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By Bryan Cogman

HBO's Game of Thrones reigns as cable's highest-rated sequence. This authentic spouse e-book provides enthusiasts new how you can input this fictional international and become aware of extra concerning the liked (and reviled) characters and the electrifying plotlines. 1000s of set images, construction and dress designs, storyboards, and insider tales display how the show's creators translated George R. R. Martin's best-selling myth sequence into the realm of Westeros. that includes interviews with key actors and workforce participants that seize the easiest scripted and unscripted moments from the 1st seasons, in addition to a preface by way of George R. R. Martin, this distinct quantity, sure in a lavishly debossed padded disguise, bargains unique entry to this unheard of tv sequence.

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I always like to tell a story through the clothes, and I think it helps the actors, too. Sansa is a perfect example of this. She leaves Winterfell for a life at court early in the first season and begins to take on more and more of Queen Cersei’s traits as season one goes on. By the end of the season, she’s really starting to look like her. But in season two, her dresses are destroyed in the first half of the season, and Sansa starts reverting back to her childhood. The colors start coming down, and she’s trying to alter things back to where she was.

But most novels simply have too much story for these time frames. Produce a direct scene-for-scene, line-for-line adaptation, and you’ll end up with something too long for either flatscreen or Cineplex. And the problem is compounded when your source material is an epic fantasy. Lord of the Rings was broken into three volumes because the book that Tolkien delivered was three times as long as most novels published in the 1950s. And my own books, like almost all contemporary fantasies, are a deal longer than Tolkien’s.

He admires his uncle Benjen [played by Joseph Mawle], who’s First Ranger in the Watch, and I think he senses that Benjen feels a bit of an outcast himself. He sees the Night’s Watch as a noble calling, and the Wall as a place where he can become more than a bastard. Of course, he discovers the Wall and the Night’s Watch to be very different from what he expected. I think the first season is really about Jon losing his family: his father dead, his uncle missing beyond the Wall, his brothers and sisters separated, Robb leading a war.

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