'Game of Thrones' - 'Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things': Wall stories

'Game of Thrones' - 'Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things': Wall stories

A review of tonight's "Game of Thrones" coming up just as soon as I name a few dragons for you... "What's my name?" -Jon SnowNed Stark spends much of "Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things" investigating the death of his predecessor, Jon Arryn, and in the process stumbles across a young man who would seem to be the illegitimate offspring of King Robert. And once again, questions of lineage - who was born the right way to the right parents, who is being raised by others, and what blood does and doesn't entitle you to - dominate the proceedings. We spend even more time up north with Jon Snow than we did in the episode last week that bore his name, seeing him continue to struggle to carve a place for himself in this cold, cruel world. He befriends fat, cowardly, incompetent Sam, and uses his white direwolf(*) to make sure the other recruits go easy on Sam. And he confesses to Sam that the mystery of his birth, and the identity of his mother, has not only made him a social outcast, but has made it impossible for him to enjoy some of the simple carnal pleasures available to the other men of the Night's Watch. Read More...


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