Not A Podcast ASOIAF Re-Read Podcast

Episode 30: A GAME OF THRONES, EDDARD VII: “Asking Questions”

September 10, 2018

Hello and welcome back to the NotACast, the one true chapter-by-chapter podcast going through A Song of Ice and Fire one chapter a week!

Today, Emmett and Jeff tackle AGOT, Eddard VII in which in which the Hand’s Tourney comes to a bloody close and the titular Hand has some very revealing conversations with King Robert and Varys the Spider.

This week, we:

- Answer a question about the convenience of Ned figuring out that Jaime was the father of Cersei's children

- Discuss Ser Hugh's life and death as representative of chivalry and knightly virtue

- Robert Baratheon's hatred for rule and the crown vs his love for winning and fighting for the crown

- The end of the Hand's Tourney and what Gregor represents

- Varys and his spiderwebs

- Foreshadowing Ned and Robert's death

- Who killed Ser Hugh of the Vale

 

Next week: AGOT, Tyrion IV!

 

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