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Post by Madeleine » Tue July 12th, 2011, 8:56 am

[quote=""Brenna""]Perhaps there should have been a spoiler warning there SM! And I was not happy with how that all went down![/quote]

Yep a spoiler alert would have been good! I was shocked when I read that bit in the book, thinking no they haven't...... :eek: There was no way they could change that storyline for the TV series though, and I must admit it's refreshing to see an author who's not afraid to kill off major characters.
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Post by Brenna » Tue July 12th, 2011, 12:34 pm

I was shocked as I was watching it! I was shocked when he confessed and then relieved because I thought he would be saved. And then... :-( I wonder what is going to happen to his youngest daughter and then his one son freaks me out. He just pops up out of nowhere and says something freaky then disappears again. Weird.
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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Tue July 12th, 2011, 1:21 pm

They're already casting for the second season, though it doesn't seem like they've started work on it yet. From the sound of it, they will keep the name "Game of Thrones", even though that was just the name of the first book in the series and presumably the second season will be based on "A Clash of Kings", the second book in the "A Song of Ice and Fire" series.

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Post by Sharz » Tue July 12th, 2011, 3:14 pm

I read the first four books back in 2005. When news of the HBO show came out, hubby and I started reading them aloud to each other, starting back in Aug 2010. We were about half through book 2 before the HBO series started and then we paused for that. Loved it! Now we're about 3/4 through book 3.

I would absolutely recommend beginning reading with book 1. You could probably get away without it, but it's very much worth it.

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Post by Madeleine » Tue July 12th, 2011, 4:04 pm

[quote=""Brenna""]I was shocked as I was watching it! I was shocked when he confessed and then relieved because I thought he would be saved. And then... :-( I wonder what is going to happen to his youngest daughter and then his one son freaks me out. He just pops up out of nowhere and says something freaky then disappears again. Weird.[/quote]

Yes you do get that temporary reprieve and then......

Hope we haven't spoilt if for you, Vanessa, I know you like Sean! :o
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Post by Vanessa » Tue July 12th, 2011, 4:15 pm

I already knew as I was doing a browse on the internet! :rolleyes: It came up with an interview with Sean Bean.

It's just a shame he won't be in the next one. :(
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Post by SonjaMarie » Tue July 12th, 2011, 4:31 pm

[quote=""Brenna""]Perhaps there should have been a spoiler warning there SM! And I was not happy with how that all went down![/quote]

Eek my bad! I was bad and assumed that this was a place for people who were watching it or had read the book and already knew what happened, bad Sonja! No Cookie!

I edited my post to put the spoiler in a spoiler tag, though that's a bit like closing the barn door after the animals have already escaped, again sorry!

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Post by Brenna » Tue July 12th, 2011, 5:27 pm

Haha because you came up with a very hilarious response, all if forgiven! :-)
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Post by SonjaMarie » Tue July 12th, 2011, 7:59 pm

Oh thank you! So I can stop grovelling? It's very hard on the knees and back!

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Post by Ludmilla » Tue July 12th, 2011, 9:36 pm

[quote=""Vanessa""]I already knew as I was doing a browse on the internet! :rolleyes: It came up with an interview with Sean Bean.

It's just a shame he won't be in the next one. :( [/quote]

Well, he could show up in flashbacks, as they'll have to show some to reveal some of the underlying mysteries related to events when Eddard was young.

I wonder if they've cast Melisandre for season 2? It will be interesting to see who plays her.

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