In the mythical continent of Westeros, several powerful families fight for control of the Seven Kingdoms. As conflict erupts in the kingdoms of men, an ancient enemy rises once again to threaten them all. Meanwhile, the last heirs of a recently usurped dynasty plot to take back their homeland from across the Narrow Sea. Written by
Did You Know?
In March 2014 HBO released a ten-track mixtape called "Catch the Throne" as promotion for the show's fourth season. The tape includes rap songs from artists like Common
, Big Boi
, Wale Folarin
, Kilo Kish
and others, and each song is related to things in the show in its lyrics. Most of the songs also sampled music from the original Ramin Djawadi
soundtracks of the show's first three seasons. See more
[to Brienne, about Aerys Targaryen
Tell me, if your precious Renly commanded you to kill your own father and stand by while thousands of men, women and children burnt alive, would you have done it? Would you have kept your oath then?
The opening pictures on the revolving metal rings show part of the history of Westeros. It begins with the conquest of Westeros by Aegon the Conqueror of House Targaryen, followed by Robert's Rebellion (where the Targaryens are deposed), and ending with the crowning of Robert Baratheon as King of the Seven Kingdoms. See more
Written and Performed by Ramin Djawadi See more