Gifts for fallencrest
They don't talk about it. They don't talk about Afghanistan or Mongolia or Cuba. They don't talk about the bullets and blood between them. It's safer that way. To talk about it would open scars and scabs that will never heal completely. History is a dangerous thing. It brings people closer but can tear them apart.
So they don't talk about anything important. They argue over cards, and drink too much. It's just them, in a shitty hotel room because whatever passes for home is too far away.
27 Dec 2012
where Theon ends up at the Wall and Jon doesn't meet any of his expectations.