Category Archives: Episodes

EPISODE 31 – JOFFREY – THE ILLBORN

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy examine the enfant terrible of ASoIaF, Joffrey Baratheon, from his conception and childhood, to his kingship and death. We also take a close look at the catspaw assassin and the purple wedding, and the usual readings and an advert from Westeros round out the episode.

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EPISODE 30 – ROBB, Part 2 – KING IN THE NORTH

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy wrap up their two part analysis of Robb Stark, picking up with King Robb’s war in the Riverlands and the events that led to his heading back to the North via the Twins. A complete analysis of the Red Wedding and Robb’s legacy, along with a look at some theories from the fandom, and an advert from Westeros wrap up the episode.

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EPISODE 29 – ROBB, Part 1 – THE YOUNG WOLF

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy present the first of a two part analysis of Robb Stark, from Robb’s youth as the heir to Winterfell to his march south to war in the Riverlands and his acclamation as King in the North in the wake of his father’s death. A special section on the history of the Kings in the North and House Stark, and theories related to that history, wraps up the episode.

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EPISODE 28 – ROBERT – DEMON OF THE TRIDENT

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy analyze Robert Baratheon and Robert’s Rebellion with special guest SomethingLikeaLawyer from the Wars and Politics of Ice and Fire blog. We begin with a close look at Robert’s background and the political context of the rebellion, followed by an in depth examination of the players and battles of the war that changed the face of Westeros. We wrap things up with an assessment of Robert’s reign, and our usual readings and two PSAs from Westeros round out the episode.

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EPISODE 27 – NED – FOR LOVE AND HONOR

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn examine the arc of Ned Stark and his legacy in the novels. From the frozen North to the Red Keep and beyond, we explore the politics of Ned’s lifetime with special attention paid to his honor, judgement, history and role as a family man. Our usual readings and advert from Westeros round out the episode.

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EPISODE 26 – AEGON and COMPANY – THE ONLY DRAGON YOU NEED

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy analyze Aegon VI, Jon Connington, their companions, the Golden Company and their invasion of Westeros with special guest Brynden BFish. Predictions for TWoW and the Dance of the Dragons 2.0 complete the episode.

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EPISODE 25 – THE BLACKFYRE CONSPIRACY – WRIT IN BLOOD

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy examine the plotting and schemes surrounding young Aegon VI Targaryen, with special attention paid to the involvement of Varys and Illyrio and their histories and backgrounds, as well as the history of House Blackfyre. Our usual readings and advert from Westeros complete the episode.

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