"It profits me but little that a vigilant authority always protects the tranquillity of my pleasures and constantly averts all dangers from my path, without my care or concern, if this same authority is the absolute master of my liberty and my life."

--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Girl of the Day - Game of Thrones Version! (Emilia Clarke)

Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, the future queen of Westeros (maybe), on HBO's Game of Thrones.   The show's most interesting character arcs seem to be among the women.   Daenerys has grown from a child-bride sold into marriage to the leader of an Army of freed slaves called the "Unsullied," and the master of three actual fire-breathing dragons.

I know that all sounds silly.   But the show is still fun for some reason:

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