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Above: It’s no secret Game of Thrones requires a massive amount of props and set decoration, easily more than any other show on television. And it turns out that when it came to constructing the iconic Iron Throne, forged by dragon fire and thousands of steely blades, the crew threw Gandalf’s sword, Glamdring into the mix. Is it a cleverly planted easter egg or were they literaly clamoring for every available sword? Who knows! But it’s no less awesome to see it there. Thanks to Redditor NoMoreHodoring for spotting it. [io9] (more…)