The Winner of the Game of Thrones Beautiful Death Puzzle Giveaway!

Beautiful Death The Broken Man puzzle

This year, HBO announced the debut of puzzles based on the popular pieces of Game of Thrones art known as Beautiful Death, designed by Robert M. Ball. Several of the unique creations have been converted into challenging jigsaw puzzle form, and we were lucky enough to have the opportunity to give one of them away this week! One of our readers will be taking home “Violence is a Disease,” the puzzle celebrating the Hound’s return in season 6’s “The Broken Man.”

Which one of you will it be? The winner of “Violence is a Disease” is…

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From the Maester’s Desk: The Princess That Was Promised

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The article contains spoilers from ASOIAF.

The world hadn’t seen a dragon in centuries until my children were born. The Dothraki hadn’t crossed the sea, any sea. They did for me. I was born to rule the Seven Kingdoms, and I will.

Daenerys Targaryen is one of the few Season 1 veterans who is still in the lethal game of thrones. The Iron Throne already could’ve been hers, if it wasn’t for that tiny undead problem up North.

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YouTube series re-creates Euron’s battle-axe, as blacksmithing sees a surge in interest thanks to ‘Thrones’

We saw everyone's favorite pirate wield an impressive battle-axe in Season 7, and a blacksmith shop in Baltimore has recreated it -- with terrifying results.

We saw everyone’s favorite pirate, Euron Greyjoy, wield an impressive battle-axe in Season 7, and a blacksmith shop in Baltimore has recreated it — with terrifying results.

With plenty of time to kill between now and Season 8 of Game Of Thrones (sob), people are coming up with lots of ways to keep the fandom occupied — up to and including blacksmithing. The YouTube series “Man at Arms: Reforged,” hosted by Baltimore Knife and Sword, recently filled 20 minutes of the interminable wait by re-creating Euron Greyjoy‘s battle-axe, which turned out to be exactly as frightening as we expected.

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Varys: The Realm of the Spider


By Joe Buckley

Season 7 of Game of Thrones concluded, as so many of its past counterparts did, with a major death. Perhaps not quite so important as Tywin Lannister, or as spectacular as a blaze of wildfire, but there’s no doubt that Littlefinger’s demise was the death of the year.

Such a casualty goes far beyond representing just a human man. Petyr Baelish, if nothing else, was the very representation of deceit, backstabbing, throne-grabbing and game-playing the series is so famous for. After all, considering he was first presented to us as the master of coin, and died as the essential ruler of the Vale, Lord of Harrenhal and at least seemed to have his foot in the Winterfell door, we must bow down to the clear master.

Except there was a time, not so long ago, when Baelish did not stand alone atop a pedestal of secrets.

No, there was another.

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Emilia Clarke reveals radical new look! Is Daenerys getting a makeover in Season 8?

Daenerys Beyond the Wall

A natural brunette, Emilia Clarke is no stranger to being blonde – after all, she has portrayed the silver-haired Daenerys Targaryen on Game of Thrones for the past seven years. Thankfully, Clarke has been fortunate to have had better wigs over the course of the show than some of her cast mates (looking at you Sophie Turner); her beautifully braided season seven hair was particularly stylish. That wig may be a thing of the past, however, as Clarke appears to have made a drastic change to her appearance today!

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Two new The Game Revealed features about Arya, Brienne and Sansa released


Game of Thrones‘ YouTube channel has posted two new clips from “The Game Revealed”, the 7-part behind-the-scenes documentary series. The videos offer us an insider’s look into the fight scene between Arya and Brienne and a discussion of the interpersonal struggles between Sansa and Arya and the on-set love between Sophie and Maisie.

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The Best Game of Thrones Season Finale, According to the Fans

Who blew the competition away?

Who blew the competition away?

The results are in. The people have spoken. After last week’s poll, I have gathered your results and pulled some of my favorite quotes from you, the very readers and commenters we love. One of my promises was that I would “scaveng[e] the comments like a raccoon in the night, selecting my favorite defenses and sharing them in a soon-to-be follow up to this post.” And I’m nothing if not a man of my word. As mentioned, if you followed my cold, hard directions on how to post, this gave you your likeliest chance of being showcased in this, here post. Most of you followed directions pretty well, so thank you! The rest of you? Well, let’s just say it’s been a while since Ser Ilyn has seen any action, and his blade is getting rusty…So! What did the people have to say about their favorite GoT season finales? Who won the coveted Iron Throne? Read on and find out!

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Winterfell Under Major Reconstruction for Game of Thrones Season 8 Pre-Production!

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Game of Thrones season seven might be over, but pre-production for the eighth season has been underway for over a month now, as filming is slated begin next month. We previously reported on the mysterious construction work going on at the Winterfell set, and today we bring you an update — it’s fair to say the remodeling is extensive.

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