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Season 4, Episode 8: The Mountain and the Viper

Season 4, Episode 8: The Mountain and the Viper

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In one of the most anticipated episodes of the season, aptly titled “The Mountain and the Viper,”Game of Thrones takes another look at the power of families. “Family, honor, all that horseshit. It’s all you lords and ladies ever talk about,” the Hound says to Arya. What he doesn’t acknowledge is the overwhelming affect that families have– not only on the course of events in Westeros, but also…

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Season 4, Episode 2: The Lion and The Rose

Game of Thrones started as a wildly unpredictable show, then became almost predictable in its unpredictability. We came to expect that the biggest twists would happen in the penultimate (second to last) episodes of the season.

Season 4, Episode 2: The Lion and The Rose

Game of Thrones started as a wildly unpredictable show, then became almost predictable in its unpredictability. We came to expect that the biggest twists would happen in the penultimate (second to last) episodes of the season.

Season 4, Episode 1: Two Swords

In Game of Thrones, power is often a zero-sum game. One house’s loss is another house’s gain.

Season 4, Episode 1: Two Swords

In Game of Thrones, power is often a zero-sum game. One house’s loss is another house’s gain.