This past week on Game of Thrones things started heating up north of the Wall… … or… … cooling down… or… … something. Anyway, there were a bunch of White Walkers!
ZOMFG you guys. It's back! It's back it's back it's back! Game of Thrones is back! And what a fun reemergence it was. Sunday's episode (in a totally not annoying, non-overtly expository way) got us all caught up with what's been going on throughout Westeros and Essos. But perhaps most excitingly of all, it introduced…
*As always with the series, expect spoilers up through where the show has left off*
House Greyjoy: isolated from the mainland of Westeros on the island of Pyke, this family is the single most underappreciated in A Song of Ice and Fire.
Because, let’s be honest: will there be any sort of Game of Thrones post this week that will not morph into “ZOMG YOU GUYS THE RED WEDDING! ROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOBB! CAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAT! FUCK YOU, WALDER FREY!”
I’m going to cheat just a teeny bit this week by tackling a house that I have technically taken on before: the Lannisters. But it makes sense, right? The Lannisters are the wealthiest family in Westeros, and that wealth means they are entitled to more than their fair share. That’s what “fair” means. This also gives me…