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Finally, the time has come: Jon opens the gates for the free folk to cross into the Seven Kingdoms. At the end of a long day, Jon receives dark wings, dark words. 

Intro by Anton Langhage

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New year, same Jon POV, and Jon continuing with the same problems of trying to get a bunch of different people to get along at the Wall. Seems the brothers who said the same vows as him have different ideas of what it means. 
 
Intro by Anton Langhage
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“The man has now become like one of us, knowing good and evil. He must not be allowed to reach out his hand and take also from the tree of life and eat, and live forever.”
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Intro: Waltz Of The Skeleton Keys by WombatNoisesAudio | https://soundcloud.com/user-734462061
 
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December 20, 2019

ASOIAF Episode 76 - ADWD Jon X

Jon orchestrates a shotgun wedding... a crossbow wedding? Whatever. Either way, things end up kind of okay considering the track records for weddings in this series. Hopefully no one crashes it at the end.
 
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Temperatures are subzero and bears walk the plains, following their new King and Master Iofur Raknisson.  But WAIT! Lyra Silvertongue has come, and all bears will bow - but not to her.  

Join the girls as they ponder Asriel's character, Serafina's scarring, and of course, the Parry family.

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Eliana's twitter: https://twitter.com/arhythmetric

Eliana's reddit account: https://www.reddit.com/user/glass_table_girl

Eliana's blog: https://themanyfacedblog.wordpress.com/

Chloe's twitter: https://twitter.com/liesandarbor

Chloe's blog: www.liesandarborgold.com

Intro: Waltz Of The Skeleton Keys by WombatNoisesAudio | https://soundcloud.com/user-734462061

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There is no garden in the Fields of Evil. Lyra must escape Bolvangar with all the other children and stop the horrors happening here. Chloe tastes sweet, sweet victory. 

Mentioned in the episode: Chloe's latest essay on Tony Makarios 

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Eliana's twitter: https://twitter.com/arhythmetric

Eliana's reddit account: https://www.reddit.com/user/glass_table_girl

Eliana's blog: https://themanyfacedblog.wordpress.com/

Chloe's twitter: https://twitter.com/liesandarbor

Chloe's blog: www.liesandarborgold.com

Intro: Waltz Of The Skeleton Keys by WombatNoisesAudio | https://soundcloud.com/user-734462061

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The Night's Watch Welcoming Crew receive a royal retinue and a grey girl on a dying horse within their walls.
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Eliana's twitter: https://twitter.com/arhythmetric
Eliana's reddit account: https://www.reddit.com/user/glass_table_girl
Eliana's blog: https://themanyfacedblog.wordpress.com/
Chloe's twitter: https://twitter.com/liesandarbor
Chloe's blog: www.liesandarborgold.com
Intro by Anton Langhage  

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Jon sends Val off on an adventure with big hopes that she comes back. When he returns to his quarters, he meets a frosty welcome from three not-so-wise men who have some opinions about the direction of the Night's Watch. 

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Eliana's twitter: https://twitter.com/arhythmetric

Eliana's reddit account: https://www.reddit.com/user/glass_table_girl

Eliana's blog: https://themanyfacedblog.wordpress.com/

Chloe's twitter: https://twitter.com/liesandarbor

Chloe's blog: www.liesandarborgold.com

Intro by Anton Langhage   

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The Girls face a few disappointments as we barrel toward the end of Season One in His Dark Materials.  But where there is darkness, there is also light - except maybe not for the Costa Family.  Come get teary for Billy Costa (and plead justice for Tony Makarios) with Girls Gone Canon.

 Check out Lo's piece on Nordic influence in His Dark Materials: https://lo-lynx.tumblr.com/post/189230180712/the-nordic-influences-in-his-dark-materials 

 

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Eliana's twitter: https://twitter.com/arhythmetric

Eliana's reddit account: https://www.reddit.com/user/glass_table_girl

Eliana's blog: https://themanyfacedblog.wordpress.com/

Chloe's twitter: https://twitter.com/liesandarbor

Chloe's blog: www.liesandarborgold.com

Intro: Waltz Of The Skeleton Keys by WombatNoisesAudio | https://soundcloud.com/user-734462061

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Two protagonists join Lyra's party - but at first, not so willingly. Meet Lee Scoresby, Iorek, and also - Kaisa!
 
Check out Lo's piece on Nordic influence in His Dark Materials: https://lo-lynx.tumblr.com/post/189230180712/the-nordic-influences-in-his-dark-materials
 
Check out Chloe's thread on what's still to come in season one: https://twitter.com/liesandarbor/status/1199325819597971456
 
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