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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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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Explore the history of the Dragonpit, look behind the scenes at Euron’s sea battle, and more in special features from Season 7 ‘Game of Thrones’ Blu-Ray/DVD box sets

The highly anticipated release of Season 7 of Game of Thrones on Blu-Ray and DVD is today, but if you can’t make a shopping trip until the workday is done, you can make the interminable hours pass at least a little more quickly by perusing some more clips of some of the special features your box […]

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

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 […]

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