By George R.R. Martin
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Standing waist-deep in the surf, Aeron seized the naked boy by the shoulders and pushed his head back down as he tried to snatch a breath. “Have courage,” he said. “We came from the sea, and to the sea we must return. Open your mouth and drink deep of god’s blessing. Fill your lungs with water, that you may die and be reborn. ” Either the boy could not hear him with his head beneath the waves, or else his faith had utterly deserted him. He began to kick and thrash so wildly that Aeron had to call for help.
One helped him don a roughspun robe of mottled blue and green and grey. Another presented him with a driftwood cudgel. “You belong to the sea now, so the sea has armed you,” Aeron said. ” Only then did the priest turn to the three riders, watching from their saddles. ” The Sparr coughed. ” Aeron snorted. That Steffarion Sparr had been given to the Drowned God soon after birth he had no doubt. He knew the manner of it too, a quick dip into a tub of seawater that scarce wet the infant’s head. Small wonder the ironborn had been conquered, they who once held sway everywhere the sound of waves was heard.
Lazy Leo burst out laughing. “Not possible for you, you mean. ” “You saw some candle burning, I don’t doubt,” said Armen. ” “I know what I saw. The light was queer and bright, much brighter than any beeswax or tallow candle. ” Armen crossed his arms. ” “Dragonglass,” Pate said. ” Somehow that seemed important. “They do,” mused Alleras, the Sphinx, “and if there are dragons in the world again . ” “Dragons and darker things,” said Leo. “The grey sheep have closed their eyes, but the mastiff sees the truth.
A Feast for Crows - A Song of Ice and Fire 04 by George R.R. Martin