Why did Ned lie about Arthur Dayne?

Why did Ned lie about Arthur Dayne?

Originally Answered: If Ned is so honourable, why did he lie about defeating Arthur Dayne when actually Reed had back-stabbed Dayne? Ned is up front with Bran. He says that Arthur is the finest knight he ever faced and that Dayne would have killed him were it not for Howland Reed. Eddard won, Dayne lost.

Who was the best fighter in Game of Thrones?

The 10 Best Fighters on ‘Game of Thrones’

  1. Jaime Lannister. When it all comes down to it, we believe Jaime Lannister is (or was) the strongest fighter in the Game of Thrones world.
  2. Gregor Clegane.
  3. Sandor Clegane.
  4. Ser Arthur Dayne.
  5. Oberyn Martell.
  6. Stannis Baratheon.
  7. Bronn.
  8. Brienne of Tarth.

What if Arthur Dayne killed Ned?

If Ned died, Ser Arthur Dayne would have continued staying at the ToJ until after Lyanna gave birth to Jon. Likely Rhaegar’s last orders to them were to defend Lyanna and her son. Assuming Lyanna died, then the 3 Kings’ Guard would have probably taken Jon and brought him to some place safe.

Who can beat Arthur Dayne?

Another great fighter, on a given day, might beat Dayne. Even if Dayne beats a guy four times out of five, that one brief instance where he stumbles over something or gets momentarily blinded by sand/dirt/blood/light, that could spell the end against another great warrior.

Why did Arthur Dayne fight Ned Stark?

Fighting is necessary because Dayne can’t just tell Ned, “Your men need to die in order for an important secret to be kept.” Even after seeing Lyanna and promising her to keep the baby safe, Ned wouldn’t have his men murdered – it’s not in his nature. Therefore Dayne must kill them.

Did Ned Stark know Robert’s rebellion was a lie?

Jon, as any loving father would be, raised his banners to revolt instead of surrendering his wards whom he loved as his own children to the throne who wanted their heads. And you say Robert’s rebellion was based on a lie. No, it wasn’t. Bonus: Ned did know later that Lyanna bore Rhaegar a son, and perhaps that’s all.

Did Ned Stark know who Jon’s father was?

Yes, Ned Stark knew that Jon was the legitimate heir to the Iron Throne being the son of Rhaegar and Lyanna.

How did Lyanna Stark die?

Lyanna is buried in the tomb beneath Winterfell. In reality, Lyanna’s death was due to complications after giving birth to her son with Rhaegar. Her death was witnessed by Ned, two handmaidens and possibly Howland Reed.

Who killed Jon Arryn?


Is littlefinger in love with Sansa?

Yes, Littlefinger is attracted to Sansa, but we don’t know what “love” means to him since his childhood had very few examples of good, hot long term intimate relationships. most likely he views “love” as a weakness. Caitlin was his first crush, but this turned out badly, and he was humiliated.

Why did they kill Jon Arryn?

And you told me to write a letter to Cat telling her it was the Lannisters… Lysa Arryn explains her reasons for killing her husband. The assassination of Jon Arryn was a secret plot orchestrated by Petyr Baelish in an attempt to throw the Seven Kingdoms into a state of chaos from which he could personally benefit.

Why did littlefinger try to kill Bran?

So we learn in season 7 that Baelish was the one who sent the assassin to kill Bran to cause animosity between the Starks and the Lannisters and make chaos and ladder etc.

Does Sansa love Lord baelish?

When Littlefinger visited her long time before the battle she expressed her feeling clearly. She was angry about his betrayal. Sansa only contacted him because she needed an army against Boltons. In the final episode her reaction when Baelish leaned forward to kiss her was clear that she doesn’t love him.

Who sent to kill Bran Stark?

catspaw assassin

Why didnt littlefinger tell Tywin about Arya?

Cersei had tasked Littlefinger with finding Arya before she could escape King’s Landing, which he obviously unsuccessful at. So he is quite surprised to find Arya at Harrenhal and especially surprised she is with Tywin. He does not tell Tywin because there is no direct benefit for him.

Why did tywin like Arya?

all in all, tywin lannister was nice to arya because the show writers wanted him to be nice and arya to have plot armour .

How did tywin not recognize Arya?

Tywin had never seen Arya. He wasn’t in King’s Landing while the Starks were there. If he had been, he would never have allowed Joffrey to execute Ned. She was not of importance to him so he does not need to know more about her than she is the daughter of Ned.

Did petyr recognize Arya?

According to Aidan Gillen, Littlefinger did indeed recognize an on-the-run Arya Stark when the two briefly crossed paths in an especially tense moment from Season 2. He just didn’t do anything about it.

Did littlefinger start the war?

Littlefinger had Lysa Arryn kill her husband, Jon Arryn — Ned Stark’s friend, who had been investigating the parentage of the incest-made Lannister children. With this knowledge, Littlefinger’s chat with Varus becomes a tacit admission of his hand in starting the war by getting the balls rolling.

Why is harrenhal cursed?

Harrenhal was blasted with dragonfire and left half-ruined. Afterwards, Aegon Targaryen granted Harrenhal to his bannermen of House Qoherys, which eventually became extinct. All of them, like the Hoares and Qoherys before them, died out, leading to the castle to be considered a cursed place.

Did littlefinger kill Joffrey?

In reality, it was Olenna who had poisoned the wine. She had arranged with Littlefinger to end Joffrey’s life and used Sansa Stark in the process. Littlefinger had worked with Dontos Hollard to deliver the poison, which was hidden in a stone attached to a necklace given to Tyrion’s wife by Olenna.

Who killed Sansa Stark?


Did baelish kill Joffrey?

‘Game Of Thrones’: Olenna Tyrell And Petyr Baelish Killed Joffrey Baratheon. So, let’s get down to business: it was Lady Olenna Tyrell (née Redwyne) and Petyr Baelish (Aiden Gillen) who killed Joffrey Baratheon (Jack Gleeson) — though they certainly weren’t the only ones with motive.

Why did Lady Olenna kill Joffrey?

While later reminiscing with Margaery about Tyrion’s upcoming trial, Olenna asserts her opinion that Tyrion is innocent, and implies that it was she who poisoned Joffrey in order to protect Margaery from the mental and physical abuse that Joffrey had quite clearly inflicted on Sansa whilst she was his betrothed.