Jaime Lannister, known as the Kingslayer, is the second child and first-born son of Lord Tywin Lannister of Casterly Rock and his wife Lady Joanna. Raised to the Kingsguard of the Mad King Aerys Targaryen at the age of fifteen, Jaime was the youngest member of the order in history. He earned his nickname when he slew King Aerys at the end of Robert's Rebellion. For most of their lives, Jaime has participated in an incestuous relationship with his twin sister Cersei. He has fathered three children by her: Joffrey, Myrcella, and Tommen, though the realm believes their father to be Cersei's husband, King Robert.
After a confrontation with Eddard Stark Jaime flees the capital. Shortly after he invades the Riverlands at the head of a Lannister army. He gains a few victories but is taken unaware by Robb Stark who defeats and captures him. He is imprisoned in Riverrun, where he remains a captive for a year. In A Storm of Swords Jaime becomes a POV Character. Read more.
- "Do you have any notion what happens when a city is sacked, Sansa? No, you wouldn’t, would you? All you know of life you learned from singers, and there is such a dearth of good sacking songs." – Cersei Lannister 
- "You tell him this, m'lord. You tell him he's bound on marching the wrong way. It's north he should be taking his swords. North, not south. You hear me?" – Osha, to Bran, regarding Robb. 
- "A man must know how to look before he can hope to see." – Three-eyed crow to Bran Stark 
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- ↑ A Clash of Kings, Chapter 57, Sansa.
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 53, Bran.
- ↑ A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 34, Bran.
- ↑ A Clash of Kings, Chapter 69, Bran.
- ↑ A Feast for Crows, Chapter 30, Jaime.
- ↑ A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 8, Tyrion.
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 So Speak Martin: Amazon Omniblog Interview, Answering Amazon Facebook fans
- ↑ A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 57, Tyrion.
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