Posts Tagged ‘Walder Frey’

In Defense of the Freys

Posted: March 1, 2016 by patricksponaugle in Game of Thrones, Opinion, TV
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This post will be talking about House Frey, from Game of Thrones. If you’ve never read the books or seen the show… House Frey is a minor noble house that’s headed up by the old and crabby Lord Walder Frey. That’s it. Nothing else to see in this post.

Go read the books, or watch the show.

Go on now. Shoo!


Yes. Shouldn’t you be in your Potions Class, and not loitering in my hall, reading blogs? I’ve a mind to tell Professor Snape about this…

Whew. The last thing I want to do is spoil anyone about the Freys.


Earlier this month, in honor of October and the imminent holiday of Halloween, I had a post rating a handful of notable deceptions and surprises in Game of Thrones. I enjoyed it so much, I decided to do another round, but focus on some of the less-amputation oriented pranks (no beheadings in this bunch.)

Oh, Spoilers for the first three seasons of Game of Thrones. Seriously.


I’ve Got an Idea for a Laugh. Oh Yes.

I provided more details in that last post, but basically, I rated events based on three parameters: Planning, Patience, and Payoff. All on a scale of 1 to 10, and completely subjectively scored. Here we go…


Hey, it’s almost Valentine’s Day, and who better to talk about than the incorrigible romantic, Robb Stark?

Before we get started, anyone who hasn’t seen the first three seasons of Game of Thrones, or hasn’t read the equivalent amount from the book series (or hasn’t read all the season recaps that came during and after Season Three) I really don’t want you reading this post. Because it’s going to be spoilery, and I’d rather you watch the show and experience Robb Stark’s storyline fresh.


If You Don’t Recognize This Scene, Stop Reading.

I’m serious as a heart attack. I don’t want to spoil you.