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In Game of Thrones, there is a complex hierarchy of Great and Lesser Houses, the most important of which are rulers over the various territories of Westeros (the Seven Kingdoms). At the time that Petyr Baelish makes this comment, House Tully is a Great House in control of the Riverlands. At the time Frey's are a more minor noble house, indeed a vassal to ...


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From GoT wiki: The TV series has curiously not chosen to show many of the rival kings during the war wearing crowns. Joffrey and even Renly had crowns, but Robb, Stannis, and Balon have never been shown with their crowns. In the novels, Stannis has a new crown made resembling a circle of metal flames around his head, in honor of the Lord of Light (...) ...


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You're all wrong. Only due to a minor technicality though. It is true that valyrian steel is often made from folding the metal in on itself, but not always, the blade cannot be recognised that way. When Ned Stark is executed, the sword of Winterfell (aka Ice) is melted down and the steel is reforged into two long swords, one of which is given to Jaime ...


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At the time, Roose Bolton had no heirs. At all. His last true born son died young. True, at the time he had wedded Fat Walda Frey, but it would be a while until he could get her pregnant and see that son to adulthood. On the other hand, Ramsay Snow was showing himself to be an effective, if cruel, operator. He usurped the Hornwood lands, sacked Winterfell ...


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I reckon it was just to piss Theon off, he knew she was a favourite of his, later Theon does say "I suppose gold's cheap for Lannisters" Ros then accuses him of being jealous which angers him further. It does sound like something Tyrion would do.


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Using the books as a reference, Aegon Targaryen landed with a small small army composed of the Targaryen levies and those of their few vassals (chief among them the Baratheons and the Velaryons). But more importantly he had the three dragons Balerion, Vhaegar and Meraxes ridden by him and his two sisters/wives


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Well for one thing, Roose Bolton wasn't second in command. He may have been a senior commander but he was not the heir to the North (the real prize). At the time, Bran Stark was King Robb's heir. The overlordship of the North belonged to House Stark, as it has been for thousands of years. Historically, House Bolton have frequently waged war on House Stark ...


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According to the GoT Wiki they were flayed alive by Ramsay's men. However, the castle is sacked by Ramsay afterwards and instead of letting the ironborn walk free, he flays them alive. To say the truth I don't remember that being explained in the TV show. Perhaps this is based on the events from the books, where he also killed the crew, but the ...


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He didn't lie, although you need to remember that he didn't spend most of his childhood in the Fingers, but in Riverrun, where he was fostered. He received his nickname there. From GoT Wiki: Petyr Baelish is the head of House Baelish and the lord of an extremely minor holding, so small it has neither name nor maester, located in a small area within the ...


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I don't think I can name all three but we all know that one of them is Barristen Selmy. The only thing that puts that to doubt is that at the time, Ser Barristen wasn't actually in Westeros. Despite his wimpyness Loras Tyrell is a marvellous warrior, when Catelyn Stark is trying to find the owner of the dragon bone dagger, Littlefinger says that he lost it ...


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Not in the show, but in the books A Song of Ice and Fire: the GreatJon was indeed present at the Red Wedding. When the massacre ensues, he puts up a tremendous fight as remembered here by Merrett Frey: He’d cozened the huge northman into drinking enough wine to kill any three normal men, yet after Roslin had been bedded the Greatjon still managed to ...


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No he wasn't actually present at the twins or the episodes building up to it. The excerpt from the game of thrones wiki page of Jon Umber also backs this The Greatjon is not present at the Twins during the events of the Red Wedding, making him one of the few bannermen of House Stark that remains alive and free.It is for this reason that Bran Stark ...


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Incognito is actually wrong. Balon Greyjoy is not actually one of the five Kings. Here is a list of the Kings, their titles and their claims. Joffrey Baratheon, the rightful king, supposed son of Robert Baratheon. Stannis Baratheon, the king of Fire, Robert's next in line since Joffrey is a bastard. Renly Baratheon, the king of flowers, Robert's second in ...


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This is actually a misquote*, (this links to a video of the conversation at that point) If you slow it down in settings, Jaime says, "He'd said the same thing HE'D been saying for hours." The Mad King liked to burn his enemies; which included Roberts father, Eddard's father... generally everyone. SO, even while he was dying, he was raving about burning ...


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If you listen closely at the 4:10 mark on Game of Thrones - War Stories, you can hear that the line is: He said the same thing he'd been saying for hours, "Burn them all." So it was Aerys Targaryen, not Robert Baratheon, who had been saying "Burn them all" for hours.


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Partly, it's miles away - not something southerners think about. He's far too cynical for solemn vows, and too much of an independent-minded loner to choose to huddle for warmth with hundreds of 'brothers'. But mostly, it'd be unthinkable due to pride: Except among the Starks, taking the black is associated with failure or disgrace. The only southerners who ...


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I can think of 3 possible things, Sam was hidden from sight, by fog.. seems unlikely though seeing the horde of White walkers. Sam having dragon glass deterred them from aggression. The one I like the most.. White walkers don't kill frightened people. Like the first deserter that they show, who survived and was later beheaded by Ned Stark.


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The more I think about this scene, the more I hate it. They dedicated 5 minutes of a 1 hour show to take a shot at the guy who wrote Ender's Game. All because he said he didn't like Game of Thrones. Unreal. There is no way Orson is GRRM (in fact, that theory is borderline moronic to me), can Orson be the Mountain? Yeah, I guess he could, but it also ...


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Several reasons: Unlike the Baratheon/Tyrell alliance, there is no single person that could be assassinated and have any lasting effect. Kill Joffrey? He still has an heir. Kill Tyrion? Any number of commanders loyal to the Lannisters can rise to the cause. So on and so forth. Kill Cersei? Tyrion and the realm would've thanked him. Unlike the ...



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