The Princes That Were Promised
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Sean and John are The Princes That Were Promised. Join them every week as they offer their take on Westerosi history and lore intended for beginners and novices in the realm of George R.R. Martin's A Song Of Ice And Fire... and the HBO television adaptation Game of Thrones. John has a doctorate in HBO's Game of Thrones, as well as anything related to the character Jon Snow. Sean is a historian and master of what's hidden in the many layers of the books, having studied A Song of Ice and Fire for over half a decade. Together they are The Wardens of Long Island, the Watchers from the Couch, The Masters of Chit-Chat... The Princes That Were Promised.
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SPOILERS for all published novels in George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire," as well as all televised episodes of HBO's "Game of Thrones"...
Welcome back to 'Ned 101:Introduction to Eddard.'
We are your teachers- Professor SeannieWan Kenobi and Doctor Ser John Philip John of the House Kanteen, PhD.
In Part 2 of our study into Eddard Stark of Winterfell, we shall learn about the Old Kings of Winter and where Ned fits among them, as well as begin an in-depth analysis of Ned's family- starting with his parents... or lack thereof..?
SeannieWan is a celebrated Westerosi Academic with several doctorates including: 'ASOIAF Timeline,' 'The Iron Islands: Lore and Culture,' 'GRRMology' and 'Advanced Theoretical Iron Throne Succession.'
He is currently working on his thesis for 'GRRM Plot Armour' along with his broadcast colleague, and the other member of the 'Eddard Stark' faculty, Ser John Philip John of the House Kanteen.
John has his doctorate in 'Jon Snow.. well everything Jon Snow,' as well as a doctorate in 'Jon Snow Allies,' 'Jon Snow Enemies,' 'People That Have Wronged Jon Snow,' 'Advanced Jon Snow Enemies,' 'Night's Watch History and Lore,' and 'The War for the Dawn.' He also has two doctorates in 'Selfish Tully Errors and Mistakes Throughout Modern Westerosi History,' as well as a Master of Arts in 'Advanced Theoretical Catelyn Tully Foolishness.'
Grab a seat, grab a drink-y, sit back and relax... class is in session.
The artwork for this episode is titled 'Rickard Stark,' and features the former Lord of Winterfell and Warden of the North in The Wolfswood, holding the ancient Stark Valyrian Great Sword, Ice. This piece is by Mike Hallstein. You can find this and many other wonderfully detailed ASOIAF pieces on Mr. Hallstein's home page-
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