The week of April 12, 2015

An Issue of Ice and Fire

The case against the Starks

By Selena Larson

Ned Stark is an a**hole, and so is his family.


Everything Jon Snow does not know

By Michelle Jaworski

Unlocking the biggest riddle of ‘Game of Thrones’: Jon Snow

Searching for ‘Game of Thrones’ clues in George R.R. Martin’s archives

By Sarah Weber

GRRM keeps his life’s work—and a ton of weapons—in a public library. I scoured through it.

How much would ‘Game of Thrones’ weddings actually cost?

By Rob Price

A real wedding planner does the math—jousting dwarves and all.

A million ways to die in Westeros

By Mike Wehner

Here are the 45 most bizarre deaths in ‘Game of Thrones’ and beyond.

An illustrated guide to the biggest dragons in fantasy

By Rob Price

How big will Khaleesi’s dragons be? We did the math.

Fantasy queens

The ultimate power ranking of teenage fantasy queens

By Aja Romano

We love young women who rise to power. But it’s about so much more than kicking ass.

The dark, hidden prophecies that shape the world of ‘Game of Thrones’

By Liz Dircks

Westeros is descending into chaos. We know why.


The pains of learning to speak Dothraki

By Michelle Jaworski

Learning fictional languages is hard—it is known. 

Mapping the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros

By Rob Price

Everything is bigger in ‘Game of Thrones.’

Me IRL: Bryan Cogman

By Michelle Jaworski

This is what it’s like to be a writer on ‘Game of Thrones.’