I was looking at some Jaime chapters in AFFC and I’ve always been fascinated by the hubris behind this line and the idea of the Lannisters as a pantheon of gods:

I thought that I was the Warrior and Cersei was the Maid, but all the time she was the Stranger, hiding her true face from my gaze. 

But this time I was focused solely on Jaime’s deification of Cersei: “I thought […] Cersei was the Maid”. Jaime placed Cersei up on a pedestal of innocence and chastity. In ADWD, Jaime I,

And what is it you like in a woman, m'lord?“

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“The Mad King was obsessed with it. He loved to watch people burn, the way their skin blackened and blistered and melted off their bones. He burned lords he didn’t like. He burned Hands who disobeyed him. He burned anyone who was against him. Before long, half the country was against him. Aerys saw traitors everywhere. So he had his pyromancer place caches of wildfire all over the city. Beneath the Sept of Baelor and the slums of Flea Bottom. Under houses, stables, taverns. Even beneath the Red Keep itself. […]”