game of thrones thingy


Mariya Martell, the Princess of Dorne, was an old woman during the War of Conquest–called "The Yellow Toad of Dorne" by Argilac Durrendon, the Storm King. When Aegon Targaryen came with his dragons, Mariya promised the might of Dorne if she would be delivered the fall of the House of Durrendon–sword and steed, bearing the sun and spear of her house–yet she refused to bend the knee. She offered only her allegiance, and no more. The Targaryens wanted absolute surrender. Rhaenys, Aegon’s sister-queen, led the invasion of Dorne. Masters of their land, the Dornishmen retaliated with petty skirmishes that plagued the Targaryen army, only to retreat, hide, and attack anew when they found the opportunity. Their enemies elusive, Rhaenys finally flew to Sunspear on her dragon Meraxes, and there demanded the princess’ surrender. She refused. Rhaenys promised to return, to destroy them with fire and blood. Unbowed, unbent, unbroken, said the princess, and since then Dorne had remained free and independent of the Iron Throne.

(with Lea Seydoux as Rhaenys Targaryen)

anonymous asked:

how do I start a blog like yours? :))

Now that I’m finally back on my pc, I can give this a proper answer.

You know, I never had a “I’ll create a blog like this!” when I first begun, it was pretty much a natural development. But let’s see what I can do for you, shall we?

• First, well, create a tumblr for yourself! Pick an url from a fandom, or an actor, or pretty much anything you like! My first one was ladyrosier, HP-inspired. I’d advise against a big url, try to keep it as simple or as close to the original as you can. Also, get a theme you like, I for one favour the more minimalist ones, but that really is up to you.

• I didn’t really think “Oh, I’ll have a myth/lit/series/wtv blog”, I just researched thingI liked, like Harry Potter, Game of Thrones/A Song of Ice and Fire, and started to reblog anything I liked that came my way. 

Now! Some time ago I answered another question which actually was “Tips to get more followers”, but I feel like what I said there also answers your question as well. So, I’ll drop the link for you here!

I hope this was at least of some help! If you need anything, feel free to talk to me on chat off anon :)


Jon Snow in Game of Thrones Season 5


The Wall, blazing blue and crystalline in the sunlight. Centuries of windblown dirt had pocked and scoured it, covering it like a film, and it often seemed a palegrey, the color of an overcast sky… but when the sun caught it fair on a bright day, it shone, alive with light, a colossal blue-white cliff that filled up half the sky.