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House Of The Dragon With Mary & Blake: 1.09 – “The Green Council”

Mary & Blake chat about House Of The Dragon Episode 1.09 – “The Green Council”.

We discuss why for characters to be believable, they must do everything in their power to achieve their wants, why Alicent is still in service to men, and why Ser Harold Westerling is a good boss because he always gets the Starbys for his crew…

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House Of The Dragon With Mary & Blake: 1.08 – “The Lord Of The Tides”

Mary & Blake chat about House Of The Dragon Episode 1.08 – “The Lord of The Tides”.

We discuss why the characters are finally starting to feel true to the story, the irony in King Viserys’ final night, and why the dragon keepers need to invest in Shout sticks…

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The Rings Of Power With Mary & Blake: 1.07 – “The Eye”

Mary & Blake discuss The Rings of Power, episode 1.07 – “The Eye”.

In this episode, we chat about who the show is writing for, the exquisite cinematography for the opening, and why Mary is totally Disa…

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House Of The Dragon With Mary & Blake: 1.07 – “Driftmark”

Mary & Blake chat about House Of The Dragon Episode 1.07 – “Driftmark”.

We discuss the validity of the show holding the twist from you, why the night scenes look so…odd, and why Mary always gets her christmas shopping done BEFORE Halloween(!)…

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The Rings Of Power With Mary & Blake: 1.06 – “Udun”

Mary & Blake discuss The Rings of Power, episode 1.06 – “Udun”.

In this episode, we chat about light vs. dark, how this episode supplements and subverts core Tolkein ideology, and why Blake is never going to live near a mountain…

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House Of The Dragon With Mary & Blake: 1.06 – “The Princess And The Queen”

Mary & Blake chat about House Of The Dragon Episode 1.06 – “The Princess And The Queen”.

We discuss the effectiveness of the time jump, how two characters go from 0 – 100 real quick, and why Viserys totally has dragon stick figures on the back of his carriage…

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The Rings Of Power With Mary & Blake: 1.05 – “Partings”

Mary & Blake discuss The Rings of Power, episode 1.05 – “Partings”.

In this episode, we chat the blessing and burden of mythology, why the relationships are growing to form actual characters, and why Mary is a rabid anti elf-ite….

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House Of The Dragon Episode 1.05 – “We Light The Way”

Mary & Blake chat about House Of The Dragon Episode 1.05 – “We Light The Way”.

We discuss the need-for and burden-of chaos, rat imagery, and why Mary has put on a green dress and called her banner men to arms!

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The Rings Of Power With Mary & Blake: 1.04 – “The Great Wave”

Mary & Blake discuss The Rings of Power, episode 1.04 – “The Great Wave”.

In this episode, we chat theme and the application of theme, why there are no hard and fast rules to writing but there are general templates, and why Isildur is absolutely doing a box step dance number with the Queen Regent to Idina Menzel…

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House Of The Dragon Episode 1.04 – “King Of The Narrow Sea”

Mary & Blake chat about House Of The Dragon Episode 1.04 – “King Of The Narrow Sea”.

We discuss why we can start to a person to root for, using characterization to define sex and not the other way around, and why Mary REALLY regrets giving her dad a segment on this show…

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