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Old 19 March 2013, 03:52 AM
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Default You got your Game of Thrones in my Princess Bride!

Fair warning that there are spoilers for the first season/book and a subtle reference to a critical plot event in Storm of Swords that I think will pass unnoticed by the TV-only crowd (personally, I think it's still debatable whether they slated RW for season 3; they might just do that other one).

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If only they could've also mixed in a voiceover of Grandpa finishing book 5 and then telling Fred to learn to live with disappointment when he asks for book 6.
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Old 19 March 2013, 05:16 AM
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I arrived late to the GOT party but am loving it. I was laid up for several weeks and family and friends gave me several different TV shows on DVD. This is one that I watched both seasons straight through.

I thought about The Princess Bride a few times, but also drew parallels with a lot of Shakespeare, particularly Macbeth. Between Game of Thrones and Sons Of Anarchy, I'm catching up on Shakespeare's work.
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Old 20 March 2013, 04:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Cure the Blues View Post
(personally, I think it's still debatable whether they slated RW for season 3; they might just do that other one).
When I got to RW in the novel, I threw the book across the room... and I can't wait for HBO to get to it!
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