sebastianstanners

sebastanstan:

TJ Hammond + Piano

And then one night, out of the East Room, I hear this most glorious sound. I poke my head in, and there you are, eight years old, playing some kind of classical piece so effortlessly. You turned around when you heard me, and you let out a crazy laugh, and you went skipping off down the hallway. And after that, I used to hide around the corner from the East Room just to listen to you play. It was something so simple, but it brought me so much peace.

stormbornvalkyrie

Saw the gold cloaks fling him down, saw Ser Ilyn striding forward, unsheathing Ice from the scabbard on his back, saw the moment… the moment when… she had wanted to look away, she had wanted to, her legs had gone out from under her and she had fallen to her knees, yet somehow she could not turn her head, and all the people were screaming and shouting, and her prince had smiled at her, he’d smiled and she’d felt safe, but only for a heartbeat, until he said those words, and her father’s legs… that was what she remembered, his legs, the way they’d jerked when Ser Ilyn… when the sword…