AGoT Bran 3

A short chapter, once again full of foreshadowing (though in this chapter much of it is so blatant that I’m not sure foreshadowing is the right word). Stuff I noticed here:

  • The identification of Bran’s three-eyed crow with Mormont’s raven, via its request for corn.
  • A vision of an empty-helmeted, sinister giant knight — strangely tacked to the end of a long, non-metaphorical passage describing actual present-day events (Winterfell denizens going about their daily life, Ned and his daughters grieving for Lady, etc.)…
  • …immediately followed by a description of “Asshai by the Shadow, where dragons stirred beneath the sunrise,” rather implying that there are already live dragons there.
  • WiC #3.

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