Actual dialogue from NBC’s Hannibal.
He understands the gods … the real gods, the darker gods, the gods that haunt me.
Transformed and transient ever; masked and crowned.
But of all Roman things, these are the most precious. Tales of the Ceasars. The fall and ruin of Roman Britain. Tales of emperors and empires… It’s the stuff of dreams, Athelstan. It’s the very fabric of dreams.
Of all those at the high table, only Sansa Stark was not smiling. He could have loved her for that, but if truth be told the Stark girl’s eyes were far away, as if she had not even seen the ludicrous riders loping toward her.