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The '''Gorge''' is a large, deep gorge that separates the [[Wall]] from the [[Bay of Ice]].{{ref|TLOIAF}} [[Wildlings]] descend into it to bypass the Wall.{{ref|ASOS|30}}
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The '''Gorge''' is a large, deep gorge that separates the [[Wall]] from the [[Bay of Ice]].{{ref|TLOIAF}} [[Wildling]] raiders from [[beyond the Wall]] descend into the dark Gorge to bypass the Wall and enter the [[Seven Kingdoms]].{{ref|ASOS|30}}
  
==Bridge of Skulls==
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==Geography==
Crossing the Gorge is the [[Bridge of Skulls]]. Around it and below it are many rocks, and it stands over at least one pool of water. Nearby is [[Westwatch-by-the-Bridge]], an unoccupied castle of the [[Night's Watch]].
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Crossing the Gorge is the [[Bridge of Skulls]]. Around it and below it are many rocks, and it stands over at least one pool of water. Nearby is [[Westwatch-by-the-Bridge]], an unoccupied castle of the [[Night's Watch]]. The [[Milkwater]] appears to flow through the Gorge to the [[Bay of Ice]].<ref>''[[A Dance with Dragons]]'', [[A Dance with Dragons-Map of Beyond The Wall|Map of Beyond the Wall]]</ref>
  
 
==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==
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===''A Game of Thrones''===
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[[File:Bridgeofskullsjcbarquet.jpg|thumb|300px|The Gorge, spanned by the [[Bridge of Skulls]], by Juan Carlos Barquet © Fantasy Flight Games]]
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A wildling captured in the Gorge by [[Qhorin Halfhand]] claims that [[Mance Rayder]] is gathering the [[free folk]] to a secret stronghold [[beyond the Wall]].{{ref|AGOT|70}}
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===''A Storm of Swords''===
 
===''A Storm of Swords''===
[[Bowen Marsh]] commands the [[Night's Watch]] against the [[wildlings]] of the [[Weeper]] in a [[fight at the Bridge of Skulls]] and the Gorge.{{Ref|aSoS|69}}
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[[Bowen Marsh]] commands the [[Night's Watch]] against the wildlings of the [[Weeper]] in a [[fight at the Bridge of Skulls]] and the gloomy Gorge.{{Ref|aSoS|69}}
  
 
===''A Dance with Dragons''===
 
===''A Dance with Dragons''===
The commander of the [[Shadow Tower]], Ser [[Denys Mallister]] writes to [[Castle Black]] to report sightings of fires in the night north of the Gorge.{{ref|ADWD|28}} Denys believes wildings are amassing to force the Bridge of Skulls once more.{{ref|ADWD|31}}
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The commander of the [[Shadow Tower]], Ser [[Denys Mallister]], writes to [[Castle Black]] to report sightings of fires in the night north of the Gorge.{{ref|ADWD|28}} Denys believes wildlings are amassing to force the Bridge of Skulls once more.{{ref|ADWD|31}}
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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Latest revision as of 22:15, 5 March 2020

The north and the location of the Gorge
The north and the location of the Gorge
Gorge
The north and the location of the Gorge

The Gorge is a large, deep gorge that separates the Wall from the Bay of Ice.[1] Wildling raiders from beyond the Wall descend into the dark Gorge to bypass the Wall and enter the Seven Kingdoms.[2]

Geography

Crossing the Gorge is the Bridge of Skulls. Around it and below it are many rocks, and it stands over at least one pool of water. Nearby is Westwatch-by-the-Bridge, an unoccupied castle of the Night's Watch. The Milkwater appears to flow through the Gorge to the Bay of Ice.[3]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

The Gorge, spanned by the Bridge of Skulls, by Juan Carlos Barquet © Fantasy Flight Games

A wildling captured in the Gorge by Qhorin Halfhand claims that Mance Rayder is gathering the free folk to a secret stronghold beyond the Wall.[4]

A Storm of Swords

Bowen Marsh commands the Night's Watch against the wildlings of the Weeper in a fight at the Bridge of Skulls and the gloomy Gorge.[5]

A Dance with Dragons

The commander of the Shadow Tower, Ser Denys Mallister, writes to Castle Black to report sightings of fires in the night north of the Gorge.[6] Denys believes wildlings are amassing to force the Bridge of Skulls once more.[7]

References