Game of Thrones: No One

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As we head toward the end of the season, the show seems to be condensing timelines in an effort to hit some of the major notes they need to before entering the homestretch for the series.  It’s hard to envision how the producers will wrap up some of these stories even within the season let alone the large arcs.  As we head into the 9th episode tonight, ironically titled “Battle of the Bastards” on Father’s Day, let’s recap what happened in episode 8: “No One.”  Spoilers are coming… Continue reading


Game of Thrones: The Broken Man

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Seven save ya, friends.  The 7th episode of the newest season of Game of Thrones was called, The Broken Man.  As we have learned with the resurrections of Jon Snow; Beric Dondarrion; and The Mountain, Gregor Clegane—Humpty Dumpty can usually be put back together, in strange and sometimes deranged ways.  George Martin loves killing his characters, but I think that he likes bringing them back as altered versions of their former selves more.  We know the Lord of light can bring back the dead; the night is dark and full of terrors.  But, can The Seven actually save you?  Spoilers after the jump.  Continue reading

Game of Thrones: Blood of my Blood

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Last week’s episode of Game of Thrones was called “Blood of my Blood,” but it wasn’t very bloody. In fact, it seemed really padded; another episode toward the usually climactic 9th episode. There was a decent amount of information and set up, however, even if some of it was lateral movements for the narrative. Let’s run down the major scenes from last week before the new episode tonight! Spoilers are coming…. Continue reading