View Single Post
Old August 31 2012, 06:49 PM   #1123
Rear Admiral
Klaus's Avatar
Location: Beach condo, Bay of Eldamar
View Klaus's Twitter Profile
Re: A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones Spoiler-Filled Discussion

Kegg wrote: View Post
Brendan Moody wrote: View Post
Hearing petitions is a pretty standard part of Westerosi royal tradition. It was unwise to conquer Meereen in the first place, and more unwise still to stay,
It's a far wiser act than abandoning the city to others, which is what she did with Astapor (with pretty terrible results).
It seemed to me that was one of her biggest motivations for her staying in Meereen, at least initially... the guilt for what happened to Astapor. Though inertia set in after that...
"Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it." - Mark Twain
Klaus is offline   Reply With Quote