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The Dragon or the Egg? – How Daenerys Managed to Hatch Her Dragons

  “As Daenerys Targaryen rose to her feet, her black (dragon) hissed, pale smoke venting from its mouth and nostrils. The other two pulled away from her breasts and added their voices to the call, translucent wings unfolding and stirring the air, and for the first time in hundreds of years, the night came alive …

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A Song of Relationship Algebra – Does Brandon+Ashara Equal Anything?

Author’s Note: Your dearest Analyze from the future here to inform you that this recording is of a previous version of this article and does not include the final section. Nevertheless, if you want you can still use it to enjoy my lovely voice.   R+L=J, the idea that Jon is the son of Rheagar …

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Sore Is the Ass That Sits the Iron Throne – What “Fire & Blood” Says About Leadership

  What makes a good leader the goodest? As the fearless leader of “Analytical Madness” I know it is important to stand tall in the face of adversity. To present a strict, yet loveable, a stoic, yet relatable, a vulnerable, yet truly unflinching image. But that’s really hard when an inconsiderate asshole refuses to die …

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To Burn or Not to Burn – Why There is Power in King’s Blood

The burning of the idols.

  “There is power in king’s blood!” How often have we heard this from Melisandre’s associates in some form or another? In fact, she seems to need the stuff for anything big. Certainly to indulge her dragon fetish. If there were a Westerosi soda named Kingsblood she’d chug it by the gallon. And she wouldn’t …

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