”So many stars, he thought as he trudged up the slope through pines and firs and ash. Maester Luwin had taught him his stars as a boy in Winterfell; he had learned the names of the twelve houses of heaven and the rulers of each; he could find the seven wanderers sacred to the Faith; he was old friends with the Ice Dragon, the Shadowcat, the Moonmaid, and the Sword of the Morning. All those he shared with Ygritte, but not some of the others. We look up at the same stars, and see such different things.”
“That is a longsword, not an old man’s cane,” Ser Alliser said sharply. “Are your legs hurting, Lord Snow?” […] “No,” he replied. Thorne strode toward him, crisp black leathers whispering faintly as he moved. He was a compact man of fifty years, spare and hard, with grey in his black hair and eyes like chips of onyx. “The truth now,” he commanded. “I’m tired,” Jon admitted. His arm burned from the weight of the longsword, and he was starting to feel his bruises now that the fight was done. “What you are is weak.” “I won.” “No. The Aurochs lost.” One of the other boys sniggered. Jon knew better than to reply. He had beaten everyone that Ser Alliser had sent against him, yet it gained him nothing.
“Do you remember that cave? We should have stayed in that cave.”
We’ll go back there.
“You know nothing, Jon Snow.”
Jon Snow & Ygritte + smiling at each other
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Arya Appreciation Week: Day Six - Favorite Scene
Arya Stark Week: Day 3 - Favorite relationship → Arya & Jon
Jon had their father’s face, as she did. It had been Jon she had gone to in her fear, and Jon who had reassured her.