Arya Stark/Gendry Waters

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Pairing
Pairing: Arya Stark/Gendry Waters
Alternative name(s): Gendrya
Gender category: Het
Fandom: Game of Thrones/A Song of Ice and Fire
Canonical?: No
Prevalence: Popular
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Arya Stark/Gendry Waters, also known as Gendrya, is the het pairing of Arya Stark and Gendry Waters in the A Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones fandoms.

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Canon

Arya and Gendry first meet when travelling north together. Arya is disguised as a boy, but Gendry soon sees through that. Arya is escaping the capital because her father was killed and the Lannisters are looking for her. Gendry was given to the Night's Watch, to protect him because he is King Robert's bastard, a fact he is unaware of at the time. Their group is captured and they are forced to work at Harrenhal. Arya orchestrates their escape by using a promise made by Jaqen H'ghar. They are soon picked up by the Brotherhood without Banners. Gendry wishes to join the Brotherhood, but is instead sold to the Red Priestess Melisandre.

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  • Modern AU: modern setting, sometimes they know each other growing up, or they meet later in life
  • High School AU: popular because of Arya and Gendry's relative ages
  • Canon Divergence AU: often Gendry is not taken by Melisandre and continues his journey with Arya and the Brotherhood without Banners
  • Futurefic: taking place in the future, usually Arya and Gendry are in an adult established relationship, sometimes married with children
  • Reunion: exploring how Arya and Gendry may ultimately be reunited

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