Doom

 

They held each other close, and turned their backs upon the end.
The hills that split asunder, and the black that ate the skies;
The flames that shot so high and hot that even dragons burned,
Would never be the final sights that fell upon their eyes.
A fly upon a wall, the waves the sea wind whipped and churned,
A city of a thousand years, and all that men had learned;
The Doom consumed it all alike, and neither of them turned.

Tyrion Lannister and Jorah Mormont (Game of Thrones).

4 thoughts on “The Doom

  1. Nice to see the words again. I was working from Jorah and Tyrion recitation when I wrote this post: http://patricksponaugle.com/2015/06/23/valyria-doom-dragons-and-steel/

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    1. Ronnie says:

      Thanks, I read your post, it is very informative.

      Liked by 1 person

      1. ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks, I appreciate the feedback. I have 110 more posts just like it.

        (I’m not exaggerating.)

        Thanks again, and I’m glad I ran across your blog post, posting the poem of the Doom that came to Valyria. Right on!

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  2. G says:

    “The flames that shot so high and hot that even dragons ๐Ÿ‰ burned,”

    I added an ๐Ÿ‰ emoji for effect; not that it needs any effects, extremely powerful; what a line, what a metaphor — fantastic in its accuracy.

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