Category Archives: Books

Speculation: On The Parentage of Certain Characters

By Ani Bundel on

Over on Buzzfeed, bless their hearts, someone has run across a certain old fan theory and run it up the flagpole. (Don’t click that unless you want spoilers!) In some ways, I’m grateful. I made the discovery this summer that … Continue reading

Could This Set Be For Tyrion Lannister?

By Ani Bundel on

Over the weekend, I posted this picture of the new set in Croatia and started to speculate as to who it could be for. The production going to a totally new place suggests this is for something we’ve never seen … Continue reading

More New Set Pictures – Here Be Dragons?

By Andrea Towers on

While Game of Thrones will be traveling to some new locations this year in terms of filming, there will also be some familiar scenery aside from staples like Kings Landing and The Wall. New set pictures from Split.com.hr show that … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Casts More Whores

By Ani Bundel on

Oh Goody! You know, there’s one thing this show doesn’t have enough of, and that’s whores, wouldn’t you say? I mean, we only have female whores, male whores, whores whose roles are to make subtext text, whores whose roles are … Continue reading

On story structure and spoilers in Season 5

By Rowan Kaiser on

Hi everyone, I’d like to discuss spoilers and coverage of the show’s production, and its relation to George R.R. Martin’s novels at this point in the show. First, I want to be as clear as I can here, it is … Continue reading

If Bran Is Cut: No More Hodoring

By Ani Bundel on

Yesterday, we were stunned to learn that Hodor and Meera were telling papers that they would not be appearing in Season 5. My first–rather slow witted thought–was to picture Bran, underground, communing with the Weir tree he met at the … Continue reading

“Winter Is Coming”: WiC Remembers, Season 1, episode 1

By Rowan Kaiser on

There may be better pilots than “Winter Is Coming.” But there aren’t many that succeed with such a high degree of difficulty. It ain’t a perfect pilot, but it could have been much, much worse. “Winter Is Coming” has three … Continue reading

George R.R. Martin on how his life has changed, the pressure to write, and a bittersweet ending

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George R.R. Martin continues to blaze the press trail before he takes some long awaited and well deserved time at home to work on the next book in his series. While in Edinburgh for their International Book Festival he spoke … Continue reading

Game of Owns: Fight and Flight

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Arya Stark is back, and leaving Harrenhal in a hurry. Hot Pie and Gendry struggle to match the pace of this episode’s hero, but GOO is here to see it to the end. Continue reading

George R.R. Martin speaks at Edinburgh International Book Festival

By Lightbringer on

George R.R. Martin appeared at the Edinburgh International Book Festival this week to discuss his writing, and meet with his Scottish fans. Martin took part in two hour long Q&A sessions. The first of which, titled Creating Brave New Worlds, … Continue reading

Game of Owns: Midsummer Dreams

By WiC Staff on

Back from the long road of listener meet-ups and conventioning, Game of Owns returns with another chapter from the pages Ice and Fire, including certain pieces from the recent live show in Orlando, Florida. Continue reading

George R.R. Martin comments on diversity in Game of Thrones; will re-release children’s book The Ice Dragon

By Lightbringer on

The big Season 5 casting announcement that came out of San Diego Comic-Con was met with equal parts excitement and apprehension. Partly because of some missing characters that were integral to the story told in the last two installments of … Continue reading



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