Best A Song of Ice and Fire CharactersEsteluki If you are a fan of the series of epic fantasy novels written by George R. R. Martin I'm sure you've got a favourite character, let me know!
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Somehow manages to be both a brave, strong, sympathetic character... And have a vaguely sociopathic story arc. Kudos to you, Arya Stark.
She has a little bit of everyone on this list in her little body, hasn't she? - Esteluki
A hooray to this future faceless
She is much more intelligent thatn Deanerys, and can actually stand up for herself, unlike her pathetic older sister.
Tyrion Lannister should win in the end of the series and sit on the iron throne.He would be a worthy king.
He is a master in this game, given the right pieces.
BEST CHARACTER, his wit and humor never ceases to make me laugh
If all Lannister's were like him (or Jaime) they would probably be my favourite house, but Cersei and Joffrey made sure that never happens. Nevertheless he is a very smart and humorous character that is being put down by everyone. :(2 Comments
I understand the hate for her in the show, but she's incredible in the books.
The most admirable character in a Song of Ice and Fire. She has all of her fathers best traits, his kindness and honor but adds an extraordinary level of perceptiveness, intelligence and an iron will that preserves her, despite her youth and inexperience through a series of ordeals that would break most characters in the series.
I honestly don't get the hate for her, I didn't really care for her in A Game of Thrones but A Clash of Kings onward she became one of my favourite characters.
I can't believe the hate she gets, I didn't really care about her that much in A Game of Thrones but A Clash of Kings and onwards, she was one of my favourite POVs1 Comment
Man without honor? No.
The character everyone hated in books 1 and 2 and then loved afterwards. The tragedy of Jaime is that in his heart he's a good man. He's a man who once believed in being a knight in shining armour protecting what he thought was right. He's branded for his actions and manipulated by most around him, the only Lannister who doesn't seem to actively seek out power. He's amazing, human, and not black and white, and that's why I love him.
By far the best character development. You go from hating him more than any other character and wanting him dead to loving him more than any other character and hoping he survives the series and gets his honour back.
People who are just starting the books always get mad when I say I love him. Well I do, and that's that. He is a very well written character, one who progresses quite nicely, and who I just end up rooting for. - NymeriaWaters5 Comments
I think that Jon Snow is probably one of the most relatable characters in this story. He was never really excepted as a Stark and in the first book tries to make something of himself by joining one of the oldest orders of rangers that protect the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros from the icy horrors of what lies beyond the Wall, where Winter lasts forever. Along the way he must spy on the Wildling army and send information back to the Wall, and I think that is was sad that he had to leave because of him and Ygritte. All in all, I believe that Jon's side of the Song of Ice and Fire series is the most relatable and emotional of all, next to the story of Robb, Talisa, Catelyn, Arya, Sansa, and all of the other Starks.
The Hero of the series, where he always does what's best but not without making some necessary and admirable sacrifice.
I can relate more to Jon than any character in the history!
Lord Snow is definitely the best character.3 Comments
The best character of this "song" You can easily empathize with him not because he is a good guy or anything like that,you feel empathy with him because he is a human not a "hero" like Arya and Jon and not a "villain" like Ser Mandon or Ser Meryn. not even a anti-hero like Tyrion,he is just normal and feels numb about his own identity.
Okay, I didn't really care about him in A Game of Thrones and hated him in A Clash of Kings but come A Dance with Dragons I just couldn't bring myself to hate the poor man, after all Ramsay is the spawn of the devil.
Loved reading his point of view in A Clash of Kings. Despite nearly every one of them including a bit where he bangs a woman. - IronSabbathPriest
He's just a really interesting and dynamic character. His relationship to his family, the Starks, and his ego is just so fascinating to watch.2 Comments
She's such a dynamic and underrated villain. Her chapters are AMAZING.
One of the only decent men in this world of monsters
Honorable even in death
He was a central character. Rip Lord Stark😢
Could possibly give Jon the “kiss of life” and bring him back. Just as Beric did with her. I think that would be a good way to end her arc, making up for the poor way she treated him. - IronSabbathPriest
UNDErrated! Possesses a spine of steel, and only has love for her family... Except you know. No one is white or black however in this world of course
Literally THE most underrated character in literature.
She is my favorite character with high morals, a logical mind, and is extremely underrated for her ability at playing the Game. She lost due to her sons actions, not her own.
The first place is his by rights. All men who deny it are traitors and usurpers.
He will break before he bends (is that the translation in English? ). The best description ever. I don't know how to explain that I understand Stannis. - Esteluki
He should be the rightful king and I can actually understand him, I hope he ends up on the Iron Throne.
His internal torment and guilt would be great to read in a point of view, but also translates brilliantly into his actions and the was other characters view him.9 Comments
One of the most complicated characters, a guy capable of the most horrible monstrosity and incredibly some kindness. I like complicated people too. - Esteluki
I wish he was a point of view character, I loved his banter with Arya and wanted to see a full fight with him and his brother. Sandor Clegane lives...
People are not black and white... Not jofery or Eddard.
I wish Martin used her as a point of view character in A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons because she seems like a really interesting character, not to mention we need more interesting female characters.
I dislike him so much that I actually love him for it. Once again, a very clever. He is bitter, manipulative and a criminal mastermind. - Esteluki
While I can't help but hate him he is just such a good character that I actually really like him
Varys may be called the Spider, but he is the real spider. The true antagonist of the series.
He is the man
When I read her first point of view chapter I immediately thought of her as a badass. The show didn’t do this character much justice. The Greyjoy’s are all interesting characters.
That moment when Renly was the only one who had the balls to laugh at Joffrey because his sword got thrown into the Trident by a 9-year-old. He was by far the best King
Personally she bored the hell out of me as a point of view in A Feast for Crows but I did like her as a secondary/non-point of view character.
If she were real I would love her for the rest of my days
Oh Brienne... What a great female character. A warrior, loyal, pasionate, brilliant, mocked, misunderstood... I adore her! - Esteluki
Usually I have a kind of love for bad characters, so I am the first surprised for my intense love for him. I mean, he is The Good Guy. Incredible loyal, even if it means losing his fingers (and thinking that it is justified AND that it is a reason to "love" your king) or his sons. Very good, very honest and, something that most people seem to forget, incredibly brave. - Esteluki
He reminds me of my dad!
Really love her and what she represents, definitely my favourite character.
Personally don't understand how anyone can like her. She was alright in A Game of Thrones but Clash of Kings and onwards I despised her
Maybe not my favorite, but she deserves to be up at the top.
Mr. Badass. I felt instantly attracted to this character. Street intelligence and a philosopher in disguise, got to love him. - Esteluki
God, he is so interesting. Prince of Dorne, sellsword in Essos, studied poisons in the Citadel and nearly(? ) defeated GREGOR CLEGANE! Need I say more?
"Elia Martell of Dorne! You rape her! You murdered her! And you killer her Children! Say her Name! " The Red Viper was the biggest bad ass in westeros and definitely my favorite character.
The red viper, fathering the sand snakes, nearly defeated GREGOR CLEGANE! Need I say more
The sword philosopher, trully missed - Esteluki
I Love lady Olenna. So underrated. - NymeriaWaters
The storms come and go, the big fish eat the little fish, and Varys keeps on paddling.
So mysterious and I love him for it
He is the only player in the game of thrones
I don't 'like' him but god do I respect the man, all he does is for his family and they throw it back at his face, the only thing I don't like about him is his unfair attitude to Tyrion (who is my favourite character)
Was the most important man in Westeros... so that is it!
Probably the biggest, dumbest, most sickeningly loveable badass in the Seven Kingdoms. Like if Ned Stark was born as a Greyjoy, this'd be him to a T
If there is one person in westoros or beyond who will end up sailing the Dothraki sea, it will most certainly be Victarion Badassjoy!
A man is a total badass
A man had a thirst for first.
The beautiful, fierce, red headed Wilding is definetaly my favourite character, even though she doesn't really matter all that much...
Better with a sword than loras and usually trains against 3-4 people. Also the only characther that oppenly gives tyrion credit for the tings he does at blackwater. The most honorable man since Ned Stark
Jamie lannister sends his regards!
He's the best
Euron is the best Greyjoy! Why is he so low? - NymeriaWaters
He’s gonna have one chapter in the Winds of Winter where Darkstar kills him. Calling it now. - IronSabbathPriest
The smartest character.
I know that he is evil but I love to hate him and want more reason to hate him
He is hilarious, just read his quotes. Then come back here to bring him to the top
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