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Analysis of a Scene #3: GRRM's World Building

I’ve always enjoyed how George R.R. Martin handles his world building and exposition in A Song of Ice and Fire. The way he pulls it off feels seamless and natural when the narration would touch upon the history of the world. 621 more words



Episode 7, “You Win or You Die”, is all about bloodlines and family. The theme is established early on when Tywin scolds Jaime for not finishing off Ned Stark during their fight at the end of episode five. 590 more words

Game Of Thrones

Sansa: Ned's naive daughter

This is something I posted on /r/asoiaf way back when… now that I’ve made a blog to consolidate all my ASOIAF theories, I’ve copied, pasted and updated it.  1,205 more words

Character Analysis

White Satin

Ned, from his grave
issues the warning, stern
time and again

Winter is coming

Heed it not, the arrogant
even as they pass those
without shelter… 38 more words


Pop Forecast for Jan. 4: The Revenant, Bowie and more (with video)

Chris Lackner

“You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows,” Bob Dylan sang. But these days, a guide through the seemingly endless flurry of pop culture offerings is just what we need. 909 more words


finished reading "A Game of Thrones"

I have just finished reading “A Game of Thrones” by George RR Martin.

I had previously made some notes about the thoughts that reading the book has created in my mind; I have little else to add at this moment to what I found interesting and relating to life in this book. 894 more words


A Game of Thrones - what wrong we can do for love?

What would you do for the people you love?

In biology, there is this concept that is called “kin selection”, which says that people (and sometime animals) can sacrifice (lives or materials) for the well-being of genetically close individuals, such as family members. 464 more words