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We believe that George R. R. Martin has put a lot of effort and thought into creating a deeper dimension of archetype and symbol in his writing. He’s created connections between past and future, between sky and ground. He’s built on classic figures from world mythology and twisted them around in new and incredible ways to fashion his own archetypal characters whose divine roles are played out by the characters in the story. He’s done all of this not only to be artistic and clever, but because he’s actually participating in a grand tradition of esoteric, symbolic art. Keeping this tradition alive is of critical importance and tremendous value to society, and that is why I believe this facet of A Song of Ice and Fire is so worthy of study. This podcast is intended to be our vehicle to explore these inner workings, and it is fueled by enthusiasm, yours and mine.

Mythical Astronomy of Ice and Fire Lucifer means Lightbringer

    • Arts
    • 4.7 • 278 Ratings

We believe that George R. R. Martin has put a lot of effort and thought into creating a deeper dimension of archetype and symbol in his writing. He’s created connections between past and future, between sky and ground. He’s built on classic figures from world mythology and twisted them around in new and incredible ways to fashion his own archetypal characters whose divine roles are played out by the characters in the story. He’s done all of this not only to be artistic and clever, but because he’s actually participating in a grand tradition of esoteric, symbolic art. Keeping this tradition alive is of critical importance and tremendous value to society, and that is why I believe this facet of A Song of Ice and Fire is so worthy of study. This podcast is intended to be our vehicle to explore these inner workings, and it is fueled by enthusiasm, yours and mine.

    The Bloodstone Emperor Azor Ahai (Bloodstone Compendium 2)

    The Bloodstone Emperor Azor Ahai (Bloodstone Compendium 2)

    The legend of Azor Ahai says that he cracked the moon when he forged Lightbringer. Does this make Azor Ahai "the bad guy?" He stabbed his wife too, and to work blood magic. Is blood magic heroic, or abomination? And what's with this Bloodstone Emperor guy, who worshiped a black meteor during the Long Night? Is there a link between this black meteor, the meteors of the moon explosion, and the greasy black stone? And what does this tell us about the nature of Lightbringer? Follow along with the text of the episode at https://lucifermeanslightbringer.com/2016/01/04/thebloodstoneemperorazorahai/ (https://lucifermeanslightbringer.com/2016/01/04/thebloodstoneemperorazorahai/)

    Nightbringer: Mysteries of the Long Night (parts 1 - 5)

    Nightbringer: Mysteries of the Long Night (parts 1 - 5)

    Moon meteor theory has been updated in grand style! Be sure to check out the videos on YouTube; I've done some of my finest cross-fades, and I believe there's a comet-penis animation you won't want to miss. All 5 parts are packaged together here for your convenience.
    Nightbringer series playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEHvft-cyPmDUS-s6_uIR2XJ48k5eTl36

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Glass Candle Seeress: Dany Will Use a Glass Candle

    Glass Candle Seeress: Dany Will Use a Glass Candle

    Time for a prediction / theory video: Dany will get her hands on a Valyrian glass candle and will use it for all kinds of fun stuff! I'm basically certain this will happen, so check out the evidence and just what it is I think she might use the candle to do.

    • 29 min
    Dany Dragonbinder: She Who Sounds the Horn

    Dany Dragonbinder: She Who Sounds the Horn

    New Theory Alert: Daenerys will be the one to sound the Valyrian Dragonbinder Horn! That's right - the foreshadowing is clear. Oh, and, that horn might do something much greater and much worse than simply "binding dragons," so we'll need to talk about that...

    • 39 min
    Odin Origins 3: Jon Snow

    Odin Origins 3: Jon Snow

    In the third of three videos explaining how the mythology of Odin and Yggdrasil heavily influenced ASOIAF, we'll dive into Jon Snow as the embodiment of Odin's berserk battle fury (for which Odin is named). I'll also show you how skinchanging, greenseeing, and northern culture in general comes from Odin mythology related to wolves, ravens, and bears.

    • 43 min
    Odin Origins2 : Bran Stark

    Odin Origins2 : Bran Stark

    In the second of three videos explaining how the mythology of Odin and Yggdrasil heavily influenced ASOIAF, we'll dive into Bran Stark's tendency to fall, fly, hatch eyeballs from his forehead, and of course, 'trip his little Stark nuts off.' We'll compare the Nightfort to Valhalla, and we'll visit Whitewalls from The Mystery Knight to discuss the wily Maynard Plumm, who is of course Bloodraven. As always, you van find the matching video on the lucifermeanslightbringer YouTube channel to enjoy the full visual experience.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
278 Ratings

278 Ratings

Airehcaz ,

Great Listen

LmL does a very good job identifying and analyzing symbolism found in ASOIAF! He makes many interesting theories based on that symbolism, and present it all in an entertaining way. Some of his theories are a little out-there, but most make perfect sense I think. They’re all fun though, give it a listen!

EZJeanne ,

Not for the faint of heart.

LML isn’t for the casual reader. This analysis of ASOIAF is a deep dive into symbology, mythology and respect for truly great literature. LML provides great access to the multi-dimensional/layered story Martin is telling, and he always ties it back to the story of the characters; to the human heart in conflict with itself. All that and a wonderful, sometimes self-deprecating, sense of humor too.

Carninha ,

Please upload all live streams

We love your ideas and we can’t have enough, please upload the live streams!

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