Adaptation: A Podcast Dedicated to Film Adaptations

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Adaptation #119: A Dance with Selmy

header119Just in time for the start of season 5, Kendyl and Ryan hash out the events in A Dance with Dragons and what theories they have as well as what they expect from this season of Game of Thrones. They aren’t always in agreement, so make sure you break the ties by commenting below (or on our social media pages)!

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For a similar discussions, check out our episodes on A Feast for Crows, Game of Thrones season 4,

 Once Upon a Time season 3, and Sherlock season 3.

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Music by DropVox

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-Apr 17 (US and UK)

-Based on the novel by Tom Rob Smith

Main Discussion

 A Dance with Dragons

-Book 4 in A Song of Ice and Fire

-by George RR Martin

-published in 2011

Notes
The Wall
Jon/Melisandre

-what do think of Jon’s decisions? He takes a lot of risks, but many pay off

-the iron bank?

-is Jon dead or will Melisandre bring him back?

Bran/Children of the forest

-Bran learns to see, sees father and Lyana, speaks to Theon

-What are they going to do with him this season? Most of this already happened.

The North
Stannis/Asha

-It’s a trap!

Theon

-reunites with Asha… at least we get one family reunion?

Davos

-Rickon!

Riverlands
Jaime

-negotiates peace

-Brienne is not dead… but this is a trap, right?

King’s Landing
Cersei/Kevin/Varys

-walk of shame

-Qyburn zombified Clegane: Sir Robert Strong- clever?

-Kevin’s really not so bad

-but then Varys.

Free Cities
Tyrion/Aegon/Jorah

-Is this really Aegon? Is Tyrion right to send him to Westeros?

-What would Dany do with Tyrion?

Arya

-warging ability goes when she loses her sight, kinda like Bran?

Slaver’s Bay
Daenerys/Barristan/Daario/Hizdahr/Quentyn/Victarian

-did she loose her way? Or did she have an obligation to Meereen?

-Hizdahr’s going to die anyway, right?

-Why is Barristan so fucking cool?

Dorne

-that’s not the Mountain’s head, be real

-the sand snakes! One on the small council?

Game of Thrones on HBO (2011)

-Created by David Benioff and DB Weiss

-Season 5 starts April 12

-It will cover A Feast for Crows (covered on episode #104) and A Dance with Dragons

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One comment on “Adaptation #119: A Dance with Selmy

  1. Tolkienfan
    April 18, 2015

    To answer your question about the word that Brienne spoke after being placed in the noose, George stated later that it was “sword”, which many believe reflects her decision to go find Jamie.

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