Let’s Read A Game of Thrones! Part 4: Daenarys 1

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…Do I really have to do this chapter? No one would notice if I just skipped it…oh, they would? Damn. Are you sure you wouldn’t rather look at these cute baby jackals instead?

jackal-pups-playing

awwww

No?

Welcome to the point at which my readthru becomes NSFW, then. Dammit.

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Let’s Read A Game of Thrones! Part 3: Catelyn 1

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And now, for our first female POV:

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Let’s Read A Game of Thrones! Part 2: Bran 1

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This should be the second post today, assuming I don’t screw up the scheduling system somehow. I’m going to be aiming for two chapters a week, which seems quite conservative on the face of it, but I figure I can always add more if it turns out I have enough time. I want to keep at least one in reserve, though…well, it’ll work out, I’m sure :/.

Oh, a new note on format: Mr. Martin chose neither to name or number his chapters, but labels them with the POV character’s name. This serves the dual purpose of concealing your actual progress through the story, and also reminds you of whose eyes you’re supposed to be looking though. You know, just in case the writing doesn’t make this clear. Anyway, I will be assigning chapters thusly: [Name] X (Y), where [Name] is the POV character stated, X is the iteration of this character’s POV, and Y is the cumulative number of chapters (not counting the prologue, which shall always stand alone.)

Therefore, I welcome you now to:


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Let’s Read A Game of Thrones! Part 1: Prologue

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Couple more things: for those interested in truly meaningless data, the version of A Game of Thrones I will be reviewing is the Bantam Spectra mass market reissue edition, August 2005. I don’t anticipate actually calling out pages, but if I do, they will match this edition. Also, this will be a blind read-thru, by which I mean that I will not be jumping ahead or spoiling future events, except so far as my imperfect memory of the last time I tried to read the book goes, with the gaps alloyed with rampant cynicism. (By the way, ‘blind read-thru’ seems like it should be an oxymoron but isn’t, and let me apologize up front to any blind people who happen to be unfortunate enough to read this; and let me just say those skills you have with the braille screens is freaking awesome. Ahem.)

Let’s begin, then.


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