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Leia’s Selective Force Sensitivity: Boon or Bad Writing?

Leia’s force sensitivity was pivotal to the development of the plot lines and lore of the now disavowed Expanded Universe. She was just as strong in the force as Luke (as you’d suspect these twins would be because of their distinct bond and infamous father), and her skills as a politician and negotiator were enhanced […]

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Dear HBO

I get it. This season was about love, won and lost: Jamie and Cersei, and Tyrion. Dany and Jorah. Dany and Jon. Ellaria and the Sand Snakes, with a little throwback to Oberyn. Olenna and Margery. Sansa and Arya and Bran. Rhaegar and Lyanna and Ned and Robert Baratheon. Lysa, Catelyn and Little Finger. Thormund […]

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Is Westeros Macondo?

Those unaware or not familiar with the story of Cien Años de Soledad (One Hundred Years of Solitude), writen by Gabriel García Márquez, may think George R. R. Martin is breaking ground when writing into the main plot line incestuous relationships. In Macondo, the protagonists are from a long line of Buendías whose adventures and […]

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Game of Thrones Season Six: The Equalizer

For many years, fans of A Song of Ice and Fire have been patiently waiting to read how the story of Westeros and the game of thrones plays out. George R. R. Martin wrote book one back in 1996 and if it wasn’t for the acclaim of the HBO adaptation of his work, those original […]