hands. For half a heartbeat he feared he was back in his old cell under the Dreadfort, that the jumble of memories inside his head was no more than the residue of some fever dream. I was asleep, he realized. That, or passed out from the pain. When he tried to move, he swung from side to side, his back scraping against stone. He was hanging from a wall inside a tower, his wrists chained to a pair of rusted iron rings. Continue reading Winds Of Winter Sample Chapter (Theon)

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Winds Of Winter Sample Chapter (Arianne)

A R I A N N E
sample-arianne

They struck out north by northwest, across drylands and parched plains and pale sands toward Ghost Hill, the stronghold of House Toland, where the ship that would take them across the Sea of Dorne awaited them.  “Send a raven whenever you have news,” Prince Doran told her, “but report only what you know to be true.  We are lost in fog here, besieged by rumors, falsehoods, and traveler’s tales.  I dare not act until I know for a certainty what is happening.”       War is happening, though Arianne, and this time Dorne will not be spared.  “Doom and death are coming,” Ellaria Sand had warned them, before she took her own leave from Prince Doran.  “It is time for my little snakes to scatter, the better to survive the carnage.”  Continue reading Winds Of Winter Sample Chapter (Arianne)

Winds of Winter Sample Chapter (Victarion)

The Winds of Winter – Sample Excerpts

Victarion (Not the full chapter)
The Noble Lady was a tub of a ship, as fat and wallowing as the noble ladies of the green lands.Her holds were huge, and Victarion packed them with armed men. With her would sail theother, lesser prizes that the Iron Fleet had taken on its long voyage to Slaver’s Bay, a lubberly assortment of cogs, great cogs, carracks, and trading galleys salted here and there with fishing boats. It was a fleet both fat and feeble, promising much in the way of wool and wines andother trade goods and little in the way of danger. Victarion gave the command of it to Wulf One-Ear.”The slavers may shiver when they spy your sails rising from the sea,” he told him. Continue reading Winds of Winter Sample Chapter (Victarion)