Gold, Ivory, and Steel: what will the Golden Company mercenaries do in Season 8?

Cersei: Highgarden has bought us the most powerful army in Essos: the Golden Company. Twenty-thousand men, horses – elephants, I believe. At the end of the seventh season of Game of Thrones, Cersei Lannister confided in her brother Jaime that she planned to reinforce their position in the south with sellswords from across the Narrow […]

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Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington & producers open up about Season 8’s scope and the time bomb of Jon’s secret parentage

As promotion for the end of Game of Thrones ramps up, we’ll get more interviews in which the ultra-secretive season eight is finally discussed, and that’s just what cast members Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington, along with showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss, did for TV Guide’s Game of Thrones cover story. They open up […]

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Political Update: Westeros

“If we don’t put aside our enmities and band together, we will die. And then it doesn’t matter whose skeleton sits on the Iron Throne.” During Jon Snow’s shaky introduction to Daenerys Targaryen in the seventh season of Game of Thrones, Ser Davos Seaworth succinctly contextualized the political realities in Westeros. Queen Daernerys had come […]

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