30 Facts About Tyrion Lannister

1. Tyrion Lannister is enraged by this and has Varys show him to a ladder that leads directly into the Tower of the Hand, Tywin's residence, Tyrion finds his ex-lover Shae in Tywin's bed, wearing nothing but his father's golden chain of office.

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2. Tyrion Lannister tries to get Pod to drink as much as he does, but poor Pod just doesn't have the stamina.

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3. Tyrion Lannister meets the fellow outcast, and asks him if he's Eddard Stark's bastard.

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4. Tyrion Lannister is possibly the most beloved Game of Thrones character.

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5. Tyrion Lannister has served as Hand of the ruler twice: first for Joffrey Lannister and then for Daenerys Targaryen.

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6. Tyrion Lannister is sometimes referred to by the more derogatory names of the "Imp" and the "Halfman.

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7. Tyrion Lannister has appeared in more episodes than any other character.

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8. Tyrion Lannister is unable to stop her from executing Randyll and Dickon Tarly, who refuse to swear fealty to her even after their defeat.

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9. Tyrion Lannister discovers that the Sons of the Harpy are funded by the slavers of Yunkai, Astapor, and Volantis, and arranges a meeting with representatives of those cities to give them seven years to abolish slavery.

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10. Tyrion Lannister realized that Varys might be right about Daenerys being the "last hope for Westeros".

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11. Tyrion Lannister decides to confront Tywin before his flight, and finds Shae in his father's bed.

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12. Tyrion Lannister forces Tyrion to marry Sansa Stark against his will, though both decide not to consummate the marriage.

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13. Tyrion Lannister asks Tywin to be named heir to House Lannister's ancestral home Casterly Rock.

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14. Tyrion Lannister destroys much of Stannis' attacking fleet with wildfire, but is almost assassinated during the battle, presumably at Joffrey's or Cersei's command.

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15. Tyrion Lannister definitely enjoys that part and he's trying desperately to hold onto it.

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16. Tyrion Lannister loves good food, good conversation and a good book.

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17. Tyrion Lannister demands trial by combat, naming as his champion the sellsword Bronn, who is victorious.

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18. On his way back to King's Landing, Tyrion Lannister is seized by Catelyn Stark, who suspects him of having plotted to assassinate her son Bran.

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19. Tyrion Lannister quickly realizes the slavers are on the losing side, and attempts to convince the Second Sons to change their allegiance.

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20. Tyrion Lannister eventually realizes that two of his traveling companions are not what they seem.

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21. Tyrion Lannister is heartbroken to find that even Shae has turned against him.

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22. Tyrion Lannister is appointed Master of Coin, the treasurer, as a reward for his successful leadership.

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23. Tyrion Lannister suspects Joffrey or Cersei, but is unable to get revenge on either.

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24. Tyrion Lannister arrives at King's Landing in A Clash of Kings and immediately recognizes the chaos created by Joffrey and Cersei.

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25. Tyrion Lannister is one of a handful of "sorely missed" major characters that do not appear in 2005's A Feast for Crows, but on his website in 2006 Martin released a sample chapter featuring Tyrion from his next novel A Dance with Dragons.

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26. Tyrion Lannister appears first in A Game of Thrones, and then in A Clash of Kings (1998) and A Storm of Swords (2000).

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27. Tyrion Lannister is a prominent point of view character in the novels, and both David Orr of The New York Times and Lev Grossman of Time called him one of Martin's "finest creations.

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28. Tyrion Lannister would not be able to survive in that world, given his own strength.

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29. Tyrion Lannister won the Emmy again in 2015 and 2018.

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30. Tyrion Lannister is a prominent point of view character in the novels.

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