The Role of the Golden Company in Game of Thrones

Posted: January 29, 2019 by patricksponaugle in Game of Thrones, Opinion, TV
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We are just under three months away from the final season of Game of Thrones!

Mercifully, April 14th is just around the corner. (I’m kidding – it feels like an eternity.) Our favorite (surviving) characters will be returning, as well as new characters among the famed Golden Company sellswords that Cersei hopes will preserve her hold on Westeros.

Good luck with that, your Grace.

Over on the Watchers on the Wall website, my go-to site for Game of Thrones news, I recently published a feature speculatively talking about the Golden Company and the likely story elements that they will bring with them from Essos.

Although hardly any of the book elements associated with the Golden Company are on the show, I found plenty of show-established things to talk about, in regards to a huge sellsword army. And their elephants.

If interested in reading my stuff, check it out here:

Gold, Ivory, and Steel: the Golden Company.

As always, I am grateful to my blogging friends who check out my Game of Thrones stuff. When the show ends, I’ll have to think of something else to do. (Maybe write that book that I pretend I’ll write one day…)


(Comments are always welcome. Super welcome! But if you want to talk spoilery Game of Thrones talk with me (also welcome) I’d invite you to visit my Safe Spoilers page on my backup blog. That way my non-book-reading friends won’t be shocked with foreknowledge.)

Image from HBO’s Game of Thrones (obviously.) 

If you liked this article, thank you! I have all of my Game of Thrones related articles on my handy-dandy Game of Thrones page should you want to read more but don’t want to navigate around my site.

© Patrick Sponaugle 2019 Some Rights Reserved

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