Fierce and proud are the Lannisters, just like a Lion. But are they really so powerful as they portray themselves?
The head of the family, Tywin Lannister, was murdered whilehe was unloading his troubles into a pot. In his bedroom, he had a whore, whom he had stolen from his son and murderer, Tyrion. Tywin has ensured that House Lannister is the ruling house, but they also suffer from a huge debt to the Iron Banks.
Tyrion, the child who is hated for being a dwarf and killing his mother upon birth, is fleeing Westeros and can not act in the name of Lannister.
Jamie, the oldest son, refuses to take a wife or father children to the house Lannister.
Cercei is busy sheltering her children from evil within shadows. Her children are officially born as of house Baratheon. However, the truth is that her children are the product of incest.