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The Things You Never Knew About Game of Thrones
If you are an avid Game of Thrones fan like we are at Geekle, then you probably can’t wait to see the new season which starts tonight at 9:00PM EST on HBO. At present, we are at the point where the HBO series has surpassed the timeline of the published books. It begs the question, “Will this season reveal the dirty, bloody, and treacherous details of the unpublished books, or will directors Benioff and Weiss diverge from Martin’s vision?”
So far, the series has stayed mostly true to what has been written on pages, most notably the first season. However, as we move into later seasons, several departures from the book arise. To help you better understand what’s going on in the literary background behind the scenes of the show, here is a list of 3 interesting details you never knew about Game of Thrones, unless you read the books.