Category Archives: Episodes

EPISODE 71 – BLACKWATER, PART I – THE CLASH OF KINGS

We’re revisiting the epic Battle of the Blackwater, with a pair of immersive episodes designed to bring the action to your ears! In part one we cover what the battle will mean to our major characters, and run through all the preparations made by each side. The battle commences with Davos sailing into the Blackwater Rush and Stannis preparing to cross the river. Special readings and adverts from Westeros complete the episode. Join us on an explosive journey into the heart of a legendary battle!

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EPISODE 70 – MERRETT – A RIGHT TO VENGEANCE

In this episode all about the epilogue of ASoS, we look at the story of Merrett Frey, how the chapter functions in ASoIaF, and the stunning introduction of a reanimated Catelyn Stark. Sections on the foreshadowing for Lady Stoneheart, the history and meaning of Oldstones, and the role of vengeance in ASoIaF complete the episode. https://www.patreon.com/radiowesteros

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EPISODE 69 – OBERYN – THE RED VIPER

Oberyn Martell blazes across the pages of A Storm of Swords. The first Dornish character we meet in the flesh dies before he can achieve his goals… or does he? His impact on the story is lasting, and his backstory is fascinating. Join us as we explore the life and times of the Red Viper of Dorne, and consider what a legacy of vengeance really means.

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Episode 68 – We Three Kings

The final three Targaryen Kings — Aegon V, Jaehaerys II, and Aerys II — ruled collectively for more than 50 years, and their reigns were all influenced to some extent by dragon dreams, prophecies, and the Blackfyre issue. Join us as we follow those threads through the final decades of Targaryen rule in the Seven Kingdoms — including an analysis of the tragedy at Summerhall — and speculate what the histories might reveal to us about the present and future of House Targaryen in ASoIaF.

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EPISODE 67 – SAMWELL – IF IT’S CHAINS YOU WANT

In this episode we dive deep into the arc of Samwell Tarly — the closest thing to a self insert by GRRM in ASoIaF. We explore themes of growth, heroism, courage, family dysfunction and more as we follow Sam from childhood in the Reach, to the Wall and beyond, and back to Oldtown. We also recap some Tarly family history and discuss the literary inspirations of this important character. 

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EPISODE 66 – KEVAN LANNISTER

In this episode we delve into Kevan Lannister– from his early life, including family backstory, to his role in the main series, and his impact on the story, in life and death. Includes a thorough analysis of his single point of view chapter, the ADwD Epilogue, and our ideas about what might come next. Support: https://www.patreon.com/radiowesteros

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EPISODE 65 – TWOW PRIMER, PART 10 – IN THE DOTHRAKI SEA

In the final installment of our TWoW Primer series we recap Daenerys Targaryen’s ADwD arc from Meereen to the Dothraki Sea, and discuss what might happen next for her, including when and how we think she’ll return to Meereen. We also take a long look at who she’ll encounter in her city when she finally returns– from familiar faces to new arrivals– and when she might finally head to Westeros.

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EPISODE 64 — W/HISTORY OF WESTEROS — THE DANCE OF THE DRAGONS, PT.4

In this installment of our collaboration things really start to fall apart for House Targaryen. We cover the campaigns in the Riverlands, the events at Bitterbridge and Tumbleton, and the situation at King’s Landing, The green army crumbles, while the black hold on power is disintegrating. Join us for this next chapter in the story of the Dance of the Dragons!

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EPISODE 63 – TWOW PRIMER, PART 9 – MEEREEN

Part 9 of our TWoW Primer finds us inside the walls of Meereen. We recap everything that’s been going on since Dany flew away on Drogon’s back, including the conclusion of Quentyn Martell’s grand adventure, the conflicts and conundrums facing Barristan the Bold as he becomes our PoV in Meereen, and the opening moves of the Battle of Fire. We also discuss the Sons of the Harpy, the identity of the Harpy, those poisoned locusts, and the immediate future for the residents of Meereen. 

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EPISODE 62 – TWOW PRIMER, PART 8 – SLAVER’S BAY

In this installment, we’re heading for Slaver’s Bay! Join us as we recap Victarion’s and Tyrion’s journeys into the east, what’s happening when they arrive there, and what might be happening next. Includes a special section untangling the ongoing siege of Meereen — who’s involved and why, what they’re up to and how things will be going for them early in TWoW, a look at three TWoW samples, and plenty of analysis and predictions. https://www.patreon.com/radiowesteros

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