by John Khantzian for The Princes That Were Promised “For Love and Duty”- it is a phrase that has appeared and continues to appear throughout dramatic storytelling of any medium: film, serialized television, and countless times in the literature of the West. It is a phrase that functions as the reason a character cannot take […]Read more "Love Against Duty:The Line in the Sand"
These different and sometime conflicting versions of the same minor character of A Song of Ice and Fire aren’t so glaring that they take anything away from the story…
However, Renly Baratheon’s schizophrenic personalities don’t help people such as John and I when we task ourselves to analyze and understand what should be, in all honesty, quite a simple exercise.
When I consider the patriarch of the Stark family, his first-born son and his base-born son, the first thing I think of is be-headings.Read more "The Be-Headings of House Stark"