The third season of HBO’s highly intoxicating Medieval drama Game of Thrones premieres March 31, 2013 but until then, they’ve given us the lamest trailer ever. You would think the biggest show on television would have the biggest and baddest trailer- but instead they chose to film the 3-eyed raven for 30 seconds and hope GOT fans get excitement from it. The sad truth, it is exciting even if it was a bird flying around for 30 seconds!
Forgive me father for I have sinned, but I couldn’t resist the temptation of jumping ahead and reading the books by George R. R. Martin. Now starting the 4th book, I am so ahead of everyone else and can’t contain myself because I know too much!! There is SO much that happens in season 3 (Book 3)…that they have broken up the book into two seasons. Which doesn’t sound great for me because I will have to wait another year to confess all the secrets I know from the book. And I know, some people are quick to assume the book isn’t like the TV show, but in this case…most of it is. Head writers David Benioff and D. B Weiss have for the most part stayed true to the novel. Why wouldn’t they, it is AMAZING! I was never one for medieval times, and didn’t think I would like the show, but midway through the first episode, I realized I was hooked. The characters are rich with long and dramatic character arcs, the entire concept of Westeros is built on so many different elements that it’s easy to fall into Martin’s world and not want to leave. Having said that, I couldn’t resist reading the books, but it did help watching the show and becoming familiar with everyone’s faces- because there sure are a lot of characters to remember.
I actually want to start a Game of Thrones book club because there are so many things to talk about, and only a few people that have read the entire series. It’s time for GOT to return so we can find out what happens to our dear Khaleesi, if Robb is truly the King of the North…and if we get to see the death of King Joffrey. The best part is, I already know what happens to all of them.
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