Let’s face it, there is no better show on television right now than Game of Thrones. HBO has taken an exceptional story and paid homage to it by picking an exceptional cast and staying true to the source material. (That’s no small feat in Hollywood these days. Yes, I’m looking at you, The Walking Dead.) The result is a widely popular series with critical acclaim and cliffhangers at every turn.
If you’ve not read the books, missed season one, or simply want a refresher, check out the video above. In twenty-two short minutes you get most of the highlights (and a few insights) from the first season. Then you can begin your countdown to next Sunday, April 1, when season two premieres to more treachery, deception, and (hopefully) epic battles. Valar Morghulis.