[TV] Game of Thrones – Season 1 End Notes

End of Season Notes: I thought it would be a good idea to sort of summarize my feelings on this whole season before moving on to season 2 next week. I guess one of the strongest impressions I had of this season was that everything seemed exactly like it was in the books, and while … Continue reading [TV] Game of Thrones – Season 1 End Notes

[TV] Game of Thrones – Fire and Blood (S1E10)

Quick Recap: In the aftermath of Ned’s death, Yoren cuts Arya’s hair so she is less recognizable and tells her that he will be bringing her North. In Winterfell, Rickon and Bran both have dreams of Ned’s death and soon receive confirmation from Maester Luwin. In King’s Landing, Joffrey has a singer’s tongue removed for … Continue reading [TV] Game of Thrones – Fire and Blood (S1E10)

[TV] Game of Thrones – Baelor (S1E9)

Quick Recap: Ned languishes in a cell underneath the Red Keep where Varys visits him. Varys informs him of Robb’s actions and while Ned is hesitant to give in to Cersei’s commands Varys reminds him that Sansa’s life depends on the course Ned takes. Meanwhile, Robb and his army are being held up by at … Continue reading [TV] Game of Thrones – Baelor (S1E9)

[TV] Game of Thrones – The Pointy End (S1E8)

Quick Recap: The fallout from Ned’s arrest the previous week ensues as the Northern men are slaughtered, including Septa Mordane. Arya is almost arrested but Syrio sacrifices himself to let her get away. Arya inadvertently kills a stable boy who tries to stop her from escaping. Varys visits Ned in the cells and tells him … Continue reading [TV] Game of Thrones – The Pointy End (S1E8)

[TV] Game of Thrones – You Win Or You Die (S1E7)

Quick Recap: Jaime is with his father, Tywin. They discuss Ned’s warrant from the previous episode that demands Tywin answer for Gregor Clegane’s crimes. Jaime brushes it off, but Tywin tells him that Jaime thinks too much about others opinions of him. He gives Jaime half of their forces (thirty thousand men) and tells him … Continue reading [TV] Game of Thrones – You Win Or You Die (S1E7)

[TV] Game of Thrones – A Golden Crown (S1E6)

Quick Recap: Ned wakes up from a restless sleep. His leg has been injured in his fight with Jamie Lannister. Robert and Cersei visit him, Robert is annoyed that the peace has been broken but Cersei demands justice. Cersei and Robert fight and Robert hits her. Robert returns Ned to the office of Hand. Arya … Continue reading [TV] Game of Thrones – A Golden Crown (S1E6)

[TV] Game of Thrones – The Wolf and the Lion (S1E5)

Quick Recap: Ned visits the late Ser Hugh and meets Barristan Selmy there. Ned wonders about Hugh's death and learns that Robert intends to joust at the tourney. Robert meanwhile is raging at Lancel Lannister. Ned and Robert talk about the tourney and Ned convinces him not to joust. Robert is infuriated but concurs and … Continue reading [TV] Game of Thrones – The Wolf and the Lion (S1E5)

[TV] Game of Thrones – Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things (S1E4)

Quick Recap: In a dream, Bran wanders Winterfell, led by a three eyed raven. He wakes up and Theon tells him that Robb wants to see him. Tyrion has reached Winterfell but to a frosty reception. Tyrion gives Bran a saddle of his own design to help him ride again and Robb is forced to … Continue reading [TV] Game of Thrones – Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things (S1E4)

[TV] Game of Thrones – Lord Snow (S1E3)

Quick Recap: Ned reaches King’s Landing and meets Jaime Lannister in throne room before a meeting of the Small Council. Ned and Jaime clash verbally with Jaime mocking Ned’s position as hand and Ned bringing up Jaime’s broken vows. Jaime recalls Ned’s brother’s and father’s deaths in the very throne room they stand in. The … Continue reading [TV] Game of Thrones – Lord Snow (S1E3)

[TV] Game of Thrones – The Kingsroad (S1E2)

Quick Recap: Dany tries to get accustomed to life with the Dothraki but her life is far from easy. Jorah assures her that it will get easier with time. Back at Winterfell, the crown prince Joffrey is dismissive of Bran's condition and Tyrion hits him and orders him to offer his condolences to Lord and … Continue reading [TV] Game of Thrones – The Kingsroad (S1E2)