In A Song Of Ice And Fire, Tyrion Lannister wanders Valyria in search of his lost love, Tysha.

Heavy spoiler from A Storm of Swords part 2, you have been warned.

When Tyrion kills Tywin, Tywin tells Tyrion to look for Tysha, "Wherever whores go."

Therefore Tyrion asks most people he meets, "Where do whores go?"

Where do they go?

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    Well, so we have here a legitimate question on where to find whores Apr 15, 2016 at 1:01
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    Read the Arya chapters in Braavos, and see what you think of the whores she meets. One of them is interesting.
    – TLP
    Apr 15, 2016 at 1:33
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    @Mooz he's asking where's the place referenced by Tywin Apr 15, 2016 at 5:40
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    Brothels, I guess? Apr 15, 2016 at 9:56
  • 4
    If you ask Meat Loaf, good girls go to Heaven; bad girls go everywhere, so I guess everywhere. Apr 15, 2016 at 11:32

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We don't know.

Someone asked GRRM in a video interview, but he ain't saying. From this Reddit page:

"Hi George! I have a couple of questions. First of all, do we ever find out where do whores go?"

"Well..." he said, uncertain and hesitant to answer the question.

"Oh, I'm not really asking for the story, I just want to go there."

Everyone laughed, including Gurm [sic], and through his high-pitched giggles he uttered a "Yes."

"Really? Oh, that's so cool, thanks!"

Naturally, the internet is rife with speculation, and theories abound.

That should give you a good deal of reading material if it's theories and rumours you're looking for. But as far as hard facts go, we won't know until book 6 comes out, if then.


This is likely a rhetorical statement, indicating that Tywin neither knows nor cares where she ended up. Given Tywin's disdain for members of the oldest profession, he's hardly likely to have kept track of someone he used purely as an educational tool for his son.

Tyrion's repetition of the question to others is an in-joke to himself, a bleak reflection assisted by alcohol and his fugue state.

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