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EPISODE 57 – TWOW PRIMER, PART 4 – KING’S LANDING

The fourth installment of our TWoW Primer takes us to King’s Landing. We’ll recap Cersei’s arc and the political situation there, including a review of Kevan Lannister’s ADwD Epilogue chapter. Following a discussion on where things might be going for Cersei and the capital in TWoW, we review some small mysteries we hope to see resolved!

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EPISODE 56 – TWOW PRIMER, PART 3 – THE RIVERLANDS

The third installment of our TWoW Primer is all about the Riverlands and the PoV characters we’ll see there– Jaime Lannister and Brienne of Tarth. We recap where their AFfC/ADwD arcs left them and explore what might be happening with them in TWoW. We also discuss predictions for the prologue chapter, what role Lady Stoneheart will play in the novel, and much more!

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EPISODE 55 – TWOW PRIMER, PART 2 – JOURNEYS

Our series recapping all the arcs, threads, and theories of what will be happening in the beginning of TWoW continues with a look at some characters we expect to be making Journeys in TWoW. We begin with Bran, north of the Wall, then visit Arya in Braavos and Sansa in the Vale, and conclude with Davos and Rickon. Along the way we address who is Coldhands, why Arya will need yet another new identity early in TWoW, a tourney in the Vale, and why fans are convinced Davos and Rickon are on Skagos. All this and more, as we refresh our view of what’s going on with the Stark siblings.

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EPISODE 54 –TWOW PRIMER, PART 1 — IN THE NORTH

Our series recapping all the arcs, threads, and theories of what will be happening in the beginning of TWoW begins in the North. We visit the icy crofter’s village to catch up with Theon and Asha, and discuss Stannis’ future, before moving on to Melisandre and Jon at Castle Black. Who really wrote the Pink Letter? What will be happening there as TWoW begins? All this and more, as we refresh our view of what’s going on in the North.

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

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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 24 – LITTLEFINGER, PART TWO – ONLY CAT

Lady Gwynhyfvar and yolkboy present part two of a two part examination of Petyr Baelish. Littlefinger’s youth and relationship with House Tully and his plotting involving Sansa Stark and the Vale, as well as his ultimate endgame and possible arc in The Winds of Winter will be considered. Readings and adverts from Westeros complete the episode.

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EPISODE 18 – THEON – KNOW YOUR NAME

Lady Gwyn and Yolkboy look at Theon Greyjoy’s arc from Ned Stark’s ward to pariah of the north and beyond, with special sections on Ramsay Bolton, the hooded man in Winterfell and more! Music from Beige Lunatics, adverts from the world of ASoIaF and specially arranged readings.

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EPISODE 16 – DAENERYS – A DRAGON IS NO SLAVE

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn examine Daenerys Targaryen’s arc from helpless commodity to mother of dragons, from conqueror and liberator to mhysa and ruler. With special sections on Dany’s childhood in Braavos and speculation about her upcoming arc in TWoW, music from Karliene, adverts from the world of ASoIaF and specially arranged readings.

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EPISODE 15 – THE BATTLE OF FIRE – A RED DAWN

Yolkboy and Lady Gwyn are joined by guest host BryndenBFish of Wars and Politics of Ice and Fire blog and podcast to present the Battle of Fire in Meereen in a live news, radio play format. With guest appearances by Aziz of History of Westeros, Steven Attewell of Race for the Iron Throne, and Valkyrist of Vassals of Kingsgrave. We explore the political and military situations both inside and outside of Meereen, with close looks at the history of Slaver’s Bay, the Unsullied and the sellsword companies, as well as what we know about the battle itself and our predictions for what happens next! Spoilers for all books and unpublished material from The Winds of Winter.

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EPISODE 01 – ARYA – A GIFT OF MERCY

Looking at Arya Stark in The Winds of Winter, yolkboy and Lady Gwyn analyse Arya in her new role with Izembaro. The recent gift chapter reveals themes of sexuality, identity and (as the chapter title indicates) mercy. Using specially arranged readings to present key sections, we discuss Arya’s identity, the role she plays in “The Bloody Hand” and why we think Needle makes an appearance late in the chapter. We also offer our unique speculation about Arya’s future and a new role her Faceless Men training could be preparing her for.

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