Game Of Thrones season 3 episode titles revealed
We take a spoiler-free look at what the recently revealed Game Of Thrones season three episode titles tell us...
Game of Thrones news site Winter Is Coming, a sound source for this type of thing, has unearthed eight of the forthcoming third season's episode titles. Without further ado then, here are the titles and a few spoiler-free words on what they tell us about the episodes...
3.1 Valar Dohaeris: The traditional High Valyrian response to greeting Valar Morghulis (translation: all men must die) is Valar Dohaeris (translation: all men must serve). The episode synopsis for the season opener was leaked online a little while ago, and here it is for anyone not trying to remain spoiler-free.
3.2 Dark Wings, Dark Words: A reference to the ravens used to send messages in Westeros, and the often ominous nature of the news the dark-winged birds bring. Written by Vanessa Taylor and directed by Daniel Minahan.
3.3 Walk Of Punishment: Many are the fiends who deserve punishment, and the innocents who receive it undeservedly in Game Of Thrones. To which does this title refer? Written and directed by showrunners D.B Weiss and David Benioff.
3.4 And Now His Watch Is Ended: The words used to conclude eulogies for members of the Night's Watch. Written by D.B Weiss and David Benioff and directed by Alex Graves.
3.5 Kissed By Fire: The Wildlings see those, like Ygritte, with red hair as "kissed by fire" and thus lucky. Written by Bryan Cogman and directed by Alex Graves.
3.6 TBC Written by D.B Weiss and David Benioff and directed by Alik Sakharov.
3.7 The Bear And The Maiden Fair: The title of a Westeros song that appears a number of times in the A Song Of Ice And Fire series. Those who've read the books will know just which bear, and which "maiden fair" we can expect to see here. Written by George R.R. Martin and directed by Michelle Maclaren.
3.8 TBC Written by D.B Weiss and David Benioff and directed by Michelle Maclaren.
3.9 The Rains Of Castamere: Another, much more spoiler-y title could have been chosen for the events this episode is almost certain to depict, but The Rains of Castamere is perfect. It's the title of a song we've heard before on the series, whistled by Tyrion and sung by the Lannister soldiers in season two, and performed as a lament by The National's Matt Berninger over the second trailer promo for season three. Those in the know understand its significance to the events of the penultimate episode. Written by D.B Weiss and David Benioff and directed by David Nutter.
3.10 Myhsa: The word for "Mother" in slaver city Astapor, hinting that this episode, not to reveal too much, will take us across the Narrow Sea. Written by D.B Weiss and David Benioff and directed by David Nutter.
In other exciting news, an extended version of this trailer is expected to debut in the US this weekend.
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