A Song of Ice and Fire, 5-Book Bundle (A Song of Ice and Fire, Books 1-5)
George R. R. Martin
For the 1st time, all 5 novels within the epic myth sequence that encouraged HBO’s Game of Thrones are jointly in a single boxed set. An immersive leisure adventure in contrast to the other, A music of Ice and hearth has earned George R. R. Martin—dubbed “the American Tolkien” through Time magazine—international acclaim and hundreds of thousands of dependable readers. Now this is the complete huge cycle:
A video game OF THRONES
A conflict OF KINGS
A typhoon OF SWORDS
A ceremonial dinner OF CROWS
A DANCE WITH DRAGONS
“One of the simplest sequence within the historical past of fantasy.”—Los Angeles Times
wintry weather is coming. Such is the strict motto of condo Stark, the northernmost of the fiefdoms that owe allegiance to King Robert Baratheon in far away King’s touchdown. There Eddard Stark of Winterfell principles in Robert’s identify. There his kin dwells in peace and luxury: his proud spouse, Catelyn; his sons Robb, Brandon, and Rickon; his daughters Sansa and Arya; and his bastard son, Jon Snow. a ways to the north, in the back of the towering Wall, lie savage Wildings and worse—unnatural issues relegated to delusion throughout the centuries-long summer season, yet proving all too actual and all too lethal within the turning of the season.
but a extra quick possibility lurks to the south, the place Jon Arryn, the Hand of the King, has died lower than mysterious situations. Now Robert is driving north to Winterfell, bringing his queen, the stunning yet chilly Cersei, his son, the tough, vainglorious Prince Joffrey, and the queen’s brothers Jaime and Tyrion of the robust and filthy rich condominium Lannister—the first a swordsman the ultimate, the second one a dwarf whose stunted stature belies a super brain. All are heading for Winterfell and a fateful come across that may swap the process kingdoms.
in the meantime, around the slim Sea, Prince Viserys, inheritor of the fallen residence Targaryen, which as soon as governed all of Westeros, schemes to reclaim the throne with a military of barbarian Dothraki—whose loyalty he'll buy within the basically coin left to him: his attractive but blameless sister, Daenerys.
“Long reside George Martin . . . a literary dervish, enthralled by way of complex characters and brilliant language, and bursting with the wild imaginative and prescient of the superior story tellers.”—The long island Times
A hand on Jon’s shoulder. “Come again to me after you’ve fathered a couple of bastards of your personal, and we’ll see the way you feel.” Jon trembled. “I won't ever father a bastard,” he stated rigorously. “Never!” He spat it out like venom. all at once he discovered that the desk had fallen silent, they usually have been all him. He felt the tears start to good at the back of his eyes. He driven himself to his ft. “I needs to be excused,” he stated with the final of his dignity. He whirled and bolted ahead of they can see.
Yours via the grace of god.” God, she acknowledged, no longer gods. The pink girl had gained her, middle and soul, turning her from the gods of the Seven Kingdoms, either previous and new, to worship the only they referred to as the Lord of sunshine. “Your god can continue his grace,” acknowledged Lord Stannis, who didn't proportion his wife’s fervent new religion. “It’s swords i would like, no longer benefits. Do you've a military hidden someplace that you’ve no longer advised me of?” there has been no affection in his tone. Stannis had continually been uncomfortable round.
Bridge that spanned the space among the gatehouse and the nice retain, yet this plump Oldtowner had neither the craft, the team, nor the braveness to try this sort of factor. so that they sailed prior at a secure distance, and Theon needs to content material himself with seeing Pyke from afar. nonetheless, the Myraham needed to fight mightily to maintain itself off these rocks. “It has to be windy there,” the captain’s daughter saw. He laughed. “Windy and chilly and damp. A depressing difficult position, truthfully … yet my lord father.
alongside the shore of the lake and the small movement that emptied into it, and a wood pier jutted out into the water beside a low lengthy development with a slate roof. She shinnied farther out, until eventually the department started to sag below her weight. No boats have been tied to the pier, yet she may well see skinny tendrils of smoke emerging from many of the chimneys, and a part of a wagon jutting out in the back of a solid. Someone’s there. Arya chewed her lip. all of the different locations they’d encounter have been empty and desolate.
My eyes and ears, I dare no longer lose him. Your brother i must carry Riverrun once we march—” “March?” not anyone had acknowledged a note to her of marching. “I can't take a seat at Riverrun looking ahead to peace. It makes me glance as though I have been afraid to take the sphere back. whilst there are not any battles to struggle, males begin to think about fire and harvest, Father informed me that. Even my northmen develop restless.” My northmen, she suggestion. he's even commencing to speak like a king. “No one has ever died of restlessness, yet.