Jorah Mormont, the Antagonist

I wonder if Jorah Mormont could defeat Sandor Clegane?

Benjamin Walker Colt

Who isn’t a fan of George R. R. Martin’s books? What? There are people who don’t like the vast array of characters, complicated plot lines, and general misfortune that befalls every character? I don’t believe it. I’m a huge fan of the Song of Ice and Fire series.

Some time ago, I wrote an article on the power of the antagonist. Jorah Mormont is an exiled knight of Westeros who is in love with Daenerys Targaryen, mother of dragons, rightful heir to the Iron Throne and all that. Jorah began his association by spying on her, but soon switched his allegiance and became sworn to her by duty and love. Of course, he pays a price for his duplicity when she finds out.

Yet, none of that is what makes Jorah Mormont the perfect antagonist (from a writer’s standpoint). Jorah is constantly at odds with his queen. He doesn’t…

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Interview with Cliff Roberts


Cliff Roberts


I am an author of four novels all four of which have been ranked #1 at one time. Actually all four have been ranked#1 at least twice.

Next book : Reprisal! The Eagle’s Sorrow 

The world is shaken to its foundations by a terror attack, so huge and destructive that it disrupts the entire world’s economy. Hamburg, Germany is a powerful economic engine for the European continent and the EU. It serves as the commercial and consumer goods distribution point for the majority of Europe. The attack on Hamburg, Germany is a key lynch pin in the Brotherhood of the Sword’s, plan to dominate the world and is the focus point of the second stage of that plan.

After the attack the western powers are crippled and are forced to struggle for their economic lives. When they choose to focus on economic recovery while providing only a…

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