House Targaryen is a noble family of Valyrian
descent that escaped the Doom. They lived for centuries on the island
of Dragonstone until Aegon the Conqueror and his sisters rode their
dragons in their conquest of the Seven Kingdoms.
House Targaryen ruled as the kings on the Iron Throne and as the Great House of the crownlands for nearly 300 years, until their ouster in Robert’s Rebellion, which they call the War of the Usurper.
is honor compared to a woman’s love? What is duty against the feel of a
newborn son in your arms… or the memory of a brother’s smile? Wind and
words. Wind and words. We are only human, and the gods have fashioned us for love. That is our great glory, and our great tragedy.
House Reed of Greywater Watch is a noble house from Greywater
Watch, and one of the principal families in the north. They rule the
crannogmen, small men who live in swamps and marshes in the Neck.
According to a semi-canon source, the Reeds descend from the First
Men.The Reeds first swore their oaths of fealty to House Stark when the
Starks were Kings in the North, thousands of years ago.