nymeria of rhoyne


[requested by anonymous] nymeria of the rhoyne 

To celebrate [her union with Mors Martell, and the integration of her people into the House Martell], and make certain her people could not again retreat to the sea, Nymeria burned the Rhoynish ships. “Our wanderings are at an end,” she declared. “We have found a new home, and here we shall live and die.

What Nymeria Princess of the Rhoyne, Dar Sara

Nymeria ruled in Ny Sar a city on the River Rhoyne. When the Valyrian Freehold conquered the Rhoyne with their dragons, Nymeria led the surviving Rhoynar into exile from Essos. For a time Nymeria and her refugees lived on Abulu, one of the Summer Islands now known as the Isle of Women. She then brought ten thousand ships across the narrow sea to the shores of Dorne in southern Westeros. She struck an alliance with House Martell of Sunspear, taking Lord Mors as her husband and burning the Rhoynar fleet, to signify the end of their roaming. The Martell-Rhoynar alliance conquered the rest of Dorne.Nymeria sent six defeated Dornish kings to join the Night’s Watch. Nymeria became the first Queen of Dorne