I’m still not sure if I’m ready to talk about the Red Wedding yet and a lot of that has to do with the fact that Robb Stark, as noble and strong of a leader as his father was before him, was one of my favorite Game of Thrones characters ever. In typical storytelling, a son is given the chance to avenge his father’s death, to claim justice for the numerous wrongs done to his family, but Game of Thrones isn’t your typical story. “When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die,” Cersei once said. Well, die is exactly what Robb Stark did, with a knife in his heart and his dead wife and unborn child covered in blood at his feet.
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