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Old 05-27-2019, 01:38 PM
Sam Stone is offline
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Interesting exchange between Barristan Selmy and Daenerys in season 5:

Barristan Selmy: "When the people rose in revolt against him, your father set their towns and castles aflame. He murdered sons in front of their fathers. He burned men alive with wildfire and laughed as they screamed. And his efforts to stamp out dissent led to a rebellion that killed every Targaryen, except two."
Daenerys Targaryen: "I'm not my father."
Barristan Selmy: "No, your Grace. Thank the Gods. But the Mad King gave his enemies the justice he thought they deserved, and each time, it made him feel powerful and right, until the very end."
Daenerys Targaryan also gave her enemies the justice she thought they deserved, and each time it made her feel more powerful and right, until the very end.

Like father, like daughter. Selmy basically described the rise and fall of Daenerys Targaryan three seasons ago.