The ABC’s of A Song of Ice and Fire

The world of A Song of Ice and Fire (Game of Thrones for the non-book fans) is a vast and epic one. It’s hard to describe it in a sentence, a paragraph and even more. But a nice little colored story, depicting 26 of the characters using the A-Z system? Doesn’t cover all of it, but it’s certainly awesome.

Below this is the link to the full image, which just too big for out website. Like most ASOIAF posts, this has plenty of spoilers for those who are just following the TV series. If you aren’t that advanced, don’t scroll down. For the rest, enjoy, and there’s cheat sheet to help you identify the more obscure references in this awesome work by Curtana.

(For the full image, go here)

Cheat Sheet

A – Aerys Targaryen, the Mad King, murdered by Jaime Lannister, usurped by Robert Baratheon. The last king of the Targaryen blood line.

B – Beric Dondarrion, the leader of the Brotherhood without banners.

C – Catelyn Stark, wife of Ned Stark, lord of Winterfell and warden of the North.

D – Khal Drogo, the Dothraki horselord who marries Daenerys Targaryen.

E – Eddard Stark, lord of Winterfell who becomes Hand of the King and gets his head chopped off.

F – Freys, terrible family.

G – Gregor Clegane, who might be zombie now for all we know.

H – Hodor. The answer to everything is Hodor.

I – Ilyn Payne, executioner extraordinaire.

J – Joffrey, who becomes the king of the seven kingdoms, and no one really likes him.

K – Kettlebacks, the most annoying band of brothers ever seen on book.

L – Lysa Tully, the weird sister of Catelyn.

M – Micah, who was a friend of Arya’s for a short while before getting ridden down by the hound.

N – Old Nan, who tells the best stories ever.

O – Oberyn Martell, the most awesome character to ever make it through less than a quarter of a book.

P – Pate, who like every Prologue character, had to die.

Q – Quaithe of the shadow.

R – Robert Baratheon, an awful husband and king, but a wonderful man to have a drink with.

S – Sandor Clegane, probably digging graves on the quiet isle these days.

T – Tywin Lannister, Major bad-ass who simply needed to give a bit more love to his dwarf son.

U – Urrigon, the fourth son of Lord Quellon Greyjoy and Lady Sunderly. He died in his childhood from an infection.

V – Viserys Targaryen, the beggar king who got what he wished for, a crown for a king.

W – Willas Tyrell, who never should have ridden against Oberyn when he was young.

X – Xaro Xhoan Daxos, who can cry whenever he wants to.

Y – Ygritte, who taught Jon Snow everything he needs to know.

Z – Zei, a whore in Mole’s Town. She is good with a crossbow

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