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Michael Smith

Michael Smith is an entertainment writer and short story writer from Portsmouth, UK. After finishing a degree in English Literature and Creative Writing, Michael started his own entertainment blog, ‘Subterranean Homesick Blog’, which he is in the process of developing into an official site. Michael’s interests lie in Television, Film and Music. His favorite Game of Thrones character is Ser Davos Seaworth, mainly because of his Geordie accent.

Great Houses of Westeros: Where they were and where they are now

This post was inspired by the best Christmas present any Game of Thrones fan could ask for: Game of Thrones RISK (special edition). With seven Great Houses to choose from, GOT risk transports you back to the War of the Five Kings. (If RISK is unknown to you, I suggest you check out this link!) Defending […]

10 Reunions we want to see from Game of Thrones Season 7

In recent weeks, the hype around Game of Thrones Season 7 has been consistently building. The teaser promo released by HBO and the recently leaked photos of a new set in Spain have only added to the excitement. Coming into Christmas, and winter, I don’t know how I’ll be able to manage the long wait to Season […]

7 “Revenge Moments” we want to see in Game of Thrones Season 7

With filming currently underway for Game of Thrones Season 7, it’s as good a time as any to run through our most-wanted revenge moments for the upcoming installment. In Season 6 we received some fantastic and long-awaited revenge: Arya’s murder of Walder Frey, Ramsey being eaten alive by his own hounds, the wildfire explosion, which […]

Game of Thrones episode 9s – Ranked worst to best

With the news that Seasons 7 and 8 of Game of Thrones will be shorter than previous seasons, it is time to say a final goodbye to the much-anticipated Episode 9. Throughout Game of Thrones, Episode 9s have given us some of the most iconic moments in the series. Yet, now that showrunners David Benioff and D.B. […]

5 Minor ‘what-might’ve-been’ moments from Game of Thrones that you’ve probably forgotten all about

It’s late November, which means I’ve now started my annual ritual of re-watching Game of Thrones. Since the massacre that was the season six finale (death by fire is certainly not the purest death, Melisandre), rumors of what is to come in season seven have spread across the internet like (sorry, I couldn’t resist) wildfire. Will Jon […]

One Episode Wonders: Five Game of Thrones characters who only survived one episode.

‘There is only one thing we say to Death. Not today’ – Unfortunately for many characters in Game of Thrones, including the much loved Syrio Forel who issued this now classic line, Death wasn’t listening. Yet Syrio was around for a good few episodes, at least. We grew to love the charismatic former first sword […]

Game of Thrones season 7 plot leak: Real, or just good guess work?

Warning! SPOILER ALERT!! It was only a matter of time. Since filming for Season Seven of Game of Thrones began, the series has been plagued by leaks, like Tyrion’s lone ship in the Battle of the Blackwater. Photographs from the set and video footage of scenes in the process of being filmed have given fans […]