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{{Infobox Chapter ADwD
 
{{Infobox Chapter ADwD
| title = The King's Prize
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| pov = [[Asha Greyjoy]]
| pov pagename = Asha Greyjoy
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| place        = [[Wolfswood]] - [[crofters' village]]
| previous = The Turncloak
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| title = The King's Prize
| next = Daenerys VII
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| page = 547
| bantam hc page = 547
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| previous = [[A Dance with Dragons-Chapter 41|The Turncloak]]
| arc previous = The Wayward Bride
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| current = The King's Prize
| arc next = The Sacrifice
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| next = [[A Dance with Dragons-Chapter 43|Daenerys VII]]
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| arc previous = [[A Dance with Dragons-Chapter 26|The Wayward Bride]]
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| arc next = [[A Dance with Dragons-Chapter 62|The Sacrifice]]
 
}}
 
}}
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==Synopsis==
 
==Synopsis==
[[Stannis Baratheon|Stannis]]' host depart from [[Deepwood Motte]]. [[Asha Greyjoy|Asha]] is chained and carried on at the back of the baggage chain under guard by [[Alysane Mormont]]. Stannis means to bring her to [[Winterfell]] to show off the Kraken's daughter as his captive and a sign of his strength. They believe the three hundred mile march should take them about 15 days to Winterfell.
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[[Stannis Baratheon|Stannis's]] host departs from [[Deepwood Motte]]. [[Asha Greyjoy|Asha]] is chained and carried on at the back of the baggage train under guard by [[Alysane Mormont]]. Stannis means to bring her to [[Winterfell]] to show off the Kraken's daughter as his captive and a sign of his strength. They believe the three hundred mile march through the [[Wolfswood]] should take them about fifteen days to Winterfell.
  
She bent her knee at Deepwood Motte, she thinks to herself that others have bent the knee before, such as [[Balon Greyjoy|Balon]] and rose again to fight another day. Wise advice years earlier from her father. As part of her surrender she hopes that Stannis will spare the rest of her [[Ironborn]] their lives, which he does, imprisoning them there at Deepwood Motte. She listens to talk between the northmen, seeing their pride in their king, though she predicts many if not all will die in a siege attempt of Winterfell. [[Justin Massey|Ser Justin]] takes a courteous nature with Asha, treating her well. She believes he is after her lands, but takes his company over being left alone.
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She bent her knee at Deepwood Motte, but thinks to herself that others have bent the knee before, such as [[Balon Greyjoy|Balon]], who rose again to fight another day. Wise advice years earlier from her father. As part of her surrender she hopes that Stannis will spare the rest of her [[ironborn]] their lives, which he does, imprisoning them at Deepwood Motte. She listens to talk between the northmen, seeing their pride in their king, though she predicts many if not all will die in a siege attempt of Winterfell. Ser [[Justin Massey]] takes a courteous nature with Asha, treating her well. She believes he is after her lands, but takes his company over being left alone.
  
 
After a few nights, she is brought to Stannis and tries to treat with him. She says that his brother [[Robert Baratheon]] was renowned for turning his foes into friends, but learns that she should not speak his brothers name as it angers Stannis.
 
After a few nights, she is brought to Stannis and tries to treat with him. She says that his brother [[Robert Baratheon]] was renowned for turning his foes into friends, but learns that she should not speak his brothers name as it angers Stannis.
  
The snow begins to take a toll on the passage of the southern men, however the northmen are used to this weather and proceed quickly. Later she hears the queensmen, worshipers of the [[Lord of Light]] begin to contemplate a sacrifice to appease their god and blow the storm away. Stannis does not listen to them, nor does he listen to the pleas to make camp and wait out the storm. After fifteen days, the estimate time of arrival, they have only made half the distance through nine days of storm. After thirty days, they have yet to reach Winterfell. [[Morgan Liddle]] was the man who nearly slayed her at Deepwood Motte, and he comes to apologize, for calling her a cunt, not for nearly killing her.
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The snow begins to take a toll on the passage of the southern men, however the northmen are used to this weather and proceed quickly. Later she hears the queensmen, worshipers of the [[Lord of Light]], begin to contemplate a sacrifice to appease their god and blow the storm away. Stannis does not listen to them, nor does he listen to the pleas to make camp and wait out the storm. After fifteen days, the estimated time of arrival, they have only made half the distance through nine days of storm. After thirty days, they have yet to reach Winterfell. [[Morgan Liddle]], the man who nearly slayed her at Deepwood Motte, comes to apologize, but only for calling her a cunt, not for nearly killing her.
  
Later they reach a small village, they make camp, and try to catch some fish. She comes realizes that Stannis is now a gaunt figure, having lost much weight on the march. They are encamped now and locked in by snow, unable to move. More desperately, the have almost no provisions, and are starving.
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Later they reach a small [[crofters' village]] where they make camp and try to catch some fish. Asha realizes that Stannis is now a gaunt figure, having lost much weight on the march. They are encamped now and locked in by snow, unable to move. Worse, they have almost no provisions, and are starving.
  
 
==Character List appearing/mentioned==
 
==Character List appearing/mentioned==
 
{{Columns|3|
 
{{Columns|3|
 
* [[Asha Greyjoy]]
 
* [[Asha Greyjoy]]
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* [[Stannis]]
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* [[Robert Baratheon]]
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* [[Roose Bolton]]
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* [[Justin Massey]]
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* [[Balon Greyjoy]]
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* [[Eddard Stark]]
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* [[Qarl the Maid]]
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* [[Tristifer Botley | Tris]]
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* [[Cromm]]
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* [[Euron Greyjoy| Crow's Eye]]
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* [[Erik Ironmaker]]
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* [[Galbart Glover]]
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* [[Sybelle Locke|Lady Sybelle]]
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* [[Melisandre]]
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* [[Renly Baratheon]]
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* [[Morgan Liddle]]
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* [[Brandon Norrey]]
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* [[Hugo Wull]]
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* [[Artos Flint]]
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* [[Corliss Penny]]
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* [[Godry Farring]]
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* [[Arnolf Karstark]]
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* [[Harwood Fell]]
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* [[Mors Umber]]
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* [[Robin Peasebury]]
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* [[Richard Horpe]]
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* [[Mance Rayder]]
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* [[Alysane Mormont]]
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* [[Roggon Rustbeard|Roggon]]
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* [[Alannys Harlaw| Lady Alannys]]
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* [[Theon Greyjoy]]
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* [[Lyanna Mormont]]
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* [[Lyra Mormont]]
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* [[Jorelle Mormont|Jory Mormont]]
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* [[Dacey Mormont]]
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* [[Dagmer|Dagmer Cleftjaw]]
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* [[Rodrik Greyjoy]]
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* [[Maron Greyjoy]]
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* [[Benjicot Branch]]
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* [[Clayton Suggs]]
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* [[Aeron Greyjoy]]
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* [[Donnel Flint]]
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* [[Artos Flint]]
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
[[Category: A Song of Ice And Fire chapters|A Dance with Dragons 42]]
 
[[Category: A Song of Ice And Fire chapters|A Dance with Dragons 42]]
 
[[Category: A Song of Ice And Fire chapters--POV Asha Greyjoy]]
 
[[Category: A Song of Ice And Fire chapters--POV Asha Greyjoy]]
[[fr:A Dance with Dragons, Chapitre 43, The King's Prize]]
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[[Category:Chapters which take place in the Wolfswood]]
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[[es:Danza de Dragones-Capítulo 42]]
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[[fr:A Dance with Dragons, Chapitre 43, La prise du roi]]
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[[pt:A Dança dos Dragões - Capítulo 42]]

Latest revision as of 18:39, 7 June 2019

The King's Prize
A Dance with Dragons chapter
ADanceWithDragons.jpg
POV Asha Greyjoy
Place Wolfswood - crofters' village
Page 547 UK HC (Other versions)
Chapter chronology (All)
The Wayward Bride
The Turncloak  ← The King's Prize →  Daenerys VII

The Sacrifice


Synopsis

Stannis's host departs from Deepwood Motte. Asha is chained and carried on at the back of the baggage train under guard by Alysane Mormont. Stannis means to bring her to Winterfell to show off the Kraken's daughter as his captive and a sign of his strength. They believe the three hundred mile march through the Wolfswood should take them about fifteen days to Winterfell.

She bent her knee at Deepwood Motte, but thinks to herself that others have bent the knee before, such as Balon, who rose again to fight another day. Wise advice years earlier from her father. As part of her surrender she hopes that Stannis will spare the rest of her ironborn their lives, which he does, imprisoning them at Deepwood Motte. She listens to talk between the northmen, seeing their pride in their king, though she predicts many if not all will die in a siege attempt of Winterfell. Ser Justin Massey takes a courteous nature with Asha, treating her well. She believes he is after her lands, but takes his company over being left alone.

After a few nights, she is brought to Stannis and tries to treat with him. She says that his brother Robert Baratheon was renowned for turning his foes into friends, but learns that she should not speak his brothers name as it angers Stannis.

The snow begins to take a toll on the passage of the southern men, however the northmen are used to this weather and proceed quickly. Later she hears the queensmen, worshipers of the Lord of Light, begin to contemplate a sacrifice to appease their god and blow the storm away. Stannis does not listen to them, nor does he listen to the pleas to make camp and wait out the storm. After fifteen days, the estimated time of arrival, they have only made half the distance through nine days of storm. After thirty days, they have yet to reach Winterfell. Morgan Liddle, the man who nearly slayed her at Deepwood Motte, comes to apologize, but only for calling her a cunt, not for nearly killing her.

Later they reach a small crofters' village where they make camp and try to catch some fish. Asha realizes that Stannis is now a gaunt figure, having lost much weight on the march. They are encamped now and locked in by snow, unable to move. Worse, they have almost no provisions, and are starving.

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