Ongoing TV show (5 seasons so far) based on A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin. Use this tag for questions relating to the TV series, and [tag:a-song-of-ice-and-fire] for questions relating to the books.

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Is there any evidence that this character is a warg? [on hold]

Possible spoilers ahead. In "Home", episode 2 of season 6, Some of my friends online have been toying with the idea that: Now we know GRRMs style of leaving subtle hints in place. Has there ...
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Why didn't the dragons burn him? [on hold]

In Season 6, Episode 2... If the dragons are frustrated living in a dungeon for so long, and they see a stranger, why didn't they attack? If somebody familiar went down to free them, it would be ...
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Why are people so intent on reviving this character?

This is about Season 6 Episode 2. Lots of people die in the story. Most of the time, we don't expect them to come back. Characters themselves don't expect other characters to come back. We know... ...
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Does the Night Watch oath truly end with your death? [on hold]

The oath: Night gathers, and now my watch begins. It shall not end until my death. I shall take no wife, hold no lands, father no children. I shall wear no crowns and win no glory. I shall live ...
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Game of Thrones Giants: Where are their cities?

HBO series watcher here, never read the books. After consulting the Google Gods, I can't seem to get any clarity on the status of the Giants on Game of Thrones. Where do they come from? Is there a ...
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Was Tywin serious about executing this character?

I read the answer on Why did Tywin allow Shae to be a witness at the trial? that argues that Tywin was teaching Tyrion a cruel lesson when he had Shae testify against him at the trial. Tywin claims ...
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In Game of Thrones, are the nude scenes broadcast, and are they done by the main cast?

In Game of Thrones, I saw many nude and sex scenes. Are those scenes telecast on TV without censoring, and are the actresses real actresses or porn actresses??
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Why are the Tyrells so hung up on the battle of Ashford? [closed]

Is that their only achievement besides being selected by Aegon the conqueror to be the Lords Paramount of the Mander and the liege lords of the Reach?
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Red Priests/Priestesses and their tokens [on hold]

In S06E01 of the series we get to discover that Is it plausible that all Red Priests/Priestesses have a token of their own from which they can channel their powers? If so, what are the possible ...
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The Dothraki cut their braids after defeat in battle, but when would a Dothraki be spared after being defeated?

Quoting A Wiki of Ice and Fire: The Dothraki’s proof of valor is their braided topknots. Whenever they lose a battle they must cut their braids as a sign of defeat. However, in the television ...
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Could Cersei turn the seven kingdoms against Dorne? [closed]

As seen in the episode Mother's Mercy, Cersei Lannister's daughter died after being poisoned by Ellaria Sand, the then consort of the ruler of Dorne. My first instinct is to assume Cersei would want ...
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What happened to the blood hounds when Brienne attacked?

In S6E1 of Game of Thrones: Is this something that is covered in the book?
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Why is Dany unable to control her dragon?

History goes that Aegon and his dragon conquered the seven kingdoms. Which seems that Aegon had good command over his dragon. Jorah said something about the dragon to Dany that dragons can not be ...
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What brings Drogon to Dany? [duplicate]

Season 5 Spoiler alert!!!
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Didn't Trystane Martell leave?

Warning: SPOILERS for the first episode of season six (and the end of season five):
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Melisandre's necklace in season 6

It's important that you don't read this question if you haven't watched episode 1 of season 6, "The Red Woman". No-one who has been paying attention to either the show or the books will be surprised ...
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Did Tywin Lanister know Arya is not a commoner?

While Arya lives in the same place as Tywin Lanister he once corrects her about which people say "my lord", "m'lord" and/or "milord". As part of the discussion in this question, there seems to be a ...
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Can we really trust the Children of the Forest? [closed]

Westeros rightfully belongs to them. Why would they help the humans? In the season 6 trailer, And also I heard about the theory that the Isn’t it more likely that they’re not on the humans’s ...
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Why did only a portion of Mance Rayder's army attack The Wall?

When the King beyond the wall attacked the wall why did he only send around a 1000 men if he had a 100,000?
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Do all the red priests/priestess have common origin?

There's obviously something magical about them. Is there any mention about their origin in the books or the tv show? or were they trained somewhere to acquire all the magic?
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Why does Varys act in this way?

At the end of episode 10 of Game of Throne's season 4 Why
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Will Daenerys Targaryen get greyscale disease? [closed]

In episode 5.5, "Kill the Boy", Jorah Mormont gets infected with the greyscale disease that will turn his skin grey and scaly. Infection occurs from simple skin contact, touching those who are ...
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Which episode of Game of Thrones did the night watchmen attack Crastor's Keep?

I believe I missed that episode or was confused how the baby and mother got away and why the original night watchmen party in the mountains did not return as was hinted in later episodes.
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Why do people in Game of Thrones care so much about vows, honor, and promises, but not about killing?

Why do people care about vows and promises in Game of Thrones so much, but seem so superficially carefree about murder and killing? Is there a religion or philosophy from the books that I am missing? ...
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Why didn't The Hound leave Arya Stark at The Eyrie?

Even though they learned of the death of her aunt, surely there would still be someone there that could pay a small ransom. Both The Hound & Arya, and Sansa & Lord Bailish would recognize each ...
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Why didn't Brienne of Tarth give the wolf bread to Arya Stark?

The baker kid gave Brienne of Tarth a bread shaped like a wolf/fox. When Brienne met Arya Stark, why didn't she give her the bread? It might have helped convince her to go with her. I'm referring to ...
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Why did Tywin Lannister allow Jaime to join the Kingsguard?

I can't imagine Tywin allowing his son Jaime to join the Kingsguard. Wouldn't he insist that Jaime stay at Casterly Rock, marry, have children, and carry on the family name? He certainly did not want ...
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Why did only Stannis come to defend against the attack on Castle Black?

Why did only Stannis come to defend against the Castle Black attack? Didn't Aemon Targaryen tell Sam to make sure that all the crows are fed and to send the word to all the kingdoms?
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Are there any proofs of Mirri Maz Duur's curse for Daenerys?

Are there any proofs and evidences of Mirri Maz Duur's curse for Daenerys? Maybe maegi just lied to make Dany suffer?
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Why didn't people see each other for such a long time?

Eddard Stark hadn't seen Robert Baratheon for nine years when Robert came to Winterfell. Catelyn hadn't seen her sister for five years when she met her at the Eyrie. I'm sure there are many other ...
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Use of “shadows” are servants of light/good

I found it very profound when Melisandre said, There are no shadows in the dark. Shadows are the servants of the light, the children of fire. The brightest flame casts the darkest shadows. - ...
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Is there a map of Daenerys's palace?

I am writing some fanfic in the form of an After Action report based on my Aegon VI CK2 AGOT mod playthrough. In my version of events, I (Aegon) learned (after defeating the Lannister and Baratheon ...
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Which characters' dead/alive status is different between the ends of Game of Thrones season 5 and A Dance With Dragons?

No particular reason for asking, and please don't post any comments about spoiler-y things GRRM or anyone else may or may not have mentioned in interviews about upcoming twists in upcoming books or ...
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Who is the current liegelord of the riverlands?

Premises: Petyr Baelish is currently the Lord Paramount of the Trident It is the wish of the King's Grace that his loyal councillor Petyr Baelish be rewarded for faithful service to crown and ...
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Were magical creatures and magic north of The Wall affected when dragons returned?

In the show it is evident that With the rebirth of dragons, magic (or at least eastern magic) seems to be slowly making its way back into the world Warging is also considered as a magic and ...
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GoT: Season 2 Episode 9: Blackwater. Where did Bronn shoot the arrow from?

Game of Thrones: In the Blackwater episode (season 2 episode 9), Bronn releases a single arrow and ignites the wildfire in Blackwater. My question: Where was Bronn standing when he released the arrow ...
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Why do the tribesmen of the Vale hang around Tyrion for so long?

Tyrion and Bronn run into the tribesmen of the Vale as they are descending after Tyrion is released by Lysa Arryn. In typical Lannister fashion, Tyrion tries to buy his freedom with gold, which ...
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Does Ramsay know his mom?

S03E10 My mother taught me not to throw stones at cripples... but my father taught me: aim for their head! S05E05 Roose Bolton: You've never asked me about your mother. Ramsay ...
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Why does every injured person in Game of Thrones refuse Milk of the Poppy? [duplicate]

I noticed Milk of the Poppy is offered every time some is near death. Most people refuse it. Is it refused because it will make you fall asleep and die?
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Is there any evidence of half (or quarter etc) giants in Game of Thrones/ASoIaF?

There are several people (seems like mostly in Westeros...) who are very tall, like 7 or 8 feet tall or more. The Cleganes, Hodor, Greatjon Umber etc are described as extremely massive men. Is there ...
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What seal does Petyr Baelish (Littlefinger) use for his letters?

Petyr Baelish a.k.a Littlefinger comes from House Baelish whose sigil is "a grey stone head with fiery eyes, on a light green field". We also see he has crafted a mockingbirg to use as a personal ...
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When were the seasons first extended in A Song of Ice and Fire?

I had originally thought that the seasons were extended due to The Doom, which was 400 - 500 years ago. However, with The Long Night lasting a generation and being 8000 years ago, and the source of ...
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Had anyone known married for love?

Do we have knowledge of someone relatively important (not necessarily a faction heir but neither a peasant) that married only for love? With this I mean that they know each other, a proposal and ...
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How many Targaryen cadet dynasties still remain in Westeros?

Okay, so, I know of several Targaryen cadet dynasties (Blackfyre, Bloodraven, Bittersteel), but are there any other High Valyrian cadet families in Westeros that survived the purging of the ...
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Stannis's army beyond the Wall [duplicate]

How did Stannis Baratheon get his huge mounted army north of the Wall? This logistical feat is not explained. Assuming an army of 25,000, it would be hugely time-consuming to go through the Wall's ...
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What were Bran and Rickon Stark supposed to do when they grew up?

Assuming neither of them ended up becoming the eldest living son (that is, had Robb Stark survived to adulthood), what was expected of the younger Stark sons, Bran and Rickon? As I understand it, ...
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How old is Mace?

How old is Mace Tyrell? Mace Tyrell, also known as the Fat Flower of Highgarden, is a prominent minor character in the A Song of Ice and Fire novels and the Game of Thrones TV series, but how old is ...
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What exists beyond Westeros, North of the Wall and the Free Cities?

I went throught the five books and the TV series and just out of curiosity I wanted to ask if there has been mention by G. R. R. Martin about the existence of life beyond the map of Westeros, north of ...
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In Game of Thrones, how difficult would it be to invade the Vale of Arryn through The Bite?

My idea of the Vale, and the reason why it's considered impregnable without dragons (or maybe boats), is because of the bottleneck in the Bloody Gate; however, looking at a map of the area, it seems ...
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When exactly did Renly discover Joffrey is illegitimate? [duplicate]

In books? In series? I thought in either, it was because of Stannis' letters that he first came to know it (or if he didn't believe it: he was first came to be informed about about such possibility), ...