EPISODE 53 — THE LEECHMAN’S SON

In this episode we analyze the prologue from A Storm of Swords, including a look at Chett’s background, a walk through of the prologue chapter itself, and a detailed look at the Fist of the First Men and what happened to the men of the Night’s Watch after the end of Chett’s chapter until the final time we see him on page.

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EPISODE 52 — W/HISTORY OF WESTEROS — THE DANCE OF THE DRAGONS, PT.2

Lady Gwyn and Aziz from History of Westeros continue a series analyzing the Dance of the Dragons. In this episode we explore the opening moves of the conflict, efforts at diplomacy, and the events that led to full scale civil war. Mini sections on Aegon II, the dragons, and the real world history that influenced GRRM complete the episode.

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Bonus: A Quiz of Ice and Fire 23 – Characters VII

Join us with special guest Tara from Ice & Fire Con for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

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EPISODE 51 — WE CAN BE HEROES

In this episode we explore the heroes in ASoIaF, asking the question “What makes a hero?” and exploring the hero’s journey, themes of mentoring and subversion, and the many types of heroes we see in the story. An epic advert, the usual words, readings, and THE RETURN OF A LONG AWAITED HERO complete the episode.

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Bonus: A Quiz of Ice and Fire 22 – Quiz 22 is dRuNk

Lady Gwyn is joined by special guests Chloe from Girls Gone Canon and Haley Bowery from The Manimals for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose twenty two questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

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EPISODE 50 — VISERYS — THE BEGGAR KING

In this episode we explore Viserys Targaryen’s early life and experience as a child in the midst of Robert’s Rebellion. his exile in Essos, and the final year of his life as we’re introduced to him in AGoT and follow his decline all the way to Vaes Dothrak. An analysis of his role in the greater story plus the usual readings and an unusual advert from Essos complete the episode.

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Bonus: A Quiz of Ice and Fire 21 – ACoK Prologue

Lady Gwyn is joined by special guest Ashaya from History of Westeros podcast for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

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EPISODE 49 — CRESSEN — THE MAESTER’S COLLAR

In this episode we explore Maester Cressen’s prologue from ACoK, including the function of the chapter, Cressen’s life and death, a brief history of Dragonstone, dramatic readings and an advert from Westeros, and more!

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Bonus: A Quiz of Ice and Fire 20 – AFfC Prologue

Lady Gwyn is joined by special guest Aziz from History of Westeros podcast for our latest Quiz of Ice and Fire bonus episode. We pose fifteen questions of ASoIaF trivia. How many can you answer?

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EPISODE 48 — PATE — GOLD FOR IRON

An episode all about the Pate prologue from AFfC, where we explore how news travels in the world of ASoIaF, the introduction of the brand new setting of Oldtown, identity mysteries and more!

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