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Lord Varys Trends On Twitter Because Of His Timely Quotes On Loyalty

"You wish to know where my true loyalties lie? Not with any king or queen, but with the people."
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Another day, another Twitter trend. This time, one of the many trends that took over the popular socmed site is Lord Varys, a character from the hit TV show Game of Thrones.

For a brief background, sans spoilers: In the realm of Game of Thrones, Varys is a eunuch who served as the master of whisperers (aka the intelligence adviser and spymaster) for the king (or queen), as he had done for King Aerys II Targaryen during his term, for King Robert Baratheon right after, and for Joffrey Baratheon when he assumed the throne. He also served the same role for Daenerys Targaryen. Bottom line is, as many rulers had come and gone, Varys remained.

Why was the character suddenly trending on Twitter? It was because of two notable quotes from Lord Varys during a conversation about loyalty with Daenerys in the show’s Season 7 Episode 2. One of the quotes goes, “Incompetence should not be rewarded by blind loyalty. As long as I have my eyes, I’ll use them.” Another one goes, “You wish to know where my true loyalties lie? Not with any king or queen, but with the people.”

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Here are some of the many tweets that made it trending:

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Here’s the full scene where the quotes came from, for reference:

Why were people suddenly posting Lord Varys’ quotes on social media? People found the quotes to be timely and apt for our current situation. It was a way for netizens to remind one another to, like Lord Varys, devote their loyalty to those who are in need of it the most—the people, especially in a time when the nation is faced with a crisis like the one brought about by COVID-19.

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Currently, frontliners—from those in hospitals to those in supermarkets—are risking their lives to do their parts in the collective fight against COVID-19. Educational institutions, private corporations, and individuals from various industries have offered to devote their assets and expertise to produce the needed resources to aid in COVID-19 efforts. For instance, UP made a comprehensive dashboard for everything the public needs and wants to know about COVID-19. Meanwhile, Filipino fashion designers offered their talents to address the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontliners by making some themselves. Select local government units have also done their parts in providing aid to their respective communities, like the efforts of Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto, Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian, and Alaminos City Mayor Arth Bryan Celeste, among others.

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