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Why did Jon Snow do this immoral act if he is so honorable?
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Because there is a conflict between multiple of his honors here. He vowed loyalty to Daenerys, and even after all that happened seems to still love her to some extent. He is shown very often and very ...

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How did Olaf survive all summers?
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The living Olaf is made by Elsa while she's fleeing from Arendelle to North mountain (I think during the song, not sure). He has nothing to do with the regular snowman Olaf they made as kids. So there ...

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How many direwolves are still alive in GoT?
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The status at Season 6 episode 5 is either 1 or 2, Ghost (Jon) is alive and it is unclear if Nymeria (Arya) is alive, all other wolves have been deceased. The current (season 7 episode 2) status of ...

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Why did Grima shed a tear?
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While I think @SJuan76's answer is on the right track, it's too specific. There is no indication he sheds a tear for Eowyn specifically, as he can't even be sure she's at Helm's Deep. I think many ...

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Can a Knight grant Knighthood to another?
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Yes. In the shows this is the first time we've known rules about a knighthood been stated, so there's no other claim to compare it to. But, lucky for us, GRRM has stated it's either a knight or a ...

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What's the role of Melisandre?
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Melissandre's main goal has always been to serve her god R'hllor, the god of light. That theology actually acknowledges two gods, the second being the antagonistic Great Other, also known as the god ...

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Why is Westeros a bigger deal than Essos?
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Because Essos is not a single country, but a collection of city states, often with vast amounts of 'nothingness' in between. While Westeros is already a single kingdom for 300 years where the biggest ...

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What was Randyll Tarly's stand after Renly's death?
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In Season 7, Episode 2, when Jaime tries to convert Tarly to the Lannister cause, Tarly responds something like this: I swore an oath to House Tyrell. I’ve known Olenna since I was a child. It's ...

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Was The Wall built before there were White Walkers?
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The book and show's Night('s) King are most likely different characters. So your base hypothesis to determine the sequence of events is wrong. In both versions it's still most likely the wall was ...

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Why did Peter Jackson direct the Lord of the Rings first and then The Hobbit?
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Most of this with appropriate additional source attribution can be found on the wikipedia pages of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. When Jackson first started on this (1995) he wanted to make 3 ...

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How come the armies suffered far less casualties than presented in the Battle of Winterfell?
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Out of universe it's clearly for narrative purposes. In the Battle Of Winterfell it's clear the writers wanted to show a clear feeling of dread and show a completely unstoppable army. So they chose to ...

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Why was Jon snow resting with his dragon on the wall?
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Because that was not the plan. In the war room scene of episode two they basically admit they cannot straight out defeat the army of the dead. The plan is rather to put up a good fight and lure the ...

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Can a warg control dragons?
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Currently this is speculation as there is actually still relatively little details known about both warging and dragons, but it seems unlikely even if it were 'physically' possible. It has shown that ...

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Where was Ghost during the 'Battle of the Bastards'?
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Where he exactly was is not known with certainty as Ghost was last seen before Jon left Castle Black. That being said, I am fairly certain the following statement is incorrect. I am sure he would ...

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Where was the Golden Company?
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No explanation for the horses, for the men, well, consider this screen cap: We see about 12 rows standing in front of the walls, 20,000/12 = 1666. They also seem to stand no more than 1m apart, so ...

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How did Daenerys manage to turn up at King's Landing
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Notice that Euron's fleet was not that big, we see only about eleven ships, the impact of the attack is mostly due to the element of surprise. Daenerys' fleet seems much bigger, I don't have a direct ...

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How come it was so easy for Francis Underwood to kill Peter Russo?
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Because there is no reason to suspect murder. Yes, Russo had some more contact with Francis Underwood 'recently', but in the political circuit it's not abnormal for politicians to extend their network....

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Was Theon Greyjoy's final charge unnecessary?
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NO. You have to look at where we are in the story, the dead have all but overrun the castle, a big force including most white walkers made it safely to the godswood. Aside from Theon there is nobody ...

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Is Dr. House of Dutch descent?
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In the episode "one day, one room" (season 3 episode 12) he tells a story to a rape victim about his Dutch grandmother who he called Oma, which is actually the Dutch word for grandmother. In the end, ...

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How is it that some of the Cylons are born and others grown in fluid?
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This is actually covered quite clearly during the show itself. It's a bit spread over episodes, but the main explanation comes in season 4 episode 11 (Sometimes a Great Notion) and 15 (No Exit). If ...

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Why did they pick an American actor to play Sherlock Holmes?
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Aside from the good answers from a casting point of view, you're simplifying a lot here when it comes to American vs British. The Sherlock Holmes stories took place from about 1880 to 1900. Cultural ...

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Why was Chloe Decker not shocked/surprised when seeing Lucifer in S01 finale?
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Your premise is wrong, almost immediately after she wakes they have the following conversation: Chloe: He was firing at you, why aren't you ... more dead? Lucifer: You're having a very hard ...

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Who is in charge of the Resolute?
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tl;dr The captain is in charge, but he is incapacitated, so leadership is a bit in shambles. As far as depicted in the show, the captain would have absolute authority and you'd have a person worthy ...

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Does it make sense that Bronn can get a castle by pretty much robbing?
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There are a few things going on here, but he is not simply robbing them. For some context: Bronn was technically hired by Cersei to kill Tyrion and Jaime and promised a castle. However, Bronn is not ...

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Why not ask Bran what's west of Westeros?
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I agree with Upper_Case's answer on why Arya doesn't care about it, but think this is also simply not possible for Bran. While we do not have an exact definition of Bran's powers it seems many people ...

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Are there no CC cameras near/inside the storage unit in 'You', Season 2?
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There actually is one security camera at the entrance of the building, it even gets its own shot around 31:40 into the 9th episode. However, it appears to be broken, which may be done by Joe (...

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Why does SkekMal not appear to need the crystal to remain alive?
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Minor spoilers if you haven't seen the full series and movie. It appears the direct influence of the crystal is not required for their longevity, as SkekGra the heretic also survived without the ...

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Does Richard's distributed storage have a flaw?
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It depends... The problem with a distributed storage system would not so much be joining the group and requesting data. That would be comparable to what bandwidth is used for services like bittorrent/...

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How come Sam didn't become Lord of Horn Hill?
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While his vow to the Night's watch provides some technicality and may have mattered if this happened a few years before current events, the main reason is because naming a successor is not a priority ...

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