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I am probably oversimplifying, but Dany just wants to win back her kingdom at any cost, Catelyn's actions were all motivated by family, Cersei wants the crown, many of Sansa's earlier decisions are based on infatuation, Arya is just plain wild.
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By Julie Miller, Vanity Fair Courtesy of Keith Bernstein/HBO As much as we never wanted to remember our lives before Game of Thrones, our favorite...
Illustrating the maps for The Lands of Ice and Fire was a large commission. The final result is 12 maps, each 2 feet by 3 feet - 72 square feet of cartography in total, many of which link up and overlap. The trick with a project of this size and complexity is organization.
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I'm talking to George R.R. Martin on Saturday. Want to submit some questions for the "Game of Thrones" creator? I figured, why not let fans post some questions here as well?
Sometimes a really good writer can really get to the point really well. In his blog, George R. R. Martin says: I am way too busy these days for long...
Just as a sponge can only take on water after being wrung out, so too must we be able -- regardless of our experience or education -- to continually renounce our own fullness, lest we become bloated and stale.
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This episode had a recurring theme dear to my heart: Women being awesome. And by "awesome" I don't just mean brave and heroic, though that's here to some degree, too. I mean interesting, and forging independent paths for themselves.
There are spoilers ahead for "Garden of Bones," the latest bone-sawing, chest-devouring, rape-with-a-sceptre-ing(?) episode of Game of Thrones.
Maybe the showrunners are worried that if there's no sex in a scene, we'll get bored and check our email, due to the much-touted Death of the American Attention Span. But there is some great acting.
Dragons will always be my first answer as to why I think "Game of Thrones" is the best show on TV right now. But dragons aside, the American dream is much closer to the fantasy George R.R. Martin has created than the fashionable nostalgia of "Mad Men."
"Game of Thrones" looks consistently magnificent now, in every respect. Each aspect of Westeros and beyond looks even more rich and textured. The gritty realness of every object the characters touch and own adds to the atmosphere.
by Khaled Hosseini
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
by Ramona Ausubel
by Helene Wecker
Published on April 23rd, 2013