Tag: World of A Song of Ice and Fire

48 Days to Dragon*Con: Dragons III, Dany’s Dragons

I was going to write a long post about this season of Game of Thrones and also how I was disappointed by the lack of dragons in A Dance with Dragons and also I was going to talk a bit about Daenerys Targaeryan’s dragons and their names and stuff, but then I decided not to, because if I heard Dany shrill “MY DRAGONS!!!!” one more time this season of Game of Thrones I was going to kill a bitch.  So I give you this instead:

Call Jorah.  Send a raven.

36 Hours in New York City: The HBO Store and Rockefeller Plaza

I know guys, what touristy locations!!!  Who am I, going to these touristy places?  Well, here’s my story.

After breakfast at the Breslin, as detailed in my last post, we decided to walk over to Times Square to see if there were any good matinees available at TKTS, and also to visit my sister who was rehearsing for a show at the Broadway Dance Center.

We were strolling along 6th Avenue when we passed the HBO store, which is right by Bryant Park and across the street from the Museum of the  International Center of Photography.  There was a big Game of Thrones display in the front window, so we decided to poke our heads into the store just because.  And this is what we saw:

GUYSSSS.  That is the very costume that Melisandre wears in her first appearance on Game of Thrones.  THE VERY ONE.  And since I am remaking my Melisandre costume from last year I totally went nuts and took a bazillion photographs because OH MY LORD guys, the costume was right there. (Don’t worry, I won’t show you them all).

Anyways, check out that necklace:

I took pictures of the other costumes as well: they had Jon Snow’s Night’s Watch uniform, Dany’s Dothraki garb, and one of Cersei’s court gowns.  They also had some fantastic props from the show.

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