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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Idoit40fans on Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:52 am

I figured that nothing good was going to happen a while ago and then read the spoilers for it to confirm. Pretty crazy episode. I feel like its going to ruin that part of the book when I get to it in a couple weeks. Why couldn't they break up Bran's story and the wedding into different episodes though...I feel like those were both pretty meaningful and no one is even going to remember what happened with Bran.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Digitalgypsy66 on Mon Jun 03, 2013 12:48 pm

I knew it was coming and it was much more powerful than I thought it would be. I'm actually slightly nauseous after watching it. Bravo!
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby PensFanInDC on Mon Jun 03, 2013 3:54 pm

Spoiler:
I can't get the image of Robb's wife being stabbed repeatedly out of my head
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby DontToewsMeBro on Mon Jun 03, 2013 4:56 pm

PensFanInDC wrote:
Spoiler:
I can't get the image of Robb's wife being stabbed repeatedly out of my head


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They kill her off?? Just for dramatics or what? If I remember correctly they allow her to live. Strange.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby the wicked child on Mon Jun 03, 2013 5:03 pm

Spoiler:
His wife is alive in the books, but not really important (so far anyway). I think this was their way of getting her out of the story while making it extra traumatizing... And they succeeded.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby newarenanow on Mon Jun 03, 2013 5:03 pm

DontToewsMeBro wrote:
PensFanInDC wrote:
Spoiler:
I can't get the image of Robb's wife being stabbed repeatedly out of my head


Spoiler:
They kill her off?? Just for dramatics or what? If I remember correctly they allow her to live. Strange.


Spoiler:
She isn't even the same character in the book and was introduced early, and her character is only in the TV show. Just one of the differences between the book and the show.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Gaucho on Mon Jun 03, 2013 6:40 pm

When Martin loses interest in a character he really loses interest in a character.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Idoit40fans on Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:02 pm

Hmmm
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby the wicked child on Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:15 pm

I think the censor killed your link
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Idoit40fans on Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:24 pm

http://tinyurl.com/kjmfutp

Try that...possible language or im done with the phone.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby the wicked child on Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:50 pm

That works. :thumb:
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby DelPen on Mon Jun 03, 2013 7:55 pm

newarenanow wrote:
DontToewsMeBro wrote:
PensFanInDC wrote:
Spoiler:
I can't get the image of Robb's wife being stabbed repeatedly out of my head


Spoiler:
They kill her off?? Just for dramatics or what? If I remember correctly they allow her to live. Strange.


Spoiler:
She isn't even the same character in the book and was introduced early, and her character is only in the TV show. Just one of the differences between the book and the show.


Comments on the Queen...

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Brilliant move making her an outsider from Volantis with no ties to any house. Even better to state she was pregnant and then have her stabbed in the belly to make it even more horrific for Robb.


I can't remember the books so my memory is a bit hazy there but in this episode where was the Black Fish? He left the hall but didn't come back unless I missed it?
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby the wicked child on Mon Jun 03, 2013 8:50 pm

The Blackfish said he needed to find a tree to piss on and didn't come back. I assume it was just a plot device to get him out of the room. I don't remember him being there in the book.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby the wicked child on Mon Jun 03, 2013 9:47 pm

Spoiler:
Image
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Godric on Mon Jun 03, 2013 9:49 pm

the wicked child wrote:
Spoiler:
Image


awesome
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Twisted Wrister on Tue Jun 04, 2013 6:32 am

HOLLLLLEEEEYYYY (%^#%. Man that was awesome. Loved the simple touch at the end with no music in the credits. Just sat there in silence with your mouth open wide.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby DelPen on Tue Jun 04, 2013 7:45 am

I loved the casual throat slit on Catelyn.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Idoit40fans on Tue Jun 04, 2013 7:45 am

That was pretty great. If not for the context of the scene, I may have laughed at that.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby stopper40 on Tue Jun 04, 2013 7:47 am

I turned off that debacle of a game last night and watched the episode again, I think it hit me even harder the 2nd time around and I knew what was coming
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Gaucho on Tue Jun 04, 2013 8:15 am

Since GRRM insists on
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killing off
all the
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interesting characters
, I'm going to assume there will be a
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big fat showdown
between
Spoiler:
Stannis
and
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Sam
at the end.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby eddysnake on Tue Jun 04, 2013 8:17 am

stopper40 wrote:I turned off that debacle of a game last night and watched the episode again, I think it hit me even harder the 2nd time around and I knew what was coming


did the same, the throat cutting scenes were very intense.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Digitalgypsy66 on Tue Jun 04, 2013 8:28 am

Hmm, Gaucho... :lol:

WinterIsComing.net has a roundup of reaction videos: http://winteriscoming.net/2013/06/red-w ... t-on-tape/

I watched 1-2 and didn't hear anything profane, but some may have some NFSW language.

Funny, funny stuff.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby blackjack68 on Tue Jun 04, 2013 8:58 am

I just couldn't believe how Robb just stood there while...

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his baby and wife were being slaughtered. Was this to show how naive or unprepared for leadership he was? Or just for dramatic pause? Same with Lady Catelyn at the end. There's several seconds before she gets hers where she just stands there. Has she given up at that point and accepted the inevitable? I always thought she had more fight in her.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Hockeynut! on Tue Jun 04, 2013 9:07 am

blackjack68 wrote:I just couldn't believe how Robb just stood there while...

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his baby and wife were being slaughtered. Was this to show how naive or unprepared for leadership he was? Or just for dramatic pause? Same with Lady Catelyn at the end. There's several seconds before she gets hers where she just stands there. Has she given up at that point and accepted the inevitable? I always thought she had more fight in her.


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Robb was shot within second of his wife being stabbed, wasn't he?

As for Catelyn, she'd definitely given up. Her husband was murdered. She thinks her two youngest were burned alive. Then she just watched her oldest son, his wife and her unborn grandchildren get slaughtered in front of her eyes. I think that would take the fight out of pretty much anyone.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Idoit40fans on Tue Jun 04, 2013 9:08 am

THose reaction videos are good stuff.
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