Game of Thrones Power Rankings- Sons of the Harpy
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This was episode 4 of season 5. Named “Sons of the Harpy” for the brutal slaughter of many of the Unsullied and Danearys’s army by the secret society of those who oppose her rule in Meereen. Over in Kings Landing, Cersei’s power is rising as she gives an army to the new High Septon. They have Margaery’s brother Ser Loras in a cell and it is definitely causing marital issues between the newlyweds Tommen and Margaery. At Castle Black, we finally see a human side to Stannis Baratheon and he is preparing to march for Winterfell. Meanwhile, Melisandre is working on convincing Jon Snow to travel with them. Could that mean the Starks are taking back the North?
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theStream.tv Fan Show Network presents Behind the Throne: Power Rankings. Sign in each week, for review and rankings about the hit HBO television series. Game of Thrones is a dramatic and adventurous television series created by show runners David Benioff (Troy, X-Men Origins:Wolverine) and D. B. Weiss (Lucky Wander Boy). It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin’s series of fantasy novels, the first of which is titled A Game of Thrones. Set in the fictional Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, the series chronicles the violent dynastic struggles among the realm’s noble families for control of the Iron Throne. Throughout the seasons, there have been so many talented actors to bring the multifaceted and complex characters to life. They are including, but not limited to: Sean Bean (The Lord of the Rings trilogy, National Treasure), Richard Madden (Cinderella), Kit Harington (Pompeii), Gwendoline Christie (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Lena Headey (300, Terminator: The Sarah Conner Chronicles), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Mama, Oblivion), Peter Dinklage (X-Men: Age of Future Past, Elf), Charles Dance (Dracula: Untold, Last Action Hero), Aidan Gillen (The Wire), Ciaran Hinds (There Will Be Blood), Carice van Houten (Black Book), Natalie Dormer (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1 & 2), Emilia Clarke (Terminator Genisys), Jason Momoa (Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice), Iain Glen (the Resident Evil films) and Michiel Huisman (Nashville, Orphan Black). The first narrative arc of the show follows a civil war among several noble houses for the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms; the second covers the rising threat of the impending winter and the legendary creatures and fierce peoples of the North; the third chronicles the attempts of the exiled last scion of the realm’s deposed ruling dynasty to reclaim the throne. Game of Thrones has attracted record numbers of viewers on HBO and obtained an exceptionally broad and active international fan base. The series has won numerous awards and nominations, including a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Drama Series for its first four seasons, a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Television Series – Drama, a Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation in both Long Form and Short Form, and a Peabody Award. The show premiered on HBO in the United States on April 17, 2011. Two days after the fourth season premiered in April 2014, HBO renewed Game of Thrones for a fifth and sixth season.
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