Game of Thrones season 1 introduced fantasy and epic fans to the cutthroat and brutal world of Westeros and the lengths to which people are willing to go to sit on the coveted Iron Throne. The Game of Thrones first season aired on HBO in 2011, and with all the plot twists and new characters GoT throws at viewers, it's always good to refresh your memory with a quick summary, and that's exactly what you'll find in this Game of Thrones season 1 recap.
What the heck happened in Westeros back in Game of Thrones season one? In the first season we first see Daenerys Targareyen's rise from slave to queen, Ned Stark's discovery of a disturbing Lannister secret, the death of a King, the awesomeness of Tyrion, the kickass gal that is Arya Stark, and the first signs of a winter which threatens to destroy everything.
Catch up with the Lannisters, Starks, Baratheons, Tullys, Dothrakis, and men of the Night's Watch in the GOT recap below and don't forget to check out these recaps of Game of Thrones season two and Game of Thrones season three.