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Game of Thrones - Baelor OAD: 6/12/11

Discussion in 'TV Show Talk' started by spartanstew, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. spartanstew

    spartanstew Dry as a bone

    Nov 16, 2005
    Wylie, Texas
    WTF? Umm, what? No, really?

    ****. I love this show and since I'm not familiar with the book(s), I never know what to expect.

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  2. spartanstew

    spartanstew Dry as a bone

    Nov 16, 2005
    Wylie, Texas
    But Christ, Ned was the main reason I was watching (and the dwarf).

    Still going to watch, obviously, but again WTF?
  3. Shaqdan

    Shaqdan Legend

    Jan 23, 2009
    "Expect the unexpected" is about the best advice I can give. You ain't seen nuthin' yet...
  4. Christopher Gould

    Christopher Gould Icon

    Jan 14, 2007
    maybe it didnt really happen. i dont remember seeing the head fall. Ill have to check again.
  5. Satelliteracer

    Satelliteracer Hall Of Fame

    Dec 6, 2006
    I absolutely love this series
  6. Galaxie6411

    Galaxie6411 Icon

    Aug 26, 2007
    I was very surprised as well, also know nothing of the story line, been tempted to look it up online but haven't.

    How far are they in the books? i.e. how many more seasons are they looking to do if they keep this pace?
  7. Getteau

    Getteau Icon

    Dec 19, 2007
    It's been a few years since I read the first book, but if you guys are talking about what I think you're talking about, we're still in the first book. As Shaqdan said, expect the unexpected and also realize this isn't your normal fairy tale where the good guy always wins.

    Compared to some of the other fantasy series out there where the authors just milk the franchise (cough, cough Robert Jordan cough, cough), this one is pretty short at 6 or 7 books. What's irking the readers is that he has gone a long time between book 4 and book 5. Book 4 was released in 2005, so six years later, the readers are getting pretty fed up. He kept a 2 year spacing between books 1 -3. However, it took 5 years between 3 and 4 and now we are at 6 for book 5. I just hope we don't have another Robert Jordan repeat and he actually finishes the series. However, I won't be rushing out to buy book 6 on hard back. It's a good series, but 5 and 6 years between books just ruins it.
  8. Relativity

    Relativity AllStar

    May 28, 2011
    Great series so far. Emmy is coming for the Imp.
  9. jbrucka

    jbrucka New Member

    Feb 21, 2007
    I am almost finished with the books and haven't started watching the series yet, not until I finish the books, but I had the exact same response to Ned!

    This is really a good story but they make you like a character and then they rip them away....
  10. Christopher Gould

    Christopher Gould Icon

    Jan 14, 2007
    I love the tv series. But the books are way better. Im currently starting book three. Books one and tv were pretty much the same but book two and tv changed. They get to the same outcome but better story in book.

    The north will remember!

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