A Game Of Thrones Based Off The Very Popular George R.r

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The HBO series A Game of Thrones based off the very popular George R.R. Martins fantasy book series entitled, A Song of Ice and Fire. The HBO series follows nine noble families and their fight for control of Westeros, the land in which they all call home. The series has political and sexual intrigue along with networks within networks that are pervasive throughout the series. In season one of A Game of Thrones, King Robert, of Westeros, asks his old friend, Lord Stark, to serve as Hand of the King, or the second in command. Secretly warned that the previous “Hand” and dear friend to both Lord Stark and the King Robert was assassinated, Lord Stark accepts the offer only to investigate the former Hand 's assassination further. Meanwhile the Queen 's family, the Lannister’s, the wealthiest house in the realm may be hatching a plot to take power of the Seven Kingdoms. Across the sea, the last two members of the previously overthrown family, the Targaryens, are also scheming to regain the throne. The eldest of the two remaining Targaryen’s, Viserys is attempting to arrange a wedding between his sister Daenerys to a Dothraki horse lord (leader of an estimated 40,000 fighters) in an attempt to build an army through marriage. Unbeknownst to the rest of the kingdom, a heavier threat heads south from the northern outreaches of the kingdom to destroy the realm, the only thing that stands in the way are a band of misfit criminals sentenced to “the wall” (a mile high, thousands of miles
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