Day 8: Most Exciting POV [4/4] - Daenerys (A Game of Thrones)
When the fire died at last and the ground became cool enough to walk upon, Ser Jorah Mormont found her amidst the ashes, surrounded by blackened logs and bits of glowing ember and the burnt bones of man and woman and stallion. She was naked, covered with soot, her clothes turned to ash, her beautiful hair all crisped away…yet she was unhurt.
“Do you know Illyrio Mopatis, Magister of Pentos ? For my wedding he gave me three petrified dragon eggs. He believed – the world believed –that the ages had turned them to stone. How many centuries has it beensince dragons roamed the skies ? But I dreamt that if I carried those eggs into a great fire, they would hatch. When I stepped into the fire, my own people thought I was mad. But when the fire burned out, I was unhurt, the Mother of Dragons. Do you understand? I’m no ordinary woman. My dreams come true.”