This was originally posted on Chronicle Books' blog:
Bryan Cogman, here. I'm Executive Story Editor on Game of Thrones and have had the privilege of...
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Just because Game of Thrones, the HBO miniseries based on the books of George R. R. Martin, is a fantasy doesn't mean it doesn't have important lessons that apply to your real life.
Let's get something straight from the get-go: "Blackwater" is not amazing because it centers around an epic battle with cool effects. "Blackwater" is amazing because it combines an epic battle with beautifully wrought character development.
It's easy to forget how much watching someone's head get sliced off with a sword makes you want to vomit.
Luckily, some enterprising "Game of Thro...
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