Dr. Ken Mondshein (war historian) explains how the Dothraki could have taken Westeros and how Westerosi knights might have defended a Dothraki invasion. Steve ponders trial by combat. And Carolyne Larrington reveals Martin’s inspiration for the moondoor.
Anthony and Chad debate the ethics of assassination with the prospect of war in view. Steve and Anthony continue to wrestle with Jaime’s character development. Then Jan Wilson offers a different take on Jaime’s complicated personality.
Jan Wilson and Anthony cover the bloodiest chapter yet and dive deep into Tyrion’s “inner-asshole.” Steve is flabbergasted at the death of Joffrey. Anthony talks about Tyrion’s suicidal ideations and compares him with Jonah.
Chad and Anthony argue over the (first) Clegane Bowl. Steve hates the new Daario actor. Anthony talks about a medieval king who was deposed from his throne for obesity.
Anthony and A.Ron exchange their expectations about HBO’s House of the Dragon. Steve answers listener feedback. And book-guru Carl Nellis recommends several fantasy novels for your summer reading list.
Linda Antonsson (GRRM’s co-author) covers the Hand’s Tourney. Medievalist Jana Mathews talks more about guest right. Steve and Anthony dissect the intricacies of the season three finale. And Anthony talks about named weapons in medieval literature and Game of Thrones.
Medievalist Jana Mathews talks about the Scotish history that inspired the Red Wedding. Carl Nellis of the “Lore” podcast covers Catelyn’s arrest of Tyrion. Steve reacts to the “The Rains of Castamere.” Anthony discusses the character of dwarfs in medieval literature. Theme song: Game of Thrones (80’s TV Theme) by Highway Superstar Join the discussion: Email |…
Dr. Lisa Woolfork talks Baratheon hypocrisy. Anthony tries to convince Chad of his Ned-as-serial-killer theory. Steve makes a bold Red Wedding prediction. Medievalist Jana Mathews talks about the prevalence (or lack thereof) of child marriage.
A.Ron is back to cover the introduction to Samwell Tarly! Steve appreciates the sex advice from Tormund Giantsbane. Dr. Jana Mathews discusses the clothing differences between classes. Theme song: Game of Thrones (80’s TV Theme) by Highway Superstar Join the discussion: Email | Forums Follow us: Instagram | LeDonneBooks.com Anthony Le Donne is the co-author…
Oxford medievalist Carolyne Larrington covers one of Dany’s most important decisions. Jana Mathews explains heraldry. Comic Steve Ausburne revels in Varys’ most haunting scene.