It’s not easy to tie Game of Thrones up in a nice and tidy package with a bow for the uninitiated. There are dozens of characters and main plots and subplots – it’s intricate! Scott Meyer of Basic Instructions has come up with a comic that illustrates exactly the gist of the TV series, and I’m stealing his description next time I talk to a newbie about the show. The biggest takeaways: you never know who’s going to die and it’s all complex. Word.