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Game Of Thrones: can we determine the top sword fighter within the 5th season?

Wich is the strongest sword fighter in Game of Thrones within the 5th season, if we can say any character is the best at fighting. Please user the spoiler feature >! Spoiler and mention the ...
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Episode 5 Spoiler How Meera Reed Was able to kill

Among all the talk being centered around Hodor and Bran's powers (S06E05), one thing seemed to pass in quick succession of time that might would've went unnoticed. My question simply is, sorry for ...
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Was Bran still warged into and in control of Hodor when Hodor was holding the door?

In the climactic scene of Game of Thrones S06E05, "The Door", I'm wondering if Bran was still warged into and controlling Hodor's body at the point when Hodor was holding the door. I'm trying to ...
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How do Bran's Wargging powers work in S06E05 “The Door”?

In the fifth episode of season six of Game of Thrones, "The Door", Meanwhile, But, And then finally, So what actually happened here?
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How long does it take to get from Moat Cailin to Mole Town on horseback?

Question says it all. How long does it take to get from Moat Cailin to Mole Town on horseback? Assumptions: No battles are going on, but the land is not peaceful. You need to not attract too much ...
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Was the Night's King in GoT created by the Children or the mysterious Pale woman (or both)?

PLEASE NOTE: This question is not a dupe, because it takes into account more information from the latest episode of Game of Thrones. GoT Season 6, Episode 5 ("The Door") revealed to us how the ...
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Why did Littlefinger give Sansa to the Boltons?

This question is about the TV show only. IIRC, in the books, Sansa is still under way with Littlefinger and everything that happens between Sansa and Ramsay in the show actually takes place between ...
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Did this character know all along?

At the end of Season 5 Episode 6, The Door, we see Does this mean
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Who were the other riders with Ned Stark at the Tower of Joy?

In the novel A Game of Thrones, Ned Stark has a dream about the events we see in the Game of Thrones show on television. There are seven in the book: In the dream his friends rode with him as ...
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Did Tywin Lannister suspect Arya of being connected with the assassin?

In Game of Thrones Season 2 Episode 7, this exchange happens after Tywin finds his guardsman murdered with a dart poisoned with Wolfsbane: Tywin Lannister: I don't like mutton. Arya Stark: ...
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Who was the first married man to join the Night Watch while his wife was alive?

In G.Martin's books and series, who was the first married man about whom we know that he joined the Night Watch (by his own will, or being sentenced to do that) while his wife was alive?
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How did Daenerys avoid injury in Vaes Dothrak?

In s06E04 Daenerys Now I am aware she did this once before but G.R.R.M. went on record and said that: Now the only explanation I have is that TV show is different from books, but this seems a ...
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The number of soldiers each house can rally

Now that we might see some Vale action, I really wonder the number of soldiers each house can muster. There is a comprehensive semi-canon source for this question: ...
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Who is the second Kingsguard at the Tower of Joy?

It is fairly well established that Arthur Dayne is the Kingsguard that wielding two swords, however in the books we are told there were three members of the Kingsguard present: He dreamed an old ...
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Where was the kingsguard during the sack of King's Landing?

The seven knights of the Kingsguard were stationed in different locations during the last days of King Aerys II. Gerold Hightower, Oswell Whent, and Arthur Dayne were stationed at the Tower of Joy, ...
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What happened to the dragon Daenerys rode off in? [closed]

In the episode The Dance of Dragons one of the three dragons flies Daenerys away from her Sons of the Harpy attackers, getting wounded in the process. In the following episode Mother's Mercy after the ...
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Why Dothraki's hut get burned so fast?

Connected to the episode s06e04. Was there any fuel spilled inside the hut when Daenerys set it on fire?
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Who is responsible for Stannis's debt to the Iron Bank? [closed]

Spoilers ahead for anyone not caught up to Season 6 of Game of Thrones In season 4 of the TV show, Stannis travels to Braavos to take a loan from the Iron Bank to get the forces he needs to conquer ...
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Why does Daario smash the dead Dothraki's head in with a rock?

I understand that in Vaes Dothrak, weapons are forbidden, but isn't bloodshed also forbidden? Did they just mess this up, because later on in the Temple of the Dosh Khaleen, the blood rider mentions ...
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Is Margaery accused of anything beyond bearing false witness?

During the trial of her brother Loras, Margaery lied. As a result, she was arrested. If Margaery confesses and does a "Walk of Atonement", she will be let out of the dungeon. But she still faces a ...
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Do the faceless men serve the “Great Other”, R'hllor's rival?

It seems to be the case. Melisandre was deeply disturbed by the great darkness in Arya. Regarding the Great Other, she mentions that "Death is his domain, the dead his soldiers.", which seems to fit ...
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Who is the Lord of Storm's End? [duplicate]

There are any references of who is the actual lord of Storm's End (Season 6 Episode 4, and the end of the last book)? since Tommen is the king an the only heir of the main Baratheon's house.
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Who is now the Lord of Casterly Rock?

I am re-watching Game of Thrones and I came across this question.. Tywin Lannister is the Lord of Casterly Rock - But since his death, who is now the Lord of Casterly Rock? Since it's not the Imp, ...
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Is there a meaning behind Stark characters losing their wolf

In the very first episode of GoT we see all of the stark children get a pet wolf. During the tv series, these wolves have played a semi important part in certain situations and have every time ...
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What was the first precedent when somebody was expelled from Kingsguard before GOT events?

Kingsguard members serve till the death. But during the events of the books and TV series, some members were expelled. What was the first precedent when somebody was expelled from Kingsguard? For ...
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Is King Joffrey Baratheon on par with Tyrion Lannister when it comes to persuading people? [closed]

Would the character King Joffrey Baratheon for instance have the ability to free himself, if he was put into a jail cell like Tyrion Lannister had when he was put into one or is his respect only ...
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How did Arthur Dayne know what Ned Stark looked like?

In Game of Thrones s06e03, in the Tower of Joy scene, six Northeners (including Ned Stark and Howland Reed) fight against two kingsguards, Arthur Dayne and Oswell Whent. Before the fight, there is a ...
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Coincidence Tyrion told Pycelle that Myrcella was going to Dorne ( and then she actually did)?

In Season 2, in order to discover who was leaking information to Cersei, Tyrion told Pycelle, Baelish, and Varys that Myrcella would be married away to different houses. Tyrion told Pycelle she would ...
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What is the reason for the mental change of resurrected characters in Game of Thrones

Inspired by this question and the resulting discussion. Is there a canonical explanation (in the books, show, from George RR Martin, etc) of why a character's personality and memery changes when ...
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Who is the dual wielding kingsguard in the Tower of Joy scene?

It appears half of internet is in consensus that dual sword wielder in the Tower of Joy scene is Arthur Dayne, sword of the morning. We know that the fight in the book was 7 vs 3, but in the scene it ...
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Why did Ramsay believe in the given proofs?

In S06E03 (Oathbreaker) So, why did Ramsay believe him?
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Why did the dragons allow Tyrion to touch them? [duplicate]

Till now in the show, only Dany was the one who have ever touched them. So, how did they allow Tyrion to touch them? Is it because they realized that he came to free them (as Tyrion already said ...
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Why did Arya shortened her kill list so much in season 6? Or did she lie?

As per this Arya / Hound dialogue , Arya tells the Hound her kill list: - Walder Frey - Meryn Trant - Tywin Lannister - Melisandre - Beric Dondarrion - Thoros of Myr - Ilyn Payne - Gregor ...
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How could this character assert his claim on the iron throne?

This question assumes a few facts that could very well be untrue: Given these facts, he would have a valid claim by blood, but this claim would be hard to prove since Ned Stark is dead. How could ...
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Why the change of name for this character?

Over the course of Season 5 we see Qyburn save Gregor Cleagane from the poisoning he suffered at the hands of Oberyn. This process turn him into what fans of the show have dubbed him "Zombie ...
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What did Ser Alliser mean?

At the beginning of the conversation of Ser Alliser Thorne and Ser Alliser called him The He then says that he made a choice, and if he do it all over again, he pray he make the right choice ...
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Why wasn't Gregor Clegane sentenced to die after his fight with Oberyn Martell?

At the end of their battle, Clegane clearly confesses to having raped and killed Elia Martell, in front of a large audience. One would think that such a public statement would be grounds for death ...
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How long was this person dead before being left?

How long was this person dead before being left? It seems like it was two days before the scene where they all leave. Did I miss anything?
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Is there any evidence that this character is a warg? [closed]

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? [closed]

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? [closed]

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 [closed]

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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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 ...