And it’s these things I’d believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn’t all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything.
― F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Requested by Anonymous)
Sansa is not courageous in the least. If she was courageous she would have stood up for her sister, stood up for her father, she would have gone down fighting and not have resigned herself to be joffery’s plaything. IMHO she is the least stark of the children. She is a traitor to her family. The lone wolf dies but the pack survives.
Excuse me, but no. To everything. I mean, I respect your opinion, but you are wrong. So wrong.
- She is very brave. Surviving needs bravery. She’s all alone in King’s Landing, she needs to survive on her own. She doesn’t have friends, and she doesn’t know who to trust, who she can trust. So she relies on herself. She tries to be brave all the time, her chapters are full with her talking about gathering her courage.
- Sansa couldn’t have stood up for her sister (whatever that means for you), Arya hit Joffrey in the head, she did commit the crime. She said she doesn’t remember, and Robert went with the answer, leaving the incident behind. But anyway, Sansa was engaged to Joffrey, she couldn’t have said anything against him. Also, you insult Sansa for it, but please, don’t forget, that Ned also knew what happened, since Sansa told him before exactly, but yet Ned kept silent. Why aren’t you angry at him for not telling Robert, or ordering Sansa to tell the truth, when he knew what happened and that she remembered? Because it wasn’t smart, that’s why. It wasn’t about courage, it was about consequenses.
- She did stood up for her father, she begged for Joffrey for his life. What else do you want from an 11 years old child?
- "not have resigned herself to be joffery’s plaything" - I’m sorry, but what? Do you think she wanted that? Do you think she enjoyed it? In what world…..? She didn’t want to be Joffrey’s anything. She wanted to go home, to leave him behind. She hates Joffrey after her father’s excecution. She hates all the Lannisters. I can’t see how’s that not clear. Also, like in AGoT/s1 she wanted to push him down of the bridge or what was it, but the Hound stopped her. How is that for resigning?
- "she is the least stark of the children" - I really don’t know why is this a thing often said by Sansa haters, but I find it stupid. She is just as much as a Stark as any of them. She gatheres strenght form the thought of her family, of Winterfell, of her siblings (even Arya, who she didn’t stood up for). The thought of family and home keeps her going. She even thinks about her dead direwolf, Lady many times, and it gives her strenght and courage. She is just as much of a Stark as any other Stark.
- "She is a traitor to her family." - NO. She is not. She’s an 11 years old girl, who didn’t want to loose the boy who she liked for no reason. Because Ned didn’t give her any reason why she should just pack and leave. She wanted to stay. So she went to Cersei (to someone who was kind to her) and complained to her. How could she have known that it’s gonna lead to terrible things? No one told her. She didn’t have any reason to suspect that Cersei is not trustable. That doesn’t make her a traitor. That only makes her young and innocent, and a victim. Think about that.
- "The lone wolf dies but the pack survives." - A great quote, but untrue. Arya is also alone, but lives. Bran is also alone, but lives. Rickon is alone but lives. Sansa is alone but lives. Robb wasn’t alone but died. Think about this one too.
Also, because this was under a gifset of Sansa and Tyrion I’d like to add as a sidenote, that Tyrion is aware of everything I just said above. Tyrion respects Sansa for being brave, for being a surviver. I say this every time, but Tyrion Lannister adores Sansa more than any Sansa fan, trust me.