I haven’t seen my daughter in over a year.
The last time I saw her, she was swimming with two of my girls in the Water Gardens. Laughing in the sun.
I want to believe that. I want to believe she’s happy.
Jaime learned to fight with sword and lance and mace, while I was taught to smile and sing and please; You should have learned by now, none of us get the things we want.
“I waited, so can he. I waited half my life. She had played the dutiful daughter, the blushing bride, the pliant wife […] all the while promising herself that one day it would be her turn.”
I cannot die while Cersei lives, he told himself. We will die together as we were born together.
but there were other things that lived in the woods,
evil things, like stags and wolves
they could hear them howling in the night