Hey folks! With the behemoth of Tyrion III out of the way, work has begun on the High Spider Part III and Politics of Dorne Part III. When the latter is done, that’ll mark the end of that particular Kickstarter essay series (definitely the longest non-chapter essay series I’ve done so far), which means there will be some space in my rotation. So after the Politics of the Seven Kingdoms series is finished, I’ll be doing a one-off on elections in Westeros and then my next series will be analyzing the Dunk & Egg series through the lens of the Blackfyre Rebellions.
But in the mean-time, there’s some good stuff in the Tumblrs:
- What is the relationship between Westeros and Essos in geopolitical terms?
- How does border reiving work with feudal politics?
- Were brothels banned in medieval Europe?
- What is the political advantage of Walder Frey’s many children?
- Prophetic dreams and time-travel.
- Westerosi taxation and the marches.
- Are there cases of Westerosi lords having letters patent from two sovereigns?
- How to dissolve Sansa’s marriage?
- Dany’s putative trip to Asshai and why it’s not going to happen.
- Why the Brotherhood Without Banners kills people by hanging?
- Bloodraven and Daeron.
- The Hornwood Crisis and “use rights.”
- Varys and the PW.
- Sybelle and Tyrion.
- LF and the “evil monkey demon”