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History of Westeros (Game of Thrones)

History of Westeros (Game of Thrones)

By History of Westeros

Come obsess over A Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones with us! Our show is an enthusiastic and heavily-detailed look at the past, present and future of Westeros and the realms beyond.

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History of Westeros (Game of Thrones)Jun 08, 2022

Hardcore Houses

Hardcore Houses

It has been said that tough places breed tough people, and it seems to be true even amongst the noble Houses of Westeros. We take a look at the families who have staked their claims in the most extreme and remote locations.

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Nov 27, 202302:46:09
The Riddle of Robb's Will

The Riddle of Robb's Will

Who knows about it? Who have they told and who will they tell? and when?? How might it impact House Stark, the Night's Watch, Stannis, Roose, and the rest? There are so many players, and none of them have the full picture. Robb's will has the potential to supercharge the North at a time when so much is already happening, and winter is coming... Few topics in all of ASOIAF have this many moving parts!

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Nov 13, 202302:17:43
Valar Rereadis: Fire & Blood - Unbowed

Valar Rereadis: Fire & Blood - Unbowed

Most bent the knee to the overwhelming might of the dragons. This may have made Aegon overconfident, as he assumed the submission of Dorne and a few other holdouts. That they defied the Conqueror makes them all the braver, or perhaps all the more foolish.

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Oct 31, 202302:16:28
Valar Rereadis: ASOS - All the Arya

Valar Rereadis: ASOS - All the Arya

All of the Arya chapters from Valar Rereadis for A Storm of Swords! Re-edited, no ads. 

Arya I – The Gang Runs Away aka the Wolf Pack vs. the Bloody Mummers

Arya II – The Gang is Captured by the BwB aka the One where Harwin Recognizes Arya (13:11)

Arya III – The One with the BwB Origin Story aka the Gang Chases Arya (27:53)

Arya IV – The One with the Ghost of High Heart aka the Gang Tours the Riverlands (42:51)

Arya V – Storytime: Battle of the Bells aka the Gang Captures the Hound (1:05:08)

Arya VI – Under the Hollow Hill aka The Hound vs. the Lightning Lord (1:33:28)

Arya VII – The Brotherhood vs. The Mummers aka Confessions of a Fire Wight (2:16:51)

Arya VIII – High Heart Two, Eccentric Boogaloo aka the One where Arya Gets a Hound (2:52:21)

Arya IX – The Gang takes a Ferry aka a Storm of Siblings (3:32:44)

Arya X – Red Wedding Crashers aka the One where the Hound Robs a Farmer (3:50:00)

Arya XI – The Gang Fights Frey Marriage aka the One where George is Mean to Us (4:00:52)

Arya XII – The One where the Hound’s a Handyman aka Wolf Dreams of Cat (4:11:33)

Arya XIII – The One where Sandor Gets No Mercy aka Have Coin, Will Travel (4:33:44)

Oct 26, 202305:00:10
Valar Rereadis: Fire & Blood - Bend the Knee

Valar Rereadis: Fire & Blood - Bend the Knee

With Harrenhal a smoking ruin and the largest army ever seen in Westeros defeated with ease, many rulers decide, at last, that they have no choice but to bend the knee to Aegon the Conqueror. We examine the events of the time as well as how these legends appear to the characters and how they manifest within ASOIAF ~300 years later.

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Oct 25, 202302:08:55
The Great Empire of the Dawn (video) (2016)

The Great Empire of the Dawn (video) (2016)

The Long Night, Azor Ahai, Strange Stone, Dragonlords, the Amethyst Empress & ancient bloodlines. This joint episode w/Mythical Astronomy of Ice & Fire has it all!


Published October 8, 2016. Check out LmL's show at: lucifermeanslightbringer.com


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Oct 17, 202302:49:20
Valar Rereadis: Fire & Blood - The Field of Fire

Valar Rereadis: Fire & Blood - The Field of Fire

The largest army Westeros has ever seen vs. Vhagar, Meraxes and Balerion - the only time the three fought together. It's shock and awe with dragons... but it's not the battle that we consider the best part of this story. He wasn't taking on a hated tyrant, rather quite the opposite. The Gardeners were the most famous family in Westeros, and the Lannisters had a castle even Balerion couldn't melt. Aegon had to be ruthless and delicate at the same time.


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Oct 11, 202302:14:30
The Battle of the Last Storm

The Battle of the Last Storm

Guest Jim McGeehin joins us to discuss a unique battle! Argilac insulted Orys, claiming he was unworthy of his daughter Argella. So Aegon's champion came to prove otherwise... with an army and Queen Rhaenys riding Meraxes. But even a dragon cannot match the rains of the Stormlands at their worst, and the Storm KIng's men were as loyal as they come.

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Oct 01, 202302:07:26
Valar Rereadis: Fire & Blood - Visenya & Vhagar Invade the Vale

Valar Rereadis: Fire & Blood - Visenya & Vhagar Invade the Vale

Queen Visenya, riding Vhagar, accompanies Lord Daemon Velaryon to force the submission of the Vale. Gulltown, one of the five true cities of Westeros, is where the action begins... and is the same place Robert's Rebellion began.

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Sep 26, 202302:03:36
Valar Rereadis: Fire & Blood - The Riverlands Reborn

Valar Rereadis: Fire & Blood - The Riverlands Reborn

The Riverlords kneel to Aegon the Conqueror just outside of still-smoldering Harrenhal, and he bestows new titles and castles while dividing the kingdom of Isles of Rivers. As the Riverlands is reborn again, we take a look back 400 years to the last time they were ruled from within, and a war that pitted House Blackwood and the Storm King against the King of Rivers and Hills.

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Sep 19, 202302:19:05
Valar Rereadis: Fire & Blood - Harren the Black vs. the Black Dread

Valar Rereadis: Fire & Blood - Harren the Black vs. the Black Dread

This episode covers the fall of Harren the Black, the burning of Harrenhal, and what it must have been like for soldiers on the walls and towers that night... and for Aegon himself. Join us as we re-read, and live a thousand lives...


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Sep 12, 202302:07:10
Valar Rereadis: Fire & Blood - Forging the Crownlands

Valar Rereadis: Fire & Blood - Forging the Crownlands

It’s been 5 years… you know what that means! With fresh ideas on Aegon’s dreams and more, we take a second look at perhaps the best fantasy history book ever written - Fire & Blood. Join us as we re-read, and live a thousand lives. This episode covers the forging of the Crownlands, and is available as a video on Spotify.

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Aug 29, 202302:12:01
Valar Rereadis: Fire & Blood - Aegon's Landing

Valar Rereadis: Fire & Blood - Aegon's Landing

It’s been 5 years… you know what that means! With fresh ideas on Aegon’s dreams and more, we take a second look at perhaps the best fantasy history book ever written - Fire & Blood. Join us as we re-read, and live a thousand lives. This episode covers Aegon's Landing, and is available as a video on Spotify.

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Aug 21, 202302:16:12
Valar Rereadis: Fire & Blood - Aegon the Conqueror, Dream or Ambition?

Valar Rereadis: Fire & Blood - Aegon the Conqueror, Dream or Ambition?

It’s been 5 years… you know what that means! With fresh ideas on Aegon’s dreams and more, we take a second look at perhaps the best fantasy history book ever written - Fire & Blood. Join us as we re-read, and live a thousand lives. This episode ends just before Aegon's Landing, and is available as a video on Spotify.

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Aug 14, 202302:25:24
Fire & Blood: The Hour of the Wolf (2019)

Fire & Blood: The Hour of the Wolf (2019)

Edited audio from the livestream on Feb 19th 2019. Ashaya and Aziz were joined by Nina Friel (goodqueenaly.tumblr.com) to discuss the Pact of Ice and Fire, the False Dawn, the Hour of the Wolf and quite a few parallels.

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Aug 07, 202301:54:09
Craster & the Cold Gods

Craster & the Cold Gods

A name that evokes... well, quite a lot. None of it good, but much of it mysterious. Someone with such a connection to the Others, unlike any we've seen elsewhere, deserves a look, as awkward as it may be. Few characters leave as many unanswered questions!

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Jul 31, 202302:11:19
Under the Dragons: House Hightower (45 - 129 AC)

Under the Dragons: House Hightower (45 - 129 AC)

In this episode we've got the scheming of Lord Donnel the Delayer, the end of Maegor and the reign of Jaehaerys and Viserys. Questions regarding the siege and death of Septon Moon, the voyage of the Sun Chaser and Prince Daeron the Daring. Of course there's some Otto, Alicent and Hoberrrt too!

Jul 24, 202302:57:46
Under the Dragons: House Hightower (1 - 45 AC)

Under the Dragons: House Hightower (1 - 45 AC)

Aegon I, Aenys and Maegor were all crowned at Oldtown, and all of them embroiled the city in the doings of the newly forged Iron Throne. The largest city in the realm and center of the Faith underwent serious changes after the coming of the dragons. The various schemes and matters of religion that made the lives of the Lords of the Hightower very tricky, which of course makes for some great stories.

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Jul 17, 202302:24:05
Fire & Blood: The New Old Tower of Joy (2019)

Fire & Blood: The New Old Tower of Joy (2019)

Edited audio from the livestream on Jan 15, 2019. With guests Steven Attewell and Lady Gwyn, we discuss Jaehaerys & Alysanne's version of the Tower of Joy, full of clues for the ASOIAF version. We also talk about the Golden Wedding, the War for the White Cloaks, Rogar Baratheon, and quite a lot about Young Griff.


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Jul 10, 202302:20:13
Valar Rereadis: ACOK - All the Arya (Part 2)

Valar Rereadis: ACOK - All the Arya (Part 2)

The second batch of Arya chapters from Valar Rereadis for A Clash of Kings! Re-edited, no ads.


VII - The Gang Gathers at Harrenhal, aka the One where Jaqen is a Killer Genie (0:00)

VIII - The Lion Gang Leaves Harrenhal aka the One with Basilisk Blood (23:47)

IX - The Gang Makes Weasel Soup aka the One with Arya’s New Coin (40:44)

X - The One where Roose Hunts Wolves aka the Gang Escapes Harrenhal (1:10:01)

Jul 06, 202302:01:15
Mantarys: City of Monsters

Mantarys: City of Monsters

The city closest in proximity to the fallout of the Doom has a sinister reputation. Why are the people there called "monsters"? Is it because of magical fallout, blood magic experiments, or something else? As well as the worldbuilding interest, Mantarys is an enemy of Daenerys Targaryen, allying itself with Yunkai. Also included is a Blackfyre theory on Maelys the Monstrous.

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Jul 02, 202301:18:17
The Free City of Pentos

The Free City of Pentos

The #1 destination for exiles and closest Free city to King's Landing has a story all its own. Did it exist before the Freehold? What state is it in now and why is it important? Lots on Tyrion, Dany, Illyrio, the Tattered Prince and more.

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Jun 29, 202302:30:11
Baelor Breakspear (Part 2)

Baelor Breakspear (Part 2)

Baelor's adult life, featuring the Blackfyre Rebellion and his role at the Redgrass Field, his time as Hand of the King afterwards, the state of politics and family and his relationships with the other luminaries of the era, a Vulture King, the Hedge Knight, his impact on Dunk's career and the rest of his everlasting legacy.


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Jun 19, 202302:16:34
Baelor Breakspear

Baelor Breakspear

In this episode, we explore the early life of Baelor Breakspear. We will be back with a part 2 looking at the latter half of Baelor's life.

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Jun 11, 202302:05:36
A Neducation

A Neducation

How Ned treats his children (and children in general) is a big part of who he is, but his own father Lord Rickard was quite different. In many ways, Ned's upbringing was not at all typical for a Stark, and those differences played a large role in Robert's Rebellion and A Song of Ice and Fire. We explore Ned's early life with his family at Winterfell, then in the Vale with Robert, Jon Arryn and many others.

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Jun 05, 202302:13:04
The Isle of Naath

The Isle of Naath

The isle of Naath is unique and unlike anything we’ve seen in the Known World, populated by extreme pacifists. However, their island is naath for the faint of heart, as it is also populated by extremely poisonous butterflies.

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May 26, 202301:47:28
Highgarden

Highgarden

A place so rich Catelyn calls their wealth "fabled". They have so much food they supplied... all of King's Landing(!) It's said to grow directly out of the land and is considered the most beautiful castle in the realm. We discuss which POV's might go there, the ancient history and lore, that time it was burned (could that happen again?!) and quite a bit more.

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May 22, 202302:18:57
Parallel Lives: Blackfyre vs. Mandalorian (video)

Parallel Lives: Blackfyre vs. Mandalorian (video)

In this installment of our Parallel Lives series, we step outside of ASOIAF and real world history. We will compare and contrast the Blackfyres and the Mandalorians. We will look at their history, their culture, and more. Video available on Spotify!


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May 15, 202302:05:16
Shiera Seastar

Shiera Seastar

A most mysterious but compelling character. A voracious reader who was highly intelligent, the most sought-after bachelorette of her era... and possibly a bit cruel. She could have married any man she wanted, but never did. We seek to answer or at least discuss: what kinds of magic did she practice? did she know about the prophecy of the Others? how did she feel about her brothers fighting the Blackfyre Rebellions? why did she remain single? what connections did she have to Lys? and what was her ultimate fate?

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May 08, 202302:33:56
Fire & Blood: Alys Rivers, Witch Queen of Harrenhal (2019)

Fire & Blood: Alys Rivers, Witch Queen of Harrenhal (2019)

In honor of the casting of Alys Rivers, let's look back at this one:

Edited audio from the livestream on March 12th 2019. Shakespeare of Thrones and JoeMagician join Aziz and Ashaya to discuss a unique character in ASOIAF history whose story involves major endgame parallels. Who was she? What happened to her and her son and dragon? Includes House Strong history and lore, parallels to Melisandre and others.

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May 03, 202302:06:03
Dreams of Dunk & Egg

Dreams of Dunk & Egg

With guest JoeMagician, we discuss the just-announced Knight of the Seven Kingdoms TV series! Topics like casting, POV structure, how the story will expand and include Blackfyre-related content, and of course, how they will handle the topic of dreams. We'll name some scenes we're particuarly looking forward to, and how the adaptation could manifest.


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Apr 24, 202302:43:14
House Celtigar
Apr 17, 202302:34:04
The Free City of Qohor

The Free City of Qohor

The Black Goat, the largest forest in the known world, Valyrian steel, sacrifice, Emperor Aurion of Valyria, the 3000 Unsullied, all sorts of magical discussion, and our usual breakdown and analysis of the city, region, characters and influences!


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Apr 10, 202302:13:33
The Life of Cregan Stark

The Life of Cregan Stark

An episode all about the longest-lived Lord of Winterfell, the Wolf of the North aka the Old Man of the North. We will be meeting him in Season 2 of House of the Dragon...

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Apr 03, 202302:00:47
Trial by Theory 2

Trial by Theory 2

A fun pivot away from our scheduled episode... Theories are always a good time, and you've given us so much to work with.


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Mar 27, 202302:15:32
Valar Rereadis: ACOK - All the Arya (Part 1)

Valar Rereadis: ACOK - All the Arya (Part 1)

The first half of the Arya chapters from Valar Rereadis for A Clash of Kings! Re-edited, no ads.

I - The Gang Meets Yoren's Recruits aka The One where Arya breaks Hot Pie's Nose (0:00)

II - The Gang Meets Jaqen H'Ghar aka the One Where the Gold Cloaks Want Gendry (18:34)

III - The One where Arya Sees Wolves aka the Gang Witnesses the Bad News about the Riverlands (31:55)

IV - The One where Arya Saves Jaqen aka the Gang Kills Yoren (42:14)

V - The Gang is Captured by the Mountain aka the One where Lommy Yields (1:04:36)

VI - The Gang Gets Tickled aka the One where Arya Starts Her List (1:21:49)

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Mar 23, 202301:30:28
The Battle of the Trident

The Battle of the Trident

Breaking down the importance, details, participants and impact of the decisive battle during Robert's Rebellion. From Jon Connington to Dany to Barristan to almost every Stark and most of the Lannister POV's, not to mention non-POV's who were there like Wyman Manderly, Roose Bolton and Elder Brother, we have a lot of accounts of what happened that day... but also quite a few mysteries, and several instances of dreams and prophecies which refer to it.


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Mar 20, 202302:04:54
The Testimony of Mushroom

The Testimony of Mushroom

We are joined by Dr. Kavita Mudan Finn for an episode on Mushroom. The man, the myth, the legend...emphasis on myth and legend! This 'Mushroom-isode' is a discussion on sources - both the veracity of the tales and speculation on the existence and life of Mushroom, supposed chronicler of The Testimony of Mushroom, and the source of some of the events in House of the Dragon.

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Anna Wilson Essay https://aeon.co/essays/how-a-medieval-mystic-was-the-first-creator-of-fanfiction
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Mar 14, 202302:31:01
The Buildings of Brandon (video)

The Buildings of Brandon (video)

Long-gone Legends are less certain than structures that still stand. But how were they built in the first place? Why did giants work with humans? Were they forced? If so... how? This episode stretches from the Wall to Storm's End and spans characters ranging from Night King to Sandor Clegane, from ancient Starks to current ones, and not just Bran.
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Mar 09, 202301:29:48
Trial by Theory

Trial by Theory

We evaluate a batch of theories sent in by you, including a discussion on what helps makes a quality theory. Good times, fun chats, and some giveaways!
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Mar 06, 202302:25:55
Bastard Squad: A History of Flowers

Bastard Squad: A History of Flowers

There have been so many great (and Great) bastards with stories ranging from tragic to epic, if not both, and some of them are still ongoing. This episode is dedicated to those with the name "Flowers" as a group and as individuals, which will take us through a variety of timelines. locations and scenarios... With all that of course we'll offer predictions and insight and plenty of imagination. And some laughs, don't forget the laughs.

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Feb 27, 202302:05:04
Fire & Blood: Oakenfist (2019)

Fire & Blood: Oakenfist (2019)

(Originally published Feb 26th 2019, re-edited Feb 21 2023) The life of Alyn Velaryon, adventurer, explorer, diplomat, commander, would-be dragontamer, hero, savior... All before he was 21!  Contains a lot of spoilers for House of the Dragon!

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Feb 21, 202301:36:47
Prince Aemon the Dragonknight (Part 2)

Prince Aemon the Dragonknight (Part 2)

The story of Prince Aemon the Dragonknight was too big for us to fit in one episode, but he wasn't too big for the cage that House Wyl put him in... which is where we left you hanging, with Aemon hanging over that pit of vipers. In this episode we discuss his rescue, and his rescue of his rescuer. This is his time as Lord Commander of the Kingsguard, the era of King Baelor the Blessed, then Aemon's own father King Viserys II, then his unworthy brother Aegon IV with his beloved sister Naerys as Queen... and finally, his heroic death.

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Feb 13, 202302:29:09
Valar Rereadis: AGOT - All the Arya

Valar Rereadis: AGOT - All the Arya

All the Arya chapters from Valar Rereadis for A Game of Thrones! Re-edited, no ads. Includes the one below the Red Keep with the dragon skulls, with even some chats about the Dance of the Dragons and theories about Arya's future.
I - The One with Crooked Stitches (0:00)
II - The Gang Meets Syrio (9:18)
III - Catching Cats 101 aka the One where She Overhears Varys & Illyrio (23:30)
IV - The One where Syrio Does Not Run (1:00:20)
V - The One where Ned Loses His Head aka the One Where Arya Loses Her Hair (1:13:03)


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Feb 09, 202301:30:08
Prince Aemon the Dragonknight

Prince Aemon the Dragonknight

We enter story-mode with this one, so sit back and enjoy (part 1 of) the tale of Prince Aemon the Dragonknight, considered by many to be the perfect knight, but his family life was anything but.

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Feb 06, 202302:23:32
Blood Magic

Blood Magic

A deep dive into the forbidden... though in some places it is openly encouraged! What it is, who practices it, and how it fits into various stories.

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Jan 30, 202302:29:16
Thoros of Myr

Thoros of Myr

A (book only) look at a compelling character! From Myr to King's Landing, from the Red Temple to the Red Keep, from Aerys to Robert, from king's man to outlaw, from Gregor to Sandor, from wildfire swords to the flames of R'hllor, from skipping prayers to raising the dead, from cynic to faithful, from Beric to Stoneheart, from justice to survival... It's been a long journey for Thoros, and the Lord of Light is not finished with him yet.

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Jan 23, 202302:33:02
Gogossos: City of Blood Magic (video)

Gogossos: City of Blood Magic (video)

An episode dedicated to what was briefly the Tenth Free City, the heir to Valyrian blood magic and sorcery. We explore their flesh pits, what it's like to be so close to Sothoryos, Targaryen Blood of the Dragon, Victarion's arm, firewyrms, and so much more.


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Jan 21, 202301:47:36
The Basilisk Isles

The Basilisk Isles

Pirates, corsairs, monsters, ancient ruins, dark gods, disappearing  Ironborn, the next great swordsman(?), Valyria vs. Old Ghis, oily black stone and proximity to the dangers, wealth and proximity of Sothoryos...  even the name "Basilisk Isles" sounds cool. This one is fun!

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Jan 16, 202302:08:23
HOTD vs History: Murdering Family for Power

HOTD vs History: Murdering Family for Power

We are joined by Daniele Bolelli of the History on Fire podcast for a comparison of historical families in the real world to those in HOTD/ASOIAF and their relative levels of lust for power and willingness to kill each other.
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Jan 09, 202301:51:57