TV Series | TV-MA | | Action, Adventure, Drama
Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while an ancient enemy returns after being dormant for thousands of years.
Ancient history, religion, William Shakespeare, Richard III (1955), The Lord of the Rings (1978) and Dune (1984) were speculated to be influences behind the series and the books.
All men should keep their word, kings most of all.
The opening pictures on the revolving metal rings show part of the history of Westeros. It begins with the conquest of Westeros by Aegon the Conqueror of House Targaryen, followed by Robert's Rebellion (where the Targaryens are deposed), and ending with the crowning of Robert Baratheon as King of the Seven Kingdoms.
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