Game of Thrones s06e03 - "Oathbreaker"

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  1. gossamer88

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    True. Not breaking his oath IMO. Although House Umber did break their oath to the Starks.
     
  2. Kablemodem

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    This video explains the theme. The first part is a review of the episode and the second part is analysis. Warning NSFW due to language. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85-DkoSUJvs
     
  3. Robin

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    Any spoilers?
     
  4. Kablemodem

    Kablemodem Get the ketchup.

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    Only if you haven't watched Game of Thrones.
     
  5. Robin

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    I'm up to date, thanks!
     
  6. Shaunnick

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    Not Ned, Jon had it made for Arya by the Winterfell blacksmith.
     
  7. BitbyBlit

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    I don't think the High Sparrow is manipulating Tommen, at least not in the way Cersei manipulated him by convincing him to arm the Sparrows in the first place, which was in response to Margaery manipulating him to push Cersei out of King's Landing.

    It could be that the High Sparrow doesn't really believe that the crown and the faith are the twin pillars of the world, and is ultimately planning on trying to overthrow the crown. But so far we have seen no evidence of that yet.
     
  8. wprager

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    A quick question (prompted by something that was said in the youtube video): what is the purpose of the wall? I thought it was there to keep out the white walkers, not the wildlings. The wildlings just choose -- for whatever reason -- to live in the far north on the other side of the wall. But the purpose of the wall is not to keep them out.
     
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  9. Rob Helmerichs

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    That's its original purpose. But it's been so long since anybody has seen the White Walkers (when the series begins) that most people don't even believe in them any more. They think the Wall is there to keep the Wildlings out.
     
  10. TonyD79

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    Rapists, murderers and thieves. Isn't that what every wall is about?
     
  11. Rob Helmerichs

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    Except our walls are to keep them out. Their Wall is to keep them employed.

    Kind of like a welfare program for the scum of the Earth Westeros.
     
  12. wprager

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    Has anyone ever thought of using a giant in a Trial by Combat? As big as The Mountain is, he's just a molehill, really.
     
  13. ej42137

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    You'd first have to get a giant, and they live north of the Wall and are unlikely to cooperate. Plus if attacking from the rear isn't an honorable tactic in open combat, neither would calling on a giant for a duel. At least on Earth, the Code Duello prohibits choosing weapons that give one an unfair advantage.
     
  14. getbak

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    That doesn't seem to be an issue in Westeros. The Mad King chose fire as his champion in the trial of Ned's father.
     
  15. Rob Helmerichs

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    Of course he was mad. And king. So he got to do whatever he wanted, no matter how crazy. ;)
     
  16. ct1

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    And some, I assume, are good people.
     
  17. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give 'em Hell, Devils

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    :up:
     
  18. wprager

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    Yes, but he was, after all, mad.
     
  19. Anubys

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    It's good to be the king.
     
  20. Rob Helmerichs

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    Until somebody stabs you in the back.
     

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