Tag Archives: Kings

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 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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EPISODE 32 – RENLY – THE COPPER KING

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy analyze the life of Renly Baratheon, the third Baratheon brother and self proclaimed King of the Seven Kingdoms, from his youth to his time as Master of Laws, and his brief reign and early death, with special attention paid to the politics the led to his campaign to win the throne. The usual readings and an advert from Westeros complete the episode.

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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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