"Do you know what it is like to be sold squire? I do. My brother sold me to Khal Drogo for the promise of a golden crown. Well, Drogo crowned him in gold, though not as he had wished, and I…my sun-and-stars made a queen of me, but if he had been a different man, it might have been much otherwise. Do you think I have forgotten how it felt to be afraid?"
I know she is proud. How not? What is left to her but pride? I know she is strong. How not? The Dothraki despise weakness. If Daenaerys had been weak, she would have perished with Viserys. I know she is fierce. Astapor, Yunkai and Meereen are proof enough of that. She has survived assassins and conspiracies and fell sorceries, grieved for a brother and a husband and a son, and trod the cities of the slavers to dust beneath her dainty sandaled feet.
Can people stop writing huge essays that basically conclude that dany will be more violent in the winds of winter?
Because I hate to break it to you but that is literally spelled out to us in the text and isn’t insightful in the slightest