Tag Archive: Arya Stark

Game of Thrones is Back (Thank Goodness!) with Two Swords

Game of Thrones is back – The Lannisters are reunited in King’s Landing, Arya is reunited with ‘Needle’, and Daenerys has assembled and army.

Valar Morghulis (Season 2, Episode 10, Game of Thrones)

Escapes and certain defeat At the end of Game of Thrones Season 2, if we’ve learned anything we’ve learned that that there are no happy endings, and if the characters we love manage… Continue reading

Blackwater (Season 2, Episode 9, Game of Thrones)

The Lannisters: The most interesting family in Westeros With the arrival of the fleet and army of Stannis Baratheon imminent, the main characters at King’s Landing are preparing for the battle. For Tyrion… Continue reading

The Prince of Winterfell (Season 2, Episode 8, Game of Thrones)

Sieges and Strategies Numerous strategies are exposed in this episode; some to be launched, some that have failed, and none that have proven very successful. We learn from Bronn that it is starvation,… Continue reading

A Man Without Honor (Season 2, Episode 7, Game of Thrones)

It’s hard to completely despise the Lannisters when they are the most interesting people in the Seven Kingdoms. They certainly are the most complex and faceted. It’s easy to imagine what Sansa, Jon… Continue reading

The Old Gods and the New (Season 2, Episode 6, Game of Thrones)

Tywin Lannister: What killed him? Arya: Loyalty Halfway through Season Two, and I find myself still missing Ned Stark*. Outside of Robb’s victories, things are not going well for the Starks. In a… Continue reading

The Ghost of Harrenhal (Season 2, Episode 5, Game of Thrones)

“Men win wars. Not magic tricks.” Bronn Robb Stark is racking up victories over Tywin Lannister. No one has had a decisive victory so the Iron Throne still remains in play, and as… Continue reading

Garden of Bones (Season 2, Episode 4, Game of Thrones)

Garden of Bones is one of the more depressing episodes of Game of Thrones – which is saying a lot given the general brutal and catastrophic happenings in the Seven Kingdoms. The episode… Continue reading

What Is Dead May Never Die (Game of Thrones, Season 2, Episode 3)

Watching Game of Thrones, it’s easy to focus on the big moments – the fallout from Jon Snow following Craster into the woods with the baby boy, the trap that Tyrion Lannister sets… Continue reading

The Night Lands (Season 2, Episode 2, Game of Thrones)

“I’m not Ned Stark. I know the way this game is played.” Tyrion Lannister In the enormous void left after Ned Stark’s death, who would be the most virtuous man of power? While… Continue reading