#TPTWP Show Notes- 15.1

House Mormont is an old house of The North, though not an ancient house like The Starks. However, as of the events of ASoIaF, The Mormonts are one of the principal families that are sworn to House Stark. Perhaps even more so with events that have transpired during ASoIaF if we base our assumptions on the yet-to-be-published-yet-already-adapted-material that takes place during HBO's Game of Thrones. 

The Night Has Been Fairly Dark, Thanks For Asking (Sp25)

The Princes That Were Promised chime in with their Royal-A** opinions of the Game of Thrones prequel shows that are seemingly all in production! What happened?!? It has a bit to do with HBO's new owners...

A Catelyn of Thrones (14.1)

If there was a House Dumb-Idiot of StupieLand, the matriarch would be Catelyn Stark (or Tully, as it were) and the sigil for House Dumb-Idiot would be a crude depiction of the synapses in Catelyn's brain lighting up as she takes advantage of a situation to further her personal agenda of escaping from the North and stumbling into her own circle of power in the South.

Wait… Hoster and Tywin Did What??? (M.26)

The Princes That Were Promised make a pit stop on the Catelyn Stark Memorial Highway- a (fake) highway with tolls every 20 yards, as well as poorly engineered tressels and footbridges that are built so low the tops of SUVs are damaged and 20 car pile-ups occur daily. Before the events of ASoIaF and shortly after a 12-year-old Catelyn Tully was promised to Brandon Stark of Winterfell, Hoster Tully, The Lord of Riverrun and Lord Paramount of the Riverlands, negotiated another marriage pact with Tywin Lannister, The Lord of Casterly Rock and Warden of the West. This marriage would have been more lucrative for Hosterthan the shipment of his eldest daughter to the cold, hard North.

Teach Your Children Well, Hoster Tully! (13.2)

Hook, Line, and Sinker, Part 2 or John v. Catelyn, Round 2 SPOILERS!!! FOR ALL PUBLISHED BOOKS IN #GRRM'S A Song of Ice and Fire AS WELL AS ALL TELEVISED EPISODES OF HBO'S Game of Thrones... To help Hoster Tully teach his children well, tho can lendeth thine moral and metaphorical support here... https://pinecast.com/listen/00fb723f-86a2-4260-a4c9-7484bed68830.mp3 If thoust art more helpful yonder than tho may … Continue reading Teach Your Children Well, Hoster Tully! (13.2)

Hook, Line, and Sinker (13.1)

...and so The Princes That Were Promised journey down a familiar road full of rage upon which the fine line between the necessity for foolishness to move forward the story and the awe at the finely written thoughtlessness of one noble lady, in particular, is razor-sharp. Yes, John has been waiting for this episode almost as long as he has been waiting for The Winds of Winter.

The Royal Decree for March 2018

Hooray for The American Tolkien! We knew The Big Cheeser was cashing in on his back catalog...

Jaime’s Head on a Weirwood (P.2)

This episode, #TPTWP take a look at Ser Jaime Lannister and the oddly prophetic dream he has as he rests his weary head upon the trunk of a weirwood tree.

Dragons Everywhere (P.1)

Tho asketh for episodes that be-eth new and giveth upon tho feelings of great excite? Tho haveth best take care of what thine asketh for! Take heed of thy warning before tho listeneth to Prophesies, Dreams, and Visions- a series of words spoken by The Promised Princes that shall long take a virtuous look at the prophetic instances tho hath found in A Song of Ice and Fire.