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Race for the Iron Throne is a blog by Steven Attewell, which showcases his essays of historical and political analysis of the world of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice And Fire. Most of the essays are analysis of chapters found in the main series, but he also does essays as a guest writer for other blogs (which the blog provides links to).
This blog contains examples of: