Everyone agrees about one thing when it comes to this young man, he is a monster; a child with a singular purpose – to make the lives of those around him miserable. The question, however, is how he got that way. He is a singularly callous individual; it is not a huge stretch to say that not one other character in the series comes even close to the evil nature of the king… but how did this come to be?Read More
Welcome to Thoughts on Thrones, a semi-regular section of the Northern Gaming Network - and one that is unusual in that is has only a tangential relationship with gaming. This is where I’m going to be featuring the long-form articles I’ve written on the book series A Song of Ice and Fire, as well as the HBO television it spawned, A Game of Thrones.
Despite her own personal development over the course of the FFC/DWD chronology, it is most demonstrative that she is used by the author as a whetstone, sharpening the traits of the characters she interats with: these traits continue to play important roles in the lives of those characters even after she leaves them.Read More