Journey to the Throne S5E7-8: Hardhome

As Game of Thrones’ conclusion approaches, I have been publishing a series that breaks down the show episode-by-episode. For the previous post in this series, click here: The Worst Episode: Journey to the Throne, S5E5 This post contains spoilers up to the end of Game of Thrones S8E3. Game of Thrones, Season 5, Episode 7: “The Gift” HBO Official… Continue reading Journey to the Throne S5E7-8: Hardhome

Reliable Prophecies: In Defense of the Azor Ahai “Twist”

“Prophecies are… dangerous things.” – Melisandre, Season 7 Episode 2 Out of all the issues I figured people were going to have with the last season of Game of Thrones, this certainly wasn’t the one I expected. But yeah, y’know, that’s the way it is, Thrones always keeps things fresh. There was a moment in the recent Game of… Continue reading Reliable Prophecies: In Defense of the Azor Ahai “Twist”

The Worst Episode: Journey to the Throne, S5E5

As Game of Thrones’ conclusion approaches, I have been publishing a series that breaks down the show episode-by-episode. For the previous post in this series, click here: Season 5 Lightning Round; Journey to the Throne, S5E1-5 This post contains spoilers up to the end of Game of Thrones S8E1. HBO Official Synopsis: “Arya trains. Jorah and Tyrion run into… Continue reading The Worst Episode: Journey to the Throne, S5E5

Season 5 Lightning Round; Journey to the Throne, S5E1-5

As Game of Thrones’ conclusion approaches, I have been publishing a series that breaks down the show episode-by-episode. For the previous post in this series, click here: Tribulations and Trials by Combat; Journey to the Throne, S4E6-10 This post contains spoilers up to the end of Game of Thrones S8E1. Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 1: “The Wars to… Continue reading Season 5 Lightning Round; Journey to the Throne, S5E1-5

Reunions I’m looking forward to in Game of Thrones Season 8

Arya and the Hound Arya’s series arc is a sequence of murder-enthusiast father figures; Syrio, Jaqen, the Brotherhood, the Hound, and then No One. (Also worth mentioning are Brienne and Lady Crane.) In my opinion, few had as big of an impact on her as the Hound. The Hound really taught her how to kill.… Continue reading Reunions I’m looking forward to in Game of Thrones Season 8

Tribulations and Trials by Combat; Journey to the Throne, S4E6-10

As Game of Thrones‘ eighth and final season approaches, I have been publishing a series that breaks down the show episode-by-episode. For the previous post in this series, click here: Season 4 Lightning Round; Journey to the Throne, S4:E1-5 This post contains spoilers up to the end of Game of Thrones Season 7. Game of Thrones, Season 4, Episode… Continue reading Tribulations and Trials by Combat; Journey to the Throne, S4E6-10

Two Deleted Scenes: Journey to the Throne

Hey everyone, as you all know, I’ve been writing about every single episode of Game of Thrones – but I haven’t written about everything Thrones if I didn’t talk about the deleted scenes as well! Here are two that I really love. Tywin and Grand Maester Pycelle Now we’ve seen slight hints at Pycelle’s true nature, where he seems… Continue reading Two Deleted Scenes: Journey to the Throne

My favorite Game of Thrones Cast Interviews

Keeping with this week’s Game of Thrones theme, I wanted to highlight some of the talented, funny, and generally delightful people behind the show. Because hoo boy, the Game of Thrones cast has some real gems. I genuinely can’t think of any actor who is a significant part of the show who isn’t at the top of their game.… Continue reading My favorite Game of Thrones Cast Interviews

Season 4 Lightning Round; Journey to the Throne, S4:E1-5

As Game of Thrones‘ eighth and final season approaches, I have been publishing a series that breaks down the show episode-by-episode. For the previous post in this series, click here: The Red Wedding: Journey to the Throne, S3:E9-10 This post contains spoilers up to the end of Game of Thrones Season 7. In this post, as opposed to… Continue reading Season 4 Lightning Round; Journey to the Throne, S4:E1-5