A Clash of Critics - Scholarly Criticism About Game of Thrones and A Song of Ice and Fire

201 The North Remembers

May 28, 2018

Welcome to Season 2! Mia and Scott discuss our introduction to Stannis, Melisandre, and Davos, consider the political value of women as hostages, and ask just how much Robb is Ned's son in Season 2, Episode 1: The North Remembers.

Note (Jun'18): we've had some further discussion about our use of language on the topic of sex work and upon advice, moving forward we will use the umbrella term "sex worker" for all characters who engage in sex work, irrespective of how they are described in canon. Please refer to this moment curated by Twitter user @JinxLierre for more information on the topic: https://twitter.com/i/moments/998579432280543234

 

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CW: A Clash of Critics frequently discusses issues such as violence, abuse, sexual assault, bigotry, and other sensitive topics.