Politics of the Seven Kingdoms: Part VIII (The Stormlands)

Hey folks! If you’d like to read my essay on the politics of the Stormlands collected in one place, it’s now up on Tower of the Hand here.

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Thoughts on Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 3, “The Queen’s Justice”

No delays this week, let’s get into the episode…

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Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 3 Discussion Thread

Hey folks! So since the live-chat didn’t quite work, the group from last time decided that we would do a group Skype chat and then post screencaps of our chat on this blog. So check that out starting at 9!

At the same time, I also want to give you a space to kibbitz amongst yourselves, so feel free to have at it in the comments below.

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Thoughts on Game of Thrones, Season 7 Episode 2, “Stormborn”

Ok, after long last I’ve watched Episode 2. Here’s what I thought about it:

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Personal Update

So I still haven’t had a chance to watch Episode 2 yet (although I will do so tomorrow I promise). If you’d like to know why I haven’t been posting much this week, I wrote a blog piece at my other place of business.

The TLDR is that I’m back now and normal posting will resume shortly.

 

Politics of the Seven Kingdoms: the Stormlands (Part III)

(credit to ser other-in-law)

The Last Storm

Through a combination of inept diplomacy and his raging temper, Argilac Durrandon had turned an offer of alliance with into a war against House Targaryen. But to give the last of the Storm Kings credit, he put up a hell of a fight against Aegon the Conqueror, far better than his old rival Harren, or arguably even the Great Western Alliance.

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Season 7, Episode 2 Discussion Thread

Hey folks, feel free to chat in the comments below!

RFTIT Tumblr Weekly Roundup!

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Hey folks! So I’m going to be away from the blog for a few days – which means I won’t be covering Season 7 Episode 2 at the normal time, sorry – but I wanted to let you know that doesn’t mean you’ll be without content. Politics of the Stormlands Part III is already scheduled to go up on Monday, and I’ve also scheduled a discussion thread to go up on Sunday so you can talk about Episode 2 to your heart’s content.

In the meantime, we got some stuff on the Tumblrs:

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Thoughts on Game of Thrones, Season 7 Episode 1, “Dragonstone”

So…the great live-blogging experiment ran into some heavy technical problems, but was otherwise a lot of fun. While we figure out the format going forward, here’s what I thought of the episode:

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Season 7 Live-Blog Transcript

For those of you who weren’t able to make the live-blog or who got hit by the many technical problems we ran into, I’m including a full transcript of our chat below the cut:

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