Suvudu is running a series of literary cage matches wherein readers vote for the winner in a bizarro fanfic-esque NCAA tournament of literary bloodshed.
In round one, Jaime "Kingslayer" Lannister of George RR Martin's incredible Ice & Fire series whooped Hermione Granger's butt. Now in round two, the Kingslayer goes up against Cthulhu of the Lovecraft mythos.
To support his creation, George RR Martin wrote a short scene wherein Tyrion and Jaime plot strategy against the writhing tentacled horror from beyond the stars.
(How cool is Martin?)
Not A Blog - Suvudu Cage Matches, Round Two
"Books?" Jaime said. "How can books help me in a fight?"
"They can tell you more about this thing you're fighting." Tyrion dumped the dusty tomes down on the table.
"Cthulhu," said Jaime. "It sounds like the noise old men make when they're bringing up phelgm." He rummaged through the books with his good hand. They had odd titles, in languages he did not know, though he was not surprised his brother did. "Abdul Alhazared," he pronounced, leafing through a few pages. "This is written in gibberish. What tongue is this?"
"A fair question," said Tyrion, "to which I have no answer. That comes from the shadowlands beyond Asshai. But here, look at this. It is a translation of a translation of a translation, I understand." The dwarf flipped through the pages, until he found the one he wanted. "And there are illuminations. Here. This is Cthulhu."
Jaime stared. "That?"
"It's as big as Casterly Rock."
"Bigger. If Casterly Rock fell on its head it might not even notice."
"Seven bloody hells." Even if he still had two good hands, Jaime Lannister was not certain how he was supposed to fight something like that. "Those tentacles... this thing looks as though it just ate twenty giant krakens, but hasn't quite finished swallowing them yet." He sat down, and began turning pages. "Maybe if I had a dragon... "
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