New ‘Game of Thrones’ Animated Short: Ygritte Tells the Night’s Watch History!
The wait for ‘Game of Thrones‘ season 3 gets a bit shorter and less arduous each day, soon to be aided by the February 19 release of ‘Game of Thrones’ season 2 on Blu-ray and DVD! Earlier this week we caught one of the bad-ass extras of animated shorts detailing the secret origins of the mysterious “Wildfire,” and now HBO has gifted us with yet another look at the home release’s special feature with a history of the Nights Watch, narrated by none other than Ygritte herself, Rose Leslie! Get a sneak peek of the latest ‘Game of Thrones’ inside!
Thought you “knew nothing” before? Every ‘Game of Thrones’ fan well knows that both the Night’s Watch and the Wildlings beyond the wall will play a huge part in the coming season, as Jon Snow meets the mysterious King Mance Rayder (Ciaran Hinds). As a means of preparing fans for the new season and catching up on the history between the Night’s Watch and free people beyond the wall, HBO has included a new animated short chronicling the history of the two organizations, particularly as it relates to the coming season!
Greyjoy Rebellion – three separate tellings by Robb Stark (Richard Madden), Theon Greyjoy (Alfie Allen) and Stannis Baratheon (Stephen Dillane)
Robert’s Rebellion – four separate tellings by Stannis Baratheon, Davos Seaworth (Liam Cunningham), Margaery Tyrell (Natalie Dormer), and Catelyn Stark (Michelle Fairley)
House Tyrell – narrated by Margaery Tyrell
House Greyjoy – narrated by Theon and Yara Greyjoy (Gemma Whelan)
House Clegane – narrated by Sandor Clegane (Rory McCann)
The Free Folk – narrated by Ygritte (Rose Leslie)
The Night’s Watch – narrated by Ygritte
Dragonstone – narrated by Stannis Baratheon
Harrenhal – narrated by Catelyn Stark
The Free Cities – narrated by Jorah Mormont (Iain Glen)
Qarth – narrated by Xaro Xhoan Daxos (Nonso Anozie)
The Drowned God – narrated by Yara Greyjoy
The Alchemist Guild – narrated by Wisdom Hallyne (Roy Dotrice)
The Warlocks – narrated by Xaro Xhoan Daxos
You can check out “The Night’s Watch History” for yourself below, and count down to ‘Game of Thrones’ season 3 and the February 19 season 2 release by giving us your predictions in the comments!