Now that the seventh season of Game of Thrones will be delayed—silly producers want "winter" weather—Westerosiologists are craving something... anything! So HBO has thrown them (us) a bone by having Samuel L. Jackson recap seasons one through five in a perfect seven minute, 40 second video: "When we start this, everyone's just come out of a long, long, long summer. So let's just say they ain't too happy about winter coming."
"All hell has broken loose and there's things I don't have the time to explain"—cut to birth of Shadow Baby—"...Just know that in all of the seven kingdoms of Westeros peacetime is DONE. FINITO! Everybody thinks they should sit on the Iron Throne," Jackson explains.
He also notes the various alliances made through marriage: "Sansa's stuck in King's Landing with this motherfucker," as Joffrey is shown.
Anyway, Game of Thrones producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are considering doing a final run of 13 episodes over the last two seasons (seven for season 7, six for season 6). Sigh—at least there are ComiCons for people to attend as Hodor.