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Lady of the golden sword of Winterfell

So far, the chthonic cycle has helped us realize that Lyanna Stark matches the archetype of the abudcted flower maiden Persephone, (see Persephone of the Winterfell Crypts… 16,921 more words

A Song Of Ice And Fire

Hades of Winterfell and the North

He took hold of Ice with both hands and said, “In the name of Robert of the House Baratheon, the First of his Name, King of the Andals and the Rhoynar and the First Men, Lord of the Seven Kingdoms and Protector of the Realm, by the word of Eddard of the House Stark, Lord of Winterfell and Warden of the North, I do sentence you to die.” (aGoT, Bran I)

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Mistrust, Conspiracy and Real World Games

This week, in addition to watching the first three episodes of season two, I was assigned to read the article “Game of Thrones and State Behavior”, by W Alejandro Sanchez. 632 more words

Game Of Thrones

Return to Westeros

It was nearly one year ago that I watched Game of Thrones for the first time. I binge  watched one season per week for a month and finished just in time for season five to premiere on HBO. 857 more words

Game Of Thrones

Valar Morghulis

So, three things happened.  Firstly, season six of the Game of Thrones is taking too long and second, I just finished reading A Dance of Dragons, and I do not, for the love of God, know what to do with my life.   1,929 more words

Wars and Politics of Ice and Fire Podcast, Episode 10: The Book That Never Was


In early 2015, Harper Collins UK in conjunction with Waterstones, a British Book Retailer, released pictures of a letter that George RR Martin wrote to his agent Ralph Vicinanza in 1993 outlining his idea for this brand new book that he was writing entitled  264 more words


Persephone of the Winterfell Crypts

The crypts of Winterfell

The only available access into this otherworld of the dead are cave systems, grottos or manmide barrows, crypts, mine shafts and tunnels. 6,829 more words

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