A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms
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By George R.R. Martin

fantasy | 355 pages | Published in NaN

A century before A GAME OF THRONES, two unlikely heroes wandered Westeros…A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS compiles the first three official prequel novellas to George R.R. Martin’s ongoing masterwork, A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE.Before Tyrion Lannister and Podrick Payne there was Dunk and Egg.A young, naïve but courageous hedge knight, Ser Duncan the Tall towers above his rivals – in stature if not experience. Tagging along with him is his diminutive squire, a boy called Egg – whose true identity must be hidden from all he and Dunk encounter: for in reality he is Aegon Targaryen, and one day he will be king. Improbable heroes though they be, great destinies lie ahead for Dunk and Egg; as do powerful foes, royal intrigue, and outrageous exploits.A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS brings together for the first time the first three official prequel novellas to George R.R. Martin’s ongoing masterwork, A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, set in an age when the Targaryen line still holds the Iron Throne, and the memory of the last dragon has not yet passed from living memory.Featuring more than 160 illustrations by Gary Gianni, one of the finest fantasy artists of our time, this beautiful volume will transport readers to the world of the Seven Kingdoms in an age of bygone chivalry.

ISBN_13:9780345533487

Quotes

A knight who remembered his vows. The realm has been well served.

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The good and true and honest knights are not a hundred, no, but they are a hundred more than you.

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A sword is a sword, whether in the hands of a common man or a king. Valor knows no bloodline.

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You learn more from defeat than you do from victory.

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A knight who was afraid of fire would be like a maester who was afraid of ravens.

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Sometimes doing what is right means breaking a vow.

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A knight who cannot defend his lady shall never earn her love.

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A knight who thinks of only his own rights and needs cannot hope to protect the realm.

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The true measure of a knight is not how many battles he has fought, but how he treats those beneath him.

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A knight's first duty is to his people, not to his own ambition.

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