In this two-part essay series I would like to unveil two major secrets, one regarding Robert Arryn and the other Clydas, the meek ‘maester’ at Castle Black.
The revelations proposed in these essays have significant implications, suggesting sinister plots in the Vale and on the Wall. In fact, one could argue that these discoveries enable a process by which we can begin to unravel some of the central events from A Dance with Dragons.
Getting to the point, this two-part series provides evidence and reasoning to support the following arguments:
Lysa Tully was drugging Robert Arryn for quite some time, perhaps even years.
Littlefinger abuses this knowledge to engineer Robert’s death.
Part Two (forthcoming):
Clydas is abusing the same drug.
Although seemingly of trivial importance, these observations will later be shown to have tremendous implications. Continue reading