|laceblade (laceblade) wrote,|
@ 2012-06-14 09:50 am UTC
|Entry tags:||a: martin george rr, books: fantasy, tv: game of thrones|
I had planned for it to be longer, but I've stalled out for the last few months as I try to plow through some shorter books/manga before moving apartments.
Alternate Resolutions I would enjoy to Game of Thrones, in order:
--Catelyn interpret's Lysa's warning letter as GTFO, Ned turns down the offer to become Hand. Stark kids and their direwolves help defend the North against the invasion of the wildlings, and later against the Others. The Starks foster Robert Arryn; Renly becomes Hand instead; Littlefinger and Varys reveal Cersei's secret when it becomes evident that Joffrey is a prat. Conveniently, Stannis already died helping Ned put down the Greyjoys again, so Renly becomes king.
--As Robert lays dying, Ned follows Littlefinger's advice to the T - Ned rules as Regent while Joffrey grows into a little prat, they decide to reveal the incestuous secret and somehow kill Stannis, Renly becomes king, Loras = head of kingsguard.
Alternatively, Ned follows Littlefinger's other plan - Joffrey marries Sansa, Myrcella marries Robb, Tommen marries Arya, Ned = actual ruler, Cersei sent away, yay!justice throughout the realm.
--Robb listens to Catelyn and sends Jason Mallister to treat with Balon Greyjoy instead of Theon. Theon doesn't end up sieging Winterfell.
--Daenerys becomes queen. Arya Stark is the head of her queensguard, along with Asha Greyjoy, Brienne of Tarth, and some Sand Snakes. Arianne Martell, Sansa Stark, and Maergery Tyrell are her closest advisors. Everyone laughs and laughs at all the stupid knights and lords.
--Jon Snow/Targaryen, Tyrion Lannister/Targaryen, and Daenerys Targaryen rule the Seven Kingdoms as a triumvirate rather than continue to the war and kill each other. They become joint-rulers just in time to save the realm from the Others. There is no small council, fuck the haters, they rule like BAMFs.
Do you have a favored end-game?!
(Spoilers for Dances With Dragons in the comments.)