Bonus: A Quiz of Ice and Fire 06 – Dragons

Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose seventeen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

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EPISODE 34 – MYTHS & LEGENDS OF THE NORTH

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy analyze the myths & legends of the north, including the Night’s Watch and the Freefolk beyond the Wall. Close attention is paid to the role of myth and legend in the story, and their use as a worldbuilding technique. This is part one of a new occasional series.

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Bonus: A Quiz of Ice and Fire 05 – Food

Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose seventeen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

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EPISODE 33 – Wot5K, pt 1 – THE WOLF & THE LION

yolkboy and Lady Gwynhyfvar present the first of a multi-part analysis of the War of the Five Kings, the conflict which drives much of the action in A Song of Ice and Fire. In this episode we cover the players and their backgrounds, and the origins and opening salvos of the conflict. Quotes from the text and messages from Westeros complete the episode.

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Bonus: A Quiz of Ice and Fire 04 – Prophecy

Join yolkboy and Lady Gwyn for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose seventeen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

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Season 7 Game of Thrones Coverage

It’s that time again and we’ll be reviewing Episode 1 of Game of Thrones with History of Westeros this week! Find it on their platforms (YouTube and iTunes) or go to our GoT coverage page for links to individual episodes. We’re looking forward to seeing what the next seven weeks has to bring and sharing our thoughts with you all. Valar Dohaeris!

EPISODE 32 – RENLY – THE COPPER KING

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy analyze the life of Renly Baratheon, the third Baratheon brother and self proclaimed King of the Seven Kingdoms, from his youth to his time as Master of Laws, and his brief reign and early death, with special attention paid to the politics the led to his campaign to win the throne. The usual readings and an advert from Westeros complete the episode.

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