Kissed By Fire…

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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 […]

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 […]

When Bad Guys (or Girls) Aren’t All Bad

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Anyone who’s read more than one fantasy novel or watched the Lord of the Rings on the big screen knows that fantasy tends to be very black-and-white.  It normally assumes there are two sides to conflict: Good and evil.  Sauron versus the Fellowship.  Elves versus trolls.  You get the picture. George R.R. Martin, however, is […]