Tyrion Lannister: What is it that you want exactly?
Lord Varys: Peace. Prosperity. A land where the powerful do not prey on the powerless.
Tyrion Lannister: Where the castles are made of gingerbread and the moats are filled with blackberry wine. The powerful have always preyed on the powerless, that's how they became powerful in the first place.
Lord Varys: Perhaps. And perhaps we've grown so used to horror we assume there's no other way.