Millions of fans worldwide know well the lure of Game of Thrones. Based on the cult fantasy book series A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin, Game of Thrones is forged in deep mythology and rich in sumptuous detail. Fans don't just get a story, they get an entire world. With that in mind, we've cobbled together a list of all the things in the Known World that make Game of Thrones so loved. We all know the big events and love the major characters. That's what everyone talks about. But it's the smaller moments that make the show really memorable.