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Re: Non-Readers (No Book Spoilers) Game of Thrones TV Show Thread
« Reply #1215 on: April 15, 2019, 04:11:43 PM »
I wonder how long it takes Jon to connect the dots and realise he's banging his Aunt  ;)

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Re: Non-Readers (No Book Spoilers) Game of Thrones TV Show Thread
« Reply #1216 on: April 15, 2019, 04:54:21 PM »
I wonder how long it takes Jon to connect the dots and realise he's banging his Aunt  ;)

I've thought a lot about this and is this even something that would bother him? I mean culturally in this universe siblings fucking only seems to be mildly taboo. And the Targaryens are incredibly incestuous anyway.

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« Reply #1217 on: April 16, 2019, 05:11:24 PM »
I wonder how long it takes Jon to connect the dots and realise he's banging his Aunt  ;)

I've thought a lot about this and is this even something that would bother him? I mean culturally in this universe siblings fucking only seems to be mildly taboo. And the Targaryens are incredibly incestuous anyway.

The Targaryens are...but the Starks aren't. And Jon was raised as a Stark in the tradition bound North.

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« Reply #1218 on: April 18, 2019, 06:43:39 PM »
Yeah but an aunt is a long way from a sibling in a quasi-medieval world.

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« Reply #1219 on: April 18, 2019, 10:35:05 PM »
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I don't think you need spoiler tags in this thread. If you haven't watched the most recent episode you probably shouldn't be opening it.

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Is that flight physically possible? You'd probably fall right the fuck off, right? It would take the dragon responding to your motion to prevent you from falling I feel like unless you had a harness of some sort.

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« Reply #1220 on: April 19, 2019, 07:49:04 AM »
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I don't think you need spoiler tags in this thread. If you haven't watched the most recent episode you probably shouldn't be opening it.

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Is that flight physically possible? You'd probably fall right the fuck off, right? It would take the dragon responding to your motion to prevent you from falling I feel like unless you had a harness of some sort.
In all fairness, I don't think a creature that size/weight could fly at all, so I'm willing to let it go.


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« Reply #1221 on: April 19, 2019, 02:39:14 PM »
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I wonder...could there be bladder-like organs in the dragons filled with a methane or methane-like substance? Could this not only be the fuel for their fire, but provide buoyance allowing for flight (along with perhaps hollow bones ala birds)?

Yeah, yeah, I know. The real answer is "magic" but it's fun to speculate how it could "really" work.

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« Reply #1222 on: April 26, 2019, 12:14:54 AM »

I wonder...could there be bladder-like organs in the dragons filled with a methane or methane-like substance? Could this not only be the fuel for their fire, but provide buoyance allowing for flight (along with perhaps hollow bones ala birds)?

Yeah, yeah, I know. The real answer is "magic" but it's fun to speculate how it could "really" work.

Hmm, pretty close actually.


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