When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. When you play the game of thrones, you can hold the door open to save the future legacy of a mystic prophecy, or you can render one to splinters as an army hails you with arrow fire. You can come back from the cold dead and enact icy vengeance, or you can torch a temple of dissenters with naked fury. You can see into the past to uncover revelations about your future, or you can go blind until you can use your future to reconnect with your past. You can be treated like a dog, whimpering on the floor for the last morsels of your dignity, or you can become devoured by those self-same beasts, shaped by your own hand. You can allow yourself to be the subject of fanatical religious persecution or you can rise above the clamor and stamp out insurrection at the source. When you play the game of thrones, you can forge fresh new alliances. Or you can burn them all down to the ground.
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