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'''High Heart''' is a very tall hill in the [[Riverlands]]. It was sacred to the [[children of the forest]]. Around its crown stands a ring of thirty-one [[weirwood]] stumps. The hill is considered a very safe place due to its relative height compared to the very flat surrounding land that it makes it nearly impossible to be approached unseen.
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'''High Heart''' is a very tall hill sacred to the [[children of the forest]] in the [[riverlands]]. Around its crown stands a ring of thirty-one [[weirwood]] stumps. The hill is considered a safe place due to its relative height compared to the very flat surrounding land, making it nearly impossible to be approached unseen.
  
The nearby smallfolk avoid the area as it is said to be haunted by the slaughtered children of the forest who had been killed by the [[Andal]] king [[Erreg]].<ref>[[A Storm of Swords]], [[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 22|Chapter 22]], Arya</ref>
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==History==
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According to song, during the [[Andal invasion]] the [[Andal]] king [[Erreg]] slaughtered [[children of the forest]], their animals, and their [[First Men]] allies at High Heart, after which his men cut down the [[weirwood]] grove. According to ''[[True History]]'', however, the children had left the region long before the Andals arrived.{{ref|TWOIAF| The Riverlands}}
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The nearby [[smallfolk]] avoid the area as it is said to be haunted by the children of the forest who had been slaughtered by Erreg.{{ref|ASOS|22}}
  
 
==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==
===A Storm of Swords===
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===''A Storm of Swords''===
[[Arya Stark]] and the [[Brotherhood Without Banners]] rest here one night in order to meet with the [[Ghost of High Heart]] and to gather information on the whereabouts of Lord [[Beric Dondarrion]].
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[[Arya Stark]] and the [[Brotherhood without banners]] rest here one night while travelling south, in order to meet with the [[ghost of High Heart]] and to gather information on the whereabouts of [[Beric Dondarrion|Lord Beric Dondarrion]].{{ref|ASOS|22}} After having found Lord Beric and heading back north, the brotherhood return to High Heart and again meet with the ghost of High Heart, this time she meets Arya but becomes distressed, believing her to be associated with death.{{ref|ASOS|43}}
  
 
==Quotes==
 
==Quotes==
{{Quote|“This place belongs to the [[old gods]] still . . . they linger here as I do, shrunken and feeble but not yet dead.”  {{Ref|asos|43|p 492}}}} - the [[ ghost of High Heart]]  
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{{Quote|No harm can ever come to those as sleep here.{{Ref|asos|22}}|[[Tom of Sevenstreams]] to [[Arya Stark]]}}
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{{Quote|This place belongs to the [[old gods]] still ... they linger here as I do, shrunken and feeble but not yet dead.{{Ref|asos|43}}|the [[ghost of High Heart]] to [[Thoros of Myr]]}}
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==Chapters that take place at High Heart==
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*[[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 22|''A Storm of Swords'': 22. Arya IV]]
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*[[A Storm of Swords-Chapter 43|''A Storm of Swords'': 43. Arya VII]]
  
==References and Notes==
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==References==
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{{Region Riverlands|state=uncollapsed}}
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[[Category:Andal invasion]]
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[[Category:Hills]]
 
[[Category:Places in the Riverlands]]
 
[[Category:Places in the Riverlands]]
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[[es:Alto Corazón]]
 
[[es:Alto Corazón]]
 
[[fr:Noblecœur]]
 
[[fr:Noblecœur]]
 
[[ru:Высокое сердце]]
 
[[ru:Высокое сердце]]
 
[[zh:高尚之心]]
 
[[zh:高尚之心]]

Latest revision as of 00:10, 7 February 2019

The riverlands and the location of High Heart
The riverlands and the location of High Heart
High Heart
The riverlands and the location of High Heart

High Heart is a very tall hill sacred to the children of the forest in the riverlands. Around its crown stands a ring of thirty-one weirwood stumps. The hill is considered a safe place due to its relative height compared to the very flat surrounding land, making it nearly impossible to be approached unseen.

History

According to song, during the Andal invasion the Andal king Erreg slaughtered children of the forest, their animals, and their First Men allies at High Heart, after which his men cut down the weirwood grove. According to True History, however, the children had left the region long before the Andals arrived.[1]

The nearby smallfolk avoid the area as it is said to be haunted by the children of the forest who had been slaughtered by Erreg.[2]

Recent Events

A Storm of Swords

Arya Stark and the Brotherhood without banners rest here one night while travelling south, in order to meet with the ghost of High Heart and to gather information on the whereabouts of Lord Beric Dondarrion.[2] After having found Lord Beric and heading back north, the brotherhood return to High Heart and again meet with the ghost of High Heart, this time she meets Arya but becomes distressed, believing her to be associated with death.[3]

Quotes

No harm can ever come to those as sleep here.[2]

This place belongs to the old gods still ... they linger here as I do, shrunken and feeble but not yet dead.[3]

Chapters that take place at High Heart

References