Here's a list of the most creative and fascinating islands of the Game of Thrones world, from the wonderful Naath to the dangerous Isle of Tears.

Naath (Summer Sea, northwest of Sothoryos)

The people native to the Island of the Butterflies are kind and beautiful; they don't kill, not even beasts: they eat fruits and make music. The god of Naath is the Lord of Harmony, a naked giant attended by maidens with butterfly wings. The Naathi revere the hundred varieties of butterflies on the island as messengers of the Lord.

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They may seem easy to subjugate, but all the men who invaded this island in the past lasted no more than a year, killed by a terrible plague which doesn' seem to trouble the Naathi.

Lorassyon (Free City of Lorath, Essos)

Lorassyon is the second largest of the Lorathi isles. The Free City of Lorath is situated in a group of islands near the northern coast of Essos. The Lorathi isles are bleak and stony, but in their waters plenty of whales  can be found.

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Ancient Lorath was ruled by the mazemakers, who created many mazes on the islands. On Lorassyon the mazemakers built a huge labyrinth covering 3/4 of the island's territory and having four subterranean levels. Qarlon the Great built his seat at the center of the maze. The keep was destroyed by Valyrian dragonlords, but the incredible maze is still there.

Isle of Tears (northern Sothoryos)

The Isle of Tears it's near to Sothoryos' northern shore.

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On the island, according to A World of Ice and Fire, "steep-sided valleys and black bogs hide amongst rugged flint hills and twisted, windswept rocks". On its southern coasts stand the broken ruins of Gorgai, a city founded by the Old Empire of Ghis and conquered by the dragonlords of Valyria during the Third Ghiscari War. The Valyrians renamed the city Gorgossos and used it as a penal colony.

Gorgossos grew powerful during the Century of Blood, but the Red Death spread from the city's slave pens across the Isle of Tears. Xandarro Xhore's pirates ruled the island for decades, after them Saathos Saan reigned as King of the Basilisk Isles for 30 years.

Isle of Faces (Westeros, Riverlands)

The Isle of Faces is a sacred island in the middle of the Gods Eye lake, located in the Riverlands, and one of the most important islands in Westeros' history. It is rumoured that the Children of the Forest may have used the hammer of the waters from the Isle of Faces to break the Arm of Dorne. This is the place where the crucial peace treaty between the First Men and the Children of the Forest was signed.

Isle of Cedars (Essos)

The Isle of Cedars is located in Essos, not far from Slaver's Bay.

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It's a large island with pale beaches and turquoise water close to the shore, no longer inhabited because of the fierce animals who lives on it. The isle is covered in forests of twisted trees and it's full of monkeys. After the Doom of Valyria, the southern part of the land was drowned.

Isle of Ravens (Westeros, Oldtown)

This particular little isle is located inside the Citadel in Oldtown, linked to the bank of the Honeywine river by a wooden drawbridge.

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The Ravenry house the black and the white ravens of the Citadel in separate rookeries, as the two colours of ravens quarrel. It's totally possible that this building on the Isle of Ravens will be pictured in the TV show sooner or later.

Quiet Isle (Westeros, Riverlands)

The Quiet Isle sits at the mouth of the river Trident, surrounded by thick mudflats, and it's a refuge for those who worship the Seven. The inhabitants seek atonement for their sins through silence and prayer, they wear brown robes with pointed cowls and can speak only when confessing. The Elder Brother occupies the Hermit's Hole, a cave once inhabited by the first holy man on the Quiet Isle.

To get to the island by foot one must cross the mudflats when the tide is out. Only the faithful may cross safely, the others are swallowed by the quicksands. Women don't live on the island but they are allowed to stay in some modest cottage.

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