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Background Information: The figured world I would like to observe is the world in the Song of Ice and Fire series. It is currently one of my favorite book series that I have ever read. The world and story are so immense that is easy to get truly immersed in the story itself. George R. R. Martin is able to create a world so vividly in writing that it is difficult to put the book down at any point. In the Song of Ice and Fire books, the world is set in a fictional world that has two main c
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  Background Information:  The figured world I would like to observe is the world in the Song of Ice and Fire series. It is currently one of my favorite book series that I have ever read. The world and story are so immense that is easy to get truly immersed in the story itself. George R. R. Martin is able to create a world so vividly in writing that it is difficult to put the book down at any point. In the Song of Ice and Fire books, the world is set in a fictional world that has two main continents: Westeros and Essos. This world is populated by a wide manner of different creatures and is set in a medieval type of setting. There are familial houses that are constantly vying for control of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. People are either born into a house or they are essentially peasants in Westeros. Essos, a more loosely governed area than Westeros, has many different social norms and practices based simply upon the town you are in. Societal norms dictate that your god or gods come first, your house a close second, and the kingdom comes last for many of the big houses in Westeros. Everyone is making deals with other houses to get a stronger footing in the political landscape of Westeros as a whole. Although the various houses seem to be consistently at each other‟s throats, a lot of the houses have similar base practices. They all value honor as the highest characteristic in a man. Observations: Season 1 Episode 1:    Opening (00:00) : At the very beginning of the episode, three rangers of the Night‟s Watch are going ranging. They walk out from beneath the wall and into the forest. One of the rangers notices a camp of mutilated wild men and goes to tell the other rangers. When he returns to the spot, the bodies are gone. The rangers are then attacked by others and  one of the rangers somehow escapes. The Starks are in Winterfell. Arya and Sansa are training their needlework while Bran, Jon, and Robb are training archery when Ned gets the news that they have captured a deserter.      15:00:  Ned Stark has just executed the deserter while Bran, Robb, Jon, and Theon watched. As they are riding back to Winterfell, they encounter a mauled stag. When they  begin looking around for what killed the stag, they find a dire wolf with an enormous length of antler lodged in its throat from the stag. The dead dire wolf has 5 pups with her.  Ned Stark says they would be executed for a quick death, but Jon Snow convinces him that it is a sign. 5 wolf pups, 5 Stark children. As they are leaving, Jon Snow notices something move in the underbrush. A sixth pup is there, all white with red eyes. Jon says it‟s the runt, and Theon points it out as Jon‟s  pup.      18:00: The camera goes to King‟s Landing, where a burial procession is underway. Jon Arryn is dead, and the Septons are preparing his body for burial. Cersei Lannister is watching the procession from the wings. Jamie Lannister enters to talk to Cersei and tell her that she worries too much. Cersei is worrying that Jon Arryn found out about Jamie and Cersei. Jamie assures her that if Jon Arryn told the king about them, that they would  be dead and put on display already.      21:00:  Ned Stark is cleaning his great sword, Ice, under the heart tree of his Gods wood. Catelyn joins him and mentions that she still feels like an outsider in the eyes of the Old Gods. She also says that a raven brought word of Jon Arryn‟s death. Jon Arryn was a father figure to Ned and naturally his death comes as a shock to him. Catelyn then goes on to say that the king and his entourage are riding for Winterfell. Ned mentions that if  the king is coming all the way to Winterfell, then there could only be one thing that he wants.      25:00: The king, Robert Baratheon, has arrived in Winterfell. He has brought his entire entourage which includes his three children, the queen, the king‟s guard, and many others. The first thing he says to Ned as he arrives is “you‟ve gotten fat” showing their relationship off. It has been nine years since they‟ve last seen each other. Robert then goes and meets the Stark children. He then says he wants to pay his respects and asks  Ned to escort him to the tombs.      33:00: We join Daenerys in Pentos. She is looking out over the ocean. She is then joined  by her brother, Viserys, offering her a gift from the owner of the manse, Illyrio. They then talk about how she is soon to be married and that if she wants Viserys to be king that he needs her to be perfect. Daenerys mentions that Illyrio has never asked them for anything, but Viserys counters with the point that when he rises to power, he won‟t forget his friends. They then meet with Khal Drogo, who Daenerys is to marry. When he meets her, he gives her a look and then rides off. Viserys then inquires why he left and if he liked her. Illyrio assures him, that if Drogo didn‟t like her, they‟d know.      42:00: Jon Snow is training in the yard of Winterfell when a man rides up. When the man inquires if the training dummy is dead yet, Jon turns around and sees his uncle Benjen Stark, a brother of the Night‟s Watch. Benjen Stark came down to honor the king in the n ame of the Night‟s Watch, so he continues on to the feast. Then Tyrion appears and calls Jon Snow a bastard and tells him that he would like to see the wall. He also says that if you wear your title like armor, no one can hurt you with it.       50:00: Daenerys‟   and Drogo‟s wedding. There is a procession of g uests giving gifts to the newlywed couple. There is feasting and fighting and dancing. Two men then begin to fight over who gets a woman and one ends up dead after the fight. Ser Jorah Mormont, a knight of Westeros, is then introduced and gives Daenerys books as a wedding gift. Magister Illyrio then gives Danny dragon‟s eggs. Then Drogo gives Danny a silver horse and they ride off.      58:00: The episode ends with Bran climbing one of the old towers in Winterfell. He hears a woman gasping and goes to a window on the tower to investigate. He then sees Cersei and Jamie Lannister having sex. When Cersei notices him watching, Jamie stops and grabs Bran. He then asks Bran how old he is. Jamie proceeds to go on to say “T he things I do for love” before throwing Bran out the window. The episode ends.  Mock Interview: I am interviewing Robb Stark David: So Robb, how has it been going since you declared yourself the King in the North? Robb: O  bviously war is no game, I‟m sti ll young but I feel that I could be a good ruler. David: Well what do you plan on doing differently, then? Robb: See the difference between myself and King Joffrey is that I am a fit ruler. Whether that is only a ruler over the North or all of Westeros remains to be seen. David: Ok, well what do you plan on doing after the war has settled? Robb: Well since my father died, I need to be the leader of Winterfell and protect my family. The Wall is also an important matter and cannot be taken lightly.

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