Tag Archive: Jon Arryn

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

The North Remembers (Season 2, Episode 1, Game of Thrones)

Directed by Alan Taylor Written by David Benioff, D. B. Weiss “When Eddard Stark learned the truth, he told only me. I’ll not make the same mistake.” Stannis Baratheon Game of Thrones Season… Continue reading

You Win Or You Die (Season 1, Episode 7, Game of Thrones)

Directed by Daniel Minahan Teleplay by David Benioff, D.B. Weiss Facts, truths and opinions as well as honor, rights and opportunism are the motivating factors in You Win Or You Die.  Just as… Continue reading

A Golden Crown (Season 1, Episode 6, Game of Thrones)

Directed by Daniel Minahan Teleplay by Jane Espenson, David Benioff, D.B. Weiss Lord Eddard (Ned) and Lady Catelyn Stark have an Adam and Eve quality, with Winterfell as Eden. Within Winterfell they enjoyed… Continue reading

The Wolf and the Lion (Season 1, Episode 5, Game of Thrones)

Directed by Brian Kirk Written by David Benioff, D. B. Weiss There is plenty of mystery and intrigue in Game of Thrones, but what are the strategies of the various players? “It’s a… Continue reading

Cripples, Bastards, and Broken Things (Season 1, Episode 4, Game Of Thrones)

Directed by Brian Kirk Written by Bryan Cogman Tenderness in a hostile and rigid world The title of the episode comes from an exchange between Robb Stark and Tyrion Lannister.  Catelyn has shared… Continue reading