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According to the books wiki he didn't know: Unknown to Tyrion, Catelyn was told by Petyr Baelish that the dagger used in Bran’s failed assassination attempt belonged to Tyrion. I don't think it was different in the show (for sure she didn't mention it in the capture scene) and I don't remember him finding out later. In the TV show this plot dies in ...


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Being a master of coins Littlefinger knew financial position of the kingdom. He knew without the money of Lanister's it would be difficult to run kingdom. Had he assisted stark in stopping Joffry from becoming king he would have made himself enemy of Lanister's (apparently stronger than stark both militarily and financially). So that's the main reason which ...


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Their abilities are a little vague but they are basically immortal, only able to be killed by dragon glass (or obsidian weapons) and possibly Valyrian steel, a metal from a now-destroyed foreign land that’s in fairly short supply.


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He is a Bravo; their swords, Rapiers (Arya's sword, Needle is created based on a Rapier), are not the same as a Westerosi Knight's (who usually use a Long or Broadsword). Unlike the fighting style of Westerosi knights, Water Dancers favor slender, lighter swords for a faster, more elegant fighting style based on sword thrusts, instead of the hacking and ...


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Though user21855's answer wasn't very specific, it is indeed true that there is that scene in the TV series. He really is a good lover with a no-larger-than-usual sized member. The girls couldn't explain exactly what it was that he did. There doesn't seem to be any particular reason for these scenes other than a sort of comic relief... thing. The ...


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It was the bedding ceremony itself. The bedding is a Westerosi wedding tradition, practiced throughout the entire continent. It's intended to provide evidence that the bride and bridegroom have consummated their marriage. The bedding is commonly held after the wedding feast is over. Male guests carry the bride while female guests carry the ...


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They have a language called Skroth. Skroth is the language spoken by the White Walkers. It sounds like the cracking of ice. The language was created for the show, but ultimately wasn't used. Instead the actual ice-cracking sounds were used. The credits for episodes of Season 1 of the TV series include the statement: "Dothraki, Ashai'i, and ...


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Per GOT WIKI he definitely reached out to ships: Being too large for the rowboats, he simply wades out into the bay for a long distance (not drowning due to his great height) to reach the larger ships waiting off shore. He is one of the few wildlings to escape the Massacre at Hardhome, and the fleet travels back to the Wall. Now he either took a ride ...


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I feel like this question would benefit from a spoiler-free overview, by character rather than episode, that gives a broad-brush summary rather than listing every detail, for people who read/watched/remember one and are interested in how different the other is without spoiling it. The final section details which book characters don't appear in the TV show ...


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Here are all of the Valyrian steel weapons that are known to exist as of season 5 (info from awoiaf): Blackfyre, the ancestral sword of House Targaryen, once wielded by Aegon the Conqueror, lost during the Blackfyre Rebellion. Dark Sister, a longsword of House Targaryen, held by Visenya Targaryen, lost during the Blackfyre Rebellion. Ice, the ...


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Joffrey had Valyrian steel sword before he died. Tywin Lannister had made 2 Valyrian steel swords out of Ned Starks Huge Sword, one he gave to Jamie who later gifted it to Brienne of Tarth and the other one was given to Joffery as his wedding gift. If you remember during the Purple Wedding when Tyrion gifts him a book he uses the Valyrian steel sword to ...


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I always translated this metaphorically as in: "You must learn to walk before you run." - meaning you must learn from the start, before you are good at something. So naturally I translated: "You will never walk again, Bran… but you will fly." - you will never be normal again, but you will be better (as flying is better than walking).


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It was in episode S02E03 that Tyrion has the idea to send Myrcella to one of the other houses and later marry her to one of their sons. This is on the one hand to get her to temporary safety out of King's Landing and on the other hand to make a stable alliance with the respective house in the future. And this idea is then also put in motion during the rest ...


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Tyrion sent her to Dorne as betrothed to their prince. She was sent as ward/hostage to get Dorne alliance. Refer Season 2 in GoT wikia:


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Since answers started to show up I've decided to summarize my comments into one. In the books Renly's age is known, he is 21. Based on the fact that the actor Gethin Anthony was 27 when the series begun we can assume that in the series he's older (in his late twenties). Regarding the manhood questioning part, it seems that indeed there was some. We can ...


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According to book his age is 21 but in the show he's obviously supposed to be older .


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TV audiences have a short attention span. They don't have enough time to read a 6 word titles, 4 is enough. More importantly, A song of ice and fire refers to: So we have a title that takes a long time to say and become relevant, vs a title that is relevant immediately. For a book series, you choose the title that is more relevant, but without the ...


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A nice and complete answer from @Napoleon Wilson. To add to your third point (regarding knife-throwing,) there is no way to know if the average SoH rebel is an experienced knife-thrower, especially when considering the backgrounds of the group's members. We're looking at former slaves or members of great houses of Meereen, none of whom would possess a great ...


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One important thing to remember is that the HBO Series included less depth in the portrayal of this scene. The in fifth book (Jon XIII), the rebels' reasonings are explained more clearly: It seems that Jon's decision to march was perceived as more treasonous than his attempt to help the Wildlings. It also gave Alliser's band justification in (because ...


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The word "game" is active where the word "song" is passive. "Game" implies conflict, struggling for position, winners and losers. "Ice and fire" are very evocative images, but they are also indistinct in that they don't really suggest what the song is actually about, except that fire opposes ice. "Thrones" evokes a world of kings and courts. Taken as a ...


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A Song of Ice and Fire really sounds quite fantasy-ish, whereas Game of Thrones sounds medieval and more suitable for a show. Also, the name 'Game of Thrones' gives more information about what will happen in the TV series (politics and fight for the throne) than the name A song of ice and fire does. Game of Thrones is still a very suitable title, yes it is ...


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I'd guess because "Game of Thrones", to the uninitiated, sounds more bad-ass than "A Song of Ice and Fire".


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TL;DR : Catelyn slapped Roose because she realized that they were about to be betrayed, and that Roose was a part of it. She knew this because he was wearing chainmail at the wedding. One of the most sacred traditions in Westeros is that of "Guest Right", which is a sacred law protecting both hosts AND guests from hostility while staying at another's ...


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He was wearing a mail underneath, which is a battle clothing not for a marriage ceremony. But her suspicion started when she notices Black Walder Rivers close the banquet hall doors and the musicians in the gallery begin playing "The Rains of Castamere"- the song commemorating House Lannister's decisive and brutal victory against the rebellious ...


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From GoT Wiki: In the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, the Others (the book term for the White Walkers) are able to animate corpses, human and animals alike, to serve them as footmen or mounts. According to old records, the Others are capable of reviving any dead animal as a wight, such as horses, dogs, bears, direwolves, mammoths, giants, ice ...


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Olenna wants to kill the Joffrey as she don't want her granddaughter Margaery to married with cruel person. She talks to Sansa and come to know the he don't even have courtesy to respect his betroned.Seeing his past actions, it becomes he is not even controlled by his mother Cersei. It is risk to getting one's family member with such person. On other Tommen ...



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