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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 8: “The Pointy End”

Arya is taking her “dancing lessons” with Syrio Forel, unaware that elsewhere in King’s Landing her father has just been taken prisoner and Lannister soldiers are killing all remaining men loyal to the Starks. Her sister is walking with her … 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 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 3: “Walk of Punishment”

New location during the title sequence, Riverrun.  Riverrun is the castle/seat of the House Tully, Catelyn’s family.  Her father, Hoster Tully, has died and the funeral for him is being held there. The boat carrying Hoster Tully’s body is pushed … Continue reading

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Recap of Season 3, Episode 5: “Kissed by Fire”

New location, Yunkai, one of the three great city-states of Slaver’s Bay, located north of Astapor. It is time for the case of the People v. the Hound.  At the cave housing the Brotherhood Without Banners, Thoros of Myr is … Continue reading

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