August 1st, 2016


Challenge 161: Game of Thrones

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Challenge 161:

Category: Game of Thrones
Deadline: August 8
Challenge: Rec us your favorite Game of Thrones fics, from both the show and the books. Any and all het pairings welcome!

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Shelter From the Storm by kungfuwaynewho (Teen)

Fandom: Game of Thrones
Pairing: Brienne of Tarth/Jamie Lannister
Title: Shelter From the Storm
Author: kungfuwaynewho
Rating/Warning(s): Teen
Word Count/WIP?: 11,047/no
Recced on LiveJournal By: merryghoul

Why This Must Be Read: I'll admit it: I'm new to reading fic in Game of Thrones. But while watching the show, I really liked Brienne and Jamie traveling together in Westeros, and I fell hard for this pairing.

This fic, set after "The Bear and the Maiden Fair" (the season three episode), features Brienne and Jamie confronting their feelings as they travel south from Harrenhal to King's Landing. The fic is tagged as a "travelogue," and I really like the mix of the sights Brienne and Jamie encounter along with the scenes of pining and shippiness.