HBO’s fantastic adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire returned last week with the season two premiere of Game of Thrones. However, with its epic scale, convoluted relationships and laundry list of characters, things in the world of Westeros can get very confusing very quickly. To celebrate the show’s return, Paste decided to take a look back at some of the faces of season one, giving fans a much-needed refresher and newcomers a sense of just who the hell everyone is.
Note: this infographic’s timeline is an attempt to summarize the majority of season one, keeping all characters alive, but otherwise taking into account most major plot points. As such, it contains major spoilers for season one.