Posts Tagged ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’

This is a dramatic reading of the fever dream Jaime Lannister has while being escorted from Harrenhal to King’s Landing, in which is confronted by the dead Kingsguard in the bowels of Castely Rock. It is taken from Jaime’s sixth chapter in A STORM OF SWORDS (book 3 of George R. R. Martin’s A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE saga).

Artwork: TeiIku http://teiiku.deviantart.com/
Music: Encrypted Dreams (Trevor DeMaere)

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This is a dramatic reading of the conversation between Catelyn and Robb Stark amidst the ruins of Oldstones. It is taken from Catelyn’s twelfth chapter in A STORM OF SWORDS (book 3 of George R. R. Martin’s A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE saga).

This is a dramatic reading of Ser Jaime “Kingslayer” Lannister’s speech Edmure Tully, urging him to yield his family castle RIverrun. It is taken from Jaime’s sixth chapter in A FEAST FOR CROWS (book 4 of George R. R. Martin’s A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE saga).

This is a dramatic reading of Lord Euron “Crow’s Eye” Greyjoy’s speech to his brothers and niece, boasting about all of the towns and sacred idols he has sacked. It is taken from Victarion’s first chapter in A FEAST FOR CROWS (book 4 of George R. R. Martin’s A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE saga).

Artwork: Ertaç Altınöz http://ertacaltinoz.deviantart.com/
Music: Final Boss Ganon (The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time)


VASSALS OF KINGSGRAVE: EPISODE 339
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In this Halloween spooktacular, Valkyrist ventures into the Darkling Plain in search of lost podcast recordings, and summons the ghosts of Kingsgrave’s past.

Clips have been selected from the following unpublished VOK podcasts:

02:10 – DragonCast S04E09 Review
24:20 – SoccerCast (Vol.2)
47:49 – CockneyMoot 2014 FCR Outtakes
50:41 – ASOIAF Future Predictions
1:13:44 – Star Wars: The Force Awakens Preview
1:38:23 – Mockingjay: Part 1 Review
1:44:50 – WolfCast S05E10 Review
2:02:09 – SeattleMoot 2015
2:22:32 – APOIAF April Fools’ Aftershow
2:39:49 – Kingsgrave Jukebox

Disclaimer: This podcast contains spoilers for A Song of Ice and Fire, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, and The Hunger Games. Please consult the timestamps above to avoid being spoiled for any of these titles.

Credits:
Curated by Valkyrist
Songs by jed o’white hart, Aiwendil, Bina007, and Amberrocks

This video essay looks at the themes of grief and addiction in George R. R. Martin’s A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, and the way characters are tormented by “poisoned memories”.

NOTE: This essay was originally published on TowerOfTheHand.com in 2015 http://towerofthehand.com/blog/2015/02/15-poisoned-memories/

This is a dramatic reading of the raid on the Tower of Joy. It is taken from Eddard Stark’s tenth chapter in A GAME OF THRONES (book 1 of George R. R. Martin’s A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE saga).

Artwork: Florian Biege http://florianbiege.blogspot.com.au/
Music: Song of Healing (The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask)

This is a dramatic reading of the Three-Eyed Crow’s (aka Lord Brynden “Bloodraven” Rivers) lesson to Bran about the effects of time on men and trees, and the ability of greenseers to glimpse the past. It is taken from Bran Stark’s third chapter in A DANCE WITH DRAGONS (book 5 of George R. R. Martin’s A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE saga).

Artwork: Karakter
Music: Three Eyed Raven (Ramin Djawadi)


VASSALS OF KINGSGRAVE: EPISODE 321
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The shadows come to dance… and the vassals set sail once more for the stormy waters of the Full Cast(le) Recording. Join them for a special performance of “Davos II” from George R. R. Martin’s A Clash of Kings.

And hang out by the portcullis afterwards for an in-depth discussion on Westerosi rap battles, Baratheon sibling rivalries, and raising shadow babies. Cost of entry – 1 onion.

2:28 – Chapter Reading
39:39 – Chapter Discussion
1:19:36 – Aftershow

The Cast:
Duncan (Valkyrist) – Narrator
Drew (Wargasm) – Davos Seaworth
Greg (claudiusthefool) – Stannis Baratheon
Brett (White Raven) – Cortnay Penrose
Hannah (shadow_ baby) – Melisandre of Asshai
Zach (Alias) – Alester Florent / Lord Estermont
Tanja (Scilens) – Bryce Caron
Matt (Varley) – Guyard Morrigen
Adam (drownedsnow) – Jon Fossoway
Amber (Amberrocks) – Devan Seaworth

The Crew:
Duncan (Valkyrist) – Editor

This is a dramatic reading of Arya’s wolf dream in which she pulls her mother’s corpse from the river, following the Red Wedding. It is taken from Arya Stark’s twelfth chapter in A STORM OF SWORDS (book 3 of George R. R. Martin’s A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE saga).