OFFICIAL Game of Thrones Thread

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  1. matik23

    matik23 Senior member

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    Why hasn't Jaime Lanister been captured and hung for murdering the king? I must have missed something.
     


  2. Blackfyre

    Blackfyre Senior member

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    Why hasn't Jaime Lanister been captured and hung for murdering the king? I must have missed something.

    He was pardoned by Robert.
     


  3. Reynard369

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    Why hasn't Jaime Lanister been captured and hung for murdering the king? I must have missed something.

    And it was the previous king (if you weren't sure).
     


  4. Kajak

    Kajak Senior member

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    I don't think these are spoilers, but they explain why Jaime "Kingslayer" Lannister is still alive:

    King Aerys Targaren was a madman who burned Ned's father and brother alive, in addition to many others. Then his son (Rhaegar) stole Lyanna Stark, who was betrothed to Robert. Rhaegar was Viserys and Dany's brother. These two things caused Ned, Rob, and Jon Arryn (the dead guy in the first episode) to rise in rebellion. Lannister claims to support the king, they are let inside the walls, then Twyin starts sacking the city on behalf of Robert. Jaime kills the old king, and thus, Robert's rebellion was successful. Because Twyin took Kings Landing, Robert marries Cersei Lannister, and obviously pardons Jaime


    All of this is revealed in a Game of Thrones (the novel), but I don't think its a spoiler anyways.
     


  5. bbaquiran

    bbaquiran Senior member

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    Agreed, not a spoiler. Had to explain all that to my wife too.
     


  6. Blackfyre

    Blackfyre Senior member

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    Yeah not a spoiler. The spoiler is WHY jaime truly killed Aerys...cue dramatic music. Support the show and we might get to see this played out on the screen.
     


  7. Kajak

    Kajak Senior member

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    Yeah not a spoiler. The spoiler is WHY jaime truly killed Aerys...cue dramatic music. Support the show and we might get to see this played out on the screen.
    Because Aerys told him to kill Tywin? Or was there something more to it that I can't remember?
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    Or was it because of Aerys setting up wildfire throughout the city and wanting to go out in a blaze of glory? Which is, quite possibly, still scattered throughout KL?
     


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  9. limping_decorum

    limping_decorum Senior member

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    so far...it's just been....okay.

    i cringe to think of how the dragons are going to look.

    i think i would have rather seen charlie hustons pilot for this get picked up.
     


  10. fir3fox

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    I need more direwolf action.

    Jon & Ghost were pretty inseparable at the wall..... but no hint of him yet.
     


  11. Gibonius

    Gibonius Senior member

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    Is the twincest stuff really in the bookds? [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Very much so. It's sort of a central plotline.
     


  12. L.R.

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    I'm hoping this show doesn't get cancelled after the second season.
     


  13. javyn

    javyn Senior member

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    I'm hoping this show doesn't get cancelled after the second season.

    +1

    Been getting really into the show, very good, but every week brings up sour grapes of my beloved Carnivale and Deadwood getting the axe. So, to stay true to myself and keep my boycott of HBO alive, I just loaded the novels into my Nook.
     


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    The last scene was fucking brilliant. [​IMG]
     


  15. Kajak

    Kajak Senior member

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    Jory Cassel handing Ned Starks letter to Jaime Lannister
    "WTF don't do that!"

    Then Jaime is too pissed off at Robert's whoring to take advantage of Jory's naivety
     


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