“My son. How could I have made a son like that, Ned?”
“He’s only a boy,” Ned said awkwardly. He had small liking for Prince Joffrey, but he could hear the pain in Robert’s voice. “Have you forgotten how wild you were at his age?”
“It would not trouble me if the boy was wild, Ned. You don’t know him as I do.”
#i don’t expect you to like joff #i don’t like joff #he’s dreadful #but it’s useful to remember #that he’s the product of a perfect storm of lannister ambition and baratheon anxious masculinity #joff is westerosi politics #personified
She had often daydreamed of how she would dance at her wedding, with every eye upon her and her handsome lord. In her dreams they had all been smiling.
Probably after Cat, Robb, and Cersei, I feel like Joffery is the character who’s been manipulated the most by D & D (although less people are inclined to care because he’s Joffrey) But GRRM’s episode really illustrated my frustrations with how this character has been written. I’m not a Joffrey fan and I will probably never be one, but I feel bad that his character has been so twisted by the show.
|margaery:||tell me about your bow, king.|
|joffrey:||-double takes- you? -breathes heavily- you want to hear about my -starts sweating- my BOW?? -leans on chair for support- well, let me TELL YOU ALL ABOUT IT -dry heaves-|