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A Game of Thrones

A Game of Thrones


by George R. R. Martin

A Game of Thrones: Themes (for the most part) quiz True or False

1. Betrayal comes only after what? -> Trust
2. The return of the Others and the re-birth of the dragons are instances of what theme? -> The past catching up with the present
3. What skill is the most useful to protect from betrayal and deceit? -> Trust
4. Other than individual characters themselves, what else in A Game of Thrones acts as “characters”? -> Families
5. Who appoints their ruler based on strength, not heritage? -> The Dothraki tribes