As week five begins, so does another season of Game of Thrones. Season two premiered in 2012 and brings on many new characters and religions that the viewer had only been introduced in passing. Season two begins with Joffrey performing excruciating acts of torture, a very broken down Mother of Dragons, and even more betrayal.
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
“There is only one god. And his name is Death. And there is only one thing we say to Death:
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