Game of Thrones meme: 8 scenes that should have been in the show but they weren’t [7/8] ⇒ Jeor Mormont forgiving his son:

His breathing was very shallow now, his voice a whisper. “Tell my son. Jorah. Tell him, take the black. My wish. Dying wish.” “Wish?” The raven cocked its head, beady black eyes shining. “Corn?” the bird asked. “No corn,” said Mormont feebly. “Tell Jorah. Forgive him. My son. Please. Go.”


“There’s a carving on our gate. A woman in a bearskin, with a child in one arm suckling at her breast. In the other hand she holds a battleaxe. She’s no proper lady, that one, but I always loved her.”


House Mormont of Bear Island  is an old, proud, and honorable house, one of the principal families sworn to House Stark of Winterfell. Their seat is at Bear Island, located in the Bay of Ice far to the north-west of Winterfell. Their blazon is a black bear over a green wood and their motto is “Here We Stand”.  Like the other women of Bear Island, the women of House Mormont learn how to defend themselves from ironmen and wildlings

(Houses of Westeros series)