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.
Tyrion Lannister, is one of the main members of the Lannister family in the land of Westeros. He has been hated by most of his family since birth, because his existence resulted in the death of his mother during labor. Also, born a dwarf, she is the shame of a proud family. An intellectually cunning character his wit and humor have saved him more times than we can count. Becoming the acting Hand of the King, he attempts to control King Joffrey and minimize the terrible effects of his reign. Falling in love with a whore named Shae, he remains in Kings Landing and is forcibly married off by his sister Cersei, to the young Sansa Stark. After being tried and convicted of Joffreys murder, he escapes with help from his brother Jaime and finds that Shae had been working for his father all along. Killing them both for their betrayl, he fleas with Illyrio, or better known as the Spider, to find a ruler worthy of the realm. They travel to find Daenerys Targaryen, hoping that she will be what the realm truly needs.
Tyrion Lannister Costume: The Basics
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