Starks as Genres

(Image credit to bethanxXx of deviantart.com) After thinking about this story way, way too much, I’ve begun to see the members of the Stark family as allegories for different aspects of genre fiction. It began with the most obvious–Sansa as Romance and Bran as Horror–and then I sat down to think about what, if anything, … More Starks as Genres

Losing My Religion: The Lion of Night, the Maiden Made of Light, and the God on Earth (Part III)

The “Losing My Religion” series operates on the assumption that none of the religions of Westeros, Essos, or any other continent have anything to do with actual gods. The “deities” and the lore surrounding them are in fact mythologized accounts of the history of Planetos and may give us important clues for what to expect … More Losing My Religion: The Lion of Night, the Maiden Made of Light, and the God on Earth (Part III)

Losing My Religion: The Lion of Night, the Maiden Made of Light, and the God on Earth (Part II)

The “Losing My Religion” series operates on the assumption that none of the religions of Westeros, Essos, or any other continent have anything to do with actual gods. The “deities” and the lore surrounding them are in fact mythologized accounts of the history of Planetos and may give us important clues for what to expect … More Losing My Religion: The Lion of Night, the Maiden Made of Light, and the God on Earth (Part II)

Losing My Religion: The Lion of Night, the Maiden Made of Light, and the God on Earth (Part I)

The “Losing My Religion” series operates on the assumption that none of the religions of Westeros, Essos, or any other continent have anything to do with actual gods. The “deities” and the lore surrounding them are in fact mythologized accounts of the history of Planetos and may give us important clues for what to expect … More Losing My Religion: The Lion of Night, the Maiden Made of Light, and the God on Earth (Part I)