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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 58 — W/HISTORY OF WESTEROS — THE DANCE OF THE DRAGONS, PT.3

In this installment of our collaboration with History of Westeros, we cover more dragons dancing (and dying), and more death, destruction, and disappointment in the Targaryen civil war. We also discuss some real world history parallels and make a few more chess metaphors!

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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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EPISODE 46 — LYANNA — THE WOLF MAID

Lady Gwyn presents an analysis of Lyanna Stark including her childhood and family background at Winterfell, the Tourney of Harrenhal and the politics that surrounded it, her disappearance with Rhaegar Targaryen, and her eventual death in the Red Mountains of Dorne. Theories, readings, adverts, and a song from the fandom complete the episode.

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EPISODE 45 — W.HISTORY OF WESTEROS — THE DANCE OF THE DRAGONS, PT.1

Lady Gwyn and Aziz from History of Westeros host the first of a co-produced series analyzing the Dance of the Dragons. In this episode we explore the real world influences for the saga, as well as the root causes and conflicts that led to the Targaryen civil war.

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EPISODE 43 — THE SWORN SWORD

 

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Lady Gwyn continues a series analyzing the Tales of Dunk & Egg with an exploration of The Sworn Sword, including literary and metatextual  analysis, and a new theory inspired by the story

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EPISODE 42 — THE HEDGE KNIGHT

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Lady Gwyn begins a series analyzing the Tales of Dunk & Egg with an exploration of The Hedge Knight, including literary analysis of major themes, metatextual commentary and theories from the fandom.
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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 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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EPISODE 17 – TYWIN – THE LION OF THE WEST

Lady Gwyn and Yolkboy examine Tywin Lannister, including analyses of his history and the A+J=T theory, and special sections on his roles as politician, military leader and father with special guest Ragnorak.  Music from Aziz of History of Westeros, advert from the world of ASoIaF and specially arranged readings round out the episode.

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