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'Game of Thrones'

Get Inked With These Badass ‘Game of Thrones’ Tats

All right, who’s getting inked? Note: this is only for die-hard GoT fans (and those not afraid of needles).

 

Across seven seasons, Game of Thrones has taken the throne as the fandom to rule all fandoms. So when you just can’t get enough when the season is done, the books are read, and the costumes are worn, what do you do? You get GoT tattoos that your mom will probably hate.

 

Do you know in your soul your true house name? Then go with your friends to get these:

 

'Game of Thrones'

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Do you believe, in another life, that you ruled land and sky with dragons that could fly at your command? Then sit a few sessions for this one:

 

'Game of Thrones'

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Is Jon Snow your one true love and not your brother? This may be your first choice:

 

Jon Snow

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If your love for these characters is unending and your skin looks plain, then consider it! Chances are your fellow super fans will love your latest fandom stamp. The images and quotes are recognizable and often contain wise and inspiring words. Here’s a list of more you could check out for some great ideas.

 

What better way to link yourself to Game of Thrones than ink yourself to Game of Thrones?

 

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Megan Fox's tattoo

Seven Stars with Kick Ass Literary Tattoos

Thinking of getting a tattoo inspired by your favorite book? Check out these artists’ literary ink for some inkspiration. 

 

Elliott Smith and his Ferdinand the Bull tattoo.

 

Elliott Smith and his Ferdinand the Bull tattoo

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Rockstar Elliott Smith had a tattoo of the gentle character Ferdinand the Bull, who was uninterested in butting heads or fighting, instead preferring to smell flowers and be peaceful. Actor and writer Lena Dunham also sports a Ferdinand tattoo. 

 

Megan Fox and her King Lear tattoo 

 

Megan Fox and her partial quote from King Lear

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Actor Megan Fox has a partial quote from Act V, Scene III of Shakespeare’s ‘King Lear’ tattooed on her shoulder. The phrase, ‘we will all laugh at gilded butterflies’ is a partial quote from the character of King Lear, who speaks it in the play’s final scene.  He says “… so we’ll live, and pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh at gilded butterflies.”

 

Angelina Jolie’s ‘Stairs to the Roof‘ tattoo 

 

Angelina Jolie and her Tennessee William's tattoo

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Actor and activist Angelina Jolie sports a line from 1941 play ‘Stairs to the Roof’ by Tennessee Williams. It reads ‘a prayer for the wild at heart kept in cages.’

 

Evan Rachel Wood’s A Dream Within a Dream tattoo 

 

Evan Rachel Wood and her tattoo

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Evan Rachel Wood has a line of verse from original goth Edgar Allan Poe tattooed on her back. It reads ‘all that we see or seem is but a dream within in a dream.’ 

 

The Lord of the Rings cast and their elvish tattoos

 

LOTR cast members show off their tattoos

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Several Lord of the Rings cast members had the number nine tattooed in elvish script. Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Sean Bean, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, Elijah Wood, Sean Astin and Billy Boyd all bear the mark. Check out that photo for some serious noughties glamour.

 

Elizabeth Hand’s The Winterlong Trilogy tattoo (yes, she wrote Winterlong…) 

 

Elizabeth Hand's Boy in the Tree tattoo

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Hand sports the image of The Boy in the Tree, which she told AbeBooks is a recurring image in her work. 

 

Jonathan Lethem’s Ubik tattoo 

 

Lethem with his Philip K. Dick tattoo

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Author Jonathan Lethem has a tattoo inspired by one of his own literary heroes Philip K. Dick. In an essay he wrote on Dick, he stated: “I impetuously went into a tattoo parlor and had the spray can logo from the first American edition of ‘Ubik’ tattooed on my upper left arm.”

 

 

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