"You are a warg too, they say, a skinchanger who walks at night as a wolf.” King Stannis had a hard smile. “How much of it is true?”
“I had a direwolf, Ghost. I left him when I climbed the Wall near Greyguard, and have not seen him since. Qhorin Halfhand commanded me to join the wildlings. He knew they would make me kill him to prove myself, and told me to do whatever they asked of me. The woman was named Ygritte. I broke my vows with her, but I swear to you on my father’s name that I never turned my cloak.” x
"A KING SHOULD NEVER SIT EASY." - Aegon the Conqueror
THE IRON THRONE is the seat of kings in the Seven Kingdoms and is often used as a metonymic device to refer to the king’s authority. The king often holds audiences and dispenses Justice from atop it. Only the Hand of the King may sit on the throne in the king’s absence. The chair itself is cold and hard, with many jagged edges.