HBO TV series based on George R R Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" books.

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How was “Hodor” adapted in other languages

Spoilers for episode 5 of season 6 "The Door". At the end of the episode we got to see how Wylis became Hodor and why all he can say is "Hodor". If you've watched the episode you know that but ...
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Why did Sam survive? [duplicate]

This a question that has been on my mind for months. When Sam meets the White Walkers in Game of Thrones, they let him live. Also he beats one of them and they didn't look angry at all with him. Is ...
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Why was Hodor renamed in the TV show?

In the Song of Ice and Fire books, we learn early on that Hodor's real name is Walder. However, in Season 6 episode 02 of Game of Thrones, we learn in a flashback that his name is Wylis. There are ...
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Are the Targaryens connected to the Lord of Light religion?

The Targaryens control fire breathing dragons and are not harmed by fire. The Lord of Light is a fire god and fire is used in worship/magic by it's followers. The Targaryens came from Valyria, where ...
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Gender of Stark Direwolves & Daenarys' Dragons [on hold]

What are the genders of the Direwolves and Dragons in Game Of Thrones? Lady and Nymeria have female names so they probably are female but what about the rest? Wouldn't it be a little too convenient to ...
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Did the Waif possibly turn into Jaqen after attacking Arya?

After hitting Arya in Game of Thrones S06E02, I assumed the Waif left and Jaqen came along just after, but it occurred to me that they might have been the same person. Is this possible? Is it likely?
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What can White Walkers raise from the dead?

Seeing as how in Game of Thrones S06E05 ("Door") Is there any limitations on what White Walkers can resurrect? Is there any chance of a comeback for that character?
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How was Meera Reed able to achieve that?

In Season 6 episode 5 of Game of Thrones we saw that Meera turns a White Walker into shards with one thrust of her trusty spear. So how was she able to replicate the same thing that was done by Jon ...
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What is the significance of the direwolf deaths? Is there a hidden meaning?

In Season 1 of Game of Thrones, we saw six direwolf cubs. They match exactly to the Stark children in terms of gender and the one outcast (Jon Snow and Ghost). In five episodes of season 6, we have ...
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Was it Hodor or Bran warged in Hodor's mind at the door?

In season 6, episode 5, "The Door", we see that Hodor dies holding the door. But was that Hodor himself or Bran warged in him. I want to understand if it's Hodor giving his life for his ...
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Is kin-slaying not sin on the Iron Islands?

Season 6 Episode 5 Spoilers I believed kin-slaying in Game of Thrones is a big sin in the North. And all the Northerners respect guest right and see kin-slaying as a big crime. However in Season 6 ...
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Is this race now completely wiped out?

Just a few Children of the Forest have been seen throughout Game of Thrones. However, in the fifth episode of season six, Were these the last remaining Children of the Forest?
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Who or what are White Walkers?

In Game of Thrones there are some creatures who are found north of the wall called White Walkers. Who are these White Walkers and what do they actually do to their prey or victims? Are they evil ...
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What was the significance of recreating the fire scene with Daenerys?

What was the significance that the same kind of scene which existed in season 1 was recreated back in season 6? Was there any significance of filming it in the same way? Season 1: Season 6:
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Was The Wall built before there were White Walkers?

SPOILERS for Episode 5 Season 6 "The Door" Night's Watch didn't exist before the Wall. The Wall was built after the long night, the Long Night is when the White Walkers are said to come down south ...
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Why doesn't Hodor speak?

In early an early episode of season 6 of Game of Thrones, "Home", through his magic Greensight ability, Bran sees a vision of Winterfell in the past. He notices a young Hodor, then named Wylis (Walder ...
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Did Hodor/Wylis see Bran?

[Spoiler alert for Game of Thrones S06E05 "The Door"] In the last scene where the Night's King enters the cave, while Bran and Three-Eyed Raven are green-sighting into old Winterfell, Meera shouted ...
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How many direwolves are still alive in GoT?

As of S6E05 How many Direwolves are still living in GoT? Short of rewatching the past seasons to confirm, I believe only Jon Snows wolf still lives. Is this correct?
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Why doesn't Bran and company immediately leave the weirwood tree?

Spoilers - Don't read if you have not seen episode 5 season 6 of Game of Thrones So the Night's King touches Bran in his sight and the Three eyed Raven tells that he shall come to get him. Also, ...
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How many White Walkers are there?

Season 6 Episode 5 Spoilers Throughout Game of Thrones, we have seen multiple White Walkers die. As far as I remember: Sam killed one with dragonglass Jon Snow killed one with Longclaw I believe ...
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Why is Jaqen H'ghar helping Arya Stark?

As in the 2nd season of Game of Thrones where Jaqen helped Arya to kill the torturer The Tickler, why is he helping her again in season 6?
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Has Bran already been to the past?

Spoilers - Don't read if you have not seen episode 5 season 6 of Game of Thrones. My question is that Hodor was Hodor from since Season 1 so does that mean Bran had already been to the past before ...
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Relationship between White Walkers and Children of the Forest

After viewing episode 5 of season 6 of Game of Thrones, we have come to know that But it seems that the White Walkers attack the Children of Forest. My question is why they would do so, given their ...
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How was the White Walker aware of the situation?

After episode S6E5 of Game of Thrones I wondered how it was possible that the White Walker saw Bran? In every other memory that Bran has tried to get the people's attention, they do not see him, so ...
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Why does Sansa react in such a way to Littlefinger's offer?

Spoilers - Don't read if you have not seen season 6 episode 5 of Game of Thrones. In S06E05 of Game of Thrones, we see Sansa and Littlefinger meeting. Here Sansa is shown super-kickass and talks to ...
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Why did Syrio Forel choose his wooden sword over a metal one?

During this scene in Game of Thrones where the Kingsguard go to kidnap Arya and Syrio fights them, Syrio uses his wooden practice sword against their real metal swords. Syrio had several ...
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What is the reason behind Benjen Stark joining Night's Watch?

Was there any specific reason behind Benjen Stark joining Night's Watch in Game of Thrones?
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What is the story behind “valar morghulis” and its answer “valar dohaeris”?

In Game of Thrones there's an episode called Valar Morghulis. What is the story behind it? Why are they using these two Braavos phrases? I found the meaning. "Valar Morghulis" - All men must ...
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Loophole in the Night's Watch oath?

Let's take take a look at the oath of the Night's Watch from Game of Thrones: "Night gathers, and now my watch begins. It shall not end until my death. I shall take no wife, hold no lands, father ...
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How could Jon Snow do what he did in “Oathbreaker”?

At the end of the third episode of the sixth season of Game of Thrones, after hanging the culprits who tried to kill him, Jon Snow relieved himself from the Night's Watch. How can he do so? One can ...
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What are the criteria for being “No One”?

In "Oathbreaker", the third episode of the sixth season of Game of Thrones I haven't read the books, but from the series alone my understanding is that So what are the criteria for being truly ...
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Why was the character Coldhands not introduced in Season 4, when he was in the books?

In the book A Dance with Dragons; Coldhands is the one who leads Bran and the rest to the Three Eyed Raven, but in the TV series Game of Thrones this character is never introduced. Why is that? There ...
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What is the name of a sound track in Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 3 [closed]

In Game of Thrones, Season 6 Episode 3 in minutes around 00:40:30 when Aria Stark says: Which name would you like the girl speaks? What is the name of that background sound? How can I find it? ...
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Is Podrick really such a good lover?

During Game of Thrones S03E03 Tyrion donates his squire Podrick a stay with three whores as a reward for his services, especially during the battle of Blackwater. But when he returns he gives the ...
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Why were only these people punished in “Oathbreaker”, and why in this manner?

In the third episode of Game of Thrones season 6, Oathbreaker, only four people are executed by the Lord Commander. Further, they were executed by hanging, unlike, for example, Lord Slynt. Why only ...
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Where is Rickon Stark?

I always thought being part of the Stark family Rickon is an important character in Game of Thrones. We have not seen him after the 4th season. He left with Bran from Winterfell, however he is not ...
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Why does Ser Davos stare at the blood stain?

In the Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 1 "Red Woman", when the Night's Watch brothers take Jon Snow's body into a room, Davos paused to see the blood stain. It looks like he is observing something. ...
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Who was the man who slew the Kingsguard Knight?

In Game of Thrones season 6, episode 3, 'Oathbreaker', we see that Bran and the three eyed raven are mentally traveling back to a time where Eddard was a young lord. I might've missed the part ...
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Why does Davos care about Jon so much?

In the second episode of the sixth season of Game of Thrones Davos approaches Melisandre and asks her to use her powers to resurrect Jon Snow. This means that he decided to ask a woman he strongly ...
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Did Maester Luwin really believe that sorcery and magic is no more?

Since Bran became a cripple in Game of Thrones and began seeing the three-eyed raven in his dreams, Maester Luwin insisted on it being just dreams and nothing much. We can believe that an old ...
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Does Davos in season 6 know what happened to Shireen in season 5?

We know that Ser Davos despises Melisandre at the beginning of Game of Thrones, but now with Stannis dead and Jon Snow also, Davos suggests to take help from the Red Woman (Melisandre), so we assume ...
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Did Joffrey believe that he is not the true-born son or heir, but a bastard?

Joffrey in Game of Thrones always seems to believe that it is king's right that he can do whatever pleases him. He justified most of his actions by the same fact. However, he is always challenged for ...
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How did they survive the jump?

How is that Theon Greyjoy and Sansa Stark survived the jump in the first episode of the sixth season (The Red Woman) of Game of Thrones? It was a big distance between the wall and land. How did that ...
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Where exactly was Trystane Martell in “Red Woman”?

Where exactly was Trystane Martell, the Dornish prince (son of the Prince of Dorne, Doran Martell) in the Season 6 opener, "Red Woman"? Where was his boat at the time? Was it in the city of Sunspear, ...
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How Did Obara Sand manage this?

In the final episode of Game of Thrones season five, Ellaria and Doran Martell with her daughters, the King of Dorne were seeing off Myrcella, Trystane, Jaime and Bronn who were leaving for Kings ...
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Why didn't the Dornish prince go with Jamie Lanister on the boat to King's Landing? [duplicate]

The prince was promised a seat on the small council. At the end of season 5, I thought he was on the boat with them. But in season 6, it turns out he stayed in Dorne. Why did he stay in Dorne when his ...
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Why did no one help Arya?

This might be a crazy question... but in season 6 episode 1, why did no one help Arya while she was getting 'trained' (really, beat up) by the girl who is also a part of the Many-Faced-God group? ...
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What is this wax seal used by Eddard Stark in “You Win or You Die”?

In Season 1 Episode 7 of Game of Thrones, Ned Stark writes a letter bound for Stannis Baratheon and seals it with the following wax seal. What, if anything, does this wax seal represent? I assume ...
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Would this character still have to be loyal to the Night's Watch? [duplicate]

Beware this post contains spoilers! Now, the Night's Watch holds you loyal & responsible for your entire life. If you desert, you are killed for disobeying your oath to protect the realm with ...
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What happened to the dogs when Brienne came?

In the 1st episode of season 6 of Game of Thrones, what happened to the hounds used by the search party when Brienne of Tarth came to rescue Sansa? They were there for a moment and then disappeared. ...