A Dance with Dragons: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book Five Setting & Symbolism

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Westeros

Westeros is one of the main settings used in A Dance with Dragons. It is a narrow continent that has been divided between seven houses and formed into independent regions known as the Seven Kingdoms. Much of Westeros is uninhabited, uncharted, and unexplored. It is believed that savages and unknown creatures live outside the civilized areas. The wildlings live outside the civilized areas.

Westeros is situated between the northern region of Always Winter and the southern region of Dorne. The Seven Kingdoms, situated in the south, are under the rule of Daenerys and House Targaryen.

While there are many townships located throughout Westeros, there are five major cities which include White Harbor, King's Landing, Oldtown, Gulltown, and Lannisport.

The main religion celebrated in Westeros is the Faith of the Seven.

There is a wide variety of species in Westeros. The humans are divided by ethnic groups and...

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