House of the Dragon: The Black Queen Books Included Season 1, Ep 10
While mourning a tragic loss, Rhaenyra tries to hold the realm together, and Daemon prepares for war.
House of the Dragon: The Green Council Season 1, Ep 9
While Alicent enlists Cole and Aemond to track down Aegon, Otto gathers the great houses of Westeros to affirm their allegiance. [more inside]
House of the Dragon: The Lord of the Tides Season 1, Ep 8
Six years later. With the Driftmark succession suddenly critical, Rhaenyra attempts to strike a bargain with Rhaenys. [more inside]
House of the Dragon: Driftmark Books Included Season 1, Ep 7
As the families gather on Driftmark for a funeral, Viserys calls for an end to infighting and Alicent demands justice. [more inside]
House of the Dragon: The Princess and the Queen Books Included Season 1, Ep 6
Ten years later. Rhaenyra navigates Alicent's continued speculation about her children, while Daemon and Laena weigh an offer in Pentos
House of the Dragon: We Light the Way Books Included Season 1, Ep 5
Daemon visits his wife in the Vale. Viserys and Rhaenyra broker agreements with the Velaryons. Alicent seeks the truth about the princess.
House of the Dragon: King of the Narrow Sea Season 1, Ep 4
After Rhaenyra cuts short her tour of Westeros, Daemon introduces the princess to the Street of Silk after dark. [more inside]
House of the Dragon: Second of His Name Season 1, Ep 3
Daemon and the Sea Snake battle the Crabfeeder. The realm celebrates Aegon's second nameday. Rhaenyra faces the prospect of marriage.
House of the Dragon: The Heirs of the Dragon Season 1, Ep 1
Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen tries to find her place within the court of King Viserys I.
Game of Thrones: Game of Throne Episode 8.6 Show Only Season 8, Ep 6
In the aftermath of the attack on King's Landing, the survivors deal with the future. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: Game of Throne Episode 8.5 Show Only Season 8, Ep 5
The armies of Cersei Lannister and Daenerys Targaryen face each other at Kings Landing.
Game of Thrones: Game of Throne Episode 8.4 Show Only Season 8, Ep 4
The Battle of Winterfell is over and a new chapter for Westeros begins.
Game of Thrones: The Long Night Show Only Season 8, Ep 3
The army of the undead arrives at Winterfell and the battle for life begins. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms Show Only Season 8, Ep 2
The battle at Winterfell approaches and a number of characters come to terms with what's coming. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: Winter is Here (full season) Books Included Season 8, Ep 0
Winter is here, and the show has outpaced GRRM's writing, but in case we want to talk about the books, here's a thread for speculating on this season.
Game of Thrones: Winterfell Show Only Season 8, Ep 1
People gather in the North to prepare for the coming battle. [more inside]
Saturday Night Live: Kit Harington / Sara Bareilles Season 44, Ep 17
From Game of Thrones [more inside]
Any interest in doing a season-by-season rewatch of Game of Thrones ahead of the final season premier next month? [more inside]
RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race: Pop Art Ball Season 3, Ep 5
The six remaining queens participate in a mini-challenge where they dress up in "Quick Drag" and model in an Andy Warhol-inspired photoshoot. For the main challenge, each contestant is asked to prepare two runway looks for the Pop Art Ball: one inspired by Warhol's Campbell's Soup Cans and a second inspired by Studio 54. Guest Judges: Tituss Burgess & Shay Mitchell [more inside]
Game of Thrones: The Queen's Justice Books Included Season 7, Ep 3
Euron teaches about crowd-work. Sam levels up in medical skill. Dany makes a deal. Tyrion broods.
Game of Thrones: The Queen's Justice Show Only Season 7, Ep 3
Daenerys holds court. Cersei returns a gift. Jaime learns from his mistakes. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: Stormborn Books Included Season 7, Ep 2
Daenerys convenes the Rebel Alliance. Jon gets Captain James T. Kirk Syndrome. Iron Island ships meet in the night. Arya meets old friends.
Game of Thrones: Stormborn Show Only Season 7, Ep 2
Daenerys receives an unexpected visitor. Jon faces a revolt. Tyrion plans the conquest of Westeros. Euron makes gets Cersei a gift. Arya faces a decision, as does Theon. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: Dragonstone Show Only Season 7, Ep 1
SHOW ONLY THREAD. Jon Snow organizes the defense of the North. Cersei tries to even the odds. Samwell discovers crucial information. Daenerys comes home. [more inside]
The Magicians: Cheat Day Show Only Season 2, Ep 5
Quentin bonds with a coworker. Eliot faces a threat to his power. Julia has trouble getting medical care. Penny works with an old mentor.
Game of Thrones: The Winds of Winter Show Only Season 6, Ep 10
Cersei faces her trial. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: The Winds of Winter Books Included Season 6, Ep 10
Cersei makes her move. Another party at the Twins. Sam and Gilly make it to their destination. Some conversations at Winterfell. A conversation in Dorne. Some conversations in Meereen. A flashback. A coronation.
Game of Thrones: Battle of the Bastards Books Included Season 6, Ep 9
A battle at Winterfell. A battle at Meereen. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: No One Books Included Season 6, Ep 8
Jaime weighs his options; Cersei answers a request; Tyrion's plans bear fruit; Arya faces a new test. INCLUDES BOOKS.
Game of Thrones: The Broken Man Show Only Season 6, Ep 7
The High Sparrow eyes another target. Jaime confronts a hero. Arya makes a plan. The North is reminded. SHOW ONLY THREAD. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: The Broken Man Books Included Season 6, Ep 7
The High Sparrow considers another target; Jaime confronts a hero; Arya makes a plan; memories are awakened in the North. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: Blood of My Blood Books Included Season 6, Ep 6
Bran and Meera make a new friend. Gilly meets the Tarlys, and Sam takes his birthright. Arya makes a choice. House Tyrell makes a show of force, while Tommen falls in line. An forgotten face pops up again at the Twins. Daenerys rallies the troops with a show of force of her own.
Game of Thrones: Blood of My Blood Show Only Season 6, Ep 6
An old foe comes back into the picture. Gilly meets Sam’s family. Arya faces a difficult choice. Jaime faces off against the High Sparrow. SHOW ONLY THREAD. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: The Door Books Included Season 6, Ep 5
Sansa chastens Littlefinger. King/Queensmoot. Jorah shows Daenerys what's up his sleeve. Tyrion and Varys make a new frenemy. Brienne gets a new assignment, and Sansa and Jon embark on a tour. Bran makes a misstep with massive repercussions. Hodor's namesake revealed.
Game of Thrones: Book of the Stranger Books Included Season 6, Ep 4
A family reunion. A peace negotiation. A call to war. Another family reunion. Yet another family reunion. Another call to war. An expected death. Yet another call to war. A conquering. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: Oathbreaker Books Included Season 6, Ep 3
Daenerys goes backward. Bran visits a tower. Cersei and Jaime try to make small talk. Tommen talks to the High Sparrow. Varys gets a new little bird. No One fights back. A long lost friend rears his head.
Game of Thrones: Oathbreaker Show Only Season 6, Ep 3
Daenerys meets her future. Bran meets the past. Tommen confronts the High Sparrow. Arya trains to be No One. Varys finds an answer. Ramsay gets a gift. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: Home Books Included Season 6, Ep 2
In Meereen, Tyrion hatches a new plan. In Braavos, Arya gets beat up (again). At Winterfell, Ramsay deals with Sansa and Theon's escape. In King's Landing, the Lannisters mourn Myrcella. At the Wall, the standoff between Davos and Thorne reaches a critical point. Beyond the Wall, Bran is still hanging out with the tree people. On the Iron Islands (remember them?), Balon and Yara argue about what to do now that the War of the Five Kings is over.
Game of Thrones: Home Show Only Season 6, Ep 2
Bran trains with the Three-Eyed Raven. Jaime advises Tommen. Tyrion demands good news but has to make his own. The Night's Watch stands behind Thorne. Ramsay Bolton proposes a plan. Balon Greyjoy entertains other proposals. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: The Red Woman Books Included Season 6, Ep 1
The season 6 premiere picks up right where the season 5 finale left off. At the Wall, Sir Davos and Dolorous Ed ponder how to respond to Thorne's treachery. In the North, Sansa and Theon fight the cold and flee the Boltons' hounds. In King's Landing, Cersei and Jaime are reunited. In Dorne, Doran and Ellaria discuss leadership. In Essos, Tyrion and Varys go for a walk in Mereen, while Daenerys meets the local Khal somewhere in the Sea of Grass.
Game of Thrones: The Red Woman Show Only Season 6, Ep 1
At Castle Black, Thorne defends his treason while Edd and Davos defend themselves. Sansa and Theon race the cold and the hounds. [more inside]
The first novel of the Song of Ice and Fire Saga, and the basis of the HBO Show. Part IV of our re-read of this book. [more inside]
Part III of our re-read of the first book of A Song of Ice and Fire. [more inside]
From a master of contemporary fantasy comes the first novel of a landmark series unlike any you’ve ever read before. Part II of our read of the first novel of A Song of Ice and Fire. [more inside]
The first novel of the landmark fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire. This first part of the discussion will cover the events of the Prologue through to Catelyn IV. [more inside]
Gauging nterest in getting a re-read (or first time read) of the Song of Ice and Fire books (the basis of the Game of Thrones HBO series) and discussion going here on FanFare. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: Mhysa First Watch Season 3, Ep 10
Joffrey challenges Tywin. Bran tells a ghost story. In Dragonstone, mercy comes from strange quarters. House Frey receives the Seat of Riverrun. Roose Bolton is appointed the new "Warden of the North." Maester Aemon sends out ravens to alert Westeros about the arrival of the White Walkers. Dany waits to see if she is a conqueror or a liberator. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: The Rains of Castamere First Watch Season 3, Ep 9
Honor. Vengeance. Victory. Tragedy. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: Second Sons First Watch Season 3, Ep 8
Come one, come all to the Wedding from Hell in King's Landing! (Also, Melisandre gets her leech on with Gendry. Dany meets the Titan's Bastard and Sam and Gilly meet an older gentleman.) [more inside]
Game of Thrones: The Bear and the Maiden Fair First Watch Season 3, Ep 7
Jon and the wildlings travel South of the Wall. Dany exchanges gifts with a slave lord outside of Yunkai. Talisa tells Robb she's pregnant. As Sansa frets about her prospects, Shae chafes at Tyrion's new situation. Arya and the Brotherhood part ways. Tywin counsels the king, and Melisandre reveals a secret to Gendry. Jamie leaves Brienne behind at Harrenhal, where she faces a formidable foe. [more inside]