My parents brought us up in a very clever way, which was that they saw what we were interested in naturally, and then they encouraged whatever that may be. When I started sharing a keen interest in drama and the theater, instead of steering me away from it, they encouraged me to see plays and think about drama school.

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Daenerys Targaryen Appreciation week | one location ► qarth          

↳   Qarth is a great trading and port city, one of the largest and richest cities in the known world. It is located on the south coast of Essos, on the Straits of Qarth which link the Summer Sea to the Jade Sea. It lies to the south of the forbidding desert known as the Red Waste, which divides the city from the Dothraki Sea to the north and acts as an effective deterrant against Dothraki raids on the city.
Qarth is inhabited by a people known as the Qartheen. Trade is the lifeblood of the city, as almost all trade between the cities and nations of the Jade Sea and the lands to the west (the Free Cities, Slaver’s Bay and Westeros) passes through its port. The city’s merchants command immense wealth and a power. The city is also famed as being the home of the Warlocks of Qarth, who are feared and respected across much of Essos. 

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daenerys appreciation week: day 6 - one prophecy

“What fools we were, who thought ourselves so wise! The error crept in from the translation. Dragons are neither male nor female, Barth saw the truth of that, but now one and now the other, as changeable as flame. The language misled us all for a thousand years. Daenerys is the one, born amidst salt and smoke. The dragons prove it.”