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Game of Thrones

Discussion in 'The Back Room' started by IrishCorey, Apr 10, 2019.

  1. Scott88

    Scott88 Well-Known Member

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    Actually... I did pick up on Varys talking to the girl about Dani not eating, and I figured he was setting up for possible poision, but I guess my hopeful nature overrode what he was saying and assumed it hadn't been tried yet.

    A lot of folks definitely didn't get what they wanted. Watching the Hipster bar reactions were pretty funny.
     
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  2. Terry O'Keefe

    Terry O'Keefe Well-Known Member Administrator

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    It just seems like this season was too short, like we needed 8 to 10 episodes to tie things up neatly. Too much time was wasted in ep 5 with Drogon blasting down all the buildings in Kings Landing and the people all running scared through the streets. Could have cut that by 2/3's.
     
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    Where is Bronn the sell-sword? If Danny orders the dragon to incinerate John Snow, will he do it? Where does Arya go now? Are there any ships left? Was the iron throne destroyed?
     
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  4. IrishCorey

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    I'm pretty sure Bronn is still somewhere in the North waiting for the result of the Final War. The rest are all really good questions and I gather that we'll get the answers this week... I hope.
     
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    Now our watch has ended. Thoughts? It wasn't what I expected, but I can live with it and enjoyed it well enough.
     
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    It was pretty good in that it tied everything up...have a hard time imagining that Greyworm, the Unsullied, and the Dothraki are all fine with calling up a council of Westeros Lords to decide everything, let them pick a ruler, agree to let Jon go, and then just fade back off across the sea. Seems more likely that they would go all Drogon on Westeros.

    When Jon walked in past Drogon to talk with Denarys I noticed that he not only had his sword buckled on (which is all he had on hand to hand over when he visited Tyrion), but also a dagger...and I thought "uh-oh."

    When John gets to the gate at Castle Black and has that forlorn "I have no friends" look on his face, I thought that the next person he saw would be Tormond...and it was.

    I thought the bit where Samwell suggests democracy for choosing the ruler was a bit silly.
     
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    Meh... I was pretty disappointed with the whole season. I'm still scratching my head over why some of the stuff was done, but oh well. The ending was pretty much how it had to go. I suppose a few more could have died (Jon, Tyrion), but otherwise that was just about the only path left other than continued all out war.
    I found it funny that suddenly there were as many Dothraki as crossed the sea, and the Unsullied seemed to be right up to full strength again?
    Seems doubtful that Jon would have lived to stand trial. He and Greyworm were at odds already... so I would have expected them to kill him as soon as they found Dani was dead. The queen ordered all enemies to be killed after all.

    Just about the only thing I found "cool"... was Drogon melting the throne.
     
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  8. IrishCorey

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    Interesting enough, for those who didn't like the way it all panned out, I watched an interview with the shows two makers and they got the job via interview with George RR Martin. In the interview, he asked them 'How do you see the story ending?' and they gave their recount for what they believed how the story would play out. Martin said "That's exactly what I had in mind." and they had the job.

    So I have a hard time feeling bad for people who don't like the heel turn by Dani (which had been coming forever) and the eventual ruler of the 6 kingdoms.