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‘Game of Thrones’: Read a character refresher ahead of Sunday’s premiere

After being teased with an agonizing amount of clips and photos, HBO will finally take us back to Westeros Sunday as the second season of “Game of Thrones” premieres.

I, Sarah Anne Hughes, will recap the premiere and post my musings here in Celebritology Monday morning. All “Game of Thrones” fanatics are cordially invited to discuss the episode with me in the comments section.

But, as with all future posts, I implore those of you who have read George R. R. Martin’s books to refrain from sharing any plot points that have not been discussed on the show in the comments. Some of us haven’t read the series (but we promise to eventually!) and would like to avoid the dreaded spoilers.

Ahead of Sunday’s premiere, check out the gallery below to get a refresher on some of the key players from the Stark, Lannister, Baratheon and Targaryen families.

View Photo Gallery: HBO’s “Game of Thrones” returns for its second season Sunday. Here’s a look at some of the main characters.


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