Game of Thrones is the name of the massively popular HBO TV show created after the Song of Fire and Ice book series. Written by George R.R. Marten, he has become an icon for fantasy novelists and the concept that no-one is safe. Known for its incredibly story, brutality and plot twisting events, this series gained massive popularity seemingly overnight after being adapted to a live-action platform. With stunning locations the show has been filmed in Northern Ireland, Croatia, Iceland, Morocco, Spain, Malta, Scotland, and the United States. Premiering on April 17, 2011, it has continued to gain fans for its five seasons, with at least two more planned. Set in the fictional continents of Westeros and Essos, the game of thrones depicts several ruling families from the seven kingdoms and their back-stabbing, manipulative and brutal efforts to secure the iron throne for themselves. These families include members from House Lannister, Stark, Baratheon, Greyjoy, Targaryen, Tyrell, Tully, Bolton and more to come. Awards granted to this show include several Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Drama Series for its first four seasons, Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Television Series in the category of Drama, Peabody Award, and a Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation in both Long Form and Short Form.
Arya Stark is one of the last remaining Stark children of the late Lord Eddard Stark and his wife Lady Catelyn Tully. She is the youngest of two girls born to the family, although she has been estranged from her remaining sister Sansa for some time. After the beheading of her father by command of King Joffrey Baratheon and the murder of her brother Rob Stark at the command of the Lannister family, she ran away under the care of The Hound. One the run as two enemies of the crown, she remained with the Hound until his death at the hands of Brienne of Tarth, who swore to her mother that she would keep her girls safe. On her own she traveled to the island of Bravos to learn the secrets of the many faced god, leaving off where the most recent season has ended. Played by Maisie Williams, her acting has received continued to be positive by critics. As a character, she is a fan favorite and one of the most popular on the show.
Arya Stark Costume: The Basics
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