It was the showdown Game of Thrones fans had been waiting for, foreshadowed episodes in advance. And, at Chicago's Burlington Bar, dozens gathered to watch Sunday's scheduled trial by combat together. You should see the looks on their faces.
The battle was no Red Wedding, but we're still talking about George R.R. Martin here: With the fate of your favorite character hanging in the balance, he'll always find some way to screw you with a startling death.
At least there was plenty of booze on hand.