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Mary, Queen of Scots, faces political and sexual intrigue in the treacherous world of the French court.
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Chronicles the rise to power of Mary Queen of Scots (Kane) when she arrives in France as a 15-year-old, betrothed to Prince Francis, and with her four best friends as ladies-in-waiting. It details the secret history of survival at French Court amidst fierce foes, dark forces, and a world of sexual intrigue. Written by CW

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Mary's, Queen of Scots, real ladies-in-waiting were all called Mary; Mary Beaton, Mary Seton, Mary Fleming and Mary Livingston. Seton stayed with the Queen the longest, even in to her imprisonment by Queen Elizabeth I. Seton lived long enough to see Mary's son become king of England. See more »

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Charles was just 10 years old when he became king of France. See more »

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Referenced in Meet the Mormons (2014) See more »

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Do You Feel Alive
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Gossip Girl meets Game of Thrones
31 October 2015 | by See all my reviews

Reign is a show aimed at girls, there's no arguing about that. It's fiction, doesn't claim to be otherwise.

Season 1 is very light and full of spiralling dresses, and love stories. So light you might loose interest at some point but somehow, I always wanted to give it one more episode. Just one more to convince me to drop it. But just like you stuck with Gossip Girl for Blair & Chuck, you stick with Reign for Marie & Francis. Marie is regal and steals the screen while Francis is honest, and endearing. I have to admit Francis grew in me, wasn't such a fan at first.

Season 2 however, gets much more political (and we thank you for it). The plot twists are unpredictable (at least less predictable than the first season), you will feel thorn by the various love stories that are stretched by politics. You will find matches you're rooting for, and others you hate. Following Marie's ladies from their teenage crushes to their marriages, you will see what life has planned for them. While it still revolves very much around the love stories, the intrigue is not only accessory in this season, it is fully part of the story.

Can't wait to see season 3!


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