History Recap / GameOfThronesS1E2TheKingsroad

17th Aug '17 12:01:59 PM XFllo
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: Sansa meets the Hound, and after ordering her direwolf killed, Robert tells Ned to get her a dog instead.
** The entire conversation between Robert and Ned about a) Jon Snow's mysteriously-unrevealed mother, b) Ned's unwillingness to talk about her, and c) Ned's visible fury and irritation at Robert's bloodthirsty threats against Daenerys (even if she is leagues away) get a proper RewatchBonus, about ''five seasons after'', after it was revealed in "[[Recap/GameOfThronesS6E10TheWindsOfWinter The Winds of Winter]]" that [[spoiler:Jon is in fact the love-child of Lyanna Stark and Rhaegar Targaryen, and that Ned has been harboring him as his own bastard ''precisely'' because of his fear of Robert's wrath.]]

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Sansa meets the Hound, and after ordering her direwolf killed, Robert tells Ned to get her a dog instead.
** The entire conversation between Robert and Ned about a) Jon Snow's mysteriously-unrevealed mother, b) Ned's unwillingness to talk about her, and c) Ned's visible fury and irritation at Robert's bloodthirsty threats against Daenerys (even if she is leagues away) get a proper RewatchBonus, about ''five seasons after'', after it what was revealed in "[[Recap/GameOfThronesS6E10TheWindsOfWinter The Winds of Winter]]" that [[spoiler:Jon is in fact the love-child of Lyanna Stark and Rhaegar Targaryen, and that Ned has been harboring him as his own bastard ''precisely'' because of his fear of Robert's wrath.]]Winter]]".
5th Aug '17 7:02:01 AM Sagetsu
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** The entire conversation between Robert and Ned about a) Jon Snow's mysteriously-unrevealed mother, b) Ned's unwillingness to talk about her, and c) Ned's visible fury and irritation at Robert's bloodthirsty threats against Daenerys (even if she is leagues away) get a proper RewatchBonus, about ''five seasons after'', after it was revealed in "[[Recap/GameOfThronesS6E10TheWindsOfWinter The Winds of Winter]]" that [[spoiler:Jon is in fact the love-child of Lyanna Stark and Rhaegar Targaryen, and that Ned has been harboring him as his own bastard ''precisely'' because of his fear of Robert's wrath.]]
31st Jul '17 1:20:23 PM TLYoungPro
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* ArmyOfThievesAndWhores: Two rapers are added to the Night's Watch 'recruits'. Tyrion mentions they have a SadisticChoice between [[GroinAttack gelding]] and the Wall, and many prefer the knife.

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* ArmyOfThievesAndWhores: Two rapers rapists are added to the Night's Watch 'recruits'. Tyrion mentions they have a SadisticChoice between [[GroinAttack gelding]] and the Wall, and many prefer the knife.
19th Jul '17 2:46:36 AM JackG
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* BuxomIsBetter: "Thank the Gods for Bessie! And her tits!"



* GagBoobs: "Thank the Gods for Bessie! And her tits!"
28th Apr '17 5:14:42 AM BB8ForPresident
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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: King Robert fills this role; when his son quarrels with Ned's daughter, he points out that all children fight and that the matter of discipline should really be left up to the parents. Too bad he can't stand up to Cersei.

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: King Robert fills tries to fill this role; when his son quarrels with Ned's daughter, he tries to get a third point of view from Sansa and points out that all children fight and that the matter of discipline should really be left up to the parents. Too bad he can't stand up to Cersei.Cersei, and ends up ordering Sansa's innocent direwolf be killed just to shut her up.
28th Apr '17 5:12:10 AM BB8ForPresident
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* BigDamnHeroes: A direwolf saves the life of Bran and his mother.

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* BigDamnHeroes: A Bran's direwolf saves the his life of Bran and his mother.mothers, Nymeria saves Arya from Joffrey.


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* {{Foil}}: The differences between Sansa and Arya are particularly highlighted in this episode: [[{{PrincessClassic}} Sansa]] goes on romantic walks with the Crown Prince while [[{{TomboyPrincess}} Arya]] prefers sparring with the butcher's boy; when Joffrey hurts Mycah, [[{{ProperLady}} Sansa]] tries to negotiate with him while [[{{ActionGirl}} Arya]] attacks; and afterwards [[{{ItsAllAboutMe}} Sansa]] pretends she doesn't remember what happened because she doesn't want to displease the Queen and her betrothed while [[{{NiceToTheWaiter}} Arya]] vehemently insists that Joffrey is guilty of hurting her friend and refuses to back down.
23rd Apr '17 4:59:52 PM k410ren
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* GagBoobs: "Thank the Gods for Bessie! And her tits!"
4th Apr '17 9:03:45 AM Silverblade2
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* {{Fauxshadow}}: After discussing the threat of a Targaryen/Dothraki hybrid poses to the realm Robert ominously tells Ned that a war is coming. Initially it seems obvious that he's referring to an upcoming conflict with the Targaryens and Khal Drogo but [[spoiler:Drogo prematurely dies, his child is stillborn, Viserys is murdered and the war Robert sensed coming turned out to be the War of the Five Kings.]]
4th Apr '17 9:03:28 AM Silverblade2
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* GenreSavvy: Arya - unlike her father and older sister - swiftly realizes out how corrupt the court is and the maliciousness of the royal family, and sends Nymeria away for biting Joffrey, recognizing that she and her direwolf are going to get blamed for the fight.
25th Mar '17 11:32:51 PM JackG
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* BondCreatures: Nymeria fetches clothing in its jaws for Arya when she's packing, but when she tries to order her direwolf around like a pet, it just gives her a quizzical look. Summer and Nymeria also instinctively attack when their master is threatened.

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* BondCreatures: Nymeria fetches clothing in its jaws for Arya when she's packing, but when she tries to order her direwolf around like a pet, pet doing tricks, it just gives her a quizzical look. Summer and Nymeria also instinctively attack when their master is threatened.
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