5 Things to Know About 'Game of Thrones' Season 2

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One of the things that made Game of Thrones a mainstream hit is the fact that the characters and stories feel very modern in their complexity. Despite the fantasy genre tropes and trademarks, GoT ultimately feels grounded and relevant to the times we live in - at least it did in season 1.

If you were one of those people who were pleasantly surprised by the show's palatable approach to the world of fantasy, consider yourself fairly warned: things are only going to get more fantastical.

Mysticism is very much part of this story, and even though the citizens of Westeros have by and large forgotten the old ways and beliefs, it doesn't mean that magic has gone out of the world. Dragons and voodoo were only the beginning...

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