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Old 05-02-2020, 02:26 PM   #14201
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They really nailed it having him stand behind Cersei all season not doing anything.
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Old 05-04-2020, 01:21 PM   #14202
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Just watched the whole series in 6 days.
That is all
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Old 05-04-2020, 02:34 PM   #14203
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72,

Are you implying they had power behind the scenes andbthatscwhy Benioff and Weiss were able to keep chugging alone alone?
i was obv being uber-snarky, but the q&a suggests that they had an unusual amount of power & influence from before the series started. it didn't even really seem to make sense that they got the series to begin with, then they ****ed up the pilot, but kept chugging along. also seems like they sidelined grrm along the way.
(he might not have cared too much, count the money and focus on his books instead)
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Old 09-15-2020, 05:03 PM   #14204
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I know you all think it was awful, but I just rewatched season 8, and I loved it. I thought everything was resolved wonderfully, even Bran becoming King. He DOES have the best story, if you think about it. Not his fault it wasn't told as well as the other ones.

Everyone's actions and fate were pretty much foretold in the beginning.

Nothing is ever going to be perfect or exactly the way you want it, but Game of Thrones will always be one of the very best and most impressive television shows ever produced.

Feel free to whine and tell me I'm wrong, because I know you will.
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Old 09-15-2020, 05:09 PM   #14205
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Season 8 was an insult to everyone and their unborn children. Benioff and Weiss will surely go to hell.

There's a reason most people don't talk about Game of Thrones anymore. It's like a family member who raped a child. You just don't mention that utter abomination because of the pain it's caused to so many.
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Old 09-15-2020, 05:45 PM   #14206
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Old 09-15-2020, 07:58 PM   #14207
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well that's like your opinion, dom


honestly, it got bad after like season 4 or 5, and the last two seasons were kind of embarrassing
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Old 09-15-2020, 08:21 PM   #14208
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Old 09-16-2020, 02:13 AM   #14209
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I know you all think it was awful, but I just rewatched season 8, and I loved it. I thought everything was resolved wonderfully, even Bran becoming King. He DOES have the best story, if you think about it. Not his fault it wasn't told as well as the other ones.

Everyone's actions and fate were pretty much foretold in the beginning.

Nothing is ever going to be perfect or exactly the way you want it, but Game of Thrones will always be one of the very best and most impressive television shows ever produced.

Feel free to whine and tell me I'm wrong, because I know you will.
The endpoints of the character arcs are fine, since GRRM gave them to D&D, but the ways they got there are just... bad. It's like someone started to draw a bunch of parabolic arcs with initial values that make sense and paths that follow quadratic equations, and then they got bored towards the end and just moved the pencil around randomly on the way to finishing at the correct endpoint.

Bran as king is reasonable, but how do you reconcile him saying his plan was to be king all along ("Why do you think I came all this way") with him telling us for several seasons that he's just the Three Eyed Raven and not a Stark or even a person anymore? If he knows everything now, he knew Dany was going to burn King's Landing. Tyrion thinks this all-seeing sociopath is the best choice for king?

Bran's story CANNOT be the best from his or our perspective when it is poorly told and incomplete. That's not how it works. That's not how any of this works. It's like removing all the dialogue from Act V of Hamlet and leaving only the stage directions for everyone dying. It would become just as bad a story for Horatio to tell as it would be for us to read.

"Horatio, what?? They all just... died? How??"
"I don't really... tell stories anymore."
"What? That doesn't make sense. You did a fine job of telling most of a story, and then you just gave up."
"Why do you think I came all the way to tell you this story?"
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Old 09-16-2020, 03:58 PM   #14210
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Old 09-21-2020, 05:14 AM   #14211
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lol, Dom gonna Dom.
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Old 09-21-2020, 07:42 AM   #14212
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2020 has broken Dom.
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