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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 2: “The Kingsroad”

The map opens just beyond the narrow sea, at King’s Landing (where we see the Baratheon stag sigil), north to Winterfell (where we see the Stark direwolf sigil), north to the Wall, then back down and east to the Dothraki … 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 1, Episode 7: “You Win or You Die”

In a tent set up at the edges of the Riverlands, Jaime Lannister is talking with his father, Lord Tywin Lannister, as the latter skins and butchers a recent kill. Tywin is methodical and precise and seems to possess little … Continue reading

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Recap of Season 1, Episode 10: “Fire and Blood”

The bloody sword. The first thing we see is the sword that took the life of Ned Stark. We hear the crowd cheering, we see Ned’s head being raised by the executioner, Ilyn Payne, and then we’re faced with poor … 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 2, Episode 7: “A Man Without Honor”

Theon Greyjoy wakes to find the wildling woman, Osha, has gone. But that is the least of his troubles.  The Stark children, Bran and Rickon, have escaped along with their direwolves. Osha killed one of the guards during the night … Continue reading

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