Power Rankings- Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken

Welcome to Power Rankings where host, Jessica Kinney, gives you the rundown on how the power shifts from week to week on Game of Thrones.

This was episode 6 of season 5.  Named Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken for the determination of the Sand Snakes to avenge their father, Oberyn.  He died a gruesome death last season and we are just now seeing his daughter’s vengeance.  They tried to abduct Myrcella only to be stopped by not only Jaime and Bronn, but also by Areo and Prince Doran’s guards, who surround them and force them all to drop their weapons. Jaime, Bronn, Ellaria and the Sand Snakes are all taken into custody.  Petyr Baelish arrives in King’s Landing and has council with Cersei Lannister asking for her blessing to be Warden of the North if his men fight for the throne and take over Winterfell.  Also seeking council with Cersei is Olenna Tyrell.  Cersei now has both her grandchildren, Loras and Margaery imprisoned and awaiting trial for bearing false witness to the Gods.  Tommen seems to remain confused about what to do and is following his mothers advice.  In the North, Sansa is wed to Ramsey Bolton and we see again how cruel and harmful he can be as he makes Reek watch as they consummate the marriage.  Saving his own precious piece, Tyrion Lannister and Jorah Mormont are taken into custody by slavers, but convince them they are worth more alive than dead.  They are now being taken to the fighting pits on Meereen.    Finally, in Bravos Arya is ready to become someone else and finally sees the Hall of Faces with Jaqen H’ghar.

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theStream.tv Fan Show Network presents Behind the Throne: Power Rankings.  Sign in each week, for review and rankings about the hit HBO television series. Game of Thrones is a dramatic and adventurous television series created by show runners David Benioff (Troy, X-Men Origins:Wolverine) and D. B. Weiss (Lucky Wander Boy).  It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin’s series of fantasy novels, the first of which is titled A Game of Thrones.  Set in the fictional Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, the series chronicles the violent dynastic struggles among the realm’s noble families for control of the Iron Throne.  Throughout the seasons, there have been so many talented actors to bring the multifaceted and complex characters to life.  They are including, but not limited to: Sean Bean (The Lord of the Rings trilogy, National Treasure), Richard Madden (Cinderella), Kit Harington (Pompeii), Gwendoline Christie (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Lena Headey (300, Terminator: The Sarah Conner Chronicles), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Mama, Oblivion), Peter Dinklage (X-Men: Age of Future Past, Elf), Charles Dance (Dracula: Untold, Last Action Hero), Aidan Gillen (The Wire), Ciaran Hinds (There Will Be Blood), Carice van Houten (Black Book), Natalie Dormer (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1 & 2), Emilia Clarke (Terminator Genisys), Jason Momoa (Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice), Iain Glen (the Resident Evil films) and Michiel Huisman (Nashville, Orphan Black).  The first narrative arc of the show follows a civil war among several noble houses for the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms; the second covers the rising threat of the impending winter and the legendary creatures and fierce peoples of the North; the third chronicles the attempts of the exiled last scion of the realm’s deposed ruling dynasty to reclaim the throne.  Game of Thrones has attracted record numbers of viewers on HBO and obtained an exceptionally broad and active international fan base.  The series has won numerous awards and nominations, including a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Drama Series for its first four seasons, a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Television Series – Drama, a Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation in both Long Form and Short Form, and a Peabody Award.  The show premiered on HBO in the United States on April 17, 2011. Two days after the fourth season premiered in April 2014, HBO renewed Game of Thrones for a fifth and sixth season.

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