Julian Glover

'Game of Thrones' recap: 'What is dead may never die'

'Game of Thrones' recap: 'What is dead may never die'

"Power resides where men believe it resides. It's a trick, a shadow on the wall. And a very small man can cast a very large shadow." -- Varys, talking to Tyrion. 

Westeros is a pretty cruel place to be a child.

The third episode in HBO's second season of "Game of Thrones"began and ended with the slaughter of youths: First, with the wildling Craster (Robert Pugh) offering up one of his incestual sons to some weird gods (and Commander Mormont defending this behavior as an evil worth tolerating) and, lastly, with a Lannister soldier killing a young boy pledged to the Night's Watch by stabbing him through the throat after the...