Monday, May 20, 2024

Unabashed Book Snobbery #25 – Ironboor Retrospective

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Julia and Kylie talk through the Game of Thrones Season 6 plotline featuring the ironborn, hoping to make heads or tales of it before writing their retrospective. The results are as substantive as Yara’s political platform.

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The saltarello used for this episode is performed b y Vagus Animis.

Episode breakdown:

  • 0:00 – Introduction & fandom nicknames
  • 10:18 – Recap part 1, all things pre-moot
  • 30:00 – Recap part 2, saltmoot!
  • 44:00 – Recap part 3, Volantis & Deadpan
  • 56:56 – Analysis part 1, Yara and Theon’s arcs
  • 1:12:08 – Yara’s sexuality
  • 1:20:48 – Euron????
  • 1:28:10 – Checklist or Asspull?

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