arya stark (2)

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Arya glared at the gnarled root by her feet. She realized that the pretense was done. Gendry knew, and she had nothing in her pants to convince him otherwise. She could draw Needle and kill him where he stood, or else trust him. She wasn’t certain she’d be able to kill him, even if she tried; he had his own sword, and he was a lot stronger. All that was left was the truth. “Lommy and Hot Pie can’t know,” she said.

“They won’t,” he swore. “Not from me.”

“Arya.” She raised her eyes to his. “My name is Arya. Of House Stark.”

“Of House …” It took him a moment before he said, “The King’s Hand was named Stark. The one they killed for a traitor.”

“He was never a traitor. He was my father.”

Gendry’s eyes widened. “So that’s why you thought …”

She nodded. “Yoren was taking me home to Winterfell.”

“I … you’re highborn then, a … you’ll be a lady …”

Arya looked down at her ragged clothes and bare feet, all cracked and callused. She saw the dirt under her nails, the scabs on her elbows, the scratches on her hands. Septa Mordane wouldn’t even know me, I bet. Sansa might, but she’d pretend not to. “My mother’s a lady, and my sister, but I never was.”

“Yes you were. You were a lord’s daughter and you lived in a castle, didn’t you? And you … gods be good, I never …” All of a sudden Gendry seemed uncertain, almost afraid. “All that about cocks, I never should have said that. And I been pissing in front of you and everything, I … I beg your pardon, m’lady.”

Stop that!” Arya hissed. Was he mocking her?

“I know my courtesies, m’lady,” Gendry said, stubborn as ever. “Whenever highborn girls came into the shop with their fathers, my master told me I was to bend the knee, and speak only when they spoke to me, and call them m’lady.”

“If you start calling me m’lady, even Hot Pie is going to notice. And you better keep on pissing the same way too.”

“As m’lady commands.”

Arya slammed his chest with both hands. He tripped over a stone and sat down with a thump. “What kind of lord’s daughter are you?” he said, laughing.

This kind.” She kicked him in the side, but it only made him laugh harder.

Arya V, A Clash of Kings.

“ do you want to be a queen? ”

              “ no. i want to be the queen. ”

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tag games: top 10

Rules: Tell us your favorite character from 10 different fandoms and tag around 10 people. I was tagged by @lukesaysbreathe <3 THANKS!😍 

1) Raven Reyes (The 100)
I’m in love with her. She’s strong and smart. This girl suffered so much :(
Make her happy!


2) Arya Stark (Game of Thrones)
Favorite character of the book and series! Her pov in the book were for me one of the most fascinating. She is a real she-wolf of the North

3) Peeta Mellark (The Hunger Games)
Wonderful character! Many thanks to Josh Hutcherson, I can not imagine Peeta in another performance. I think this is my ideal man, but I would not be worthy of such a bright man as Peeta

4) Lagertha (Vikings)
My warrior woman! Ragnar had lost such a treasure. Yes, she has doubtful deeds, but we are not all ideal

5) Stefan Salvatore (The Vampire Diaries)
My love. Fell in love with it from the first episode. I WATCHED THIS TV-SHOW 5 YEARS, IN ORDER TO MY FAVORITE CHARACTER DIED IN THE FINAL EPISODE?????

6) Will Turner (PotC)
I was very fond of him when I was a child, then for a while I forgot about potc, and this year I watched these films with my family for the New Year holidays. My love for Will again woke up! I love him! Hero! Worthy of the Best!

7) Carl Gallagher (Shameless)
I love him! He grew very steep and the development of his character gives me pleasure. I can not wait for the new season!

8) Legolas (Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit)
How can he not be loved? I watched lotr only that year, because in my childhood I was very afraid of the orcs and Gollum:D And now I regret that I did not see these films before! I love Legolas for his beautiful hair and cool stunts :D

9) Harry Potter (Harry Potter)
Sarcastic Harry is one of the reasons I love him! want to read the book again and enjoy the magic world

10) Effy Stonem (Skins)
I love Kaya! I love Effy! She was a very complex and interesting character for me

Tagging: @sibylcrawley @danyer-s @olivermellors @griffndors @dracxlucius @lindsayloveslife @clrkesbellamy