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The Traitor Son Cycle is the Perfect Hair of the Dog for your Game of Thrones Hangover

Originally posted on Every Day Should Be Tuesday:
Suffering from a Game of Thrones hangover after that shocking season 7 finale?  Theorizing about the final season too bitter a salve when the wait might be well over a year?  Looking…

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Game of Thrones Finale Recap

Nine years, eight seasons, and 73 episodes later, we have come to the end of a grand journey.  If nothing else, there has never been another epic fantasy TV show like Game of Thrones.  I will always be thankful for … Continue reading

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Revisiting George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire: A Dance with Dragons

With HBO’s adaptation of Martin’s epic fantasy series almost finished, even if the series itself certainly isn’t, I will be revisiting my original reviews from 2011 of the five books in the series completed by Martin.  I have already posted … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Recap: Season 8, Episode 5

After an episode that was much-maligned, including by me, can the writers of Game of Thrones get the magic back in the series’ penultimate episode?  The episode also promises our last big battle in a series that has given us … Continue reading

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Revisiting George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire: A Feast for Crows

With HBO’s adaptation of Martin’s epic fantasy series almost finished, even if the series itself certainly isn’t, I will be revisiting my original reviews from 2011 of the five books in the series completed by Martin.  I have already posted … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Recap: Season 8, Episode 4

Wow.  The show writers dealt us a serious twist in episode three.  It necessarily marks a significant split between the first half of the finale season and the second half.  We knew what to expect in the first half.  Now … Continue reading

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Revisiting George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire: A Storm of Swords

With HBO’s adaptation of Martin’s epic fantasy series almost finished, even if the series itself certainly isn’t, I will be revisiting my original reviews from 2011 of the five books in the series completed by Martin.  You can find my … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Recap: Season 8, Episode 3

This really feels like the culmination of the entire series.  “The Long Night” gives us  dragons, ice zombies, and Starks in Winterfell—what more could we ask for?  I have a sinking suspicion going in that this is it for the … Continue reading

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Revisiting George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire: A Clash of Kings

With HBO’s adaptation of Martin’s epic fantasy series almost finished, even if the series itself certainly isn’t, I will be revisiting my original reviews from 2011 of the five books in the series completed by Martin.  You can find my … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Recap: Season 8, Episode 2

Episode 2, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms, is another slow episode, but it is vastly better than episode 1.  The first half of the episode drags as expected guests arrive at Winterfell and long-separated characters have conversations about things … Continue reading

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