Whispers of Winter

March 8, 2018

There is a glaring hole in recent Game of Thrones seasons that needs to be addressed: the ability of Valyrian steel to destroy White Walkers has not been acknowledged since before Jon Snow’s death. In fact, it hasn’t been mentioned since the Season Five finale when Jon Snow reveals this ...

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Groundhog Day. The day a tiny mammal’s shadow tells us when winter will come to an end. Me? I prefer my weather forecast in the form of a white raven (the telltale changing of seasons in Westeros). For a few days, rumors spread that Game of Thrones will not return for its final season until ...

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When Sunday’s season finale of Game of Thrones commenced with a haunting mash-up of the iconic Lannister and Targaryen theme songs, fans knew they would be hanging off the edge of their seats in agony for a record-breaking 79 minutes and 43 seconds. A potential “Red Wedding” scenario was ...

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The second-to-last episode of each Game of Thrones season is traditionally the most intense, and the heart-stopping 71 minutes of Season 7, Episode 6 was no different. *Note: Until Jon’s bloodline is revealed, we’re just going to ignore the incest thing. Jon heeds some unexpected counsel. Jon ...

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In comparison to last Sunday’s mid-season episode, this week’s “Game of Thrones” was somewhat anticlimactic—but even still, there was never a dull moment. Jon is the rightful heir to the Iron Throne. Although Sam ignored Gilly’s ramblings, she discovered a crucial fact among his growing pile of ...

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Despite having the shortest runtime of the series, Sunday’s Game of Thrones was the most adrenalin-inducing episode since “Battle of the Bastards.” For the first time, we saw two of the series’ greatest characters pitted against each other in battle and for the first time since Season One, all the ...

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Between Jon Snow’s first encounter with Daenerys Targaryen, Lady Olenna’s confession to Jaime Lannister, Sansa Stark’s awkward reunion with Bran and Cersei Lannister’s delivery of poetic justice, the third installment of Game of Thrones Season 7 finally delivered on the intensity fans have been ...

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The first blood was drawn in the war for the Seven Kingdoms on HBO's "Game of Thrones" on Sunday, but not at the hands of Daenerys Targaryen. Goodbye Flayed Man, hello Kraken. Between the Joker-esque cackle and the Ramsay-esque war tactics, Euron Greyjoy showed us that he truly is as ruthless as ...

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Considering Game of Thrones fans waited 448 days for the premiere of the shortest season to date, many were disappointed by the anticlimactic nature of Sunday’s episode. But the way I see it, Ed Sheeran cameo aside, the show writers did everything right: enemies were destroyed, crucial information ...

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As per usual, death was on the menu for the Season Six finale of “Game of Thrones.” Four of my six predictions (Lancel, Loras, Tommen and the High Sparrow) were gone in one fell swoop—not to mention Queen Margaery, Lord Mace, Kevan Lannister and Grand Maester Pycelle, how convenient. Pycelle ...

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I don’t know which “Game of Thrones” creatures excited me the most in Sunday’s jam-packed episode: the dragons, the giants or the hounds. Episode Nine, as predicted, was overflowing with content so let’s just get straight to it.   Tyrion is officially Daenerys’ most trusted advisor. What ...

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HBO's "Game of Thrones" spent a few short episodes in Season Six shedding light on some unfinished business and answering some crucial questions, but we’re back to the action after Sunday’s eighth installment. Arya discovered her true identity; the Blackfish sacrificed his life for one last ...

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The final three episodes of “Game of Thrones” better be jam-packed with content because these last two, despite the return of my personal favorite character, were somewhat underwhelming in comparison to the first half of Season Six Heading into the end of the season, however Episode Seven did ...

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I was sitting happily on my couch thinking how “Game of Thrones” would make the perfect ending to my holiday: Arya reunited with her sword, Bran reunited with his uncle…and then that Holy Alliance. Still, Episode Six had some thought-provoking moments as we head into the final four ...

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Between Meera Reed, Lord Varys and Hodor, the secondary characters in “Game of Thrones” proved they have more to say than we could have imagined based on Sunday’s mid-season installment of Season Six. As far as main characters were concerned, Sansa sent Brienne to Riverrun to convince her Great ...

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A long-awaited reunion, a renewed alliance between two houses and the conquering of yet another ancient city assuaged any doubt I had that Season Six of “Game of Thrones” would be the most dramatic season in years. Theon gave up his claim to the “Salt Throne” in order to make amends with his ...

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Only three episodes into Season Six and already this season of “Game of Thrones” seems the most promising since the Season Three. Traditionally ten episodes long, this season is still introducing massive plot points that could potentially extend through the entire season, like Lyanna Stark’s ...

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Only three episodes into Season Six and already this season of “Game of Thrones” seems the most promising since the Season Three. Traditionally ten episodes long, this season is still introducing massive plot points that could potentially extend through the entire season, like Lyanna Stark’s ...

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Our attention was successfully torn away from the anticipation of Jon Snow’s inevitable return during the drama-filled second episode of Game of Thrones on Sunday night with surprises around every bend. The episode provided some key insight to some of the questions fans have asked themselves in ...

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Following another brutal finale that killed off several major characters, the groundbreaking HBO series Game of Thrones is back for a sixth season and bound to be more fierce than ever. **Premiere Spoilers Ahead** Like any great premiere, the Season Six opener left us with some promising ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - After a shocking and brutal finale to Season Four, the groundbreaking HBO series Game of Thrones is back for a fifth season and is promising to be fiercer than ever. When Season Three slaughtered the majority of the Starks, the show was at risk of losing its attraction. Little ...

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When Taylor Swift’s new single “Shake It Off” topped Rolling Stone’s Top 10 Singles Chart this week, I’m not sure anyone was all that surprised. Those who know the song might be equally unsurprised to learn that her fifth studio album, to be released on Oct. 27, will feature fresh melodies with ...

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Queen B, a.k.a. Beyoncé, undoubtedly rocked it out at the MTV Video Music Awards last Sunday, but if you want my opinion, someone was missing from the 2014 lineup—Adam Lambert. Lambert truly did Freddie Mercury proud when the American Idol runner-up stood in for Mercury during Queen’s massive ...

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