Pardon my idiocy, but isn't Game of Thrones a series of books for "young adults"? Or am I mixing that up with ... what was it called ... Hungry Hunger Games?
From Dae Jang-geum: Sun-dol: "Are you trying to dry me up and kill me? Why do you say the same things over and over every day? Rather, come and hit me once! Aigu!" But then: Dr. Lazarus: "By Grabthar's hammer, by the suns of Warvan... You shall be avenged."