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.
Catelyn Stark is the loyal and devoted wife of Eddard aka Ned Stark in the Game of Thrones story. She stands by her husband serving the crown as the honorable patriarch of House Stark and the Lord of Winterfell. Eddard’s full title is “Lord of Winterfell, Warden of the North, Hand of the King, Protector of the Realm, Regent and the father of six children.” Caitlyn Stark, beofre marriage was from House Tully, together they ruled the North under the approval of Eddard’s close friend King Robert Baratheon. Their children included Robb Stark, Sansa Stark, Arya Stark, Bran Stark, Rickon Stark and her husbands illegitimate son, Jon Snow. Eddard Stark is named the Hand of the King and thus moves part of his family far away from their home in the North to Kings Landing. After King Robert’s death, his son King Joffrey has Ned beheaded. Catelyn’s oldest son, Robb Stark assembles an army to retake the throne and protect the north. He was unbeatable on the battle field, launching a massively victorious campaign against the Lannisters in Kings Landing. Knowing that there was no way to beat him in battle Tywin Lannister devised a plot to have him killed. Shortly after his own wedding ceremony, his wife was stabbed to death in front of him, and Catelyn’s throat was slit after he was brutally murdered. She has not returned since, but fans remain hopeful of her rising again.
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