Stark Lineage – Catelyn’s Genetic Contribution
Warging, skinchanging and greenseeing is in the blood, implying a heritable trait. Catelyn is the source of magical traits in Stark lineage, replenishing the bloodline.
Several theorists have published analyses dedicated to the symbolism of blue winter roses over the years. While I subscribe to many of them (great stuff), most deal with their significance in respect of Lyanna’s presumed relationship with Rhaegar and by extension, her child Jon. I do not recall reading a theory dealing with their significance […]
The Fisher Queens are Daenerys’ maternal ancestors and their heritage lives on in a number of important characters of the current age. They were the first ‘pearls’, endowed with a magical ability to weave light into the fabric of life, conferring fertility on the land and longevity on the Emperors themselves. Further, they are the source of illusional magic including glamouring and possibly skinchanging.
The intriguing symbolism of the pearl in a Song of Ice and Fire.
A Study of the Elements and Magic Part Three – Water Magic It’s time for part three of The Elements and Magic series, which explains the different kinds of magical forces we encounter in the narrative. This time we take a look at water magic. Please read Part One to familiarize yourself with the theme […]
A Study of the Elements and Magic in ASOIAF Part Two – Fire Magic Fire magic is the force behind healing, and is a component in prophetic dreaming and glamouring. It is a spiritual purifying agent and plays a role in sexual magic. You’re about to embark on the second part of the series ‘The […]
The Children of the Forest sing the songs of the earth. Is this related to earth magic in asoiaf and if so what are the features of this type of magic? Read about the magic of the weirwoods, how the songs of the earth are related to navigation, to dreaming and to the Hammer of the Waters.