Blackberry Mountain

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Nymeria tells her half-sister to lighten up, as Gregor was the only 8-foot tall man in all of Westeros, and Cersei could be exposed as a liar earlier than the entire continent if it turned out he was by some means still alive. What Nymeria says makes perfect sense, except that Cersei is much from being rational and clever. While treating Gregor Clegane, Qyburn theorizes that Oberyn had adulterated the manticore venom on his spear with sorcery; thickening it so as to slow its progress through the veins in direction of the center, dragging out Gregor’s agony.

Sandor also tells Sansa that the demise of Hugh of the Vale was not a tournament accident. Ser Hugh had clearly placed on the armor himself and had not set the neck protector accurately. He says Gregor saw that, and thus might have despatched the blow elsewhere, and that the lance did not … Read More