Questions tagged [game-of-thrones]

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Why does the 'hand of the king' symbol show a left hand?

The right hand often appears as a metaphor in the bible or as a motif in art so it would make more sense if the pin shows the right hand.
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Why did the dragon refuse to cross the Wall in Fire & Blood?

SPOILER warning. If you haven't read the recently released Fire & Blood book by George R. R. Martin, or haven't seen the last episode of season 7, then this post contains possible spoilers. In ...
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Why is there no Inside the Episode/Game Revealed for Season 8 Episode 6?

Ever since Season 1 HBO have released a "Inside the Episode" video that gives some insight into the episode. They also released other shorts and clips of actors and people involved in the show to give ...
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Was the chained library at the Citadel modelled after the chained library of Hereford Cathedral?

A recent question over on Movies & TV asks the following: Why are the books in the Game of Thrones citadel library shelved spine inwards? The answers within mainly answer from an out of universe ...
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Did GRRM choose Jon's real name for the show?

In "The Dragon and the Wolf" (Game of Thrones, S07E07), Jon Snow's real name is finally revealed to be: Who chose it? Was it the Show-runners? Or GRRM?
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What were the White Walkers doing for thousands of years?

This question presumes that White Walkers were in hibernation. Were they really? What's the citation? Why exactly The Night King made humans believe that White Walkers were extinct?
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How are the faces preserved in the Hall of Faces?

When Arya is finally shown the Hall of Faces, she actually touches one of the faces; i.e., the faces aren't in a container with some kind of preservative (like formaldehyde). I know that the bodies ...
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Do White Walkers and wights see differently from ordinary humans?

When a human turns into a White Walker or wight, their eyes turn bright blue. Is their vision altered as well? Do they see things better / worse / differently from unturned living humans?
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How do melee tourneys in Game of Thrones work?

From the descriptions in the books we learn of multiple fighters in an arena fighting with blunt weapons. I don't understand how exactly does someone win or lose such a contest. Do they all surrender ...
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Is the Bangalore skin “Kingslayer” a reference to Game of Thrones?

In the game Apex Legends by EA the character Bangalore has a skin called "Kingslayer". This seems like an obvious reference to Jaime Lannister from A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones, though I'm ...
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Can resurrected bodies have rights to the Iron Throne?

I think to remember some discussion telling that time ago, centuries ago, the noble houses of Westeros had agreed that a resurrected person has no more rights to any title of nobility. I though this ...