Why do I wear this? I put something that I don’t even know or understand under the skin of my neck. I will subject myself to these crazy treatments, and I keep telling myself that I’m doing everything I can, but it’s a lie.
… because I always did my duty
Catelyn, A Clash of Kings
…. all the while promising herself that one day it would be her turn.
Cersei, A Feast For Crows
Would you like that, Father? she wanted to ask him. Or would you want me to be strong?
And when your tears have drowned you, the valonqar shall wrap his hands about your pale white throat and choke the life from you.