Game of Thrones · NIU · Scholars of the Throne

The Game of Thrones

Four weeks of diligent binge watching, blog writing, and scholarly annotating later, we have completed season one. The game of thrones has officially begun. I’ve been waiting for this moment since we began. Season one proves that trust will be broken and faith will be tested. Lord Eddard Stark loses his head and Khal Drogo… Continue reading The Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones · NIU · Scholars of the Throne

Welcome to the Iron Blog of Braavos

For us here at Northern Illinois University, winter has already come. Winter here is full of freezing winds, treacherous walks to Watson Hall, and 100’s of pages of reading and writing a week. For the Game of Thrones universe, with winter comes snow a hundred feet deep followed by famine, devastation, and the White Walkers from beyond… Continue reading Welcome to the Iron Blog of Braavos