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.
In England's Wars Of The Roses, the house of York's emblem was a white rose, whilst that of the house of Lancaster was a red rose. This was the inspiration for the conflict between the Starks and the Lannisters. As well as the similarity of the names, the background color of the Stark's banner is a light gray - almost white - and that of the Lannister's is a deep red.
Any man who must say "I am the king" is no true king.
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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