On foreshadowing, world-building, and crafting layers of details….

Ok, for you “Game of Thrones” fans, here are some interesting videos to watch, some slightly out of date, but intriguing nonetheless, while we all wait for the final season to start next year. For me, as a fledgling novelist, they illustrate the depth of sophistication that a writer like George R. R. Martin can infuse into a series of stories. I clearly have a lot to learn.

Rhaegar: was Jon’s father the true hero of Game of Thrones?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrhqmMRv1gQ

What’s up with Jaqen H’ghar and the Faceless Men?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfkFzpktyVk

The Faceless Men’s masterplan:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QyPblxFZ9vI

Valyrian steel: who has the swords that can defeat white walkers?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBEGuOPlDUE

Spider: what’s Varys up to?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0M_hhVg9XUE

Bloodraven: what’s the three-eyed raven’s secret plan?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oEqnDAbCfE

Others: what do we know about the white walkers?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ih_ZAGCfMY0

The Grand Maester Conspiracy: what are the maesters up to?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svPOe0OrGAg

Aegon’s Conquest: how did Daenerys’ ancestors take Westeros?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5I1jTJ9sYeA

What do Dany’s Undying visions mean?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tuNsMZQbqw

Lioness: how will Cersei’s story end?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5TX2aLdB4s

How Tyrion Lannister Can Help Against The Night King – Game of Thrones Season 8:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08aKObD5B94

The Hidden Clues That Reveal The Last Dragonking – Game of Thrones Season 8:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ge485dOoFCw

The Horn of Winter: will Joramun’s Horn destroy the Wall?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rchj4oOG4KE

The Horn of Winter and the Crypts of Winterfell:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rus_mXVLkJM

Dragon Laid Eggs In The Crypts of Winterfell | Game of Thrones Theories:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PThyhlT80Ks

Entire Game of Thrones Map/World Detailed:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdC2b6IL9No

Jeff

Author: Jeffery L Harris

Jeffery L. Harris has worked in the Information Technology industry from 1976 to 2016, and over the years has done a LOT of writing. At work, he slung code as a developer and consultant, served as a software librarian and a production control traffic cop, and written application documentation, user manuals, and integrated Help Files. At home, he's written fan-fiction, sci-fi short stories, and his first post-Apocalyptic novel (inspired by his Y2K remediation efforts, contemplation of all those 2012 disaster scenarios, and a lifetime of comic books). When not writing, he can be found building sci-fi/fantasy models, participating in martial arts classes, or watching television/movies. He shares his home with one very patient wife, three tropical birds, and three terriers.

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