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7 details you might have missed in Game of Thrones season 6 episode 6: Blood of my Blood

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7 details you might have missed in Game of Thrones season 6 episode 6: Blood of my Blood

Game of Thrones season 6 episode 7, Blood of my Blood began on a high note when we got to witness some amazing visions. We saw the Mad King for the first time and also saw Jaime Lannister slaying him. We also saw a dragon flying over King’s Landing and it might be a vision from the future. Other events in the vision included a possible scene between Ned and Lyanna Stark and a warning of what might happen in King’s Landing in the future. That wasn’t the only exciting part in the episode. We finally got to see Benjen Stark after season 1. Benjen Stark revealed what had happened to him and gave us some vital information about the White Walkers and how to prevent a person from turning into a Wight.

We visited Horn Hill for the first time, where we met Samwell Tarly’s repulsive father and saw Gilly’s wonderful makeover. Meanwhile in King’s Landing, the High Sparrow turned the tables in his favour by bringing Tommen to his side. In Essos, Arya refused to carry out the task given to her by Jaqen and she seems to be in big trouble now, while Daenerys gave another speech, this time while sitting on Drogon, who has grown a lot since the last time we saw him. Following are some of the details that you might have missed from the episode:

1. Margaery is still on her A-game:

HBO teases more visions in Game of Thrones season 6 episode 6 preview

Marge may be convincing at seeming completely faultless and reformed, and on the side of the righteous High Sparrow. But very few noticed the slight smirk she gave when she sees Jaime and the might of the Tyrell army come to rescue her. She is still her grandmother’s granddaughter and will continue to play the game, even if under the High Sparrow’s shadows.

 

2. Tommen’s Kingsguard have changed:

7 details you might have missed in Game of Thrones season 6 episode 6: Blood of my Blood

The new uniforms of the Kingsguard around Tommen have a sigil imprinted on them that a cross between the Faith’s Seven-pointed star and the Royal crown. This clearly shows that the High Sparrow has Tommen completely in his grasp. Will it be long before his mother’s curse comes true and he joins his dead siblings?

 

3. Gilly’s claim of Sam the Slayer is completely ignored:

All the visions that we saw in the latest Game of Thrones episode, Blood of my Blood

The very fact that Dickon Tarly chooses to brush off Gilly’s statement about the White Walkers as a farce, and Randyll Tarly’s complete obliviousness towards the matter shows that the south has no care for what’s happening beyond the Wall. According to them the game of thrones is only being played by mere mortals. We also see that while leaving Horn Hill, Sam takes with him Heartsbane, which is the Valyrian sword that belongs to House Tarly. We know how important a Valyrian sword is when you are fighting against the White Walkers.

 

4. The play within the play was a masterpiece of parallelism:

New photos from Game of Thrones season 6 episode 6: Blood of My Blood

The play displays the events in Westeros in a satirical light, and yet, the viewer sees their effect very clearly for the first time on Arya. When Arya is questioned by Lady Crane about what she thought of the play, Arya almost sympathises with the real Cersei saying that she would not sit around and mope all day, she would get angry, she would want to take revenge. In a way, she realises that she felt the same way about her family being taken away from her too, and thus recognises the same feeling in Cersei. Also, the actor who played Joffrey’s role in the play said the following line: “The Lion and the Rose are one.” It is important to note that episode in which Joffrey died was titled “The Lion and the Rose.”

 

5. Arya has made her choice:

details you might have missed in Game of Thrones season 6 episode 5: The Door

When Lady Crane asks Arya if she likes to pretend acting as other people, the literal translation could mean that whether she actually wants to become a Faceless Man. Arya makes her choice when she simply responds with a seemingly off-topic reply,”..I have to go, my father is waiting for me.” It looks like she might be going back to Westeros sooner than we think. After defeating the Waif, that is.

 

6. Bran’s vision:

All the visions that we saw in the latest Game of Thrones episode, Blood of my Blood

The vision was filled with spectacular imagery from the past and possibly from the future. There are shadows of dragons flying over King’s Landing, a brief image of Drogon flying against a stormy sky, images of Ned, Robb and Catelyn dying, a young Ned and what possibly looks like him lying next to a dying Lyanna Stark, White Walkers, Children of the Forest, White walker babies, more White Walkers, Hardhome, and finally the Mad King Aerys and his death at the hand of Jaime Lannister. The delivery of his line, “BURN THEM ALL!” was epic, but there was another instance that was peculiar. The wildfire. There were scenes of a wildfire explosion in crypts that does not seem to have happened anytime in the past. Is it a scene from the future? Is King’s Landing going to be ‘laid low’ with the coming of the dragons or is Cersei planning to do something big to take down the High Sparrow?

 

7. We might get to see another Stark

All the visions that we saw in the latest Game of Thrones episode, Blood of my Blood

The last time we saw Walder Frey, many Starks were slaughtered during the Red Wedding. It was a tragic scene and now we get to see him struggling to take control over Riverrun because of his incompetent sons. While his sons explain why they lost Riverrun, they mention the Brotherhood without Banners. Here’s where the interesting part comes. In the books, the Brotherhood without Banners find the dead body of Catelyn Stark after the Red Wedding and Beric Dondarrion resurrects Catelyn Stark, who then assumes the name of Lady Stoneheart. It’s possible that we will finally get to see her in this season.







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Here’s a list of all the Game of Thrones references in Lucifer

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Here’s a list of all the Game of Thrones references in Lucifer

Lucifer Season 6 is finally out! The comic book/supernatural based hit series came to an emotional end on September 10 this year with the release of its final season. The show paid a lot of homages to various pop culture icons, including Game of Thrones. Let’s have a look at all the times Game of Thrones was referenced by various characters on Lucifer.

 

Season 3 Episode 14

Cain aka Marcus Pierce (Tom Welling) has been roaming the earth for thousands of years. He’s tired of losing his loved ones due to an immortality curse placed on him by God. After a long and bloody skirmish with Amenadiel (D.B. Woodside), he says and believes he has ‘nothing to live for‘. Amenadiel replies, “Have you tried Game of Thrones?”

 

Season 4 Episode 8

Here’s a list of all the Game of Thrones references in Lucifer

Lucifer is dealing with his emotional issues, after getting back with his ex Eve (Inbar Lavi). Chloe (Lauren German) tells Lucifer about a prophecy, that apocalyptic events will occur on earth and Hell will freeze over if Lucifer meets his true love. To which he replies, “Perhaps winter is coming.

 

Season 5 Episode 9

Here’s a list of all the Game of Thrones references in Lucifer

God (Dennis Haysbert) is on earth and organizes a small family reunion at Linda’s (Rachael Harris) house. Lucifer considers himself the smartest in the family, much like Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones. He drags the chair to sit at the other head of the table in an equal position to his father. Tyrion does something similar at the small council in King’s Landing.

 

Season 5 Episode 16

Here’s a list of all the Game of Thrones references in Lucifer

Michael and Lucifer (both played by Tom Ellis) have agreed to decide who will be the new God of their universe, by a poll that Lucifer is most likely to lose. All the angels show up at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, and Michael is wearing a special medieval warrior-like attire for the occasion. Lucifer mocks him for his poor fashion sense, asking him “Is winter coming or something?

 

Season 5 Episode 16

Here’s a list of all the Game of Thrones references in Lucifer

Lucifer and Michael are locking horns for a final showdown, because Michael is willing to kill those who won’t obey him. In a dramatic and long-drawn-out battle, Lucifer defeats Michael with Chloe’s help. He orders him to stand down and ‘bend the knee’, and then goes on to cut off his wings. “Bend the knee” is frequently used by Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones, whenever she subdues an enemy.

Have you noticed any other Game of Thrones references we might have missed out on? Tell us in the comments below!







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Legendary Valyrian Steel Swords to look out for in House of The Dragon: Part 2

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Legendary Valyrian Steel Swords to look out for in House of The Dragon: Part 2

Valyrian Steel Swords are very priceless and magical weapons that are possessed by very few. By the time of Game of Thrones, we see only a handful of individuals who have access to them. But 300 years ago, during the events of House of the Dragon, they were much more in number.

We have seen a few of them in HBO’s TV adaptation of Game of Thrones. But there will be a lot more in the prequel show House of The Dragon. There have been about 227 Valyrian steel swords that have been recorded in the history of Westeros, most of them have been lost or destroyed. Let’s have a look at a few of them that might make an appearance in House of The Dragon. We covered a few of them in the previous article, here’s the link. Do check it out!

 

Lamentation

Lamentation was a famed Valyrian steel sword that belonged to House Royce. Ser Willam Royce wielded the blade during the Dance of the Dragons. The sword was torn from the hand of Willam, however, when he was killed during the Ride of the Seven. With Willam’s death, the sword was carried off, never to be found again. However, some rumours claim that Ser Warrick Wheaton slashed a wing off of Syrax with a Valyrian steel sword, likely Lamentation, during the Storming of the Dragonpit.

 

Dark Sister

Dark Sister is a famous longsword of Valyrian steel. It is one of two ancestral swords of House Targaryen. Dark Sister had a slender blade originally designed for a woman’s hand. It was wielded by Visenya Targaryen during Aegon’s conquest of Westeros. During the Dance of the Dragons, it was the prime weapon of choice for Prince Daemon Targaryen. Dark Sister was lost when the last wielder of the sword, Brynden Rivers, went missing beyond the Wall in 252 AC.

 

Longclaw

Legendary Valyrian Steel Swords to look out for in House of The Dragon: Part 2

Jon Snow wielding Longclaw in Battle of The Bastards, Game of Thrones (HBO)

Longclaw is the ancestral Valyrian steel sword of House Mormont. It is the same sword Jeor Mormont gifts to Jon Snow at the Night’s Watch in Game of Thrones. The Mormonts supported the Starks in their allegiance with Rhaenyra Targaryen during the Dance of the Dragons.

 

Lady Forlorn

Lady Forlorn is the ancestral longsword made of Valyrian steel belonging to House Corbray. The sword has a heart-shaped ruby in its pommel and its blade is smokey-grey in appearance. Ser Corwyn Corbray wielded Lady Forlorn during the Dance of the Dragons. It was in the possession of Ser Lyn Corbray in Game of Thrones.

 

Is there any Valyrian steel sword you’d wish to own? Tell us in the comments below!

 

Buy: Ned Stark Ice foam sword with collector box

Buy: Ned Stark Ice foam sword with collector box

 

Source: A Wiki of Ice and Fire

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Visenya Targaryen by Berkan Ozkan







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Legendary Valyrian Steel Swords to look out for in House of The Dragon: Part 1

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House of The Dragon’s Co-showrunner Ryan Condal confirms the existence of 3 famous Valyrian steel swords in the show

Valyrian steel swords have always been a source of fascination for the fans of Game of Thrones. Made of a fictional metal in the ancient land of Valyria, not many such weapons survive since its doom. They are very rare, priceless, magic-infused and are often passed down as family heirlooms. We have seen a few of them in HBO’s TV adaptation of Game of Thrones. But there will be a lot more in the prequel show House of The Dragon. There have been about 227 Valyrian steel swords that have been recorded in the history of Westeros, most of them have been lost or destroyed. Let’s have a look at a few of them that might make an appearance in House of The Dragon.

 

Vigilance

Vigilance is a Valyrian steel longsword belonging to House Hightower. It was last wielded by Ormund Hightower during the Dance of the Dragons and he fought for King Aegon II Targaryen. Ormund was slain by Roderick Dustin during the first battle of Tumbleton, after which the sword was lost forever.

 

Ice

Legendary Valyrian Steel Swords to look out for in House of The Dragon: Part 1

Ned Stark wielding Ice, Game of Thrones (HBO)

Ice is the ancestral greatsword of House Stark made of Valyrian steel. It is the sword that was wielded by Ned Stark in Game of Thrones. The sword was wielded by Lord Cregan Stark during the Dance of the Dragons, who was the Warden of the North during the period. He supported Rhaenyra Targaryen due to his pledge known as the Pact of Ice and Fire.

 

Truth

Truth was a Valyrian steel longsword carried by Moredo Rogare, a Lysene noble from the wealthy banking Rogare family. During the Dance of the Dragons, the Rogare Bank rivalled the Iron Bank of Braavos in size. We might get a glimpse of the sword in House of The Dragon.

 

Orphan-Maker

Orphan-Maker is a Valyrian steel longsword belonging to House Roxton with a black blade. Ser Jon Roxton wielded the blade during the Dance of the Dragons. He sided with King Aegon II Targaryen and the sword was used in the Battle of Honeywine and the second battle of Tumbleton. The sword later came into the possession of Lord Unwin Peake, after which its whereabouts are unknown.

 

Blackfyre

Blackfyre is the fabled hand-and-a-half longsword of Valyrian steel once wielded by Aegon the Conqueror. It is perhaps the most famous sword in all of Westeros. Aegon II Targaryen’s possession of Blackfyre enhanced his legitimacy against his rival, Rhaenyra Targaryen, during the Dance of the Dragons. It was lost after the Blackfyre rebellion.

Is there any Valyrian steel sword you wish to own? Tell us in the comments below!

 

Buy: Game of Thrones Longclaw Replica Foam Sword

Game of Thrones Long Claw Replica Foam Sword

 

Source: A Wiki of Ice and Fire

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Aegon I Targaryen by Clark Ocleasa







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