Kit Harrington plays Jon Snow, who researchers found is one of the most important characters in Game of Thrones. Helen Sloan/Courtesy of HBO hide caption

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How Math Determines The 'Game Of Thrones' Protagonist

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George R.R. Martin answers questions before a game between the Hudson Valley Renegades and the Staten Island Yankees — briefly renamed the Staten Island Direwolves for their Game of Throne night in August. Now, four months later, Martin has some bad news for his fans. Bill Lyons/Staten Island Advance/Landov hide caption

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Extras on Game of Thrones leave a bullring in Seville, Spain in October 2014. More than 85,000 locals applied to be extras on the show. Christina Quicler/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fans Obsessed With 'Game Of Thrones' Seek Parallels In Spanish Politics

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Going medieval in the kitchen: The recipe for this sweet pork pie came from the new, official Game of Thrones cookbook. Benjamin Morris/NPR hide caption

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On Morning Edition: A discussion of this medieval pork pie, from 'A Feast Of Fire And Ice'

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