Re: A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones Spoiler-Filled Discussion
Or the fates have backup plans upon backup plans. They may all be various incarnations of the prophecy, all equally valid and equally likely to carry it out. The 'throw it at the wall and see what sticks' strategy of divine intervention.
"There is no reason why good cannot triumph as often as evil. The triumph of anything is a matter of organization. If there are such things as angels, I hope that they are organized along the lines of the Maffia." - Winston Niles Rumfoord.