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    Vikings XII: It's not History, It's Hirstory [SPOILERS]

    The ritual scenes, although brutally honest and violent, were shot in such a way which gave an air of dignity to them. It reminded us of how things were used to be done, not use those scenes for pure shock value or trying to be edgy. Season one was only 9 episodes but they dedicated one whole episode to the Uppsala pilgrimage and nothing about it felt like filler.
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    Vikings XII: It's not History, It's Hirstory [SPOILERS]

    I went over the other threads a couple of days ago which made me go make a video on the whole decline of the show:
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    American Gods on Starz

    I couldn't stick with the show after the 6th episode, I only lasted that long because of my love for the book; this show needs to die.
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    Formula One 2018

    What I most anticipate about the next season is Leclerc behind a Ferrari wheel; this kid had me excited to watch GP2 and his races rather than F1 back in 2017, you can guess how ecstatic I was when he was confirmed by Scuderia. He did not disappoint this year, so the young man will go into testing on a high which will hopefully mean a great start to the upcoming season and making a case for the No.1 driver status. Imagine him pushing Vettel down to a supporting role and make expendable since the German is expensive to retain as well. Then enters Mick Schumacher to partner Leclerc
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    Malazan: High House Shadow edition

    I was referring to the Adjunct but I agree all the same, the three Parans rank among the weakest. The youngest being the most loathsome and insufferable character in the books by far.
  6. Excuse my ignorance, I have only read the first two books in the FarSeer series, which series is ROTE? Is it tied to the Far Seer universe?
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    Malazan: High House Shadow edition

    I think the biggest problem with the Bonehunters plotline is the author's blatant attempt to paint Paran as some kind of genius commander with superhuman will and grit, it's bad because the reader knows it, he knows it and even the damn characters know it.
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    Malazan: High House Shadow edition

    Came back to the series a few months ago and have been gradually re-reading MBOTF since; at first I was not sure if I would be able to get to the finish line, especially since my opinion of the text being turgid was strengthened upon the re-read, but now I'm halfway through Dust of Dreams and I can say it has been a pleasure.
  9. I started reading Abercrombie by devouring The Blade Itself, Before They Are Hanged, Last Argument of Kings, after I was done I immediately picked up The Heroes, but for some reason it didn't feel the same and left the book unread. Seeing your comment I might go back to it.
  10. I thought they were fucking in the First Keep not the Broken Tower?
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    Best Commanders alive at the end of ADWD

    Top warrior commanders, aka a soldier's general, are Victarion, Blackfish and Tarly; while the other great commanders, battlefield tacticians, are men like Stannis and maybe Euron.
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    GRRM swears fealty to Tolkien in this ASOIAF Easter Egg

    So what was this top secret theory? I missed the thread, PM me the gist of the theory at least if you can.
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    Did Bran Warg Into Summer to Kill The Assassin?

    I'm not trying to change your mind, just threw out an idea that occurred to me and wanted a discussion over it. On another note, I'm a firm believer of that not everything should be spelled out for one in the text to be true, I take pleasure in trying to find what is left unsaid and provides opportunity for inference.
  14. Even if she received some basic training when she was small enough to pass as Jaime, years of physical inactivity and lack of further training means she is no different than any other untrained woman.
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    Did Bran Warg Into Summer to Kill The Assassin?

    What I suggested in my OP was that Summer had some minor help - a mental shove - from Bran to bring the immediate danger to the wolf's attention. If you read the scene, there is not much to suggest that the struggle inside the room was noisy at all. When finally Catelyn screamed Summer was there in a matter of moments, considering the wolf would have had to run to the entrance of the tower from below the window and climb up the stairs; I don't think the timing works. Bran was chosen because of his vast telepathic potential to replace the great all knowing three-eyed raven and in his immediate POV we learned that he with the help of the said entity he could witness events happening in different parts of the world. So it is not far from the realm of possibilities to infer that Bran could have had a part, an unconscious and instinctual one, in saving his mother and consequently that of his own life.