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Aemon the Dreamer

Video of this can be found HERE “Dragons,” Aemon whispered. “The grief and glory of my House, they were.” I see them in my dreams, Sam. I see a red star bleeding in the sky. I still remember red. I see … Continue reading

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Stannis Baratheon: Macbeth Revisited

Originally posted on Shakespeare of Thrones:
It’s no surprise to find Macbeth‘s influence in A Song of Ice and Fire; both stories are steeped in political desire, fringed with the supernatural, and pulsating with an undercurrent of psychological torment.  But why…

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Morality Beyond the Wall: Con of Thrones 2018 Panel

  Panel from Con of Thrones featuring Watchers on the Wall feature writer Patrick Sponaugle, author Ian Thomas Malone, Professor Priscilla Walton, and myself talking about the morality and ethics that exist beyond the Wall. Skinchangers, cannibals, tribal wars, trade … Continue reading

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The Lemon Tree and the Red Door

Daenerys Targaryen is a woman who  yearns for the simpler times of her life. Long before she was Queen, Khaleesi, Mother of Dragons, Breaker of chains, she was just a child running through fields barefoot and looking out her window … Continue reading

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