Category Archives: Episodes

EPISODE 41 — AT THE CROSSROADS

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn visit the Crossroads in ASoIaF and analyze the four major chapters set at the inn at the crossroads in light of the metatextual traditions of crossroad symbolism, and present a theory on what hidden role the Crossroads could have played in Westerosi history.

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EPISODE 40 – BALON – I AM THE GREYJOY

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn analyze Balon Greyjoy, from his youth and his first rebellion to the King who masterminded the ironborn takeover of the North during the War of the Five Kings.

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EPISODE 38 – MYTHS & LEGENDS OF THE EAST

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn continue their myths & legends series, with a close look at legends from Essos, including Garin, Nymeria, Azor Ahai, Daenys the Dreamer and much more!

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EPISODE 37 – Wot5K, pt 3 – AND THEN THERE WAS ONE

Lady Gwynhyfvar and yolkboy return with the final part of their analysis of the War of the Five Kings. This episode covers the fate of the remaining claimants to the Iron Throne, the conclusion of the war, and its aftermath. The usual words and readings complete the episode.

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EPISODE 36 – MYTHS & LEGENDS OF THE SOUTH

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn continue their myths & legends series, with a close look at the stories of the south, including Garth Greenhands, Lann the Clever, Durran Godsgrief, Artys Arryn, Nymeria and much, much more!

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EPISODE 35 – Wot5K, pt 2 – FIVE KINGS

yolkboy and Lady Gwynhyfvar return with part two of their analysis of the War of the Five Kings. In this episode we cover the action in the Riverlands, North, Iron Islands, Stormlands and Crownlands, with special focus on the Battle of Blackwater and its aftermath. Also included are our usual readings and an advert from Westeros.

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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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