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A Song Of Ice And Fire: Joffrey The MadA Song Of Ice And Fire: Joffrey The Mad:A Song Of Ice And Fire: Joffrey The Mad by RoyalPsycho
An ASOIAF AU requested by RvBOMally based on a premise supplied on this thread. At the Purple Wedding the increasingly cruel and deranged King Joffrey Baratheon demands his new impromptu cupbearer, his uncle Tyrion Lannister, to taste test the wine he is being offered. Tyrion immediately collapses from an especially powerful poison and dies almost instantly. Terrified at the assassination attempt, Joffrey orders a witch hunt to find and execute the assassin and has dozens of innocents killed before he is satisfied.
Though Joffrey believes the culprits have been dealt with he is forever paranoid of another attempt on his life and becomes ever more erratic. Tywin, less convinced of the success of such witch hunts and furious that someone had successfully murdered a Lannister - even if it was Tyrion – conducts his own investigations whilst reorganising the kingdom to deal with the last vestiges of resistance.
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