Winter is Coming
Few phrases are more closely associated with the Game of Thrones fandom than this one. We know that winters in Game of Thrones are long, often lasting several years. It is also difficult for people in that world to predict when the seasons will change, the Citadel even has a special, rare breed of white raven they send out to deliver the news of the changing season. While this may just be the way that the seasons in the world of Game of Thrones
The air was becoming colder.
Though, the term "cold" was more like an old friend in these northern lands. Winter was a constant companion for miles upon miles—a bitter wind was almost always nipping at a traveler's nose, snowflakes added to the layers of white innocence in a thick blanket at least every three days, and ice forming crystalline patterns on the trunks of dying trees was more common than the waters of the river that ran past the village truly flowing through the land instead of being frozen in time.
The people of the village had lived in the lands long enough to know when winter's true nature was fast approaching. The days were even shorter; nights more dark and treacherous, where the simple notion of not wearing boots to bed could make a man wake up in the morning with frostbite. It was a small village, one full of superstition and lore, as well as brutal hunters determined to f
“Ms. [Last Name], your husband was loyal to HYDRA, before his unfortunate demise. He used this business to further our mission. We expect the same of you.”
“I don’t give a shit about what my husband did or didn’t do, if what you’re telling me is the truth. And you should know…I don’t believe you. I’m not helping you with your mission or whatever else you might need or desire. This manufacturing company belongs to me now, and I will run it the way I see fit.” You step past the men and open the door. “So if you don’t mind…get out. I’d like to go home.”
The leader of the bunch holds a smug look and in an instant, grabs your arm. He leans in toward you, even as you fidget and try to pull away. “We have ways of convincing those who decline our first generous offer. I assure you