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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 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 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 4: “Garden of Bones”

Two new opening sequence locations for this episode.  The first is Harrenhal, where the Gold Cloaks said they were taking the survivors of their raid on the Night’s Watch caravan.   The other is Qarth, in the eastern realm called … 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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