So how does Game of Thrones compete with its near-perfect first season? More boobs and butts, for one thing. The television show has a lot more sexy time than the books do — this is HBO, after all. A certain relationship that dare not speak its name (and doesn't in the books) gets the late-night cable treatment here. Although all the soft-porno-grade sex can be a little overwhelming, I suppose that 14-year-old boys are as important a demographic as any.

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