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'Game of Thrones'' latest death-by-burning sequence heats up fans

'Game of Thrones'' latest death-by-burning sequence heats up fans

Another penultimate episode of "Game of Thrones," another horrifying death to contend with: The brutal HBO drama left viewers angry and unsettled after killing off an innocent character in an episode packed with blood, violence and little love for young girls. Warning: Detailed spoilers ahead. In Sunday's "The Dance of Dragons,"  Stannis Baratheon (Stephen Dillane) readily sacrificed his daughter Princess Shireen (Kerry Ingram) to firm up his tenuous path to the Iron Throne -- another jarring narrative choice made on the TV show that diverges from George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" source material.  ...

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