Like Mahabharata, many in the GOT universe want to sit on a throne (Hastinapur = Iron Throne?) and are ready to kill off any competitor. Like Mahabharata, there are heroes, villains, pusillanimous minds, resolute women, righteous men, connivers, strategists and great teachers in the GOT universe.
But are the characters in the two anywhere similar? In a video, Epified drew parallels between the characters of Game of Thrones and India’s great epic the Mahabharata.