Daenerys Targaryen, Game of Thrones; The Dragon Queen. Daenerys started under the thumb of both brother & husband. By the time we reach the end of season 1 she has lost both a husband and a baby but has birthed a Dragon.
& is a curious thing.Power resides where men believe it resides. It& a trick. A shadow on the wall. And a very small man can cast a very large shadow.& ~ Varys talking to Tyrion // Quotes from Game of Thrones - The Spider