Game of Thrones S6E4 5/15/16 "Book of the Stranger"

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  1. Anubys

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    Hmm...I feel like there's something to read between the lines here that I'm completely oblivious to...I really need to watch this ep again!

    I need to now go to the "things that annoy you" thread because I'm very annoyed when I miss something important :eek: :D
     
  2. ct1

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    Not parents -- I believe it was Margaery's grandmother Olenna Tyrell and Kevan Lannister, father of Lancel Lannister, one of the devout Sparrows.
     
  3. Rob Helmerichs

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    The one who had the affair with Cousin Cersei (Lancel, that is). How unlike her to sleep with such a distant relation... :D
     
  4. ozzman73

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    It seems "Pocket Sand" doesn't work against the Dothraki
     
  5. Anubys

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    That was too funny...in every movie, that's the trick that turns a whole fight around. It was funny how both actors reacted..."seriously, dude?"..."yeah, I know...it was stupid...please don't hurt me anymore" :D
     
  6. madscientist

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    I agree with wedgecon: that would be a terrible mistake for the writers to make, having Oleanna confide in Loras about Joffrey. There's no way she would do something so foolish. Of course, he may have guessed or overheard or seen something, but she would never have told him about the plot.
     
  7. Anubys

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    Now I'm getting what everyone is hinting at. Are these actual spoilers or just speculations in the form of spoiler for some weird reason?

    After thinking about it, I was starting to think that the secret was the walk of shame for the Queen...but now I'm not so sure.
     
  8. wprager

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    Well, she did give him some new ideas.
     
  9. wprager

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    That was pretty much it. In my opinion the High Sparrow is laying a trap. He told Tommen that this was a secret -- the best way to make sure he tells his "mommy". So a trap has been laid but, of course, both sides are likely underestimating the other so it could go either way.
     
  10. nirisahn

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    I must be oblivious. I still don't get what the secret is.
     
  11. Rob Helmerichs

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    Although Cersei has a long, storied history of seriously overestimating how smart she is, and the Sparrow doesn't seem to have that problem...
    Nobody does. That's the point. The people on the show are acting on information that we don't have yet.
     
  12. Anubys

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    I think it was what we were told: that the Queen is about to be forced to do the walk of atonement.

    What I gather from the post commenting on all the spoilers (which seem to be speculation, as far as I can tell) is that the secret Tommen was told is that Olenna (and her family) are the ones that killed Joffrey.

    If so, then Jamie and Cersei are laying a trap for the Tyrrells (boy, I'm sure that's not spelled right!) when they asked them to come into the city and kill the Sparrows.
     
  13. Kablemodem

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  14. madscientist

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    Just speculation. So I didn't bother to spoilerize my comments.
     
  15. Stormspace

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    The difference here is that the queen is a Tyrell. :)
     
  16. JoeyJoJo

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    I wasn't buying that Ramsay sent that letter. It didn't sound like him.

    I mentioned it to a friend and she agreed. She then came back with what Petyr said to Robin about his present.

    "Come and see."
     
  17. Stormspace

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    Who would it have come from? Maybe an informant within Winterfell? I assume that the seal on the letter authenticated it otherwise they would question it's origins as well. We can rule out anyone at the Wall since the letter contained news of Rickon.

    I think it was legitimate and could quite possibly be the difference in writing styles between the show writers and GRRM that's showing through.
     
  18. JoeyJoJo

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    Littlefinger shows up in the Vale, coming form gods knows where to talk the Lords of the Vale into attacking Winterfell.

    At that same time, Jon Snow receives a goading letter that is designed to make him come running.

    Also, I checked the closed captioning on the scene with Robin. The falcon is a gyrfalcon according to Littlefinger. In the show we haven't heard anything about this kind of falcon, but in real life, a gyrfalcon lives in the arctic.

    Littlefinger has been traversing the North to get the lords to remove Ramsay from power. Bank on it.
     
  19. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give 'em Hell, Devils

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    I doubt it. Last we saw Littlefinger he was in King's Landing. He couldn't travel around the North without alerting the Boltons to his movements. And that seems far too complicated of a plan for the show to explain. You have to remember that the show only has a few minutes per episode to devote to each storyline, so they can't really do anything too complex without a decent amount of setup and explanation for the audience. If Littlefinger were really manipulating half of Westeros into a war against the Boltons, I think we would have seen more of him so far this season.
     
  20. JoeyJoJo

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    OK, even without meeting with any of the Lords of the North, he's managed to get Cersei pissed off at the Boltons about Sansa's marriage and have her promise him the Warden of the North position.

    I'm sure he's been able to manipulate more support than just the Vale.
     

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