Kissed By Fire…

Jon and Ygritte Kiss

I am extremely pleased with Season 3 to date.  The amount of information, character development and exposition they have to fold into this season is mind-blowing for those of us who have read the books.  There’s so much, in fact, that Season 3 , based on the third book in the series, A Storm of […]

Season Three: Relationship Building

Jorah Mormont

We’re a few episodes into season three, and things seem a bit slow.  That makes sense, since, according to Martin himself, this covers roughly the first half of book three and book three did start out a little slow, if you ask me.  But we do see some changing relationship dynamics that Martin set up […]

The Fastest Hour In History – GoT 3.1

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The clock was ticking away as I sat there, unblinking, waiting for it to strike 9.  HBO used that time wisely to plug ALL their series because nobody was going to move an inch.  Tick, tick, tick….wait a minute!!  It was 9:01 – WHAT!!  Then it starts and there is nothing but white noise (as […]

Girly or Not, That is the Question

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You might think it difficult for a male writer to accurately portray the struggles of women in a medieval world like that of Game of Thrones.  If you look closely, though, Game of Thrones does a masterful job of showing how women–especially strong women–struggle to find their way in a male-dominated society.  The series shows […]