“The green lands have made you soft, and the Starks have made you theirs.”
“You’re wrong. Ned Stark was my gaoler, but my blood is still salt and iron.”
Synopsis: brilliant strategist and manly man Theon Greyjoy sails home to Pyke, where everyone falls over themselves to say how awesome and important Theon is, and then he has a heart-to-heart with his daddy, who accepts him completely and instantly agrees to his proposals. Just kidding.
Wow. Two and a bit years later, here we are with 1,000,000+ hits. Thanks to all of you for continuing to read the blog, watch/listen to the podcast, buy the book, etc.
Here’s hoping for many such milestones.
“Where is the god of Ser Davos Seaworth, knight of the onion ship?”
“King Stannis is my god.”
Synopsis: Davos watches as Melisandre leads the burning of the Seven and Stannis pulls a sword out of the fire. He gets an update from Salladhor Saan about the war effort on his way to meet with Stannis, who’s finished his public declaration of his right to the Iron Throne and Joffrey’s bastardy, and the two discuss faith and proof.
And here’s our last podcast for Season 4: an hour and 18 minutes of in-depth discussion of what, for my money, was the best season finale for HBO’s Game of Thrones!
In terms of future plans – we do have the last two episodes of Season 1 in the can and will have those up shortly. Thereafter, we’re going to buckle down to the difficult task of assessing Season 2 of Game of Thrones (which IMO is definitely the weakest season so far) and figure out where things went wrong.
Ok…after significant editing problems due to Google Plus randomly dropping in “dink” sounds every 15 seconds, here’s the podcast!
“Him in his tree, let’s see how well he likes it up there when the Others come to take him. He’ll scream for the Watch then, that he will.”
Synopsis: Arya and Co. travel through the Riverlands. Nothing happens, but it’s very atmospheric and moody.
“The storms come and go, the waves crash overhead, the big fish eat the little fish, and I keep on paddling.”
Ok, slightly delayed by me moving across country and various internet problems, here’s the recap from last week’s mind-blowingly good episode!
“Her son’s crown was fresh from the forge, and it seemed to Catelyn Stark that the weight of it pressed heavy on Robb’s head…it is no easy thing to wear a crown…especially for a boy of fifteen years.”
Synopsis: King Robb Stark presents his peace terms to the envoy Ser Cleos Frey and then he and Catelyn argue over Jaime Lannister on the one hand, and Theon Greyjoy on the other. After that meeting, Catelyn encounters her uncle Brynden who bears grave news – and the two plan an alliance with Renly Baratheon.