May 30, 2016
Warning: This podcast contains spoilers for the Game of Thrones episode, “Blood of my Blood.”
For a Game of Thrones episode titled “Blood of My Blood,” there was surprisingly little blood.
We saw the return of Benjen Stark (aka: Cold Hands), and caught a glimpse of the Mad King’s death. We also witnessed some sneaky political maneuvers by the High Sparrow, who seemingly check-mated the Lannisters and Tyrells.
Arya Stark remembers her name – and where she buried her sword, Needle; and we meet Samwell Tarly’s dad, who won’t be winning any “Father of the Year” awards anytime soon.
“Oh, and have you met my dragon?” – Daenerys to the Dothraki
“Blood Of My Blood” represents a number of turning points for the season – especially for Dany and Bran – as we begin to step into new and uncharted territory for the series.
The Game of Thrones podcast crew of Dana, Vanessa and Peter dig deep into the fan theories that turned out to be true, and speculate about where the remainder of Season 6 is heading.
However, we all agree that it was yet another great episode this season, and (thankfully) not as traumatic as last week’s.
Thanks for tuning in, and be sure to send your comments, questions or fan theories to dana (at) stimulated boredom (dot) com, and we will respond to your email on the next show!