The Bull scowled at her. "Why should she want you? You're nothing but a little gutter rat!"
"Well, you're nothing but a bastard boy!" Or maybe he was only pretending to be a bastard boy.
"What's your true name?"
"Gendry," he said, like he wasn't quite sure.
The Targaryens have always danced too close to madness. King Jaehaerys once told me that madness and greatness are two sides of the same coin. Every time a Targaryen is born, the gods toss a coin in the air and the world holds its breath to see how it will land.