SINGAPORE (May 13): In Westeros, the setting for HBO’s smash fantasy TV show Game of Thrones, seasons can last for years, even generations. The series begins at the end of a nine-year-long summer, with Westeros’ residents having grown fat off the bounty of the land. But winter is coming, as it always does. An age-old threat rises again from the icy lands of the North, and those who are unprepared will perish.

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