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What we know about Game of Thrones Season 5

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Do you have questions about the upcoming fifth season of Game of Thrones? This is what we at Winter Is Coming know—and we’ll be updating this regularly as Season 5 approaches. Last Update: February 24th, with news of Theon, our … Continue reading

Five moments from A Dance with Dragons (and beyond) we can’t wait to see in Season 5

By Scott Andrews on

While developing Season 4, David Benioff admitted that “Season 5 gives him nightmares.” Adapting the notoriously lengthy and meandering middle of the Song of Ice and Fire saga certainly presents the biggest storytelling challenge of the entire series. For fans … Continue reading

See the first batch of promo photos for Season 5!

By Rowan Kaiser on

Along with the official trailer, HBO has released eighteen high-quality photos of characters in Season 5. These aren’t just scenes from the trailer–we’ve got several other moments that aren’t shown in the trailer. There are also characters, like Brienne and … Continue reading

Five Burning Questions about the Season 5 trailer–for readers

By Rowan Kaiser on

We’ve had our first good look at the Season 5 trailer of Game of Thrones, and we’re getting more and more hyped for the season. But this season is going to be much more of a loose adaptation, thanks to … Continue reading

Why “The Watchers on the Wall” is the best episode of Season 4

By Rebecca Pahle on

For the Best Episode of Season 4 poll, our staff argued for our favorite episodes of the season… I’m impressed with Benioff and Weiss’ sure-handed ability to juggle—let me get technical with the terminology here for a moment—a crapton of … Continue reading

SPECULATION: How will Game of Thrones end? Look at its genre

By Rowan Kaiser on

There’s no greater question when attempting to discuss Game of Thrones than this: How will it end? Will we see heroes riding their dragons to defeat the White Walkers? A bloodbath on the steps leading to the Iron Throne? Or … Continue reading

Jon Snow, Nymeria Sand to play with gossip columns, lightsabers

By Cameron White on

Ice and fire are making their way to more upcoming films, as Kit Harington and Jessica Henwick (who will be playing one of the Sand Snakes in the upcoming season of Game of Thrones) have been cast in two very different … Continue reading

“Baelor”: WiC Remembers Season 1, episode 9

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In the end, Ned Stark looks confused. Why wouldn’t he? Everyone around him, save Joffrey and Ilyn Payne, is confused. Sansa is screaming. Cersei is desperately raving at her son. Varys dashes across the platform to plead Ned’s case. And … 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

How realistic are Game of Thrones’ teens?

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Yi Li is a London student studying public policy. Game of Thrones—and especially the A Song of Ice and Fire series— is known for its shockingly young protagonists almost as much as for its liberal use of sex and violence. … Continue reading

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

By Rowan Kaiser on

“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

The Small Council: What’s your pick for Best Death in Season 4?

By Rowan Kaiser on

In this week’s incarnation of The Small Council, our contributors examine the current WiCnet Award being voted on: Best Death Scene in Season 4 of Game Of Thrones. Rowan Kaiser: There were a ridiculous number of major deaths this season, rendering this … Continue reading



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