Brian Pavlac and Valerie Garver discuss Theon’s sacking of Winterfell. Then Anthony’s friends join the podcast to claim their teams for HOTD season 2 in the second part of our Stonecrow’s auction. Have a look at the Star Mantle.
Anthony discusses two weapons that Martin introduces in A Clash of Kings and their real-world medieval parallels.
Lt. Col. ML Cavanaugh (PhD and military strategist) joins the podcast to talk about defending Riverrun and a few metacritical aspects of warfare.
An historian explains how Christmas fell on December 25 and why there are “12 days” of Christmas in popular mythology.
Is Shae lying to Tyrion? Is Varys lying about his childhood? Does Tyrion’s prayer foreshadow his murderous future? Joining the discussion: Robyn, Steve, and Ray.
Did ancient people smile? If so, how would we know?
Jon departs the company of Lord Mormont and enters the company of Qhorin Halfhand. Historian Iain MacInnis returns to discuss. Then listen in on part one of our first ever fantasy-fantasy auction for House of the Dragon, season 2.
George R.R. Martin, like most men, has thoughts about the Roman Empire. Here are just seven of them delivered by a man who also dreams of imperial glory.
Is Davos a good man or a gray man? Do we find him after his redemption arc or in process? John and David from the Lorehounds (theLorehounds.com) are back to discuss! Then our new HOTD fantasy league discusses our up-coming auction.
A.Ron is back to talk about House of the Dragon season 2 teaser trailer.