Tuesday, February 20, 2024

House of Fire & Blood – Episode 11 “Say “Yes” to the Targaryen King’s Widow”

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This entry is part 11 of 29 in the series House of Fire & Blood

This piece was written during the 2023 WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Without the labor of the writers and actors currently on strike, the TV series being covered here wouldn’t exist.

What if George R. R. Martin’s Fire and Blood was written more like HBO’s House of the Dragon? Caroline and Gretchen analyze Martin’s work from this perspective and search for hidden stories in the text.

This week Caroline and Gretchen continue their analysis of Fire & Blood with the sixth chapter, The Year of Three Brides Part 1. Rhaena gets married to the beard – I mean love of her life in Fair Isle, while Alyssa marries Rogar Baratheon which is definitely, definitely his idea! Power is power in this stunning section of Fire & Blood. 

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Series NavigationHouse of Fire & Blood – Episode 10 “The Robert Frost Fan Club” >>House of Fire & Blood – Episode 12 “Boop the Snoot of the Long Boi in Scarlet” >>

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  • Gretchen

    Bi/pan, they/them. Gretchen is a Managing Editor for the Fandomentals. An unabashed academic book nerd and aspiring sci/fi and fantasy author, they have about things like media, representation, and ethics in storytelling.

  • Caroline

    Caroline is a lawyer by day, geeky media fan and critic by night, afternoon, and lunch hour. Caroline enjoys long walks on quiet beaches so she can mentally over-analyze fictional characters and settings, and candlelit dinners that don't cause a glare on her TV screen.

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