Category Archives: A Song of Ice and Fire

RFTIT Tumblr Weekly(ish) Roundup

With Jaime V in the can, the drive towards hitting the 50% mark in A Storm of Swords continues. In the mean-time, I’ve got some really good (mostly comics-related) stuff on the Tumblrs.

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Chapter-by-Chapter Analysis: Jaime V, ASOS

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The water had grown cool. When Jaime opened his eyes, he found himself staring at the stump of his sword hand. The hand that made me Kingslayer. The goat had robbed him of his glory and his shame, both at once. Leaving what? Who am I now?

Synopsis: Jaime comes clean. Wocka wocka wocka!

SPOILER WARNING: This chapter analysis, and all following, will contain spoilers for all Song of Ice and Fire novels and Game of Thrones episodes. Caveat lector.

Guest Appearance on Notacast Podcast

In what is almost a direct sequel to my last appearance on the Notacast, this time around we’re talking about Catelyn I of ACOK. Once the coronation is over and the debris from the celebrations has been swept away, how do you actually govern? Whether in making war or peace, how do you balance the interests of two distinct sets of subjects as well as your own personal interests? Which way should Stark armies march, and which kings are safe to ally with?

So join for us a truly exhaustive though never exhausting discussion.

Chapter-by-Chapter Analysis: Davos IV, ASOS

“I woke this morning in his dungeon.”

Synopsis: Davos Seaworth argues his way out of Stannis‘ dungeons and past Axell’s knife, with honesty and loyalty as his only weapons. 

SPOILER WARNING: This chapter analysis, and all following, will contain spoilers for all Song of Ice and Fire novels and Game of Thrones episodes. Caveat lector.

RFTIT Tumblr Weeklyish Roundup

Hey folks! With Catelyn IV, I ran out of banked chapter outlines to write up, so my priority at the moment is writing out outlines up through Jon V (which will officially put me over the 50% mark on ASOS, which is huge for me), and then start writing Davos IV.

But in the mean-time, we’ve got lots of stuff on the Tumblrs.

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Chapter-by-Chapter Analysis: Catelyn IV, ASOS

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“No more, she thought. Mother have mercy, how many more blows can we bear?”

Synopsis: Hoster Tully is dead and the Freys are here to negotiate in good faith.

SPOILER WARNING: This chapter analysis, and all following, will contain spoilers for all Song of Ice and Fire novels and Game of Thrones episodes. Caveat lector.

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RFTIT Tumblr Weeklyish Roundup

Hey folks! With Arya VI done, I intend to push straight on to the next ASOS chapter – I’ve got a hankering to see if I can’t hit the Red Wedding this summer – but in the mean-time, we’ve got Tumblrs.

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I’d like to thank my Patrons: Beth Becker, Anonymous, Steven Xue, Gabriel Nichols, Casso King of Seals, Stephan Priddy, Sister Winter, Alistair, Aweseeds, Quinn Albaugh, James Tuttle, Hedrigal, Jeremy Alexander, Clint Woods, Dan Kohn, Donald Newell, joannalannister, Abel Savard, Quinn Radich, Emmett Booth, Leonard Wise, Kelly, Andrea Krehbiel, Courtney Simpson, Will Pepperman, Angus Niven, Lauren Combs, Amanda Marie Ford, Danil Koryabkin, John Pharo, Darby Veeck, History of Westeros, Joshua Imboden, Imriel, Adam Blackwood, Greg Sanders, Alex Chiang, William Griese, NotAPodcast, Chris Reid, tomsevenstrings, Timothy Upton, Patrick Donohoe, Willie Frolik, Micah Bouchard, Lucas Fyten, Gabriel Mallows, Paul Connolly, Brett, Michael Aaronson, Nina Friel, Christine Higgins, Jason Reilly Arends, Jim Tripp, Eric Benjamin, Sara Michener, Dave, James Keene, Hillary Sullivan, and Martina Consalvi.

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Chapter-by-Chapter Analysis: Arya VI, ASOS

“If there were gods, why didn’t Lord Beric win? She knew the Hound was guilty.” (ASOS)

“How can there be a God if there are feet?” (Idiots Karamazov)

Synopsis: Sandor argues with Beric, and Arya questions the limits of divine justice.

SPOILER WARNING: This chapter analysis, and all following, will contain spoilers for all Song of Ice and Fire novels and Game of Thrones episodes. Caveat lector.

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Race for the Iron Throne Tumblr Weeklyish Roundup

Hello, everyone! Arya VI is very close to being done – 6400 words (including quotes) – but since Sunday was my birthday, I didn’t quite have the time to finish it for Monday. So just to tide you over for a couple days, we’ve got Tumblrs.

(I’ll do Patron Asks next weekly roundup.)

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I’d like to thank my Patrons: Beth Becker, Anonymous, Steven Xue, Gabriel Nichols, Casso King of Seals, Stephan Priddy, Sister Winter, Alistair, Aweseeds, Quinn Albaugh, James Tuttle, Hedrigal, Jeremy Alexander, Clint Woods, Dan Kohn, Donald Newell, joannalannister, Abel Savard, Quinn Radich, Emmett Booth, Leonard Wise, Kelly, Andrea Krehbiel, Courtney Simpson, Will Pepperman, Angus Niven, Lauren Combs, Amanda Marie Ford, Danil Koryabkin, John Pharo, Darby Veeck, History of Westeros, Joshua Imboden, Imriel, Adam Blackwood, Greg Sanders, Alex Chiang, William Griese, NotAPodcast, Chris Reid, tomsevenstrings, Timothy Upton, Patrick Donohoe, Willie Frolik, Micah Bouchard, Lucas Fyten, Gabriel Mallows, Paul Connolly, Brett, Michael Aaronson, Nina Friel, Christine Higgins, Jason Reilly Arends, Jim Tripp, Eric Benjamin, Sara Michener, Dave, James Keene, and Martina Consalvi.

If you’d like to become a Patron and support Race for the Iron Throne, see here.

 

Race for the Iron Throne Tumblr Weeklyish Roundup

Hey folks, time to check in once again. So the Patreon is officially in its second month – it’s still a bit short of its first stretch goal of an extra essay per month, so if you have a few bucks to spare and would like to see more Race for the Iron Throne content, every little bit helps.

More importantly, work has started on Arya VI, once of my favorite chapters in all of ASOS. This essay is going to be a long one, but I think a good one.

In the mean-time, we’ve got Tumblrs:

ASOIAF:

Non-ASOIAF:

 

I’d like to thank my Patrons: Beth Becker, Anonymous, Steven Xue, Gabriel Nichols, Casso King of Seals, Stephan Priddy, Sister Winter, Alistair, Aweseeds, Quinn Albaugh, James Tuttle, Hedrigal, Jeremy Alexander, Dan Kohn, Donald Newell, joannalannister, Abel Savard, Quinn Radich, Emmett Booth, Leonard Wise, Kelly, Courtney Simpson, Will Pepperman, Angus Niven, Lauren Combs, Amanda Marie Ford, Danil Koryabkin, John Pharo, Darby Veeck, History of Westeros, Joshua Imboden, Imriel, Adam Blackwood, Greg Sanders, Alex Chiang, William Griese, NotAPodcast,, Chris Reid, tomsevenstrings, Timothy Upton, Willie Frolik, Micah Bouchard, Lucas Fyten, Gabriel Mallows, Paul Connolly, Brett, Michael Aaronson, Nina Friel, Christine Higgins, Jason Reilly Arends, Jim Tripp, Eric Benjamin, Sara Michener, Dave, and James Keene.

If you’d like to become a Patron and support Race for the Iron Throne, see here.

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