Can A Man Be Brave If He’s Afraid?

An inspiring piece, notion of being brave is associated with fear. I never thought of imagining a coin with bravery on one side and fear on the other. The author has beautifully linked the two. Thumbs up for this great piece.

Kaleidoscopes And Cigarette Smoke.

Bran looked up. “Robb says the man died bravely, but Jon says he was afraid.”

“What do you think?” his father asked.

Bran thought about it. “Can a man still be brave if he’s afraid?”

“That is the only time a man can be brave,” his father told him.

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Over the past few weeks I’ve been reading George RR Martin’s epic fantasy saga ‘A Song Of Ice And Fire’.

Finishing the second book of the saga ‘A Clash Of Kings’ today. I sat back and admired the work of George Martin.

Not only some of the characters are worth dying for, some parts are so well written that they will stick with you forever. And as I reeled back through my memory to see which part I remember the most, it was the above mentioned dialogue between Lord Eddard Stark and his second son Brandon Stark that came to my…

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