He begs Brienne to just "accept" her fate and she quickly snaps back "would you." No, he wouldn't because he's a man. In Jaime's eyes (and many men's eyes) he'd still have some minute measure of power despite the act of rape being entirely about the complete annihilation of it.
- Apr 9, 2013
Somehow in Catelyn's head her betrayal of her "motherly" duties to him as a child are what have brought down all the misery upon her head. It's a horrific moment.
- Apr 1, 2013
hey're the only two women not of noble blood and it is no coincidence that they're both prostitutes. It is the only way a woman without a title can hope to make it in the patriarchal feudalist society George R. R. Martin has carefully cultivated from history.
- May 7, 2012
When I was fourteen the height of hotness was The Saint. You know exactly which [...]
- Part One: Lena Headey Woos Me Into Liking Cersei
- Part Two: Catelyn As Odysseus's Penelope
- Part Three: Cersei Is A Bad Feminist
- Part Four: Fairy Tales Subverted
- Part Five: Arya Gets Genderqueer
- Part Six: Cersei Lannister Is A Truly Evil Scarlett O'Hara
- Part Seven: Captive Heroines Shamed Into Submission
- Part Eight: Daenerys is Womankind's Hero
- Winter Is Coming
- The Kingsroad
- Lord Snow
- Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things
- The Wolf and the Lion
- A Golden Crown
- You Win or You Die
- The Pointy End
- Fire and Blood