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.
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The series has come under repeated criticism for its explicit depiction of physical and sexual violence. Especially recurrent scenes of rape caused large amounts of controversy. Writer George R.R. Martin
has defended his artistic choices by saying that he wants to put his readers right into the action, rather than create a safe distance from events by merely summarizing them. He maintains that although his Song of Ice and Fire books (and the series by extension) are epic fantasy, he based them on actual history, where "rape and sexual violence have been a part of every war ever fought". He also claimed that the atrocities in the books, sexual and otherwise, pale in comparison to what can be found in any good history book: "the true horrors of human history derive not from orcs and Dark Lords, but from ourselves. We are the monsters. And the heroes too." He also stated that it is the choice of showrunners David Benioff
and D.B. Weiss
what scenes from his books they adapt, and how. See more
A day will come when you think you are safe and happy, and your joy will turn to ashes in your mouth. And you will know the debt is paid.
The credits evolve throughout the series, with different cities being featured depending upon the center of action at that point in the series. See more
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