“Your men call Val a princess, but to the free folk she is only the sister of their king’s dead wife. If you force her to marry a man she does not want, she is like to slit his throat on their wedding night.” … They are all convinced she is a princess. Val looked the part and rode as if she had been born on horseback. A warrior princess, he decided, not some willowy creature who sits up in a tower, brushing her hair and waiting for some knight to rescue her. (A Dance with Dragons)
In which a beautiful
golden man loses his right hand and starts his journey towards redemption; with
the help of a deadly, fearsome warrior who hides a kind soul and a huge crush.
They become very important for each other. Or - in which Brienne is not a huge
woman but a tiny man.
HER CLOAK & COLLAR HID THE GASH HIS BROTHER’S BLADE HAD MADE, BUT HER FACE WAS EVEN WORSE THAN HE REMEMBERED. THE FLESH HAD GONE PUDDING SOFT IN THE WATER & TURNED THE COLOR OF CURDLED MILK. HALF HER HAIR WAS GONE& THE REST HAD TURNED AS WHITE& BRITTLE AS A CRONE’S. BENEATH HER RAVAGED SCALP, HER FACE WAS SHREDDED SKIN& BLACK BLOOD WHERE SHE HAD RAKED HERSELF WITH HER NAILS. BUT HER EYES WERE THE MOST TERRIBLE THING. HER EYES SAW HIM. & THEY HATED. indie catelyn stark / lady stoneheart, as haunted by diogo.