favourite asoiaf characters; Arya Stark
“Who are you?” he would ask her every day.
“No one,” she would answer, she who had been Arya of House Stark, Arya Underfoot, Arya Horseface. She had been Arry and Weasel too, and Squab and Salty, Nan the cupbearer, a grey mouse, a sheep, the ghost of Harrenhal but not for true, not in her heart of hearts. In there she was Arya of Winterfell, the daughter of Lord Eddard Stark and Lady Catelyn, who had once had brothers named Robb and Bran and Rickon, a sister named Sansa, a direwolf called Nymeria, a half brother named Jon Snow. In there she was someone … but that was not the answer that he wanted.”
“Him of many faces.”
“And many names,” the kindly man had said. … “All men must bow to him in the end, no matter if they worship the Seven or the Lord of Light, the Moon Mother or the Drowned God or the Great Shepherd. All mankind belongs to him…else somewhere in the world would be a folk who lived forever. Do you know of any folk who live forever?”
“No,” she would answer. “All men must die.”
Favorite Game of Thrones Friendship - Arya & Gendry
asoiaf meme, day 1: favorite location → (1/2)
Braavos, the secret city
Braavos is all stone, a grey city in a green sea… the greatest and most powerful of the Free Cities.
game of thrones meme: eight friendships or otps [2/8] → Arya & Syrio
Do you pray to the gods? The old and the new. There is only one God and his name is Death. And there is only one thing we say to Death: “Not today.”
“If the day comes when you would find me again, give that coin to any man from Braavos, and say these words to him—valar morghulis.”