By Wayne Wheelwright
Game of Thrones is the tv and written global phenomenon that has come from the brain of George R.R. Martin and his sequence of books, A track of Ice and fireplace. This ebook comprises trivialities and lots of fascinating evidence concerning the lands of Westeros and Essos. From tales in regards to the filming of the sequence, stories from at the back of the digicam via to a bit extra history at the households and destinations within the video game of Thrones global. This publication is a must-have for any fan of the stories of the Iron Throne.
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Some scenes of the pilot were reused including a scene where Will, the man who discovers the bloodied scene left by a White Walker attack in the fist scene of the series being played by two different actors. George R. R. Martin was very happy with some of the casting decisions made in Game of Thrones. Charles Dance was Martin’s first choice of the role of Tywin Lannister and felt lucky to have Iain Glen cast in the role of Ser Jorah Mormont as he usually plays leading roles. Martin is particularly fond of the casting of Maisie Williams as Arya Stark and Miltos Yerolemou as Syrio Forel with Martin responding to fan complaints that Miltos wasn’t old enough to play Syrio by simply stating “he is Syrio”.
All the Free Cities other than Braavos are former colonies of ancient Valyria. The vast grassland known as the Dothraki Sea is located to the east of the Free Cities and north of the Dothraki Sea lies the Shivering Sea. South of the Dothraki Sea lies Slaver’s Bay and Ghiscar, this region is home to the slaver port cities of Yunkai, Meereen and Astapor. On the distant east of Essos beyond the red waste lies the ancient city of Qarth which is home to warlocks and merchant princes. The Qartheen people are wealthy and sophisticated and the city itself is home to those possessing great wealth.
The name given varies by region. Those from the Reach have the name Flowers, those from the Westerlands have the name Hill, those from the Iron Islands have the name Pyke, those from the Riverlands have the name Rivers, those from Dorne have the name Sand, those from the Vale have the name Stone, those from the Stormlands have the name Storm, those form the Crownlands have the name Waters and those from the North are given the name Snow. The statue that Arya climbs on to better see when King Joffrey orders Eddard Stark beheaded is that of Baelor the Blessed.
50 Quick Facts About Game of Thrones by Wayne Wheelwright