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A calm and simple podcast celebrating all the major contributors to the ASOIAF fandom, having a different one guest on the show each episode

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ISLE OF FACES IS BACK! Again! With Aziz and Ashaya returned from their voyages to Ireland we are now back on the roll with the ending of Game of Thrones. We are nearly there! In this second-to-last episode for the book I go through the extra notes for three different battles, we meet Walder Frey, we meet Longclaw. Tywin is on top, then Robb is on top. And then the Starks are changed forever when, in our final chapter of the day, we say goodbye to Ned.

Yep. Welcome back indeed.

Today's chapters are

-Catelyn IX

-Jon VIII

-Daenerys VI

- Tyrion VIII

- Catelyn X

- Daenerys VII

- Arya V

 

Don't forget to get in touch, we'd love to hear from you about anything and everything!

 

Check out History of Westeros for the live streams and main analysis, plus how to get involved with the Flick community: 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiYwENpLDO4gyB4dBrMYrjQ 

 

Find more of the Isle of Faces and other projects at

http://thegrindstone.co.uk/

https://www.patreon.com/IsleOfFaces

and  

https://twitter.com/SerBuckley

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We've got a whopper ladies and gents!

Today's Isle of Faces episode covers a whole 8 chapters instead of your usual 7 and clocks in at an hour twenty. Today we see Ser Barry hot step it out of the Red Keep, Robb and Catelyn plan a war, and what else...oh yeah, DEAD THINGS COME BACK TO LIFE.

Also we wave goodbye to the masterpiece that is the Eddard Stark POV.

Come and get your fill before a little Valar Rereadis hiatus, and let me know what you think of today's extra notes for:

 

-Sansa IV

- Jon VII

- Bran VI

- Daenerys VI

- Catelyn VIII

- Tyrion VII

- Sansa V

- Eddard XV (*Sniff*)

 

Don't forget to get in touch, we'd love to hear from you about anything and everything!

 

Check out History of Westeros for the live streams and main analysis, plus how to get involved with the Flick community: 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiYwENpLDO4gyB4dBrMYrjQ 

 

Find more of the Isle of Faces and other projects at

http://thegrindstone.co.uk/

https://www.patreon.com/IsleOfFaces

and  

https://twitter.com/SerBuckley 

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Hello fellow Green Men & Women! I hope the Isle finds you well as we arrive at episode 21: Part 8 of History of Westeros' Valar Rereadis Game of Thrones project. Things take a very dark turn in this part of our reread as we begin crossing over into the book's final act.

Today's covered chapters are:

-Sansa III

- Eddard XII

- Daenerys V

- Eddard XIII

- Jon VI

- Eddard XIV

- Arya IV

So today you can hear me have a rest from Tyrion and Catelyn but go through the unused notes for a famous garden meeting, the series' first crowning, travel beyond the Wall and most importantly, Littlefinger wedging personal issues into gigantic matters of state, rule, and the Iron Throne.

 

Check out History of Westeros for the live streams and main analysis, plus how to get involved with the Flick community: 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiYwENpLDO4gyB4dBrMYrjQ 

 

Find more of the Isle of Faces and other projects at

http://thegrindstone.co.uk/

https://www.patreon.com/IsleOfFaces

and  

https://twitter.com/SerBuckley 

 
 
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Isle of Faces turns 20! Somehow we've entered another decade of episodes, and this one starts with another of our Scraps and Scrolls, where we see a Trial by Combat, go back in time, and finally get a real introduction to our oldest of friend, the Iron Throne.

This is part 7 of our reread of Game of Thrones, and today I pick up all the extra unused notes by Aziz & Ashaya from the following chapters:

- Bran V

-Tyrion V

-Eddard X

- Catelyn VII

- Jon V

- Tyrion XI

-Eddard XI

 

The narrative is really picking up some steam here, and soon enough well...things will go downhill quickly. Get in now before it all goes wrong!

Check out History of Westeros for the live streams and main analysis, plus how to get involved with the Flick community: 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiYwENpLDO4gyB4dBrMYrjQ 

 

Find more of the Isle of Faces and other projects at

http://thegrindstone.co.uk/

https://www.patreon.com/IsleOfFaces

and  

https://twitter.com/SerBuckley 

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Valar Rereadis is back! After a one week gap for Con of Thrones Aziz and Ashaya returned for a livestream this past Sunday, and here is your companion podcast, Scraps and Scrolls, for all the notes and tidbits that got left behind. This is part 6 of our reread of Game of Thrones, and today I pick up all the extra unused notes from the following chapters:

-Eddard VII

-Tyrion IV

-Arya III

-Eddard VIII

-Catelyn VI

-Eddard IX (Ooo we get to use new numerals)

-Daenerys IV

Thank you all again for your continued support, we would love to hear from you about anything from these episodes or any other!

 

 

Check out History of Westeros for the live streams and main analysis, plus how to get involved with the Flick community: 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiYwENpLDO4gyB4dBrMYrjQ 

Find more of the Isle of Faces and other projects at

http://thegrindstone.co.uk/

https://www.patreon.com/IsleOfFaces

and  

https://twitter.com/SerBuckley 

 

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Hello, and welcome to another Isle of Faces guest episode! Today I welcome the amazing @Shakesofthrones, where we discuss how Shakes/Lauren first fell in love with Shakespeare, play some Shakespeare-themed icebreaker games, discuss our mutual dislike of Lord of the Rings, and how Lauren found the fandom and began comparing the two different worlds and works. All that but Lauren treats us to which Shakespeare characters might fair best in Westeros, a brilliant take on Season 8 Jaime & Cersei and several other superb takes.

All that plus a Patreon announcement, hot pepper stories, Terry Pratchett talk, and yet more new games and sections!

Lauren's work on the fandom and on Shakespeare is unmatched. She is one of the most talented and intelligent people our little group is blessed with. You can find her here:

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/shakesofthrones 

Website:  https://shakespeareofthrones.com/ 

 

Find more of the Isle of Faces and other projects at

http://thegrindstone.co.uk/

https://www.patreon.com/IsleOfFaces

and  

https://twitter.com/SerBuckley 

 
 
Musical credit: "Horse Whinny, Close, A.wav" by InspectorJ (www.jshaw.co.uk) of Freesound.org
 
 
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Valar Rereadis is back from its short break and we're nearing the halfway point of Game of Thrones! Join me once again as I go through the extra notes there wasn't time for on History of Westeros' Sunday livestream. This week we analysed:

Daenerys III

Bran IV

Eddard V

Jon IV

Eddard VI

Catelyn V

Sansa II

All that PLUS a very special announcement: the ISLE OF FACES Patreon has been born!!

 

Check out History of Westeros for the live streams and main analysis, plus how to get involved with the Flick community: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiYwENpLDO4gyB4dBrMYrjQ

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#ValarRereadis has reached the quarter mark of Game of Thrones and the Isle of Faces is here once again as a companion podcast giving the spotlight to the notes that didn't make it into the main stream on Sunday. 

This week, in part 4 of the re-read, I go through the extra notes for the following chapters:

 

Eddard III

Bran III

Catelyn IV

Jon III

Eddard IV

Tyrion III

Arya II 

Check out History of Westeros for the live streams and main analysis, plus how to get involved with the Flick community: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guXacEX1_sQ

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History of Westeros have begun their mighty #ValarRereadis project, and the Isle of Faces is here to serve as the reverse guard. While Aziz and Ashaya host a livestream every week going through ASOIAF chapter by chapter, I will be uploading a weekly companion podcast exploring all the notes there just wasn't time to get to on the live stream.

It's been an absolute please helping Aziz and Ashaya analyse the early Game of Thrones chapters, but sometimes there is just too much. So whenever there are too many of my notes to fit in, here the Isle of Faces is to help out.

This week, in part 3 of the re-read, I go through the extra notes for the following chapters:

Tyrion I

Jon II

Daenerys II

Eddard II

Tyrion II

Catelyn III

& Sansa I 

 

Check out History of Westeros for the live streams and main analysis, plus how to get involved with the Flick community: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guXacEX1_sQ

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WHOAH!

It is a special, ultra fantabulous, packed-to-bursting, special edition of the Isle of Faces podcast! We're ditching our minicast format for one episode only, and thought we'd gift you all with a little over an hour of our simply heavenly voices.

With that much time, we need a lot of content, and we've got! Lady Buckley and I make our final reviews of those famous five minor characters we've been following all season, plus add some extras we haven't found the time to talk about yet (wave hello Brienne and Davos)

As if that were not good enough, we also go through all Six Kingdoms (plus the North!) and weigh in on their current situation, who's ruling them, what the future looks like, and much more. 

Lady Buckley and I always enjoy making these episodes for you, but I think we would both agree this is the most fun we've had. Hopefully it shows. Especially when we argue (and we do!)

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