The sun is the star around which the planet of A Song of Ice and Fire orbits. The seven wanderers may be other planets in the solar system.
The sun is included in the sigils of Houses Ashford, Donniger, Egen, Falwell, Farwynd of the Lonely Light, Hutcheson, Lefford, Pryor, and Sloane. Sunbursts are used by Houses Karstark and Kenning of Kayce. House Tarth quarters the sun with the moon. Sunhouse is the seat of House Cuy.
The sigil of House Nymeros Martell was created by combining the sun of the Rhoyne with the spear of the Martells. The Tower of the Sun is one of the towers of Sunspear, the family's seat in Dorne. In "The Dornishman's Wife", the title character is said to be as fair as the sun. Dornishmen often use copper armor for ornamental purposes, as it shines in the sun.
House Karstark's motto is "The Sun of Winter", and House Ashford uses "Our Sun Shines Bright".
The Titan of Braavos roars to herald the coming of the sun.
Red priests believe R'hllor made the sun, moon, and stars to light the way. Each morning at first light the priests gather outside their red temples to welcome the sun.
Summer Sun is a trading galley owned by Illyrio Mopatis. Sunblaze is a ship belonging to the Ancient Guild of Spicers.
The Free Cities sometimes refers to the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros as the Sunset Kingdoms.
Qartheen believe that dragons were hatched from a second moon that came too close to the sun and cracked, while Dothraki believe that the moon is a goddess, wife to the sun.
According to the stories of Old Nan, the Others hated the touch of the sun.
Lann the Clever is said to have stolen gold from the sun to brighten his curly hair.
Sun Chaser was a ship captained by Elissa Farman.
Sunfyre was the golden dragon of King Aegon II Targaryen.
A Game of Thrones
Daenerys Targaryen refers to Khal Drogo as her sun-and-stars.
A Storm of Swords
Grenn tells Samwell Tarly that Lightbringer glows like it has a piece of the sun in it.
The sun rose hot and hard, implacable.—thoughts of Duncan the Tall
Winter will never come for the likes of us. Should we die in battle, they will surely sing of us, and it's always summer in the songs. In the songs all knights are gallant, all maids are beautiful, and the sun is always shining.
Caleotte: Do your legs hurt?
Doran: Is the sun hot?—Caleotte and Doran Martell
The pyromancers said that only three things burned hotter than their substance: dragonflame, the fires beneath the earth, and the summer sun.—thoughts of Cersei Lannister
I know why my princess wears a veil. Elsewise her beauty would outshine the sun above.
- ↑ George R. R. Martin's A World of Ice and Fire, Sunhouse.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 2, The Captain Of Guards.
- ↑ The World of Ice & Fire, Dorne: House Martell.
- ↑ A Storm of Swords, Chapter 7, Jon I.
- ↑ So Spake Martin: Ibben and Armor, November 09, 2002
- ↑ The Citadel. House Mottoes
- ↑ A Feast for Crows, Chapter 34, Cat Of The Canals.
- ↑ A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 10, Jon III.
- ↑ A Feast for Crows, Prologue.
- ↑ A Storm of Swords, Chapter 8, Daenerys I.
- ↑ A Clash of Kings, Chapter 63, Daenerys V.
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 3, Daenerys I.
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 23, Daenerys III.
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 24, Bran IV.
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 27, Eddard VI.
- ↑ Fire & Blood, Birth, Death, and Betrayal Under King Jaehaerys I.
- ↑ The World of Ice & Fire, The Targaryen Kings: Aegon II.
- ↑ A Game of Thrones, Chapter 36, Daenerys IV.
- ↑ A Storm of Swords, Chapter 75, Samwell IV.
- ↑ The Mystery Knight.
- ↑ A Clash of Kings, Chapter 22, Catelyn II.
- ↑ A Storm of Swords, Chapter 12, Tyrion II.
- ↑ A Feast for Crows, Chapter 12, Cersei III.
- ↑ A Feast for Crows, Chapter 21, The Queenmaker.