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Episode 176: Hardhome

Episode 176 for the week of May 31st, in which we review the eighth episode in the fifth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones.

Notes: Like almost all episodes of APOIAF, this episode has spoilers for all published books in George RR Martin’s ASOIAF series. 

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  1. FTWard

    Anything North of the Wall.
    When Jon captures Ygritte and the Black Brothers kill her companions she tells them to burn the corpses.

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    Kyle

    Thank you kind sir. I thought so. Just couldn’t think of any examples in the moment.

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  2. Claudiusthefool

    Shame on you for not knowing Septa Unella! She was at Ice & Fire Con! Also the most badass Shits I Don’t Give Septa in the series.

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    Kyle

    I have failed this city. :(

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  3. Non

    Good episode. I was slightly disappointed by Amin’s use of the term ‘plot armor’, because it’s a bullshit concept, but good discussion around a fantastic episode of the TV Show.

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  4. Casey

    does stannis still have control over dragonstone after he left for the north with all of his troops?

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  5. Rodrik Harlaw

    FTWard is probably right but his evidence is not proof. It could be that the wildlings burn the any body (even if the death wasn’t caused by Other’s hands) just as a precaution, because they saw what might happen if they didn’t.

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    FTWard

    “And Torwynd … it was the cold claimed him. Always sickly, that one. He just up and died one night. The worst o’ it, before we ever knew he’d died he rose pale with them blue eyes.”

    Not certain what you require for proof.

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    Rodrik Harlaw

    Ok, now that’s proof. I didn’t remember they said more than just “burn the dead”.

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