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Words Are Wind: Bastards and bastard names

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“Words are wind” is a common phrase in A Song of Ice and Fire, usually used to say “talk is cheap.” But that’s a view that underestimates both the power of words and wind themselves. In this “Words Are Wind” column, contributor Scott … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Ranks as One of Twitter’s Most Emotional Moments

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There’s hundreds of year end lists coming out at the moment, ranking the Best of this and the Worst of that. Most of these are critic’s choices and based less on physical data and more on esteemed opinions. But this … Continue reading

Pedro Pascal surprises guests at Ommegang’s “Valar Morghulis” tasting event

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Tonight at the Wired Lounge in San Diego Comic-Con, Brewery Ommegang held a special tasting event for their latest fan-voted Game of Thrones beer, Valar Morghulis. Guests were not only among the first to taste the new Dubbel Ale, but … Continue reading

Pedro Pascal on Game of Thrones: Preparing for Oberyn, a memorable moment, and snacks on set

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Oberyn Martell may never grace our screens again, but he lives on in our hearts and minds – and in Game of Thrones questions posed to Pedro Pascal in interviews. Pedro recently spoke with The New Potato in New York, … Continue reading

Pedro Pascal takes his revenge, and is looking forward to seeing Dorne in Season 5

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We all screamed with Oberyn Martell as The Mountain crushed his skull, along with all of our hopes and dreams. But now that a few weeks have passed, it’s not too soon to have a laugh about it. Buzzfeed gave … Continue reading

GoT Laughs: Living in Denial, Funeral Planning, and a Facebook Recap

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In case you still haven’t recovered from last week’s crushing trial by combat, here are a few laughs to lift your spirits. Perhaps the most effective way to feel better, is to live in denial. Our friend OzzyMan has created … Continue reading

Curtain Call: Pedro Pascal

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Rarely do we, as book readers, have a role we are so conflicted about loving. Oberyn Martell, the Red Viper of Dorne, was near and dear to the hearts of many ASoIaF fans. We eagerly awaited his casting yet dreaded … Continue reading

Pedro Pascal and Dan Weiss on what led to the trial by combat’s crushing end

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For a moment it seemed as if Oberyn Martell had won, with The Mountain flat on his back, where his size no longer mattered. But Oberyn didn’t simply want The Mountain’s life, he wanted his confession, and that’s where everything … Continue reading

Pedro Pascal on Oberyn Martell, taking his robe home, and preparing to fight The Mountain

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Yesterday, Pedro Pascal participated in a live Q&A with HBO Connect. Pedro answered a number of fan questions about his portrayal of Oberyn Martell this season on Game of Thrones. In some of the best question and answers below he … Continue reading

Pedro Pascal assures fans “they will not be disappointed” by Sunday’s trial by combat

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Oberyn Martell travelled to King’s Landing for one thing: vengeance for the rape and murder of his sister Elia. Seizing the opportunity to do so without repercussions, Oberyn volunteered to fight for Tyrion in a trial by combat against the … Continue reading

Pedro Pascal hosts Reddit AMA: The best Game of Thrones answers

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Earlier today, Pedro Pascal took to Reddit to host an AMA. Short for ‘ask me anything,’ fans were given the opportunity to address Pedro himself, while he chose his favorite questions to answer. Here are some of the best questions … Continue reading

David Benioff and Dan Weiss tease “one of the best combat scenes we’ve done so far”

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In Sunday’s episode of Game of Thrones, Oberyn Martell volunteered himself as Tyrion’s champion in his trial by combat. This will not be an easy undertaking, as Oberyn will face the Lannister’s formidable choice, The Mountain. However, he will finally … Continue reading

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