Lendo: A feast for crows, do George R.R. Martin
Nine sons had been born from the loins of Quellon Greyjoy, but only four had lived to manhood. That was the way of this cold world, where men fished the sea and dug in the ground and died, whilst women brought forth shortlived children from beds of blood and pain. (p. 29)literatura comment below, or link to this permanent URL from your own site.