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Recap of Season 1, Episode 1: “Winter is Coming”

The show begins on a cold open, literally and figuratively. A gate slides open and three men on horseback are riding through a tunnel. We don’t know who these characters are or what they are doing. One of the men … Continue reading

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Recap of Season 1, Episode 4: “Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things”

At the start of the episode, note not only the various locales identified for the episode, but look closely at each actor’s name. In front of their name is a thumbnail of their character’s house sigil! A raven is cawing … Continue reading

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Recap of Season 1, Episode 6: “The Golden Crown”

Ned wakes up in bed with the king and queen standing in front of him. He is not in prison, or dead, but he has angered the queen and he’s badly injured. Cersei tells a false story of him coming … Continue reading

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Recap of Season 2, Episode 5: “The Ghost of Harrenhal”

It’s nighttime at Renly Baratheon’s camp and Catelyn and Renly are agreeing to terms. Robb Stark can continue to call himself King in the North and the Starks will have dominion over all lands north of Moat Cailin so long … Continue reading

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Recap of Season 2, Episode 6: “The Old Gods and The New”

We hear screams and see Maester Luwin run indoors and hastily scribble a note to be sent by raven. Then Theon Greyjoy bursts into Bran’s bed chamber and wakes him up to tell him he’s taken Winterfell. In the best … Continue reading

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Recap of Season 3, Episode 2: “Dark Wings, Dark Words”

It’s sad seeing the smoke rising from the Winterfell animation during the opening sequence.  Sadder still is realizing that Bran Stark is no longer the cute little boy we left last season.  Continuity, schmontinuity, puberty waits for no man. Onward! … Continue reading

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Recap of Season 3, Episode 4: “And Now His Watch is Ended”

The opening shot is of Jaime Lannister’s right hand, the one that once made him famous and feared as one of the great swordsmen of the realm.  But now it hangs on a rope around his neck, a reminder that … Continue reading

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