Prosecutors used a famous quote from Game of Thrones to argue that a rioter during the US Capitol insurrection acted with criminal intent.
In the footnotes of the court documents, prosecutors added a lengthy entry explaining the context of the Game of Thrones quote.
The quote in question is “I choose violence,” which is said by Cersei Lannister (played by Lena Headey) in a season six episode titled “No One”.
In court documents obtained by Variety, it was revealed that prosecutors in the case used an iconic line from HBO’s fantasy series to convict Caplinger.
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