Spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 7, episode four follow. Don’t act like you haven’t been warned. That would embarrass everyone.
Well, that wonderful episode gave us many, many things, but it also gave Arya a Valyrian steel dagger.
Littlefinger, in his smarmy way, tried to bond with the newly-returned, newly-creepy Bran by giving him a very special dagger. Bran saw right through the twerp’s greasy smile (“Chaos is a ladder.”), but had no real need of the knife. So, he gave it to Arya in the midst of that very touching Stark family underneath the red leaves of the weirwood tree.
But where did it come from and what does it mean? Read more…