The world from George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series, brought to life by the HBO show Game of Thrones, is full of interesting characters, not all of whom are dead yet. So which would you be?
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The story in either form is told in a style of relentless realism (after accounting for the odd dragon and resurrection magic), and we did our best to stay true to that here.
I enjoy the story in A Song of Ice and Fire (the book series on which the show Game of Thrones is based), but the writing makes me roll my eyes at times. George R.R. Martin has phrases and tones he loves to repeat. The one that probably irks me the most is ‘sweet sister’ which is the go-to term for Jaime and Tyrion to refer to Cersei.
It made me start wondering what a good analog would be for them to refer to each other, back when they were all one big happy family, so books one and two, or the first two seasons of the TV show.
The rules: it has to be alliterative, and it has to be ironic (even Jaime would struggle to find a way to describe Cersei in a way that would cast her as sweet) while sounding complimentary on its face. Continue reading