One of the most highly acclaimed book series in some time has stormed television with two successful seasons. George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire cycle, entitled Game of Thrones after the first novel, is one of the most popular series on cable. With the third season debuting on March 31st, 2013, those who have read the books or not are excited to see where the twists and turns will come.
Presented in a land entitled Westeros, where magic and monsters are secondary, this fantasy tale focuses on the many families and kingdoms and how they are all fighting for the iron throne. The one who wins will get to rule the land. Unfortunately for most, deception and restlessness will make such a feat almost impossible. George R. R. Martin’s story brings an interesting approach to the world of fantasy writing. It’s more in the likes of the Knights of the Round Table than either Conan the Barbarian or The Lord of the Rings.
Your hosts discuss the wide topic of the tales discusses within the television series while giving a wide overview of some of the specific characters and episodes. With a huge ensemble cast of characters and plots resulting in subplot after subplot, don’t be surprised if Dark Discussions comes back sometime in the future with another episode on this highly acclaimed series.