«rubies flew like drops of blood from the chest of a dying prince…»
“I have served six kings, but here before us lies the greatest man I ever knew.”
There was a a line in a recent episode of the show where, he’s not even present, but two people are talking about him and someone says ‘Well, no one trusts Littlefinger’ and ‘Littlefinger has no friends.’ And that’s true of television show Littlefinger, but it’s certainly not true of book Littlefinger. Book Littlefinger, in the book, everybody trusts him. Everybody trusts him because he seems powerless, and he’s very friendly, and he’s very helpful. /…/ But of course there’s the Machiavellian thing.
GRRM on Littlefinger - WinterIsComing.net
To be clear, I enjoy Aidan Gillen and showLittlefinger a great deal. But that’s mostly because that adaptation takes all the things I already believe about that character and confirms them by forefronting them.
The strongest trees are rooted in the dark places of the earth. Darkness will be your cloak, your shield, your mother’s milk. Darkness will make you strong.
a man could not always be where he belonged, though.
A Song of Ice and Fire (6/6)
↳Gentle Mother, Font of Mercy
Jon Snow alphabet → C for Castle Black