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Poll: Does Euron Silence Yara Permanently?

Euron is Yara’s uncle, but he’s also one bad-ass dude who has already killed his brother Balon, Yara’s dad. In the books, he captains the Silence, a ship so-named because he cut the tongue out of each crew member  — and this is what makes Theon jump ship rather than trying to save Yara. In the dark-lit scene, at least on my tiny TV, I thought Euron’s men were ripping out teeth. But, as this Reddit user BrySighz reminded me: [S7E2]…

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Stormborn: Historic Recap Season 7, Episode 2

Episode 2 of Season 7 not only sets up more action to come, but it offers a few thrills, gasps, and “aw” moments of its own. First of all, Arya’s long-awaited reunion with Nymeria finally happens. Wonderful. After some frustrating stagnation at the Citadel, Sam finally acts with a truly grotty scene that demonstrates his deep loyalty to Lord Commander Mormont, his now departed Night’s Watch commander. Cersei continues to chill us — Qyburn gives her a means to destroy…

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Cheeze or Yes, Please: Poll on Ed Sheeran’s Appearance on GoT

Ed Sheeran, one of the biggest singers in the world, did a cameo on the Season 7 opener of Game of Thrones — and not everyone’s down with it. Many fans found it jarring and critics cited it as a rare misstep. “Throughout the last six seasons,” Forbes commented. “Members of the bands Snow Patrol, Coldplay, Sigur Ros, Mastadon and Of Monsters and Men all showed up on Game of Thrones at one point, but if you didn’t know that, I wouldn’t blame you.”…

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Game of Thrones Recap “Dragonstone”: The Map Rooms Mean War

Games of Thrones is back — and so is this blog, at least for now, despite a taxing year for yours truly with far too much illness and stress. Given that I still feel like I’m still recovering from 2016, blog output may be reduced this season. I’ll see how it goes. I may not write recaps or if I do, they will likely be significantly briefer (or less precise). Although I’m not good at recapping, I do like writing about…

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Ramsay’s Last Strategy: Battle of the Bastards

This article breaks down a few historically significant moments from the Battle of the Bastards between Jon Snow & the Wall’s forces and Ramsay Bolton and his vassals. This is from last year: Season Six, Episode 9 of Game of Thrones. [Author’s note: I wrote this last year but I got a little carried away with the illustrations. I created 12 drawings for different parts of the battle and then I got sick shortly after that so I never published this…

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