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EPISODE 72 – BLACKWATER, PART 2 – A SONG OF SIEGE AND FIRE

In this second part of our action-packed look at the Battle of Blackwater we follow Tyrion Lannister into battle, discuss the real-life historical influences behind the conflict, and consider the aftermath of the conflict, from the immediate cost to both sides, to its impact on the War of the Five Kings and beyond. 

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EPISODE 71 – BLACKWATER, PART I – THE CLASH OF KINGS

We’re revisiting the epic Battle of the Blackwater, with a pair of immersive episodes designed to bring the action to your ears! In part one we cover what the battle will mean to our major characters, and run through all the preparations made by each side. The battle commences with Davos sailing into the Blackwater Rush and Stannis preparing to cross the river. Special readings and adverts from Westeros complete the episode. Join us on an explosive journey into the heart of a legendary battle!

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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 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 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 33 – Wot5K, pt 1 – THE WOLF & THE LION

yolkboy and Lady Gwynhyfvar present the first of a multi-part analysis of the War of the Five Kings, the conflict which drives much of the action in A Song of Ice and Fire. In this episode we cover the players and their backgrounds, and the origins and opening salvos of the conflict. Quotes from the text and messages from Westeros complete the episode.

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EPISODE 30 – ROBB, Part 2 – KING IN THE NORTH

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy wrap up their two part analysis of Robb Stark, picking up with King Robb’s war in the Riverlands and the events that led to his heading back to the North via the Twins. A complete analysis of the Red Wedding and Robb’s legacy, along with a look at some theories from the fandom, and an advert from Westeros wrap up the episode.

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EPISODE 29 – ROBB, Part 1 – THE YOUNG WOLF

Lady Gwyn and yolkboy present the first of a two part analysis of Robb Stark, from Robb’s youth as the heir to Winterfell to his march south to war in the Riverlands and his acclamation as King in the North in the wake of his father’s death. A special section on the history of the Kings in the North and House Stark, and theories related to that history, wraps up the episode.

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