Brienne the Beauty, they name her… though not to her face, lest they be called upon to defend those words with their bodies.
Tarth is an island off the main continent of Westeros that is the fief of House Tarth, who rule from Evenfall Hall. It is separated from the continent by the Straits of Tarth, and is situated north of Shipbreaker Bay… The island is said to be very beautiful, “with its mountains and waterfalls, its high meadows and shadowed vales.” It is called the “Sapphire Isle” for the striking blue seas in which it sits. (x)
Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Lena Headey on the set for the TV Guide photoshoot
“One day. One day you must tell me all. The good and the bad. There is some good to be said of my father, surely?” ”There is, Your Grace. Of him, and those who came before him. Your grandfather Jaehaerys and his brother, their father Aegon, your mother… and Rhaegar. Him most of all.“ ”I wish I could have known him.” Her voice was wistful. ”I wish he could have known you,” the old knight said.
She was sixteen, brown-haired and brown-eyed, slender and beautiful. The people called out her name as she passed, held up their children for her blessing, and scattered flowers under the hooves of her horse.