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Thinking Thrones: The Destroyer of Worlds

Thinking Thrones: The Destroyer of Worlds

“It made the prospect of future war unendurable. It has led us up those last few steps to the mountain pass; and beyond there is a different country.” -J. Robert Oppenheimer As Daenerys Targaryen’s first set foot on the mainland of Westeros, the would-be queen of...
Thinking Thrones: Let’s Play Dragon Matchmaker

Thinking Thrones: Let’s Play Dragon Matchmaker

“I named them after my brothers, Viserys and Rheagar. They’re both gone now.” While Cersei’s machinations and Jamie’s military maneuvering tilted the scales in favor of #TeamLannister, those crucial developments got second billing to a meeting six years in the...
Thinking Thrones: Cutting through the screen

Thinking Thrones: Cutting through the screen

The conclusion of “Stormborn” offered a taste of the impending carnage destined to unfold as Cersei attempts to rebuff Daenerys’ bid for the Iron Throne. Euron laying waste to Yara’s fleet (and the Dornish onboard) was likely just the hors d’oeuvres in terms...