History Recap / GameOfThronesS1E2TheKingsroad

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.
25th Mar '17 11:31:36 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.
25th Mar '17 11:18:12 PM JackG
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* MamaBear: Catelyn. She takes on an assassin sent for Bran armed with nothing but her bare hands, which are cut to ribbons by the knife he wields. Without the intervention of a direwolf she would have been screwed, but she was still incredibly brave.

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Catelyn. She takes on an assassin sent for Bran armed with nothing but her bare hands, which are cut to ribbons by the knife he wields. Without the intervention of a direwolf she would have been screwed, but she was still incredibly brave.brave.
** Cersei is an evil version. She's determined to get blood for the attack on her son, regardless of whether it's an innocent party or not.
18th Mar '17 10:10:04 AM JackG
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* NotHelpingYourCase: When Sansa lies about what happened, Arya attacks her in a fury.

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* NotHelpingYourCase: When Sansa lies about what happened, Arya attacks her in a fury. Cersei gives a [[SmugSmiler smug smile]], as it backs her version of events that Arya was the guilty party.
17th Mar '17 4:37:10 PM BB8ForPresident
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* ChronicHeroSyndrome: Arya shows her concern for the small folk early, and attacks Joffrey to stop him from hurting her friend Mycah. Unfortunately [[{{CrapshckWorld}} this being Westeros]], the whole thing ends with Arya in disgrace for striking the Crown Prince, and Joffrey and Cersei having Mycah killed anyway.

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* ChronicHeroSyndrome: Arya shows her concern for the small folk early, and attacks Joffrey to stop him from hurting her friend Mycah. Unfortunately [[{{CrapshckWorld}} [[{{CrapsackWorld}} this being Westeros]], the whole thing ends with Arya in disgrace for striking the Crown Prince, and Joffrey and Cersei having Mycah killed anyway.
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