The Three-Eyed Crow

So to preface this topic: Book and show canon may diverge on this character. This post will be book canon, although it doesn't ruin, or really go against anything on the show. Primarily the Three-Eyed Raven on the show doesn't really have a backstory or a given name, but he does in the books.Some of…

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Aegon’s Conquest: Part III

Here's Part I and Part II. Welcome, welcome. When we last left our dashing heroes the conquest was well under way. Rhaenys had taken the Stormlands with Orys, who got married. Visenya had failed to take the Vale, and Aegon had brought an end to Harren Hoare. Actually all of the Hoares. Yeah, they were gone.…

Aegon’s Conquest: Part II

Here's Part I for those who need catching up. I suggest opening this map while reading this post, it might help if you care about the geography. The Conquest At the start of the Conquest, Aegon had two major things going for him. Dragons and surprise. Even though his ravens had carried his message to the…

Stannis

I love the show. I really do. But sometimes they don't quite hit the mark. Season 5 Dorne is the classic example. Stannis is another. Some say show Stannis was a deformation of the character. I don't agree with that. I think show Stannis was a simplified version of the character that wasn't given as…

Jorah

After Valyria we're going to change it up a little and move away from ancient history to modern history, some of which we've even seen unfold ourselves. Something simple. Today we'll cover Jorah, and you may know his history, you may not, but it's a good story no matter what. In a world filled with moralistically…

Valyria: Part III

Welcome to the final part of the Valyrian history series. Let's jump right in. Part I     Part II The Valyrian Freehold is at the height of its power. They have become an unstoppable force of pure destruction. Their empire is built on a foundation of war, slavery, fire, and blood. Slaves continue to die…

Valyria: Part I

By far the most requested topic. Here you guys go. Enjoy! Today, Valyria is a smoking ruin. Just a memory of a long dead civilization. Valyria is reminiscent of the Roman Empire in that their contributions to modern day society are huge. The world of Game of Thrones would look much different if the Valyrian…