Wednesday, June 19, 2024

House of Fire & Blood – Episode 23 “A Whisper of Chickens”

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This entry is part 23 of 36 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 tenth chapter, Jaehaerys and Alysanne: Their Triumphs and Tragedies Section 3. Rhaena Targaryen has the MOST MOVING scene scattering her daughter’s ashes on dragonback, while Jaehaerys obsesses over his stolen dragon eggs and Alysanne heads to the North. Everyone collectively listens closely for any whisper of chickens…

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