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

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What kind of person is Catelyn Stark? [closed]

I've just watched S02E08. Beforehand I thought Catelyn Stark was a strong and sensible woman in the sense that she should strive together with her son to win this war, just as shown in the previous ...
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Is a graphical representation of Season 7's timeline available?

Partially inspired by this answer, I admit that I find Season 7's timeline quite confusing. Is a timeline description of the first 4 episodes available? Something that includes the major ...
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How come Ramsay didn't notice the Knights of the Vale arriving?

In Game of Thrones season 6 Ramsay was about to destroy Jon Snow and his whole army, when the Knights of the Vale suddenly appeared, and reversed the tide. The key point was the element of surprise: ...
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How come the Children of the Forest don't use dragonglass weapons?

In episode 5 of season 6, there is a battle scene between a Child of the Forest and a White Walker: click here to watch the scene. The Child of the Forest is using ordinary weapon, not made of ...
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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 ...
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Why was the Night's Watch unaware of the attack from the south during the Battle of Castle Black?

As the entire Night's Watch prepared for the big battle in S04E09, they seemed to have prepared quite well. Given that Gilly was aware of the wildlings south of the wall (as was everyone else since ...
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Was the Golden Crown given to anyone else before?

In Game of Thrones S1E06, Viserys gets his promised crown. Before doing it, it shows Drogo consulting with some others. Is this some common practice for the Dothraki, which was used before to punish ...
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Ring the bells. But how?

Just before Daenerys goes completely Apocalypse Now on King's Landing in Game of Thrones S08E06, there is a moment of eerie quiet. After this brief moment of realizing the abysmal situation they're in,...
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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. ...
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What was Robb Stark's true motivation in his rebellion against the crown?

As soon as Ned Stark was captured by Joffrey, Robb Stark gathered all the leaders of the most powerful houses of the North and started marching towards King's Landing, apparently motivated by the ...
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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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What happened to the troops who were surrounding Winterfell?

In Game of Thrones Season 2 Episode 10, Theon and his men in Winterfell were surrounded by the troops Robb sent. It seemed they don't stand a chance against the Robb's men. In the morning, Theon and ...
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Why didn't Daenerys use the opportunity to attack this character?

It made total sense to me that Cersei wouldn't attack Daenerys during their meeting in Game of Thrones season 7. But why would Daenerys not use the opportunity? After all, the only reason that kept ...
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Why did Joffrey order to kill all of Robert's bastards?

I always believed that Cersei ordered to kill Robert's bastards to keep Joffrey. However, I was watching season 2 episode 3 of Game of Thrones and a during conversation between Tyrion and Cersei it ...
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Why does Ramsay Snow engineer a sham escape?

I have watched Season 3 of Game of Thrones twice now and I still don't understand why Ramsay Snow engineers a sham escape for Theon Greyjoy. Just to recap for anyone that does not remember, Ramsay, ...
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What are Cersei's intentions throughout this interaction?

In "The Dragon and The Wolf" (Game of Thrones, S07E07), Cersei What are her intentions and plans throughout this interaction? It seems very confusing to me. Her action number 1 and action number 2 ...
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Is this montage in Game of Thrones (S07E03) imaginary?

During this scene of The Queen's Justice (HBO's Game of Thrones, S07E03), Tyrion Lannister is laying out and explaining his plan to take Casterly Rock, providing us with a narrated montage of a battle/...
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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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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, ...
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Why not use Red Woman to take down King's Landing?

This is about the series - Game Of Thrones. If that is the case, why does Stannis Baratheon not use her to sneak up and take out all the key players of King's Landing and claim his throne?
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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 die. ...
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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 Renly suggest anal sex to Margaery?

In Game of Thrones S3E2, Margaery speaks with the king Joffrey. He asks why she failed to have babies with Renly. She indirectly reveals that Renly was gay, saying, "He had so many excuses, so ...
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Are there any other wardens like Ned Stark?

Ned Eddard Stark is the Warden of the North. Are there any other warden besides Ned Stark? or It is a special post given to Ned Stark by Robert Baratheon (like Warden of the East, Warden of the West)
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Who owns "Heartsbane" at the end of Game of Thrones?

After the end of Game of Thrones, who owns "Heartsbane"? Heartsbane was given to Jorah by Samwell Tarly because Ser Jorah's father cared for Tarly during his tenure as Lord Commander of the Night's ...
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Who is blowing the horn to alert the Night's Watch?

Whenever the white walkers come in Game of Thrones, they said that they blow horns. They blow once for fellow rangers, twice for wildlings/foes and three times for "the others" but I don't get it, ...
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Who rings the horn (bells) at the Fist of the First Men in Game of Thrones [duplicate]

In Game of Thrones season 2 ep10, when the Night's Watch are at the Fist of the First Men, they hear the bells ringing (horn?) and some of them discuss them: 1 for friends, 2 for Wildlings, 3 for ...
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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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Stone Men do not need to breathe? [closed]

When Tyrion is pulled under water by a Stone Man in the attack scene in Game of Thrones (Season 5, episode 5), it appears that the Stone Man does not need to breathe -- Is it implied anywhere that ...
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Why did Arya not kill the Lannister soldiers she encountered in the Riverlands?

Ed Sheeran's character in the episode in Game of Thrones was a Lannister soldier. The rest of the soldiers were Lannister soldiers also. Arya Stark hates Lannisters the most for what they have caused ...
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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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Mistake in Game of Thrones S03E10?

In S03E10, when ser Davos frees Gendry at Dragonstone, the directions he gives him seem to not correspond with the map: Row for a full day and night and you'll reach Rook's Rest. You'll want to stop ...
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Did Robb Stark find out Roose Bolton had released Jamie to king's landing?

In Game of Thrones, Roose Bolton captured Jamie and sent him back to King's landing against Robb Stark's will. Not long after Robb Stark was murdered at the red wedding. I am wondering before his ...
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The Iron Bank of Braavos and Dragonstone!

I know that, in Game of Thrones, Stannis Baratheon was the lord of Dragonstone for a long period of time. When he failed to conquer King's Landing the first time, in "Blackwater" (Game of Thrones, ...
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Are there headless wights?

In Game of Thrones, S01E01, we see a White Walker cut off a mans head, But, throughout the whole series I cannot recall a single wight with no head being shown. You ...
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Ned Stark finding out the bastard - mixed scenes?

In S01E05 of Game of Thrones, Arya hears Varys talking to some other man in the dungeons about her father Ned Stark: He's found one bastard already. He has the book. There is a scene where Ned Stark ...
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Why does Bran want to find Drogon?

In Game of Thrones S8E6, the following scene takes place BRAN: And Drogon? Any word? SAM: He was last spotted flying east, toward-- BRONN: The farther away, the better. BRAN: Perhaps ...
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Where did the horse come from?

In the last season of Game of Thrones, we see that after King's Landing is turned into ashes and all beings are burnt alive. Arya comes out of the ruins and encounters the most beautiful horse in the ...
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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. I never quite understood why Cersei wanted to get rid of him. In the end he was ...
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What happend to Nymeria?

In the Game of Thrones, on S7E2 we saw that Nymeria and Arya had a reunion. Nymeria was with her own pack of wolves and refuses to go along with Arya. Nymeria did not appear in S8 anywhere. So what ...
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Does it make sense that Bronn can get a castle by pretty much robbing?

Bronn from Game of Thrones put a crossbow and aimed it at both Jaime and Tyrion, Hand of the King, demanding a castle. Does this make sense? Usually, robbing is done to steal wallets or things whose ...
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Dragonglass and White Walkers

Does Dragonglass kill White Walkers on contact, or does there need to be some force behind it as if it were a "regular" weapon? The question I have driving this one is, in the Battle of Winterfell, ...
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How Much Did Game of Thrones Cost to Produce, in Total?

Game of Thrones has been a massively popular, highly polished production for nearly a decade. Now that the entire show is done (and presumably all production has been definitively billed), I'm curious ...
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Did the Hound know his role?

Why did the Hound comply with Beric and decide to help Arya in Game of Thrones S08E03, when Beric pointed at Arya as she was fighting a lot of the dead? Did the Hound know his role? Did the Lord of ...
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Why does the Night King look to the left before resurrecting the dead bodies in S05E08?

Before resurrecting the people who died in the Massacre at Hardhome in Game of Thrones S05E08, the Night King looks to his left (the right from the camera/viewer's perspective), and Jon Snow then ...
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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 is the purpose of the chains hanging from the shelves at the Citadel?

Question Since the Citadel gets decent screen time the first two episodes this season I happened to notice and wonder about the chains tangling from certain book shelves. What is the purpose of ...
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Did Bran see Arya when he breaks eye contact with the Night King?

In my mind, that final moment in Game of Thrones S08E03 between Bran and the Night King was an indication of what was to come. It took me a while to understand why the Night King tilts his head after ...
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Point of the Dothraki's attack in GoT S8E3?

From Game of Thrones, S08E03, now I'm not a military expert, but I think the Dothraki's attack was obviously pointless, so why did they do that? Against such an enemy every move should be perfect and ...
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Power of the Sand Snake girls

The Sand Snake girls are introduced in late 5th season of Game of Thrones. The eyes of Bronn started burning when he looked at one of them. What is the power of the Sand Snake girls?

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