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

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Does Arya Stark know how to make poisons outside of the House of Black and White? [on hold]

After Arya Stark leaves the House of Black and White in Game of Thrones season 6, does she know how to access and/or make poisons?
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In the title sequence, what is the strange futuristic noise/blinking effect?

During the title sequence of Game of Thrones, just after the camera pans up the frozen wall, there is a 'blinking' effect and a strange futuristic sound. Is this supposed to represent something ...
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Purpose of Davos protecting Jon Snow?

In the season 6 premiere of Game of Thrones, Davos and a few other brave men collect Jon Snow's corpse from the snow and guard it in a room within Castle Black. At first I immediately thought that ...
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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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What was Margaery's motivation to call Cersei 'sister' again?

In S03E08 of Game of Thrones, Second Sons, Cersei Lannister and Margaery Tyrell are walking around the Sept of Baelor discussing their upcoming marriages to Loras Tyrell and Joffrey respectively, when ...
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Did the dragons fly along with Daenerys' fleet?

Pertaining to the last episode of season 6: If they flew along with Daenerys' fleet, then how were they able to fly for so long without eating or resting (since there is nowhere to rest and the only ...
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Why did Cersei do this to Grand Maester Pycelle in S06E10?

In the final episode of GOT's season 6, Grand Maester Pycelle is killed by Qyburn's little birds in a very cruel way. But I never quite understood why Cersei wanted to get rid of him. In the end he ...
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Why does Sansa not become Queen of the North?

In Last episode of Season 6 Sansa is a true-born daughter of Ned Stark while Jon Snow is the bastard son of Ned Stark. Why does a male bastard have a stronger claim than a female true-born ...
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Who are the three people who could match Jaime Lannister?

In Season 2, Episode 8, Jaime says that there are only three men in Westeros who stood a chance of beating him in a fair fight. Who is this referring to?
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Did the Lannisters plan Robert's death?

During the discussions after King Robert's accident with the boar in Game of Thrones S01E07, I was somewhat given the impression that the Lannisters, or at the very least Cersei, planned for Robert to ...
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Does Bran Stark have this power? [duplicate]

In Game of Thrones season 6 we have seen that Bran possesses the power of But as far as we have seen, Bran can see only Except one is confusing: in one vision Bran saw So my question is can ...
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Why did nobody bother that Tommen didn't attend Cersei and Loras' trial?

I think it's very strange that the king was not present in the most important trial in the recent history of Westeros and nobody seemed to care. Why did Margaery only very late ask about her spouse? ...
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Does the death of Lady make Bran recover from coma?

Referring to this and this questions about Game of Thrones, we may (or may not) assume that there can be some relation between Stark children and Direwolfs. In S01E01, Jaime pushes Bran Stark out of ...
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What was up with Grand Maester Pycelle?

So, in the finale of Game of Thrones season 1, Pycelle is seen sleeping with Ros. After she leaves, he jumps up and is much more agile and full of vigour than his demeanour shows. He then goes back to ...
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The mechanics of creating a White Walker

We saw a few episodes ago: However, given that both Dragonglass and Valyrian Steel are capable of destroying a White Walker, I wonder if both can also be used to create them. It seems unlikely, ...
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What was the significance of Varys' appearance in Dorne?

In Game of Thrones S06E10 ("The Winds of Winter") we see Olenna Tyrell in Dorne, conversing with Ellaria Sand about a possible alliance between Dorne and Tyrell. Then suddenly Varys appears saying ...
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Has the Narrow Sea become narrower?

Recent events in Game of Thrones have made me question the size of the Narrow Sea. Are there any indications in the book about how much time it takes to get from one side to the other? Or are there ...
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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 did Tommen recuse himself?

In Game of Thrones, Season 4 Episode 6 "The Laws of Gods and Men", The newly crowned King Tommen recuses himself from the trial of his uncle Tyrion Lannister who has been (falsely) accused of ...
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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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Why did Ramsay strike him?

In Game Of Thrones S06E09, after the battle, inside Winterfell, the giant is on his knees and Jon Snow is standing besides him when Ramsay strikes the giant in the eye with an arrow. The giant was ...
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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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You will never walk again, Bran… but you will fly

In season 4 of Game of Thrones, Bran Stark and his brother Rickon were marching with Hodor, Jojen, and Meera towards the giant weir-wood tree on the hill where the three-eyed crow was. When Bran ...
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Is Arya Stark the only girl to become No One?

Through all the seasons of Game Of Thrones, the Faceless men are all men, even The Waif, a Faceless Man that appears as a young woman. The Faceless men serve the Many Faced God, Death. Is Arya the ...
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Why was Cersei being tried?

In the final episode of season 6 of Game of Thrones Cersei is being put on trial. Why was she being tried if she had already done the walk of atonement?
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How come Ser Loras is engaged to Cersei after being kingsguard?

In Game of Thrones we know that Jamie cannot marry as kingsguard is supposed to not have family, as they took the oath to save the king. I believe this oath is the same like the people at the wall ...
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Why is Arya Stark allowed to do this in the season 6 finale of Game of Thrones?

So in the season 6 finale of Game of Thrones, I suppose if she is not a member of the Faceless Men, then it can be assumed the face was stolen. But my question is, if she is now a member (as I ...
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Why did Qyburn use children for homicide?

In the Game of Thrones episode "The Winds of Winter", Qyburn uses aid of his "little birds" to assassinate The children swarm the victim repeatedly stabbing him with short blades. I didn't really ...
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Why did Melisandre ask Jon Snow if he's a virgin?

In Game of Thrones S05E01 "The Wars to Come", Melisandre and Jon Snow had this conversation as they were on their way to the top of the Wall: Melisandre: Are you a virgin? Jon Snow: No. ...
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Why did Arya refuse to end it?

During the end of the season 4 finale of Game of Thrones, after "The Hound" has been defeated by Brienne of Tarth, he lies bleeding and dying and wants Arya to finish it and kill him. At first he ...
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What rumors were Cersei and Qyburn talking about in “No One”?

This question is for the 8th Episode of Season 6 of Game of Thrones. In the episode "No One", we got to see Cersei standing in the gallery with the Mountain (Robert Strong) and Qyburn. At the end ...
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Is Bran seeing the future?

We know Bran from Game of Thrones can visit and even affect the past by his greenseeing abilities with the weirwood tree. However, he saw wildfire in a tunnel, which is the exact scene in which Cersei ...
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Have we seen the bloodstained hand scene from Bran's vision?

I was watching a slo-mo video of Bran's visions courtesy of this answer: One of them goes like this (starting from 1:37 in that video): Wildfire being poured Aerys ...
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What can we understand about the Many Faced God?

I'm left wondering whether the assistant and the man serving the Many Faced God are even different people. Maybe the whole thing was just an illusion-based test to turn Arya into the person she was ...
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How many seasons of Game of Thrones will there be by the time it finishes?

Does anyone know how many seasons the Game of Thrones TV series will run for before it is concluded, and will this match up with the number of A Song of Ice and Fire books? If so, is each book ...
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How did Varys get there? [duplicate]

In S06E10 "The Winds of Winter", Lord Varys is first seen in Dorne in this scene: And at the end of the episode Lord Varys is seen standing behind Daenerys in the ship: How is this possible? Does ...
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In which Game of Thrones episode(s) the opening sequence shows the greatest number of locations?

This link revealed that the title sequence animators are limited in the amount of time they have to animate an opening (the length of the opening song), and the places shown/amount of time it takes to ...
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Why did nobody know about the wildfire?

In Game of Thrones Jaime bears the ignominious title of "kingslayer" for having killed Aerys Targaryen. But he tells anyone who will listen that he did it because the Mad King was planning on sending ...
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Why this turn in Shae's character?

Ever since her introduction in Game of Thrones, we as viewers are made to believe that Shae was always in love with Tyrion. We are shown that she gets jealous when Tyrion was forced to marry Sansa, ...
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Why can Arya still use the faces?

Per my understanding, once Arya Stark killed the Waif in Game of Thrones S06E08 ("No One") she came to Jaqen H'ghar and finally admits that, A girl is Arya Stark of Winterfell. And I'm going home. ...
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Escape of the Iron Islands

As seen in episode 5 of season 6, we can see A friend and I are arguing over a piece of detail regarding this event. On a shot, you can glimpse at The thing is that a few minutes later, we can ...
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Why are knights announced as “Ser” in Game of Thrones

In the books and literature following the Game of Thrones universe a knight's title is spelt with an 'e' not an 'i' for "Ser". Why is this?
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Does Cersei know about the impending attack on Westeros?

In the first season of Game of Thrones we saw Robert Baratheon asking Ned Stark to kill Dany before she gathers her troops, so we know that the small council knew about her beforehand. But after that ...
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Why did Daenerys Targaryen feel betrayed by Doreah?

I did not understand this bit of Game of Thrones S02E10. I thought Doreah chose to be with Xaro Xhoan Daxos to save Daenerys life? But Daenerys somehow felt betrayed and sentenced her to death ...
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Is he Daenerys' nephew?

Based on the final episode of Season 6 of Game of Thrones, we learn that Jon is not the bastard child of Ned Stark but rather his nephew. Seeing as Lyanna was taken by the Targaryen's, does that mean ...
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Why is Daenerys now able to command her dragons?

In episodes 9 and 10 of season six, we see Daenerys ride her dragons and destroy/capture the enemy fleet. Then she sails off with her armada, with the dragons flying overhead. If I remember correctly ...
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Was this Cersei's plan?

In the Game of Thrones season 6 finale, we see King Tommen commit suicide. Meanwhile we see that Cersei already dressed up like the Queen for her inauguration. Before committing suicide, a servant ...
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Why do sieges work in Westeros?

By my understanding, at the start of Game of Thrones, summer has been going on for 10 years, this might be wrong though. Anyhow, Petyr Baelish reveals to the small council that Kings Landing has ...
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What's the significance of Shireen's stag?

In Game of Thrones S6E9, Ser Davos went for a walk just before the battle and found a stag (assuming that will be the one he gifted to Shireen). So what is the significance of this scene and what does ...
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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? ...