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.
When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die.
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Did You Know?
The show will sometimes briefly introduce a character and then recast for a formal introduction later on. Selyse Baratheon was played in the second season by an uncredited Sarah MacKeever
before being recast with Tara Fitzgerald
and formally introduced in the third season. The Three-Eyed Raven was played by Struan Rodger
for a brief appearance in the fourth season and recast with Max von Sydow
for the sixth season. Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane was played by Conan Stevens
and Ian Whyte
for brief appearances before Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson
took over the role when the character became more prominent in the fourth season. Lord Beric Dondarrion appears briefly in series one played by David Michael Scott
and returns in Season 3 played by Richard Dormer
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I read it in a book.
The opening pictures on the revolving metal rings show part of the history of Westeros. It begins with the conquest of Westeros by Aegon the Conqueror of House Targaryen, followed by Robert's Rebellion (where the Targaryens are deposed), and ending with the crowning of Robert Baratheon as King of the Seven Kingdoms. See more
Written and Performed by Ramin Djawadi See more