Saturday, February 24, 2024

House of Fire & Blood – Episode 22 “Call Wyvern Extermination Co For All Your Wyrm Removal Needs”

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This entry is part 22 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 Gretchen and Caroline continue their analysis of Fire & Blood with the tenth chapter, Jaehaerys and Alysanne: Their Triumphs and Tragedies Section 2. Elissa Farman escapes into the West while rumors about Balerion’s location circulate until, oh no! Aerea returns on Balerion, and George R.R. Martin embraces his Eldritch-horror subplot! Wyrms wyrms wyrms!

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Series NavigationHouse of Fire & Blood – Episode 21 “Pay No Attention to the Conical Westeros Behind the Mask” >>House of Fire & Blood – Episode 23 “A Whisper of Chickens” >>

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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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