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7.7k votersKey Events That Happened Before 'Game of Thrones' Even StartedSPOILERS AHEAD! Unless you've read A Song of Ice and Fire, you probably weren't totally sure what was going on all the time on Ga...
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324.5k viewsThe Hidden Truth Behind The Lord Of Light, And Why He's Trying To Destroy WesterosThe god behind the extremely controversial, fire-based belief system in Game of Thrones is variously known as the Lord of Light, t...
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70.9k viewsThe Secret History Of Dragons In 'Game Of Thrones' (And How To Slay Them)“Dragons... the grief and glory of my house, they were.” - Aemon Targaryen As the maester of Castle Black correctly notes, entire...
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654 votersThe Best Weapons on 'Game of Thrones' (And What to Know About Them)If there was ever a bloody orgy of violence, death, and devastation it was the world of Game of Thrones. If you're going to live t...
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26.2k viewsThe Tragic And Brutally Short Life Of Rhaegar Targaryen, And What He Means For Game Of Thrones' EndRhaegar Targaryen has a lot of Game of Thrones fans talking, even though his presence on the show has mostly consisted of anecdote...
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167.6k viewsWhy Game Of Thrones Fans Are Excited To See Howland Reed Show Up In Season 8Warning: This list contains SPOILERS. Season 7 of Game of Thrones is over, but fans still hope to glimpse Howland Reed on the HBO ...
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143.1k viewsEverything You Need To Know About House Clegane To Understand Where Game Of Thrones Is GoingOf all the many houses in Game of Thrones and A Song of Ice and Fire, House Clegane is among the smallest, newest, and least polit...
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29.7k viewsThe Ludicrously Brutal Story Of House Targaryens' Rise And FallWhile Daenerys has always been a prominent character on Game of Thrones, in truth, we've seen little of the rest of the Targaryen ...
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13k views15 Game-Changing Details About The Targaryens Revealed In 'Fire And Blood'George R.R. Martin released his latest addition to the A Song of Ice and Fire saga on November 20, 2018, months ahead of the final...
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73.1k viewsThe Secret History Of The Iron Bank Of Braavos"The Iron Bank will have its due." – Braavosi sayingGame of Thrones viewers have heard of the Iron Bank; it's often mentioned in p...
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1.3k votersAll the Swords in GoT (And What You Should Know About Them)Yield! There are sharp, pointy SPOILERS on this Game of Thrones swords list. The Game of Thrones swords give many clues as to the ...
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495.7k viewsReal Historical Figures Who Inspired Game Of Thrones CharactersWe may not have dragons or wights in the real world, but we do have people - and as history shows, people are the strangest creatu...
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23.1k viewsA Rundown Of Every Major Place In The Game Of Thrones UniverseFans of the HBO series Game Of Thrones enjoy the epic sweep the story offers, and love coming up with crazy theories about their f...
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34.3k viewsWhat You Need To Know About The Knight Of The Laughing Tree In Game Of ThronesThe story of the Knight of the Laughing Tree is one familiar to A Song of Ice and Fire readers, but completely unknown to those wh...
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292 votersStories From The 'Game Of Thrones' Extended Universe That Are WAY Too Intense For TelevisionGame of Thrones is already rife with inbreeding, rape, and blood magic, but as it turns out, the worst parts of the story aren't e...
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163k viewsEverything We Know About The House of Black and WhiteThere are many SPOILERS in A Girl’s list that answers the question “What is the organization Arya is in?” Don’t pay the steep pric...
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147.6k viewsAll Wildlings on Game of ThronesAll members of the Free Folk, or wildlings, from the book series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin and the HBO show "Ga...
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9.6k viewsThings You Didn't Know About Davos SeaworthWe apologize for what you are about to see… if you aren’t caught up on Game of Thrones, SPOILERS are just on the other side of the...
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111 votersGame of Thrones Religions Worth Believing InHave you ever been watching Game of Thrones and heard a character spout some weird one-liner and everyone seems to understand but ...
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35k viewsA History of the Top 15 Locations in WesterosA word of warning: If you have not watched HBO’s "Game of Thrones" or read the A Song of Ice and Fire books, there will most likel...