Game of Thrones Seasons 1 – 3: An Illustrated PrimerThe new season begins Sunday – here's where we left off

Credit: Illustration by Tom Gliatto

Updated: Friday Apr 04, 2014 | 03:00 PM EDT By: Illustrations by Tom Gliatto

ARE YOU GAME?

Season 4 of Game of Thrones starts at a galloping pace Sunday night (9 p.m. ET) on HBO – and with its twists, turns and dozens of characters, it won't wait for you to catch up. So we've put together a handy, illustrated guide.