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Didn't the Knights of the Vale half-heartedly ride to the rescue of the Stark loyalists?

If I remember correctly, the Vale forces wanted nothing to do with the conflict in Winterfell. But, because Robin Arryn was too immature to take any interest, he delegated that decision to ...
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Why Daenerys isn't considered a witch by these people?

In Game of Thrones season 06 episode 04 Why would she be considered a khaleesi and not a witch and why the dothrakis decide to follow her? It's seems like witches are a thing in Game of Thrones and ...
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Why did Ghost not participate in the war? [duplicate]

In S06E09 why did Ghost (Jon Snow's direwolf) not appear in the war? It might have helped a lot for Jon. Also Ramsay was attacked by hounds, so why not Ghost?
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Are all the Giants dead from Game of Thrones? [on hold]

In the seasons so far, we have only seen three giants, and now they are all dead. Will we see anymore in the future, especially since the great war with the White walkers hasn't occurred yet?
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What is the real reason Jaime Lannister is a kings guard?

From the first season, Jaime Lannister is part of the Kingsguard. He is the son of a very powerful family ,but he chooses to stand outside the door of a king who he despises. ...
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What was Jon Snow referring to? (S6E9)

In episode 9 of season 6: What was Jon referring to?
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How long passed between S5 E10 and S6 E9?

In the last episode of season 5 we see And then in season 6 episode 9 we see It seemed to me that So how long passed between these episodes?
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Has Valyrian steel ever been used in armor?

Given that I'm only starting A Clash of Kings and haven't yet seen past season 5 of they show there is plenty I haven't encountered yet, although I am curious... According to the source in this ...
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How high is the wall?

Is there any accurate information on how high the-wall is?
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How are the body piles formed?

In S06 E09 after a lot of the fighting we see piles of dead bodies. Both side were taking heavy loses, but why would such a large mound of bodies form in one place? How did the pile get formed? ...
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Ressurrection - Granted by which power?

By what power, is resurrection granted? Known resurrections: Thoros of Myr has resurrected Beric Dondarrion, no less than 6 times, but only after he lost his faith, indicating friendship is the key ...
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Why isn't Jon executed on sight?

So, to get spoilers out of the way - Now, this is fine from Jon's perspective. However, there is a fairly rigid law about the Wall's deserters being punished by death. Which makes me wonder: why ...
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If a white walker is killed, what happens to the wights it's controlling?

If a white walker leading a force of wights is somehow killed, what becomes of the undead soldiers following it at the time? Do they drop dead for good, or do they keep trying to carry out the last ...
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Why did Robb cross the Green Fork at The Twins?

Because Robb needed to cross the Green Fork of the Trident, he pledged to Lord Frey (in his own castle!) to marry one of his daughters/granddaughters. Robb double-crossed Lord Frey, and the rest is ...
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Can Bran warg into white walkers or wights? [on hold]

As we have Bran warg into animals and humans. Can he warg into white walkers or wights?
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In the show, did Robb Stark legitimize Jon Snow?

In the books, Robb Stark legitimizes Jon Snow with several of the northern lords as witnesses, making him heir to Winterfell. Did this ever happen in the show? If so, are any of the witnesses still ...
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When did Jaime reveal to Tyrion the real reason he killed his King (Mad King)?

In the S06E09 of Game of Thrones, "Battle of the Bastards", Tyrion argues with Daenerys that burning cities to the ground is not a good choice in war. He reveals to her the real reason Jaime, the ...
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Did Tyrion use all the Wildfire?

A ways back now, during the War of the Five Kings, Stannis tried to take Kings Landing by invading through Blackwater Bay. This plan was foiled by Tyrion finding out about the caches of wildfire ...
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Game of thrones last episode : sudden help (by whom)? [duplicate]

Warning: spoilers for everyone who hasn't seen last episode and all that. In the battle between Stark and Ramsay for a minute it seems like a really hopeless situation with the pikemen having ...
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Game of Thrones - [Spoilers for S6] Would Jon Snow army be capable of freeing Riverrun from the siege? [on hold]

Spoilers for Season 6 Episodes 8-9 Given the events of episode 9, and assuming Edmure didn't surrender his army and castle to Jaime, would Jon's army be capable freeing Riverrun from the siege ...
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Who charged down the pile of dead soldiers/horses?

The encirclement of the Stark forces had just started. As the Bolton forces marched forward with their shields and pikes, all of a sudden a Bolton force charged down from the top of the pile of dead ...
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Is there any possible reason for Sansa to behave like she did in S06E09? [duplicate]

In Episode 9 of Season 6, Sansa I'm very biased by now against the writing in the show. So, maybe there's an explanation for this (other than her which could sort of be tolerable until the last ...
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How could the Battle of the Bastards end that way?

How could Ramsay Bolton be taken by surprise by the Vale Army? They had taken the Moat Cailin, so I don't believe the Boltons knew nothing about the invasion from the south.
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Why did Rickon run straight? [S06E09] [on hold]

Conditioning (specifically for the fight) by Ramsay? Fear clouding his thinking?
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Where are Manderlys and other questions of Battle of Bastards [on hold]

We witnessed the battle of bastards. Bolton forces apparently augmented by Karstarks and Umbers faced Jon Snow's forces. In the books, we see something similar. So, my questions: Where are ...
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Did Sansa play Jon? (Season 6 Eps 9 Spoiler)

In Episode 9 of Season 6: Sansa had sent crow to Littlefinger asking help from him, surely she would have gotten a reply of confirmation from Littlefinger. It would be understandable that Sansa ...
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Why is Ghost absent from this fight? Where is he?

After seeing episode 9 of season 6 I really was wondering where Ghost, the direwolf was. It would seem logical that he would be around I think but I believe I haven't seen him
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What house came to aid of this character?

In Season 6 episode 9 What house was this? Were they previously asked to help?
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Why weren't there more assassination attempts?

In season 1, the small council of Westeros attempted to assassinate but it backfired. How come there weren't more assassination attempts? Too busy with civil war? They seemed to have time to ...
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Why didn't the North (or anyone really) declare for Daenerys?

In Season 6, some of the Westerosi lords appear to be making plans for declaring allegiance to Daenerys Targaryen. If this is something the nobles are willing to do, why haven't any done it ...
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Why would (spoiler) insist on attacking Winterfell right now (S06E08)?

Earlier in Season 6 of Game of Thrones, we saw and essentially walking off the scene for some soulful reflective rest and relaxation. Sansa had to really work hard (well, sort of) to get him to go ...
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Brienne is a traitor for pledging fealty to Catelyn Stark? Why did she do it?

House Tarth is associated with House Barartheon. Brienne pledging fealty to House (Stark / Tully) makes her an outright traitor? What is the connection between Brienne and Catelyn? They met only once....
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Why did this happen to Arya in Season 6, episode 8? [duplicate]

After Arya Jaqen H'ghar tells her that she I'm not sure I understand why. Arya once again Why in Jagen looking so happy with himself?
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The battle of the bastards is this week on GoT [closed]

Finally after two episodes of story lines we have a big battle this week. What are your predictions for the outcome and do you have any theories on where this is taking the shows plot?
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Why does the Waif believe Arya did not earn her coin?

The Waif says to Arya: "You, who walk in here with a coin you never earned, whose value you do not respect. Who are you?" Was the usual method of being awarded a coin discussed in the books at ...
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Are there countries where Game of Thrones is banned?

Considering that Game of Thrones has such sensitive content: blood and gore sex homosexuality incest child abuse I assume that certain countries may not be okay with allowing such depictions, be ...
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Why does Arya have Beric Dondarrion in her list?

As far as I remember Beric got his duty from Ned Stark. What did Beric do to be in Arya's kill list?
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Is Jaqen breaking the rules when he gives Arya the coin?

In Season 2 Episode 10 , Jaqen says to Arya "To be a dancing master is a special thing, but... to be a Faceless Man... that is something else entirely. A girl has many names on her lips. Joffrey. ...
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Can reborn Azor Ahai and the Prince that was promised be different persons?

Some people assert that the prophecies about reborn Azor Ahai and The Prince That Was Promised are talking about the same person, but Websites which state that it could be the same person, don't list ...
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In Game of Thrones, is there evidence of magic involved with the Faith of the Seven? [duplicate]

In Game of Thrones we see evidence that various religions are able to perform magic. The followers of the Red God are able to give birth to living shadows and bring people back from the dead. The ...
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If a Faceless Man killed someone who is then brought back to life, does it count?

I was wondering if there was any canon that would lead one to believe one way or the other. Since the Many-Faced demands a life and one was taken, has the Faceless Man fulfilled his task? Or, since ...
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The Mountain has no insignia of his breast plate? What is his official role?

What is the Mountain's official role now? The Mountain dresses like Kings Guard, yet he has no insignia (let alone 7-star insignia) on his breast plate. So, is his official title "Kings Guard who is ...
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Why did Edmure Tully do what he did in season 6 episode 8?

Spoilers for Game of Thrones S06E08 I understood that he was afraid Jaime would kill his son & wife, but why did he care about them this much? I'm not a heartless fellow, but given this context:...
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Do Westerosi know and believe that Dany has grown-up and dangerous dragons?

Oh course, there are a lot of rumors about Dany and her dragons. But do Westerosi know and believe that Dany has grown-up and dangerous dragons? And that she also can control at least one of these ...
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Why is the Kingsguard still protecting Cersei?

It seems the Kingsguard are becoming less and less seen the in the show. A couple point to get to my title question: I know there are supposed to seven members (as with many things this related to ...
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What do we know about (trouble with) the writing process for Game of Thrones? [closed]

Beginning in Season 5 (if not earlier) I've been noticing what I consider to be increasingly serious and extensive failures in the writing for GoT. Some of it was not technically weak on the face ...
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S6E08 what was it that Cersei and Qyburn talked about?

In episode 8 of season 6 there was a scene with Cersei and Qyburn after king Tommen's speech. They talked about "some rumor" and about how the birds say it's much more than just a rumor. But they don'...
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Why would the faceless men let Arya go?

Jaqen and Arya have a special bond since the day Arya saved him. She gets invited in to The Faceless Men and receives training. Then she couldn't complete her mission and decides to leave The Faceless ...
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In Game of Thrones as of season 6 episode 7 do the Lannisters know that Little Finger and the Boltons have betrayed them?

Of course WE know that everything Littlefinger does is to his own ends, but Littlefinger went to the Vale on the orders of the Lannisters in the first place. He whisked Sansa Stark away from the ...
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Are there in-universe reasons reason why Dany wouldn't start her conquest in Dorne? [closed]

Dorne is the closest place on Westeros to Slavers Bay, and Dany's biggest problem is getting fighters / horses / supplies across the Narrow Sea. So, I'm thinking... (1) Dorne is vast and arrid. Aegon ...