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GAME OF THRONES: SEASON 5, EPISODE 7
Winter is coming. All men must die. And Game of Thrones is back! Stay tuned each week as we unpack Sunday’s episodes through masterpieces.
A baby’s laugh lulls an old man to a peaceful death, the snows of winter fall all around the northern realms, and a faithful ally is flayed alive. A king considers two mystical royal bloodline options with the game of thrones board game before him.
A wolf aids a weary fighter, slaves compete like gladiators, and an irate son makes demands of his mother. A seductively venomous prison scene ends with a fortuitous antidote to a powerful poison, while elsewhere, even queens are not free from the iron bars of prison and the judgment of the gods.