Game Of Thrones’ Red Wedding Blindsided Rory McCann Just As Much As The Fans

Cast your mind back to season 3 of HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” Those who had read the books by George R.R.

Martin that the series was based on had quite the dilemma.

How would we keep from spoiling the Red Wedding? This was a huge event in the books, and readers spent a lot of time trying to keep it a secret as our non-reader counterparts sat on the couch next to us and tried to watch episode 9, “The Rains of Castamere.” If you have somehow managed to avoid what happened, here’s a refresher.

After Robb Stark (Richard Madden) loses half of his army through desertion, he and his mother, Catelyn (Michelle Fairley), visit House Frey for aid.

Walder Frey (David Bradley) is angry because Robb was supposed to marry one of his daughters but chose someone else instead.

When the song “The Rains of Castamere” begins to play as a signal,…

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