dankohn asked: Isn't Ser Uthor Underleaf, the Snail Knight, one of the most transgressive characters we the whole ASOIAF universe? Is there anyone else we meet who is interested solely in money, not power, and is willing to put accomplishing his goals before his ego? Isn't Underleaf the most modern of all the characters, like a Wall Street arbitrageur genre hopped into the middle ages?
Until you brought him up I didn’t remember this character at all. In all honesty, I still don’t! This could be some attempt to make me look dumb, even — like, I go “Oh yeah, Uthor Underleaf, love that guy” and everyone snickers at me under their breath because he doesn’t exist and I’m trying to sound all smart and doo. Sigh — guess I’ll need to re-read the Tales of Dunk and Egg next. Dammit, I have an enormous new Chris Ware box set to read!