• I don’t know if I have any particular views about women in positions of power, though I do think it’s more difficult for women, particularly in a Medieval setting. They have the additional problem that they’re a woman and people don’t want them in a position of power in an essentially patriarchal society.

    "‘Game Of Thrones’ Author George R. R. Martin Answers Fans’ Questions Live" by Amy Lee, July 28, 2011.