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George R. R. Martin says Daenerys might benefit from reading ‘Fire and Blood’

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George RR Martin says Daenerys might benefit from reading ‘Fire and Blood’

Finally George R. R. Martin’s much-hyped book ‘Fire and Blood is out in the market and is available in the bookstores near you. Maybe, Winds of Winter is something that the fans look forward to more, yet hopes are high for Fire and Blood too as the book is said to feature some of the unknown facts of Targaryen history. Well, at least the author himself promises this!

Martin clearly states that it’s not a traditional novella but an account of House Targaryen beginning with Aegon Targaryen’s conquest and lasting for around 150 years. Written from the point of view of Archmaester Gyldayn, the account will also focus on the elements from the main book series ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’. Here’s the author himself describing what his new book is all about:

And in a new clip featured on Esquire.com, George says that Daenerys Targaryen herself could benefit by reading this book. He says,

“This is a book that Daenerys might actually benefit from reading, but she has no access to Archmaester Gyldayn’s crumbling manuscripts. So she’s operating on her own there. Maybe if she understood a few things more about dragons and her own history in Essos, things would have gone a little differently.”

George RR Martin says Daenerys might benefit from reading ‘Fire and Blood’What valuable information for Daenerys does this book contain? Only the binge-readers would know it! Moreover, George had even teased an exciting parallel between Aegon the Conquerer and the current Aegon – Jon Snow in a clip released by Random House. Watch it here:

Transcribing what George said here:

“There is a lot of speculation that in some sense he saw what was coming 300 years later, and wanted to unify the Seven Kingdoms to be better prepared for the threat that he eventually saw coming from the north—the threat that we are dealing with in A Song of Ice and Fire.”

If this new reveal from George is to be believed, this changes the true motive behind Aegon’s Conquest completely with it being uniting the seven kingdoms against the common threat of what lies beyond the Wall. This exactly parallels with Jon’s current purpose of trying to band the entire Westeros together to face the common enemy.

George RR Martin says Daenerys might benefit from reading ‘Fire and Blood’This reveal by George pushes the book fans to binge-read this book and boosts the craving for Season 8 coming out in April 2019 even further. What was your reaction to George’s sneak peek for his new book? Talk to us in the comments.






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It turns out Sophie Turner’s tattoo was a major Game Of Thrones spoiler after all

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HBO releases photos from Game Of Thrones Season 8 Episode 6: The Iron Throne

About a year back, on the The Late Late Show with James Corden, Sophie Turner had showed all of us a tattoo on her arm that read, “The pack survives” with the Stark sigil, along with it.

Turns out we had a spoiler with us all along. For those of you who have seen the finale, will know what we are saying.

In the finale episode, “The Iron Throne”, Bran the Broken becomes the King of the Six Kingdoms, Sansa Stark becomes the Queen in the North, Jon Snow goes Beyond the Wall and mostly becomes The King Beyond the Wall and Arya Stark sets to fulfill her dream to become Nymeria and explore the world. Everything that each of them went through finally culminated into a bittersweet end. The promotional image of the pilot with Ned Stark on the throne almost made sense suddenly.

And turns out, Sophie Turner had already given out a major spoiler about this through her tattoo.

“It’s just a quote from last season,” Turner had said when asked about it. “Everyone figures that the pack really does survive, but it’s just a moral that I like to live by.”

She also said that some people had advised against her getting it just in case fans react to it the way they did. But she did not pay heed to it. Turner also took to Instagram after the airing of the episode.

“The pack survived,” she wrote alongside an image of herself, Williams and Hempstead Wright.






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Game of Thrones fans react to Jon Snow and Ghost’s reunion in the series finale

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Game of Thrones fans react to Jon Snow and Ghost reunion in the series finale

Game of Thrones pulled off a sneaky on us. In the fourth episode Season 8, we saw Jon Snow leave Ghost without petting him. In the series finale, Season 8 episode 6, “The Iron Throne“, we saw Jon reunite with Ghost, and the fans loved it. Read on!

Jon had earlier sent Ghost with Tormund to the real North, while he was leaving Winterfell, and he didn’t even pet him. This had upset a lot of fans. However in the series finale, we saw Ghost waiting for Jon at the Wall, and they reunite, resulting in our good boy getting a long pet. The fans took to Twitter to appreciate this:

How did you react to Jon reuniting with Ghost and finally petting him? Tell us in the comments, down below!






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Game of Thrones Finale sees Arya Stark finally embracing her old dream

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Game of Thrones series Finale gave each character their dues, some satisfactory and some not so much. But the Stark kids seem to be doing pretty well! Just as Sansa got her childhood wish, Arya Stark too took her first steps in a direction she always wanted to go.

This post contains spoilers, so stop reading if you haven’t seen the finale yet (but seriously, what are you doing? Hurry up!).

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“What’s West of Westeros?” Arya Stark had asked out back in Season 6. She was talking to Lady Crane, an actress who helped her with a stab wound and let Arya stay at her place. That’s what she really wants, to go off exploring beyond where the maps stop.

She couldn’t then. Arya came back home, avenged her family’s death, saved humanity from the undead invasion and survived the carnage at King’s Landing. All her duties done, and Winter already receding, Arya now goes back to her old dream of becoming an explorer. In the last scenes of Game of Thrones Season 8 Finale, we see Arya sailing on a ship, journeying to the “west of Westeros”.

Arya had always been an anomaly in the rigid society of Westeros. She was expected to marry a lord and bear his children. But Arya never saw herself in that role. That’s why she rejected Gendry’s proposal in episode 4, even though she clearly had affection for him. She knew that marriage, even to someone she loves, will bind her in society’s expectations. Arya rejected that with all her heart.

Game of Thrones may not be as kind to everyone, but I’m glad at least Arya got her happy ending!






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