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Dragons! Giants! Direwolves! Telltale’s Game of Thrones: Speculation

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When you combine my love of video games with A Song of Ice and Fire (known to the Unsullied as Game of Thrones) I do a happy dance. It involves a lot of arm flailing, Irish jigs and high-pitched squealing.

Even better, it’s coming to us courtesy of Telltale, which is known for tight story-focused games such as The Walking Dead series and The Wolf Among Us.

So the big question is this: what story is Telltale gonna… tell? (I know, I’m sorry.) As an ASOIAF supa-fan, here are my theories:

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I Am You And You Are Me: The Luteces (Doppleganger Series)

Major spoilers for Bioshock Infinite. Didn’t watch/play? DON’T READ!

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So let’s start off with the most obvious doubling in Infinite: the Luteces. They are our first and most blatant example of alternate versions of the same person, even though Rosalind likes to call Robert her ‘brother.’

The Luteces also act as the most obvious twin archetype in Infinite. They have Twin Telepathy and Coordinated Clothes; they are Creepy Twins and to a certain extent the Single-Minded Twins.

Robert: “Odd, isn’t it?”

Rosalind: “What’s odd?”

Robert: “The fact that we sometimes–”

Rosalind: “–finish each other’s sentences?”

Robert: “Exactly.”

Rosalind: “It would be odder if we didn’t.”

They are the Siamese twins in Lady and the Tramp, Desna and Eska from Legend of Korra, those creepy sisters from The Shining, the Weasley twins from Harry Potter, and childhood Jaime and Cersei from Game of Thrones.

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