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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 3: “Lord Snow”

Title sequence begins with King’s Landing, held by the House Baratheon whose sigil is the stag. Next to Winterfell, where we see the direwolf sigil of the House Stark. Up to the Wall and then down and east to the … 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 9: “Baelor”

A new location at the start, The Twins, where the bridge Robb needs to cross is located. Robb has 20,000 troops and he told the Lannister scout they captured last episode that he’s heading south to do battle with Tywin. … Continue reading

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Recap of Season 2, Episode 1: “The North Remembers”

Last season ended with a new king, Joffrey Baratheon (who we know to be not a Baratheon at all, but the child of the incestuous relationship of Cersei and Jaime Lannister), the death of the previous Hand of the King, … 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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