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“Explain to me why it is more noble to kill 10,000 men in battle than a dozen at dinner?”: On Consequentialism in Game of Thrones

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Yi Li is a London student studying public policy. She previously wrote on teenagers in Game of Thrones, and is a member of our Small Council. When Tywin Lannister asked this in “Mhysa” I couldn’t have been the only one … Continue reading

HBO’s Three-Eyed Raven unveils new teaser…probably

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If you signed up for HBO’s Three-Eyed Raven service, they’ve started sending Twitter DMs with links to their latest teaser today. It has to be viewed on a mobile device and, when we’ve tried it, it hasn’t actually worked. According … Continue reading

The Small Council: Who’s your pick for Best Actor in Season 4?

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It’s the penultimate category of the 2014 WiCnet Awards! This week, we’re making our picks for Best Actor. Ani Bundel: The caliber of its cast is one of Game of Thrones’ greatest strengths. There’s been more than one casting choice where I … Continue reading

What is The War of the Five Kings?

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Winter Is Coming wants to be the central location for Game of Thrones fans–including explanations and analyses of the show’s story and the world of Westeros. First up: “The War of the Five Kings”! What is the War of the Five … Continue reading

The Small Council: Who’s your pick for Best Warrior in Season 4?

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In the latest incarnation of our Small Council, we ask the team who their pick for Best Performance As A Warrior in Season 4 is.  Rowan Kaiser: I’m torn here. If I focus on the “Best Performance” part, I’m leaning … Continue reading

“You Win Or You Die”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 7

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“You Win Or You Die” is a monumental episode of Game Of Thrones, perhaps the defining hour of the show until “Blackwater” if not the Red Wedding. There are several story reasons for this: Drogo’s speech, Ned’s confrontation with Cersei, … Continue reading

New details of Jaime Lannister’s story in Season 5

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Our intrepid eyes on the ground in Sevilla have been doing their best to get photos of filming, but the high walls and lock down of the historical building have made it harder than we feared to get anything so … Continue reading

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and more spotted in Spain

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Our friends at Los Siete Reinos have provided us with more news from Spain, including a fascinating confirmation. First, they’re reporting that the Andalucia Film Commission has set up a public meeting for fans to engage with David Benioff and D.B. … Continue reading

“Cripples, Bastards, And Broken Things”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 4,

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The specter of history overshadows everything in “Cripples, Bastards, And Broken Things”, an episode whose direct engagement with the recent past of the Seven Kingdoms was probably necessary, although maybe not entirely welcome. After all, the core problem for most … Continue reading

“Lord Snow”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 3

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“Just so!” “Lord Snow” suffers from many of the same problems of the other early episodes of Game Of Thrones, where trying to produce an authentic adaptation of the novels and a coherent television show often clash. But you can … Continue reading

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

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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

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau on brotherly love, and thwarting Tywin Lannister

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When Tyrion Lannister demanded a trial by combat, it certainly threw a wrench in Jaime’s plans, as he watched the deal that he had made with his father turn to dust before his eyes. No longer able to help his … Continue reading



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