In case you were somehow completely unaware, the second season of Game of Thrones - HBO's TV adaptation of George R. R. Martin's medieval fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire - begins tonight, which is why you may have noticed a lot of discussion lately of swords, epics and something called Westeros.
If you're not familiar with the Thrones oeuvre, it's fair to say that there is some violence involved (not to mention other content that might not be suitable for younger viewers).
But somehow all of that sword-wielding savagery seems so much sweeter when it's presented by candy bunnies - and thanks to blogger Michael Y. Park at Epicurious, that's exactly what we've got here (just in time for Easter, no less).
The following scenes are taken from the first book in Martin's series:
George R. R. Martin himself was in the red chair not long ago, when he talked to George about his own understanding of war, referencing the example of Vietnam:
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