Tyrion Lannister

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Name: Tyrion Lannister
Occupation: Hand of the King (former)
Title/Rank: Lord
Location: Westeros
Status: Alive
Relationships: Tywin Lannister (father), Joanna Lannister (mother), Cersei Lannister (sister), Jaime Lannister (brother), Shae (lover), Sansa Stark (wife)
Fandom: Game of Thrones, A Song of Ice and Fire
Other: played by Peter Dinklage
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Tyrion Lannister is a fictional character from A Song of Ice and Fire, and is played by Peter Dinklage on the HBO television series Game of Thrones.

This guy is a dwarf in a time and place where size and skill at arms are hugely respected. However, he does not let it become a weakness and uses his wits to far greater effect than a warrior uses his sword.[1]


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  • In 2016 Tyrion Lannister was the second most popular character in the Meereen storyline on Tumblr[2]
  • In 2019, during the final season, Tyrion was the eighth most popular Game of Thrones character on Tumblr[3]

Common Tropes in Fanworks

  • Modern AU: modern setting, where Tyrion knows or meets other characters from the series
  • Pastfic: exploring what his childhood was like at Casterly Rock or his life before the beginning of the series
  • Arranged Marriage: a marriage is arranged for Tyrion for political reasons, exploring possibilities other then his canonical relationships
  • Futurefic: what his life could be like post series, sometimes he is Hand of the King/Queen again, sometimes he is in a loving romantic relationship
  • Post - A Dance With Dragons: at the end of the last book Tyrion had not completed his journey to Daenerys in Meereen, some writers try to complete this story arc in their fanfiction
  • Supporting Character: a featured secondary character, especially in stories focusing on his siblings Jaime and Cersei or Daenerys Targaryen



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