Monthly Archives: June 2012

White Walkers Get Their FREAK On!

The sixth MAJOR event of this story is, in part, the first sequence we ever see as this story begins. Our knowledge of the White Walkers is limited. Our exposure to them is almost nil. Despite this, they are indelibly … Continue reading

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Dany Meets a Witch

The fifth MAJOR event of this story, so far, is the day Daenerys Tagaryen met a witch. At first, Mirri Maz Dur, seemed innocent enough. She was just a poor victimized “medicine” woman being harassed by the Dothraki raiders. Dany intervened and took Mirri under her protection. … Continue reading

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Ned Loses His Head!

#4 on the “Major Events” list is…..Ned Stark’s sudden execution! Poor, silly, honor-bound Ned had his head chopped off in front of a huge crowd outside of the Sept of Baelor. The death was quick, out of the blue and … Continue reading

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Long Live the King! – The Death of Robert Baratheon

The 3rd major event of the story so far was…..the death of the king. Robert Baratheon was NOT a good king….or a good husband….or a good father, but as was stated in that great scene between Cersei and Robert in season … Continue reading

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Someone Tries to Kill Bran…..Twice!

Poor Bran. Why would anyone want to kill this cute little cherub? Much less on two separate occasions. We know, as viewers, that it was Jaime Lannister who pushed Bran out of a window and to his supposed death in the … Continue reading

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The Death of Jon Arryn

The first of my “Significant Events” essays is all about the untimely death of Jon Arryn. In some ways, you could argue that the death of Jon Arryn sets the WHOLE story in motion. Immediate Results: Cersei and Jaime acting shifty … Continue reading

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The Event!

Starting tomorrow, I will begin submitting a series of essays on significant events so far in the story. These will be singular events. Some big, some small. Some effected more characters than others. I want to explore what happened immediately … Continue reading

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