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... that the Volantene Triarch Belicho is a reference to the New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick? Belicho's unbroken succession of conquests and triumphs eventually ended quite abruptly, when he was eaten by giants.
- Reddit/asoiaf: Football reference -- The life of the Triarch Belicho (in ADWD) (July 04, 2012)
- A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 33, Tyrion VIII.