The characters aren't just fighting over who will be the next king—they're struggling to determine their legacies for generations to come.
Is there anyone trustworthy left in Westeros?
All the candidates for king are flawed in their own ways. Will anyone come out on top?
Each character vying for power tries to prove he's the divinely inspired ruler.
The season premiere offers four possibilities for who could take over in the succession crisis.
The HBO show's second season, which premieres this weekend, has an even wider scope than the first.
The two HBO shows illustrate the perils and opportunities of adapting books for the screen
It's going to be a while before 'The Winds of Winter' comes out. Here are some suggestions for what to do in the meantime.
The author of the 'Game of Thrones' series talks about his newest novel, and the joys and challenges of writing genre fiction
At the end of the series' first season, the majority of the players left in the game are female
As the season finale approaches, a look at how the characters stack up against one another
In the season's penultimate episode, characters contemplate the end of life—and the audience sees the most shocking casualty yet
A look at how the patriarch's choices have affected his family members
Noble Ned tries to fight fair after the king dies, but he soon learns that in Westeros, scheming beats straighforwardness
This week's episode examines whether the characters can really handle the power they're all chasing after
The new HBO show is like "The Sopranos" in one key respect: Where you come from is vitally important
A beloved character illuminates an essential element of the series: All the characters are broken in one way or another
In this week's episode, characters reveal what they truly value through the wisdom they pass along to their children
HBO's new fantasy series is filled with brutal sex scenes. Why? And why do they make viewers so uncomfortable?
The new HBO series is almost perversely inaccessible—but it's worth the effort to let the story unfold