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VoK 518: The Whisper Campaign aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 82)


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It’s time to once again put your headphones on an join your hosts Abby (Daceymormont), Hannah (shadow_ baby), Jock (Munrojock2), Kevin (Gaiden), Michael (Khal Wadege), Sarah (Lady Weaver), with a brief cameo from the lurker of the episode Zander (The Lord Baron) as they try to avoid talking about Jon while they cover The Wayward Bride, Jon 7 ADWD and The Reaver.

Chapters:

The Wayward Bride (Asha 1) ADWD @ 0:02:10 – Stannis takes Deepwood Motte
Jon 7 ADWD @ 0:43:32 – Jon brings Wun Wun back to the Night’s Watch
The Reaver (Victarion 2) AFFC @ 1:18:21 – Ironborn’s attack on the Shield Islands Aftershow @ 1:57:06

Trigger warnings for Sexual Violence, and warnings for strong language

Image Credit: mattolsonart on Deviantart

Song Credit: Jed O’White Hart

Edited by Sarah – Lady Weaver

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VoK 516: Race/Ethnicity in ASOIAF (discussion)



Join hosts Kevin/Gaiden, Matt/blu3arm0r, Michael/Khal Wadege, and Dana/Taindana as they discuss Summer Islander History month. The vassals get into the various characters of color and their roles in the books as well as the show.

Aftershow starts at 1 hr 33 mins.

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VoK 504: The Best Chapter in Dance aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 80)


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Join us for episode 80 of the Great Linear ASOIAF Re-Read … The North Remembers ! After a meeting with Lancel Lannister at Darry and the arrival of the pale mare at Mereen, we witness one of the greatests moments in Dance : Lord Manderly reveals himself and Davos is sent to the terribly legendary Skagos. The chapters are Jaime 4 from Feast, Dany 5 and Davos 4 from Dance. These events take place between April 15th and 17th 300 AL.

This podcast will not contain any show spoilers, however it could potentially spoil any events in George R R Martin’s published series. Your hosts are Sarah (Lady Weaver), Michael (Khal Wadege), Matt (blu3arm0r), Noah (Pops88), Alix (Aiwendil),Jock (Munrojock2) and Marie (Nymeria).

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will be hosted by Casey and will cover the first ever Melisandre POV in Dance, Brienne 6 in Feast, and The Lost Lord/Jon Connington 1 in Dance.

Aftershow at 1 hr 55 min.

Hosted and edited by Nymeria
Music credits – Alpine Universe

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VoK 497: The Worst Decision in Planetos aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 79)


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Our journey into FeastDance goes further as we get three epic chapters – Cersei re-arms the Faith in Cersei 6 (4m35s); Jon learns of Ramsay’s marriage plans in Jon 6 (35m); and Tyrion gets kidnapped in Tyrion 6 (59m)! These events take place between April 10th and 15th 300 AL.

Your crew for these events are first time MC, QueenJames, OG Vassals FTWard/Thomas and Nadia, podcast newbie Abby/Darceymormont, and our beloved peanuts Khal Wadege/Michael, Jock/MunroJock2 and Zander/The Lord Baron.

The podcast is dark and full of spoilers for anything in George R R Martin’s ASOIAF series. Content from TWOW preview chapters will be clearly flagged and avoidable. We do not discuss or spoil the show.

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will be hosted by Marie/Nymeria and will cover Jaime 4 from Feast and Dany 5 and Davos 4 from Dance.

Picture credit – HBO

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VoK 485: Pickle Rickard aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 74)


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Hey there, join us for episode 74 of our Great Linear Re-Read of A Song of Ice and Fire by G.R.R. Martin ! Today your hosts are Michael (Khal Wadege), Leigh (ChaoticNeutral1882), Matt (blu3arm0r), Varley, Jock (munrojock2) and Marie (Nymeria) and we cover the events of Cersei 4 from Feast, and Tyrion 4 and Bran 2 from Dance. We get to see an epic Small Council meeting, travel aboard the Shy Maid, and finally meet Bloodraven.  These chapters take place from March 16th to 20th of 300 AL.

As usual, spoilers for the entire published series but not for the show, nor for TWOW preview chapters. Come and listen to the guffawing of Pycelle by Varley, our troubles with Australian internet, and a great parody of Rick and Morty!

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will cover Dany 4 from Dance, Cersei 5 from Feast, and Jaime 3 from Feast.

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VoK 482: The Buckethead Army aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 73)


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In this episode Bina007, Matt/Varley, Adam/Drownedsnow, Marie/Nymeria and Michael/Khal Wadege discuss Arya 2 from Feast (2m in) Jon 4 (24m in) and Davos 3 (at 56m in) from Dance. The events take place from March 7th to March 12th. We get Arya’s supercool training montage in Braavos, we get Stannis hearing some home truths from Jon, and Wylla Manderley being a badass.

The podcast contains spoilers for all published works in ASOIAF but not for Game of Thrones.

For those following along at home the next episode of the re-read will cover Cersei 4 from Feast and Tyrion 4  and Bran 2 from Dance.

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VoK 465: The Prick Trilogy aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 68)



Join us for episode 68 of the Vassals of Kingsgrave’s great linear re-read ! Your hosts today are Sarah/Lady Weaver, Michael/Khal wadege, Noah/Pops88, Jock/munrojock2, Tanja/Scilens, Dan/witless chum, and Marie/Nymeria and we cover Brienne 3 from Feast, Arianne 1 aka The Queenmaker from Feast, and Jon 1 from Dance. These events take place on Feb 17th 300 AL. We welcome Dan for his first reread episode, although he’s been around for a while!

Spoilers for the whole published series but not for the show.

Aftershow starts at 1hr54m and contains spoilers for the Farseer trilogy by Robin Hobb (again !)

Music credits : Alpine Universe
Picture credits : Sacha Angel Diener
Hosted and edited by Nymeria

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VoK 452: KrakenMoot! aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 61)


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In this episode Bina007 has an audio reunion with some of the Krakens she met during her recent trip to Australia for the Ashes. Michael/Khal Wadege covers the Prologue from A Feast For Crows; Duncan/Valkyrist covers Brienne 1 from A Feast For Crows; and podcast newbie Leigh/ChaoticNeutral1882 covers the final Tyrion chapter – Tyrion 11 – from A Storm Of Swords. The gang are also joined by the Western Australians Sarah/Lady Weaver and Dana/Taindana.

Beware! This podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in the A Song Of Ice and Fire series including very briefly TWOW preview chapters. It does not spoil the show.

Music – Alpine Universe
Artwork – At The Gates by J C Barquet

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VoK 428: Violet Vengeance aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 53)


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It’s the start of a new century, and it is time to join Lady Weaver (Sarah), the Lord Baron (Zander), Khal Wadege (Michael), davidhhh (David), Scilens (Tanja) and Munrojock52 (Jock) along with a cameo from the shadow_baby herself (Hannah).
This episode discusses the events of Sansa 4, Tyrion 8 and Sansa 5 – the Purple Wedding! The wedding of the century serves as the backdrop for the assassination of a young king. Complete with a mouthwatering feast, enough wine to sink a ship, vibrant outfits and the escape of a captive. We’ll be the Dontos to your Sansa as we whisk you away to Westeros.

The aftershow begins at 2hr 3m.

This podcast contains spoilers for all published works of the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin, but does not contain spoilers for HBO’s show, Game of Thrones.

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VoK 404: The Red Vaper aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 48)


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Tyrion meets the Red Viper, Arya crosses the Trident and Gilly gives birth in the 48th episode of the linear re-read! Join Bina007, Matt/Varley, Marie/Nymeria, and Michael/Khal Wadege as they discuss Tyrion 5, Arya 9 and Sam 2 from A Storm of Swords.

The podcast is dark and full of spoilers for all published works in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire but not for HBO’s Game of Thrones.

Music credits: Alpine Universe, The Monkees.
Picture credit: The Podcast of Ice and Fire drawing project. Arya 9 by Skywaltzer.

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VoK 379: Porridge and Lamprey Pie aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 40)


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Join hosts Nadia, Valkyrist/Duncan, Nymeria/Marie, shadow_baby/Hannah, DrBlood/Sara, Ser Patrick the Tall/Patrick, and Khal Wadege/Michael as they continue the Great Linear Reread with Sansa 2 and Davos 3 from A Storm of Swords.

The next reread will be hosted by Bina and will cover Catelyn 3, Sansa 3 and Davos 4 from ASoS.

This podcast contains spoilers for all published works of the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin, but does not contain spoilers for HBO’s show, Game of Thrones.

Aftershow begins at 1 hr 31m

Credits:
Edited by Nadia
Picture credit: The A Podcast of Ice and Fire drawing project: ASoS Davos 3 by Dickon Manwoody

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VoK 377: The Game of Littlefingers aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 39)


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Join hosts Nadia, Valkyrist/Duncan, Nymeria/Marie, shadow_baby/Hannah, DrBlood/Sara, Ser Patrick the Tall/Patrick, and Khal Wadege/Michael as they continue the Great Linear Reread with Tyrion 3 and Jaime 3 from A Storm of Swords.

The next reread will be hosted by Nadia and will cover Sansa 2 and Davos 3 from ASoS.

This podcast contains spoilers for all published works of the A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin, but does not contain spoilers for HBO’s show, Game of Thrones.

Aftershow begins at 1 hr 47m.

Credits:
Edited by Nadia
Picture credit: The A Podcast of Ice and Fire drawing project: ASoS Tyrion 3 by jesicka309

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VoK 376: ThronesCon 2017 Panel – Conspiracies of Ice and Fire



The Vassals take to the stage for their first ever live podcast, recorded at the Melbourne ThronesCon 2017. Join Aussie vassals Michael (Khal Wadege) and Duncan (Valkyrist) as they debate some of the major theories of the A Song of Ice and Fire fandom, and the role that theorycrafting has played throughout the life of the series. Topics of discussion include:

04:27 – Jon Snow’s parentage
25:33 – The Maggy the Frog prophecy
41:06 – The Merling Conspiracy
56:02 – Aftershow (Cleganebowl; Possible Endings; The House of the Undying)

Disclaimer: Apologies for the lackluster audio quality, but it couldn’t be avoided

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist
“Game of Thrones theme (smooth jazz version)” by PostmodernJukebox
“What is Hype May Never Die” by Beyond Repair

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VoK 374: A Hymn for Spring (ASOIAF Essays)


The Vassals convene in the Tower of the Hand to set the realm to rights. Join Duncan (Valkyrist), Silvana (silvaubrey), Michael (Khal Wadege), Sara (DrBlood), and Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall) for a review of A Hymn to Spring, a collection of essays on George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series. Essays covered in this podcast include:

04:57 – Machiavellianism for a Purpose (by Steven Attewell)
37:48 – Iron Bends (by Jeff Hartline)
57:05 – How to Win Thrones and Rule People (by Jim McGeehin)
1:28:48 – The Patriarchs of Westeros (by Stefan Sasse)

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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VoK 332: Jon Snow is Harry Potter aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 24)


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The epic linear re-read of A Song Of Ice and Fire ponders time as the vassals cover Theon 3, Jon 4, Jon 5 and Bran 6 – Theon’s oratory skills on the Stony Shore, arrival at the Fist of the First Men, Ghosts discovery of the cashe and Bran and Theon becomes bros.

Hosts: Peter, Tanja, Alix, Nadia, Alexi, Michael and Patrick.

The aftershow begins at 1 hr 12mins and is of course VERY interesting.

Spoilers: This episode covers all published works in George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire but does not give Game of Thrones show spoilers.

Editor: Patrick

Picture  was fond on Reddit.

Music: Alpine Univers: A Song of Ice and Fire

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VoK 313: Vassals Night Out – Gay Special


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The Vassals of Kingsgrave present: Gays’ Night Out.

Join Wargasm (Drew), Khal Wadege (Michael), Lady Griffin (Katie), Shadow_ Baby (Hannah), Amberrocks (Amber) and Varley (Matt) as we take a gay roadtrip through Westeros. We explore all things LGBT in ASOIAF. Would Cersei go gay for Jaime? Who is the hedonism-bot in this world? Is there a glory hole at the wall? What exactly happens on Grindr? Find out all this and more in this very special VoK.

2.19.30 Aftershow
2.42.10 Season 6 Spoilers

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VoK 281: Alas Poor Yoren! aka The Great Linear ASOIAF ReRead (Part 17)


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In the 17th part of the Vassals’ epic re-read of George R R Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, we cover events from the 18th to 28th February 299.  This translates into Cat 1, Arya 3, Tyrion 2 and Arya 4 of A Clash of Kings.

Your podcast hosts are: Adam (DrownedSnow) Amanda (Middlecylcone),  Bina007, Claire (DarkSister24), Jackie (Joie-Olivier), Matt (Varley), Michael (Khal Wadege),  and Patrick (Ser Patrick The Tall).

Podcast announcements at 1hr 15m and Aftershow at 1hr 24m.

Picture credit: The A Podcast of Ice and Fire MS Paint project of A Clash of Kings. Cat 1 by Mimi Mieville. Music credits: Alpine Universe & the awesome Talking Heads.

The chapters for the next episode will be Sansa 2, Davos 1, Tyrion 3, Arya 5 and Bran 2.

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VoK 265: The World of Ice and Fire – Talking Targaryens (Part 2)


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Welcome back to a Podcast that is never Late, but arrives exactly when it means to. The unintentionally annual Targaryen Cast will this time cover the the willfully negligent Viserys to the willfully stupid Daeron.

Viserys 2:25
Aegon 24:43
Aegon 3rd 41:48
Daeron 1:01:25
Total Length 1:24:21

Warning! There are a spoiler to A Dance of Dragons in the First few seconds, so if you haven’t read the book then just start listening 35 seconds in.

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VoK 254: The World of Ice and Fire – The Bones and Beyond


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In their third and final foray into the lands beyond the Sunset Kingdom, the Vassals scale the daunting Bone Mountains to explore the fabled kingdoms of Eastern Essos.

Join Duncan (Valkyrist), Greg (claudiusthefool), Augustine (linecom1), Michael (Khal Wadege), and lurker extraordinaire Amber (Amberrocks) as they ponder zorse morphology, colour-coded emperors, spiteful gods, necromancy diets, and how to get those stubborn grease stains out of your black stone monolith.

With the help of Maester Yandel, they also speculate (wildly) on the future events of the novels, and the various real-world historical allusions scattered throughout the compendium.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire

11:00 – The Bone Mountains
31:42 – The Plains of the Jogos Nhai
46:38 – Yi Ti
1:20:46 – Leng
1:28:41 – Asshai and Beyond!
1:52:46 – Lomas Longstrider’s Wonders
1:57:45 – Martin and Orientalism
2:07:56 – Aftershow

This podcast is part of series of in-depth discussions covering all of the various sections of The World of Ice and Fire (by George R. R. Martin, Elio Garcia & Linda Antonsson). Stay tuned to VOK for lots more installments!

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist
Music owned by MGM

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VoK 175: The World of Ice and Fire – The Free Cities
VoK 186: The World of Ice and Fire – Sothoryos & Central Essos
The World of Ice and Fire (Amazon page)
The Lands of Ice and Fire (hi-res map)

VoK 220: KrakenCast – “Mother’s Mercy” (S05E10 Review)


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THE KRAKEN SENDS ITS REGARDS! Aussie & Asia-Pacific vassals Duncan (Valkyrist), Joseph (Ciao_Gamer), Silvana (silvaubrey) and Michael (Khal Wadege) review the tenth episode of Game of Thrones’ fifth season, entitled “Mother’s Mercy.”

Warning: Contains spoilers for all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire and all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones

01:03 – Introduction/Lemoncake Ratings
13:53 – Winterfell
43:55 – Bravos
59:48 – Dorne
1:13:12 – Meereen
1:26:41 – King’s Landing
1:38:20 – The Wall
1:55:44 – Closing Thoughts
2:06:31 – Aftershow

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist
“Valyrian Steel” by Adam WarRock

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That concludes KrakenCast for this season of Game of Thrones. Thank you to all of our hosts, listeners, and commenters.

What is dead may never die, but rises again, harder and stronger!