Game of Thrones Season 8

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  1. SpokaneCY

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    Agree about Grey Worm. A life as a slave warrior trained to not have emotion fear etc. and he abandoned that in a heartbeat.

    Dany is concerned about the throne - nothing else and her entire story arc has told us she is ruthless to that end. She is now queen of the 7 kingdoms so there are LOTS of people left in the known world to rule (and burn of need be).
     
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    #2262 Bret44, May 12, 2019
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    I'd like to think the last thing through Qyburn's head, besides the Mountain's fingers, was why am I the way I am?
     
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    Who cares Daenerys is queen now
     
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  5. SpokaneCY

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    If there was 1 brilliant plan in the 8 seasons we never go 8 seasons.

    What was the option - just lay siege and wait for all the people inside to die miserable starvation and disease deaths and THEN have Cersei torch the entire city with dragon fire?

    In the end, Cersei is Dany and Dany is Cersei. Both want power and try to secure and keep it with reckless abandon.
     
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    I'm pretty sure he's just straight up trolling by this point.
     
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    I don't know about Grey Worm. The whole story arc on the unsullied since Dany freed them was them losing some of the trappings of their brutal upbringing and allowing themselves to reclaim some of their humanity. Grey Worm's romance with missandei is a perfect example of this. And with her taken from him, he's having a very emotional response, which sort of continues that story arc as I see it.
     
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    Disagree here. He and Missandei's romance started a long time ago. He said in season 7 that he now knows fear (fear of not seeing Missandei of Naath again). We had never seen him react like this before, but that doesn't mean it was out of character. It was the first time he had ever lost someone who he deeply loved; we really had no way of knowing what would be "in character" for him after her death, because what she meant to him and her death were both completely unprecedented things/events in his life.
     
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    Dr. Frankenstein being killed by his own monstrous creation.
     
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  10. SpokaneCY

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    Maybe he is just reverting to his true self like Jamie. Grey Worm is a trained blood-thirty killer - raised and trained that way and while he "strayed" he ended up as he started. Jaime as well but I hated the "tease" that he was turning good.
     
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    I had been ok with the season but disappointed with some of the decisions so far. After tonight I just flat out don't like it. They went too far with the whole mad queen thing. I knew that's where they were going. That was obvious. But still, they didn't have to have her burn the whole city and have her army suddenly turn in to rapers and murderers of women and children. It makes no sense. They could have gotten there but they needed a couple more seasons. The way it has played out seems totally forced and unearned. They started rushing through the whole thing last season and the show has suffered greatly for it.
     
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    Whatever happens in the rest of this thread, we should all take a moment and appreciate the best sentence the Internet will have in quite some time.

    Get that man a medal or something!
     
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    Do you have anything of any actual value to add to the thread?
     
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    Nope
    Impulsive, felt the need to use a heavy hand, yes but unhinges, not even close but good try.
     
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    Me too. Who is going to be a good ruler?

    Dany is apparently going to burn everyone past sense.

    Jon is flat out stupid.

    Tyrion is also now stupid

    Sansa is Cersei apparently.

    I don’t even care at this point. Whoever sits it won’t deserve it.
     
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    Actually no. I'm firmly behind her exploits in this TV show because it's a TV show and there are no "right" answers. If we all liked the same characters for the same reasons I'd be disappointed. The entire series has set these characters up as way more complex than good or bad, mad or sane, competent or not. Is Dany bad? Is Jon good? Arya? Sansa? I've wanted Cersei to die from day one. Same with Sansa - can't stand her character.

    Probably a win for the show that it creates a WIDE swath of like/dislike for a GIANT cast of fatally flawed characters.
     
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    It all makes sense now.
     
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    I think there's a certain "come full circle" that Varys ended up dying in a very similar circumstance to how Ned Stark died - treason. Or, at least, treason by trying to inform the public that there was someone with a better claim to the Iron Throne (Stannis Baratheon for Ned; Jon Snow/Aegon Targaryen for Varys).
     
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    #2279 Mr Janny, May 12, 2019
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    Sorry, you're 100% wrong on this. The Unsullied are the exact opposite of bloodthirsty. That's why they are such valued soldiers. They don't kill for fun. They don't rape and pillage. They don't act out of emotion. That's their whole schtick. Cold blooded? Sure. Bloodthirsty? Not even a little. Grey Worm's actions are absolutely NOT a reversion to his training.
     
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