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Game of Thrones S07 E04: ‘The Spoils of War’

Wow.  Just… wow.  Over these last seven point four three seasons, Game of Thrones has left me in many states:  Sad, exultant, angry, completely bereft of hope that the concept of “good” was anything but an illusion manufactured by our ape brains to cope with the sheer cruelty and meaningless of life

…yeah, that was a dark time, wasn’t it…

…but never have I ever left an episode feeling so completely shaken, and unsure about where exactly my loyalties lie.  Please meet me on the analysts couch after the break (spoilers abound).

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Game of Thrones S06 E01: The Red Woman

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Game of Thrones” is back.  After a wait that felt as never-ending as The Long Night that Old Nan Used to Scare Bran Stark with back in season one, we’re finally going to get some answers to questions raised last year: Is Jon dead or alive? How did Sansa and Theon survive a sixty-foot leap off the castle wall? What will this Dothraki horde do with the Queen of Dragons?  And we’re going to have it answered in one 52-minute episode, right? Find out after the break.

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Game of Thrones S05 E10: Mother’s Mercy

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Not a whole lot of mercy to be had as our season finale of “Game of Thrones” proves George R.R. Martin’s story framework still rules, major (and I mean major) characters fall, and ten million teenage girls cry themselves to sleep.  Let’s discuss, after the break.

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Game of Thrones S05 E02: The House of Black and White

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This week we catch up with some characters missing from episode one of “Game of Thrones,” someone gives herself a big promotion, some characters reunite, and we learn that sometimes the right thing to do is wrong in so many ways. Find out more after the break.

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Game of Thrones S05 E01: The Wars to Come

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It’s here! At last! After ten long months we have a new “Game of Thrones.” What new plots would be discover? What secrets would be revealed? What characters will be first to cross death’s door? And could episode one possibly live up to all the expectation? Find out after the break!

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Game of Thrones S04 E05: First of His Name

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A contrite Cersei? A doubtful Dany?  Broke Lannisters and neck-snapping Hodors?  It was like Opposite Day in Westeros this week on “Game of Thrones.”  More after the break!

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