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After the masterpiece they released last week, this week's episode was really sloppily written. Guess they blew their load on the Battle of Winterfell.
You could argue that the pro-feminist stuff took a big hit though.
I didn't like what they did here at all.
 

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There was only one feminist message in this which I saw.

My big gripe about the battle of winterfell wasn't the constant preacbing though, it was 8 seasons of the dark night and the wall, and the Night King loses his first big battle. Wtf.

This episode was alright, wasn't expecting another dragon to die, so that was interesting.
 

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My big gripe about the battle of winterfell wasn't the constant preacbing though, it was 8 seasons of the dark night and the wall, and the Night King loses his first big battle. Wtf.

This episode was alright, wasn't expecting another dragon to die, so that was interesting.
Ever since they've passed up the timeline of the novels, and are engaging less with GRRM, they've been going at breakneck speed to finish the story. Meanwhile, GRRM's pace is more like a sloth, and wanting to add in more complications as he goes.

We've literally seen the dragons grow up from babies, so I hate it when they kill one. It's like losing a family pet.
 

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Ever since they've passed up the timeline of the novels, and are engaging less with GRRM, they've been going at breakneck speed to finish the story. Meanwhile, GRRM's pace is more like a sloth, and wanting to add in more complications as he goes.

We've literally seen the dragons grow up from babies, so I hate it when they kill one. It's like losing a family pet.
Yeah, but to me it was the only interesting part.

Without the main villain that would force these idiots together, the whole story is kind of ruined for me.
 

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The whole thing is very sloppy and rushed.

Like someone said previously, this is prob the only chance to see the conclusion of this story though.

GRRM needs to employ some helpers, they can double as escorts to suck the old man off for all I care, he needs to step it up because this isn't how it's supposed to go down. If he every does finish I bet someone picks the rest of the story up for TV and has a spinoff/alternate reality, that's the best scenario
 

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Without the main villain that would force these idiots together, the whole story is kind of ruined for me.
Cersei's the main villain, at least on TV, and it almost looks like they want to make Daenerys the main villain next.

GRRM needs to employ some helpers, they can double as escorts to suck the old man off for all I care, he needs to step it up because this isn't how it's supposed to go down.
I'd chip in a few cents, but the more he writes, the longer the story gets. I don't think he can overcome his own tendencies enough to finish. This is the same reason I never read Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time, because I never thought he'd finish, and he didn't (and yes, I know it's highly recommended. Maybe someday. I'm a slow reader though, and all the individual books are long too, so I doubt that I would even be able to finish reading it).
 

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Cersei's the main villain, at least on TV, and it almost looks like they want to make Daenerys the main villain next.


I'd chip in a few cents, but the more he writes, the longer the story gets. I don't think he can overcome his own tendencies enough to finish. This is the same reason I never read Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time, because I never thought he'd finish, and he didn't (and yes, I know it's highly recommended. Maybe someday. I'm a slow reader though, and all the individual books are long too, so I doubt that I would even be able to finish reading it).
Eh , the very first scene of GoT was about the white walkers, so I disagree they aren't supposed to be the primary villain.

The Wheel of Time was an amazing series. Brandon Sanderson did a great job ghost writing for Jordan. I was very happy with the final three books he wrote to close out the story.

Sword of Truth series by Terry Goodkind was another good one too.
 

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Eh , the very first scene of GoT was about the white walkers, so I disagree they aren't supposed to be the primary villain.
Well, they were following the books more closely at first. But whatever. Apparently the last villain is going to be Cersei and/or Dany.

I've never enjoyed a story so much but been so soured by the ending. As much as I liked episode 3, I hated episode 4 more.
 

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It's funny how you look at Dany and compare her to season 1, so young and fresh, really shows you how 8 years can effect someone.

Sansa on the other hand has turned out gorgeous. She's only 1 year older than Arya IRL too, great casting for Arya as Arry was always meant to be an ugly little boy.

The circle of life.
 

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This a SPOILER so don't read it if you don't wanna know

In the books I think a witch tells cersei she will marry the king, all her children will die before her, and her little brother will finally choke the life from her. Tyrion is the obvious thought but Jaime is also her little brother as she was born minutes before him. However, Jaime only has one hand and I'm pretty sure the prophecy talks about two hands around her neck. Be interesting to see what happens.
 

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I fear for Drogon in the final episode.
Ha! I'm fond of the dragons too. Because we've seen them raised from babies, I think. Oddly enough, I've never cared too much about dragons in other literature. Not even Smaug in The Hobbit, and I love Tolkien.
Drogon looked like a B-32 flying over the city last episode.
 

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A lot of people didn't like the episode but I loved it. Shows what can happen in war and yes, innocent people are killed. Plus, it's GOT. What did people think? Dany and John would have the first dance at the Targaryan Ball after the victory? Hell no. Drogon is not a war criminal as he was following his commands. But, he's like having a WMD so we'll see how they handle that. Even if they were to kill Drogon, they'd have the Unsullied and Dothraki to contend with who were (also) very willing to kill anything in sight during that battle and very committed to Dany. The Unsulllied and Dothraki may protect Drogon if John Snow, Arya, and Tyrion try to kill him. I do think Dany will die somehow.
 

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That episode kind of made me angry. You have all these men around who supposedly were seasoned generals. And yet the whole battle plan seemed to have been planned by a woman i e looked pretty and had plenty of drama but was essentially useless. You fight a numerically superior Enemy at a choke Point. You don't ride out with your pretty flaming swords on an open Battlefield to get slaughtered. There were half a dozen other stupidities. and don't get me started on that little girl killing the zombie King no matter what freaking training she had.
 

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A lot of people didn't like the episode but I loved it.
I didn't like how they had Daenerys turn into evil mad super villain queen 100x worse than Cersei, when she had always been presented as a force for good (yes, yes, I know she has been cruel and ruthless, doesn't matter, she was still presented as a heroic figure). Ruined a good character for the benefit of a big ending IMO.

I'm hoping Drogon survives, I have no such hope for Dany, obviously.
 

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Good clôtures for certains characters.

I liked the finale, but it wasnt what i expected as "séries final" .

Technically, the épisode 5 should have been the "final" .. This one felt like a filler
 

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Worst episode of the season. Great if you have a hard on for the Starks, I guess.
Drogon was the best actor of the episode, and the smartest too, since he melted the Iron Throne.
They should have ended with episode 3 IMO.
 

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I liked the finale. When 40M people watch a show, you cannot please everyone. Somewhat predictable but overall pretty solid. Felt bad for Drogon. Damn, I LOVED him throughout the years. Showrunners did a good job on showing his pain after his "mother" died. He actually let out a cry I thought. Flying away with her was well thought out and done. And John finally pet Ghost and even smiled upon their reunion.
 
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