Tag Archives: War

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 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 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 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 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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