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RFTIT Basement Tapes: Revolt From Below

A while back, my editor Marc Kleinhenz asked me to write a bonus essay in case some of the Hymn for Spring essays didn’t come in on time and we needed to bulk out the book. 6,510 more words

Race For The Iron Throne

Historical Map 12: The Conquest -The Field of Fire and Aegon's Crowning

Of the Seven Kingdoms before the dragons, the two greatest were undoubtedly the Kingdom of the Rock, ruled from Casterly Rock by House Lannister, and the Kingdom of the Reach, ruled from Highgarden by House Gardener. 2,861 more words

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I'm A Catholic, And I'm Not Afraid Of Being Persecuted: Here's Why

Recently, an acquaintance brought this article to my attention:

What Will You Do When the Persecution Comes?

Jesus says that we (his followers) will be hated by the world… 163 more words


Politics of the Seven Kingdoms: The Riverlands (Part I)


In Part IV of the Politics of the Seven Kingdoms, we come to the best example of a failed state in Westeros – indeed, the only region of Westeros to ever lose the status of a Kingdom.   10,390 more words

Race For The Iron Throne

A Conversation About Rape In Popular Culture

Note: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones.

The following is a conversation between myself and fellow blogger TheOriginalPhoenix.

The reason for this conversation was this post of mine: 1,008 more words


Why "Game of Thrones" Disappointed Me

I watched the first episode of Game of Thrones.

My thoughts on it in one word:

To go into more detail:

There is a lot that I like about the series. 493 more words


Historical Map 11: The Conquest - The Fall of Harrenhal & Storm's End

Of old, House Targaryen was one of the forty great noble families of Valyria. In 114 BC Lord Freeholder Aenar Targaryen and his entire family sold their possessions in Valyria and the Lands of the Long Summer and took ship for Dragonstone, the Valyrian island-stronghold in the Narrow Sea, just off the coast of Westeros. 3,297 more words

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