Here is a study of the various civilizations that rose in the Far East of Essos after the fall of the Great Empire of the Dawn. In this episode, we introduce the Patrimony of Hyrkoon, the Jogos Nhai, Leng, and the Golden Empire of Yi Ti. This episode is free for everyone, in anticipation of some really fun exclusive content currently in the works. Enjoy!
Another brief, though significant subject for our studies: A little more on the First Men houses of Dorne, as well as the Storm Kings of House Durran, from Godsgrief to Erich the Unready. Check it! Additional music beds: audionautix.com
In this episode we explore the legendary figures of this region such as Serwyn of the Mirror Shield. We also introduce the early Gardener Kings, from Garth the Gardener through the golden reign of Garth VII the Goldenhand.
This episode goes over the early houses in the Westerlands, many of which ruled as kings during the Age of Heroes, which leads to the conquest of House Lannister of the Rock, who will eventually reduce all of these kings to loyal vassals.
In this episode we introduce some legendary characters such as Baelon Blackskin; the beginnings of the kingsmoot; Rock and Salt Kings; and the High Kings of the Iron Islands. Give it a listen and let me know what you would like to hear more of! Check it out!
In this episode I discuss the early history of my mother's family, House Bracken of Stonehedge. It also includes the infestation of the riverlands by the despicable Blackwoods, who were originally of the North. Along with the origins of the ancient enmity between our houses, we also explore other houses who ruled as kings during this era of history. Some soundbeds featured in this episode can be found at audionautix.com
In this episode we cover the North in the Age of Heroes, following the Long Night. It includes the founding of Winterfell and the many different houses competing for supremacy. Winter Kings, Barrow Kings, and Red Kings; indeed much blood was shed in the shaping of the North as we know it today. Enjoy! Some soundbeds can be found at audionautix.com
Join us as we explore the formation of the Night's Watch, as well as the inner workings of this ancient and legendary order. While discussing famous Lord Commanders, I am a little too friendly towards Bloodraven, which upsets Lord Bittersteel. Future episodes will be penned by Lord Aegor himself, as it will add a little extra flavor to such a vast history. Enjoy! Some soundbeds featured in this episode can be found at audionautix.com!
A horrible darkness has cloaked the world in shadow. In this episode, we will introduce the Others and their army of wights, Azor Ahai and Lightbringer, the formation of the Night's Watch, and the construction of the Wall. Bundle up and hold on to your dragonglass!
In this episode, we explore the history of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros immediately following the Pact. From Dorne to the North, and everywhere in between, this episode introduces many legendary figures and great houses that will continue to be important for thousands of years to come. Enjoy!!
The latest episode of Beneath the Gold explores the Far East of Ancient Essos, a vast expanse of land riddled with many tales of the past that still find relevance in the modern world. Behold the greatest empire ever known to the world of Ice and Fire!
In this episode we explore the Grasslands of Essos and the people that lived there during the Dawn Age, as well as the First Men and their Invasion of Westeros, and the eventual war with the Children of the Forest.