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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