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  1. Queen of Winter

    The Will to Change: Rereading Sandor II

    Good to see you here Brash! Will take a look at the link !
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    No dragonrider discussion?

    My apologies, I should have been clearer in my response. I think the whole "dragon has three heads" and the dragonriders had to be axed for the show, and that it's more of a book thing.
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    No dragonrider discussion?

    That's definitely something that had to be changed for the show. Just wasn't enough time to fit everything in. There's a better chance of it happening in the books (if we ever get the rest).
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    [Spoilers] EP706 Discussion

    Gendry should compete in the Westeros Triathlon. We know he's definitely got rowing and running down pat, but what would the third event be?
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    Did anyone notice this?

    Symbolic dragon eye perhaps, since Jon is half wolf, half dragon? Something is going to awaken within him....maybe something to do with the remaining dragon, but it's probably related to his future "awakening" to the fact he's part Targ.
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    Bets On The Father of Cersei's Current Pregnancy?

    My thoughts exactly, it was the first thing that came to mind. And I agree she won't have any additional living children. She could also have a stillborn child that was a dwarf. I'm really curious as to how this will all play out.....
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    [Spoilers] EP705 Discussion

    Oh, I know--I get what you're saying. It just seems odd to me that after dragons being gone for so long, that we don't see someone raise the question of how she got her hands on them/where they came from. As for the Dany and Jon moments, I agree. But, remember--Doreah did tell Dany way back in Season One: "Love comes in at the eyes" Hopefully, we'll get things filled in when the books come out...(errrrr....if they come out!)
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    Bets On The Father of Cersei's Current Pregnancy?

    I was coming here to say the EXACT same thing! (Have a feeling she'll miscarry.....would also be ironic if she was really going through menopause. No more babies for her--kinda like it's the end of the line for her. A queen who can't have kids. Even more ironic since she put her bastard kids on the throne, passing them off as Roberts. Technically the same could be done to her now, pass someone else's kids off as hers, to keep the throne in her hands, etc. Don't know if she'd ever agree though. Don't mind me......just rambling! LOL.)
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    [Spoilers] EP705 Discussion

    Not sure if it was mentioned here not not, but I found it interesting that Dany brings up to Jon, Ser Davos mentioning he took a knife in the heart for his people. He replied that Davos gets carried away, and she asks if it was a figure of speech. Jon doesn't answer, but looks uncomfortable and they are interrupted by Jorah returning. Could this be a hint about anything....not sure. It just brings to mind all the Nissa Nissa theories, which of course is a topic for another thread... Also, I'm kinda surprised that while Dany asks Jon about the knife, that NO ONE has asked how Dany got her dragons. We don't see anyone on screen ask that. Does anyone (other than Jorah) know they were born through blood magic?
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    The burning of the Tarlys - discussion

    As terrible as it was, I think Dany did the right thing. And she was correct in that she gave the Lannister soldiers/Tarly's a choice (yes, not much of one though) --and they made it. Harken back to Olenna's words--"They won't obey you, unless they fear you" also "You're a dragon, be a dragon". Also, I think it was Tywin (?) who at one point said something (obviously not to Dany) about "Making people kneel, then helping them back up to their feet". This is wise advice, she has got to learn a balance between being firm ,yet fair. I believe she can get there. If the story goes where a lot of people seem to think (Jon and Dany possibly ruling together), I think he will temper her. You can already see that he has that affect on her.
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    [Spoilers] EP701

    Did anyone notice that Arya's speech to the Frey woman, after the men had been poisoned, sounded a lot like Tyrion's speech to the "Magistrate's" of Mereen in S6's episode "Battle of the Bastards Part 1"? Last night Arya said: "When people ask you what happened here, tell them "The North Remembers". Tell them, Winter came for House Frey." Last year Tyrion said: "Tell your people what happened here......... Remind them what happened when Daenerys Stormborn and her dragons came to Mereen."
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    Lyanna casting appreciation

    LOL. I agree! He's supposed to be the Westerosi epitome of a perfect man...... Maybe we'll be better off if we don't see him, because not everyone will be happy with the actor/the portrayal etc....
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    The Will to Change: Rereading Sandor II

    I'm only back a few days and you're already putting me to work, huh? :P Brash, I also would like to say that your summary was very well done. It really should not surprise me by this point in time, but I am astounded at how insightful everyone's contributions are. I wish we had the "like" button back as well. That always came in handy! :thumbsup: Looking back at all the posts, I'm not sure if I can really add anything new this time around. And I'm definitely feeling a little rusty! :unsure: Milady's excellent post about swords and phallic symbolism made me think of the saying "bloodying your sword". Lyanna Stark talked about LOTR and made comparisons to ASOIAF. This was something I noticed this in Milady's posts about knights and chivalry: “So long as I have this,” he said, lifting the sword from her throat, “there’s no man on earth I need fear.” More than likely it probably means nothing, but I wonder if this could be LOTR type play on words? (i.e no man can kill the Witchking, etc). Or could this have some kind of other, deeper meaning? I also liked Ragnorak's posts referring to the ship names (Stag of the Sea, et al). The "Dog's Nose" could also be a play on the word "nose" as in "knows". A dog knows a lie. Looking forward to the next chapter! (Hopefully I'll be up to speed by then...)
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    The Will to Change: Rereading Sandor II

    Well Milady.....Winter IS coming! :P Thank you for the warm welcome back. :) It's heartening to see that you, brash and the rest have carried on with the analysis (and on Sandor this time--great idea!). It's very nice to see some familiar names here as well as some new faces. I'm sure the research has been top notch as always! I'd be happy to comment on the newer threads once I've had a chance to read them. I'm afraid I have a lot of catching up to do and I keep having problems with the forum --it crashing or other such issues. (Yes, the show was partially why I was gone for so long--I didn't care for it at all and totally dropped watching it. I'm at the point where I'm ready to give it another go, I think).
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    The Will to Change: Rereading Sandor II

    Hey everyone! I'm so glad to see that things are still rolling along! :cheers: I have missed so much and cannot wait to get stuck into this thread! :D