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[[File:Sebastian Giacobino Palestone Sword Guard II.png|thumb|Palestone Sword Guard by Sebastian Giacobino © Fantasy Flight Games]]
'''Starfall''' is a castle in [[Dorne]] and is the ancestral seat of [[House Dayne]].{{Ref|aGoT|6}} It is located in the western [[Red Mountains]] on an island{{ref|AWOIAF}} in the [[Torentine]] where it pours into the [[Summer Sea]].<ref>''[[A Song of Ice and Fire Campaign Guide]]''</ref>{{ref|TLOIAF}} Starfall, which includes a tower called the Palestone Sword,{{Ref|aSoS|43}} guards the western arm of Dorne.<ref>''[[A Game of Thrones (game)|A Game of Thrones RPG and Resource Book]]'', Guardians of Order</ref> Northeast of Starfall is [[High Hermitage]], the seat of a [[House Dayne of High Hermitage|Dayne cadet branch]].
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'''Starfall''' is the ancestral castle of [[House Dayne]] in [[Dorne]].{{Ref|aGoT|6}}  
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The castle is located in the western [[Red Mountains]]{{ref|TLOIAF|Westeros}} on an island in the [[Torentine]] where it pours into the [[Summer Sea]].{{ref|AWOIAF|Starfall}} Starfall, which includes a tower called the Palestone Sword,{{Ref|aSoS|43}} guards the western arm of Dorne.<ref>''[[A Game of Thrones (game)|A Game of Thrones RPG and Resource Book]]'', Guardians of Order</ref> Northeast of Starfall is [[High Hermitage]], the seat of a [[House Dayne of High Hermitage|Dayne cadet branch]].
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
According to legend, Starfall was built where the first [[House Dayne|Dayne]] found a [[Dawn|magic stone]] after he followed the path of a shooting star. The Daynes grew in power to become the [[King of the Torrentine|Kings of the Torrentine]] and one of the strongest houses of [[Dorne]].{{ref|TWOIAF| Kingdoms of the First Men}}  
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===Older History===
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According to legend, Starfall was built where the first [[House Dayne|Dayne]] found a [[Dawn|magic stone]] after he followed the path of a shooting star. The Daynes grew in power to become the [[King of the Torrentine|Kings of the Torrentine]] and one of the strongest houses of [[Dorne]].{{ref|TWOIAF|Dorne: Kingdoms of the First Men}}  
  
The Daynes submitted to [[House Martell|House Nymeros Martell]] during [[Nymeria's War]].{{ref|TWOIAF| Ten Thousand Ships}}
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The Daynes submitted to [[House Martell|House Nymeros Martell]] during [[Nymeria's War]].{{ref|TWOIAF|Dorne: Ten Thousand Ships}}
  
Starfall was attacked by [[House Targaryen|Targaryen]] [[dragon]]s during the [[First Dornish War]].{{ref|TWOIAF| Dorne Against the Dragons}}
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===Targaryan Era===
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After Ser [[Joffrey Dayne]] attacked [[Oldtown]] during the [[First Dornish War]], Queen [[Visenya Targaryen]] burned Starfall with her dragon, [[Vhagar]].{{ref|FAB|Reign of the Dragon - The Wars of King Aegon I}}{{ref|TWOIAF|Dorne: Dorne Against the Dragons}}
  
 
Prince [[Oberyn Martell]] and Princess [[Elia Martell]] visited Starfall on their way to [[Casterly Rock]] where their mother was to broker their marriage to the [[House Lannister|Lannister]] twins, [[Cersei Lannister|Cersei]] and [[Jaime Lannister|Jaime]].{{Ref|aSoS|70}}
 
Prince [[Oberyn Martell]] and Princess [[Elia Martell]] visited Starfall on their way to [[Casterly Rock]] where their mother was to broker their marriage to the [[House Lannister|Lannister]] twins, [[Cersei Lannister|Cersei]] and [[Jaime Lannister|Jaime]].{{Ref|aSoS|70}}
  
In the aftermath of [[Robert's Rebellion]], Ser [[Arthur Dayne]], the [[Sword of the Morning]], perished at the [[Tower of Joy]]. When Lord [[Eddard Stark]] returned Arthur's sword, the ancestral blade [[Dawn]], to Starfall, Arthur's sister [[Ashara Dayne|Ashara]] threw herself from the castle's Palestone Sword tower.{{ref|AGOT|6}}
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In the aftermath of [[Robert's Rebellion]], Ser [[Arthur Dayne]], the [[Sword of the Morning]], perished at the [[tower of joy]]. When Lord [[Eddard Stark]] returned Arthur's sword, the ancestral blade [[Dawn]], to Starfall, Arthur's sister [[Ashara Dayne|Ashara]] threw herself from the castle's Palestone Sword tower.{{ref|AGOT|6}}
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:21, 22 February 2019

Starfall
Castle
Starfall by Hector Ortiz.png
Starfall by Hector Ortiz © Fantasy Flight Games
Location Westeros, Dorne.
Government House Dayne
Religion Faith of the Seven
Dorne and the location of Starfall
Dorne and the location of Starfall
Starfall
Dorne and the location of Starfall
Palestone Sword Guard by Sebastian Giacobino © Fantasy Flight Games

Starfall is the ancestral castle of House Dayne in Dorne.[1]

Layout

The castle is located in the western Red Mountains[2] on an island in the Torentine where it pours into the Summer Sea.[3] Starfall, which includes a tower called the Palestone Sword,[4] guards the western arm of Dorne.[5] Northeast of Starfall is High Hermitage, the seat of a Dayne cadet branch.

History

Older History

According to legend, Starfall was built where the first Dayne found a magic stone after he followed the path of a shooting star. The Daynes grew in power to become the Kings of the Torrentine and one of the strongest houses of Dorne.[6]

The Daynes submitted to House Nymeros Martell during Nymeria's War.[7]

Targaryan Era

After Ser Joffrey Dayne attacked Oldtown during the First Dornish War, Queen Visenya Targaryen burned Starfall with her dragon, Vhagar.[8][9]

Prince Oberyn Martell and Princess Elia Martell visited Starfall on their way to Casterly Rock where their mother was to broker their marriage to the Lannister twins, Cersei and Jaime.[10]

In the aftermath of Robert's Rebellion, Ser Arthur Dayne, the Sword of the Morning, perished at the tower of joy. When Lord Eddard Stark returned Arthur's sword, the ancestral blade Dawn, to Starfall, Arthur's sister Ashara threw herself from the castle's Palestone Sword tower.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 A Game of Thrones, Chapter 6, Catelyn II.
  2. The Lands of Ice and Fire, Westeros.
  3. George R. R. Martin's A World of Ice and Fire, Starfall.
  4. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 43, Arya VIII.
  5. A Game of Thrones RPG and Resource Book, Guardians of Order
  6. The World of Ice & Fire, Dorne: Kingdoms of the First Men.
  7. The World of Ice & Fire, Dorne: Ten Thousand Ships.
  8. Fire & Blood, Reign of the Dragon - The Wars of King Aegon I.
  9. The World of Ice & Fire, Dorne: Dorne Against the Dragons.
  10. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 70, Tyrion X.