Maester Luwin [had] built a little pottery boy and dressed him in Bran’s clothes and flung him off the wall into the yard below, to demonstrate what would happen to Bran if he fell. That had been fun, but afterward Bran just looked at the maester and said, “I’m not made of clay. And anyhow, I never fall.”
T. Hiddleston - The Hollow Crown 15-16/50
Professor Lupin is a “damaged person, literally and metaphorically. His being a werewolf is really a metaphor for people’s reactions to illness and disability.” - JK Rowling
Hated him? I worshipped him. Every girl in the Seven Kingdoms dreamed of him, but he was mine by oath. And when I finally saw him, on our wedding day, in the Sept of Baelor, lean and fierce and black-bearded, it was the happiest moment of my life. Then that night he crawled on top of me, stinking of wine, and did what he did - what little he could do - and whispered in my ear,
Your sister was a corpse and I was a living girl, and he loved her more than me.
The gods don’t care about men, no more than kings care about peasants.