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Old July 19 2013, 10:29 PM   #1958
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones Spoiler-Filled Discussion

137th Gebirg wrote: View Post
There's that, and there also appears to be a clue in the whole Baratheon/Lannister "The Seed is Strong" aspect, where any time a dark-haired individual is introduced into the mix, the blond gene seems to go dormant and the offspring always has dark hair. That was what both John Arryn and Ned Stark had discovered while researching the family lines.
Not all, just some, otherwise the Targaryen look wouldn't have survived at all. Dany's direct ancestors include an Arryn (the first wife of Viserys I) and a Martell (Daeron II's wife), but they had blonde children.
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