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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

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

Charles Dance and Sean Bean find new roles after death

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Charles Dance, who ended his run on Game of Thrones with Season 4’s finale, has been moving on to the more traditional good-guy roles he did before GoT–he’s playing Commander Alastair Denniston, head of the Government Code and Cypher School … Continue reading

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

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In this week’s installment of The Small Council, we cast our ballots for the WiCnet Award for Best Dramatic Moment from Season 4. We also welcome Yi Li, who wrote a great piece for us on GOT’s adolescents, with more to … Continue reading

A Look at George R.R. Martin’s “A World of Ice and Fire”

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Ever since I picked up George R.R. Martin’s A World of Ice and Fire at the 92Y event this weekend, I’ve been combing through it like a kid in a candy store. It reminds me of when I was younger … 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

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

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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

The WiCnet Awards: Season 4’s Best Death Scene

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Welcome back to the Fourth Annual WiCnet Awards. Last week’s WiCCiE went to Maisie Williams, who basically ran away with the competition for Best Performance As A Youth. This week, we’re looking at one of my favorites, “Best Death Scene … Continue reading

Charles Dance discusses return to Game Of Thrones Season 5…wait, what?

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When we last saw Lord Tywin Lannister, he was not, shall we say, in a condition that seemed conducive to further appearances on Game Of Thrones. Yet today, MTV, interviewing the actor on the Dracula Untold junket, asked the seemingly innocuous question, “Are … Continue reading

Curtain Call: Charles Dance

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Today we are doing things just a bit differently. Rather than do the usual Curtain Call where any one of us varied Winter-Is-Coming writers eulogizes poetically about the actor in question (their character in memoriam), we’ve decided to let one … 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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