The Winds of Winter — Ser Barristan’s “Battle” Speech

Posted: January 9, 2014 in Creative, Literature
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WARNING: Contains spoilers for The Winds of Winter

This is a dramatic reading of Ser Barristan Selmy’s speech before the Battle of Meereen. It is taken from Barristan’s first sample chapter in The Winds of Winter (book 6 of George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire saga).

NOTE: During the speech, Barristan gets cut off after he says “time enough to make their spear wall.” So I added the final line about the “red dawn/dragon dawn” (though it does play off something Tyrion says in his sample chapter).

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Comments
  1. Nicely done Duncan,

    Not quite equal to Mel Gibson’s Braveheart battle speech with all the piss and shit references but close 🙂
    – Vikram

  2. bina007 says:

    This is brilliant! I think you should do an audiobook of the Barristan chapters 🙂

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