UPDATE! - I am currently in the (long overdue) process of updating the FAQ for A Feast For Crows and the two Dunk and Egg short stories. Hopefully this will be done by the end of the year. I thank you for your patience, and hopefully this site will be fully up to date by the years end
Welcome to the site for Frequently Asked Questions for George R.R. Martin's wonderful series A Song of Ice and Fire. The purpose of this site is to lay out and analyze quotes from the series, and infer from them the answer to several mysteries that are presented. The purpose is not to present all theories pertaining to the books. Only theories will considerable evidence in the form of quotes will be discussed here.
Readers should be warned that the articles and questions below CONTAIN SPOILERS FOR THOSE WHO HAVE NOT FINISHED THE BOOKS! It is highly advisable that you read the series up to the current volume, A Storm of Swords, before reading the questions below. Most contain evidence that will only spoil and surprise your enjoyment of the series.
As a quick note, all quotes from A Game of Thrones and A Clash of Kings are from the American paperback edition. All quotes from A Storm of Swords are from the American hardback edition. I am trying to get my hands on other versions of the novels, as to compare the page numbers, but this will take time. New readers also might want to check out a quick list of acronyms to avoid confusion. All quotes listed with an 'SSM' after them mean they are a quote from George R.R. Martin, taken from the 'So Spake Martin' collection at Westeros.org.
The following is a list of questions that an average reader would have in their head after finishing the three currently published books. Some of the questions have definite answers, others are up in the air.PAST EVENTS: