A Clash of Kings: Arya X —
“There’s a guard on that postern,” said Gendry quietly. “I told you there would be.”
“You stay here with the horses,” said Arya. “I’ll get rid of him. Come quick when I call.”
Gendry nodded. Hot Pie said, “Hoot like an owl when you want us to come.”
“I’m not an owl,” said Arya. “I’m a wolf. I’ll howl.”
Alone, she slid through the shadow of the Tower of Ghosts. She walked fast, to keep ahead of her fear, and it felt as though Syrio Forel walked beside her, and Yoren, and Jaqen H’ghar, and Jon Snow.