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Fantasy/sci-fi novels with Too Many Capitalized Things
The Tortall series by Tamora Pierce. I remember literally shaking as I read the scenes between Alanna and Jonathan in In the Hand of the Goddess.
I would point out that as GRRM introduces each of the peoples of Essos, their customs and behaviors are only mirror images of the peoples of Westeros, whose codes and mores are no less barbaric. The whole world, Westeros and Essos alike, operates on the brokerage and exertion of power. It is we, as the presumably… Read more