Grand Maester Pycelle is the Grand Maester of the Seven Kingdoms. He is the King's personal maester, a learned man wise in history, science and medicine who also provides counsel. The Grand Maester sits on the King's small council, which orders the realm in the name of the King.
Grand Maester Pycelle Quotes
|Season 2 / Episode 3: - What Is Dead May Never Die|
Grand Maester Pycelle: [to Tyrion] All I did, I did for House Lannister! Always! Your Lord father, ask him! I've always been his servant, since the days of the Mad King!
|Season 1 / Episode 10: - Fire and Blood|
Grand Maester Pycelle: Kings? I can tell you all there is to know about kings. The thing you need to understand about kings: in the past 67 years, I have known - truly known - more kings than any man alive. They're complicated men, but I know how to serve them. Yes. And keep on serving them.
Grand Maester Pycelle: Aerys Targaryen... of all the thousand thousand maladies the gods visit on us, madness is the worst. He was a good man, such a charmer. To watch him melt away before my eyes, consumed by dreams of fire and blood...
Grand Maester Pycelle: Robert Baratheon was entirely different animal: powerful man, a great warrior. But, alas, winning a kingdom and ruling a kingdom are rather different things.
Grand Maester Pycelle: They say that if a man goes through life with his battle visor down, he can often be blind to enemies at his side.
Grand Maester Pycelle: Now I serve his son, king Joffrey, may the gods bless his reign. He's a capable young man...
Grand Maester Pycelle: ...strong military mind, stern - but sterness in defence of the realm is no vice.
Grand Maester Pycelle: It's far too soon to know what manner of king he will be, but I sense true greatness on the horizon for our new king. True greatness.
Ros: So, what's the thing?
Grand Maester Pycelle: [puzzled] Wha... what thing?
Ros: About kings. You said "The thing you need to understand about kings".
Grand Maester Pycelle: Eh... thing? What...?
Ros: When you started... oh, never mind.
Grand Maester Pycelle: Let me see you out, my dear.
Ros: It's alright. No need.
Grand Maester Pycelle: Yes, yes, until the next time.
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