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VoK 405: KrakenCast – “Beyond the Wall” (S07E06 Review)



THE KRAKEN SHIVERS! Aussie vassals Duncan (Valkyrist), Sarah (Lady Weaver, and honourary krakens Bing (Shoneshiner), David (davidhhh) and Neil (Valyrian Neil) review the sixth episode of Game of Thrones’ seventh season, entitled “Beyond the Wall.”

Warning: Contains spoilers for all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, as well as all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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KrakenCast records Tuesdays at 8:00pm (AEST) / 11:00am (GMT).

This time is meant to cater for Australian and Asian-Pacific fans, but everyone is welcome. Just let us know on the “Call to Arms” thread HERE, if you’d like to join us for an episode.

VoK 400: The Dance of the Vassals IV



To celebrate their 400th podcast, the curators of VOK break bread in the smoky halls of the Twins and toast a joyous marriage to Edmure Tully and Roslyn Frey.

Join Duncan (Valkyrist), Glen (Dagos_Rivers), Bina (Bina007), Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall), Zach (Alias), Adam (drownedsnow), Nadia, and Greg (claudiusthefool) for a one-night only performance of Catelyn VII from George R. R. Martin’s A Storm of Swords (aka the “Red Wedding”). And stick around backstage for a postmortem discussion of the chapter.

Warning: Contains spoilers for all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire

02:20 – Full Cast(le) Recording #13: The Hole Where Our Hearts Had Been
33:32 – Catelyn VII (ASOS) Chapter Discussion

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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VoK 397: KrakenCast – “The Spoils of War” (S07E04 Review)



THE KRAKEN TAKES AIM! Aussie vassals Duncan (Valkyrist), Dana (Taindana), Sarah (Lady Weaver), and honourary krakens Bing (Shoneshiner), David (davidhhh) and Neil (Valyrian Neil) review the fourth episode of Game of Thrones’ seventh season, entitled “The Spoils of War.”

Warning: Contains spoilers for all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, as well as all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones

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Edited by Valkyrist

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KrakenCast records Tuesdays at 8:00pm (AEST) / 11:00am (GMT).

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VoK 395: KrakenCast – “The Queen’s Justice” (S07E03 Review)



THE KRAKEN RETURNS! Aussie vassals Duncan (Valkyrist), Dana (Taindana), Sarah (Lady Weaver), and honourary krakens Bing (Shoneshiner), David (davidhhh) and Jed (jed o’white hart) review the third episode of Game of Thrones’ seventh season, entitled “The Queen’s Justice.”

Warning: Contains spoilers for all published books in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, brief references to The Winds of Winter sample chapters, and all aired episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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KrakenCast records Tuesdays at 8:00pm (AEST) / 11:00am (GMT).

This time is meant to cater for Australian and Asian-Pacific fans, but everyone is welcome. Just let us know on the “Call to Arms” thread HERE, if you’d like to join us for an episode.

VoK 376: ThronesCon Panel – Conspiracies of Ice and Fire



The Vassals take to the stage for their first ever live podcast, recorded at the Melbourne ThronesCon 2017. Join Aussie vassals Michael (Khal Wadege) and Duncan (Valkyrist) as they debate some of the major theories of the A Song of Ice and Fire fandom, and the role that theorycrafting has played throughout the life of the series. Topics of discussion include:

04:27 – Jon Snow’s parentage
25:33 – The Maggy the Frog prophecy
41:06 – The Merling Conspiracy
56:02 – Aftershow (Cleganebowl; Possible Endings; The House of the Undying)

Disclaimer: Apologies for the lackluster audio quality, but it couldn’t be avoided

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist
“Game of Thrones theme (smooth jazz version)” by PostmodernJukebox
“What is Hype May Never Die” by Beyond Repair

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VoK 374: A Hymn for Spring (ASOIAF Essays)


The Vassals convene in the Tower of the Hand to set the realm to rights. Join Duncan (Valkyrist), Silvana (silvaubrey), Michael (Khal Wadege), Sara (DrBlood), and Patrick (Ser Patrick the Tall) for a review of A Hymn to Spring, a collection of essays on George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series. Essays covered in this podcast include:

04:57 – Machiavellianism for a Purpose (by Steven Attewell)
37:48 – Iron Bends (by Jeff Hartline)
57:05 – How to Win Thrones and Rule People (by Jim McGeehin)
1:28:48 – The Patriarchs of Westeros (by Stefan Sasse)

Credits:
Edited by Valkyrist

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VoK 343: Poisoned Memories in ASOIAF (audio essay)


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In this mini-episode Valkyrist explores themes of grief and addiction in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, focusing in particular on the characters of Robert Baratheon, Tyrion Lannister and Aeron Greyjoy.

Contains spoilers for all published books in A Song of Ice and Fire

Credits:
Written and Edited by Valkyrist
Music from HBO’s Game of Thrones soundtrack

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