Discussion in 'Media Central' started by Diacanu, Mar 5, 2019.
Sansa turns into Phoenix and flies with dragons. [teh baba]
I've spent a lot of time speculating about this last season of GOT. I have some ideas based off the show and a few of the blu-ray special features... This is just speculation, but I have an idea that some or all of this may be correct so I added spoiler tags.
Who's ready for the scene where Daenerys finds out she's fucking her nephew?
I don't think it's possible for Tyrion to be working with Cersei and the audience not know it. Plus then what would be the point of him having to go through Jaime to meet with her, and their arguments in the Red Keep S7, E7? Definitely not Tyrion.
Varys--it's possible. But the concept of the Blackfyre line has not made the show at all. It would be pretty burdensome to cram in that huge conspiracy in the last several hours of the series. And without it, Varys has no plausible motivation for wanting to support anyone but Daenerys.
It really isn't necessary that someone is spying. Jaime says explicitly he got the idea to set the trap at Casterly Rock from his defeat at the hands of Robb Stark in Season 1. The rest of Team Daenerys' losses in Season 7 can be attributed to Euron's superior naval skill and cunning.
I think she's gonna be fine with it.
Targaryens are already incest-y.
I mean I’m fine with it. Why not her?
Now John Snow, that's another story...
Jon & Dany:
Episode 68: 54 minutes - April 14
Episode 69: 58 minutes - April 21
Episode 70: 60 minutes - April 28
Episode 71: 78 minutes - May 5
Episode 72: 80 minutes - May 12
Episode 73: 80 minutes - May 19
That’s all of them right?
So much for the "feature length episodes" rumor.
Netflix witcher series will be darker then game of thrones with holocaust and old school European type ghettos not bad projects in US. Loved the books and games too. Game and Thrones and rome were my favorite hbo series.
So... anyone care to discuss who they think will end up as King when the show ends? I have another guess about this that I think is plausible.
None with Tyrion?
It's Thrones, so they could throw any number of curve balls up to and including the iron throne getting melted down by a dragon.
Tyrion becomes prime minister when they get westeros and essos gets tired of nobles.
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Will be watching on my computer on hbo go only person in house with 5.1 surround sound speakers.
They're definitely leading up to a Jon kills Daenerys moment I reckon.
Jon would be one of the only characters who wouldn't get any satisfaction from winning the throne, so I'm gonna call him getting it in a pyric victory.
Wondering if Cersei’s “pregnancy” was a lie for her brothers. Remember she made a point not to imbibe when discussing her alleged pregnancy with both Jaime and Tyrion, but there she was tonight having a postcoital glass of wine as she told Euron to GTFO.
Their fantastical, romantic jaunt through the mountains on the backs of dragons really told me that one of those two is going to die
People in Game of Thrones can’t have nice things
Wow. I watched the episode twice already. So much to take in.
I hate that so much of the conversation is happening off screen, but I guess we are pressed for time.
I paused it to try and get a look at the diagram Arya gave to Gendry. Looks a bit like a detachable spear with a dragon glass point.
Since she already has the dagger, I wonder if she is making that new weapon for Sansa to protect herself?
Speaking of the dagger, it seems the book and the show have diverged on who actually hired the assassin to kill Bran.
In the show it is implied that Littlefinger hired the assassin and pinned it on Tyrion. In the books we learn that Littlefinger did lose the dagger... to King Robert.
And Littlefinger was nowhere near Winterfell when Robert was visiting.
So the likeliest suspects are Joffrey or Cersi. Probably Cersei since she had the actual motive. Or it could be Joffrey since he's a sociopath and the assassination was poorly planned.
Anyway I guess it doesn't really matter at this point.
Anyone know what the Night King's message was about? He doesn't seem like the type to give out warnings or messages. They mostly just seem like killing machines who are fulfilling their original programming.
Another thing I've always wondered about. The stories of Azor Ahai and the Great Other originate from the easternmost parts of Essos. As far as we know the White Walkers have only ever been in Westeros, right?
Some had speculated that the Far North of Westeros actually wraps around the world and is connected to the Far East of Essos... there is even a structure similar to the Wall called the Five Forts. But GRRM shot down that theory.
Watched it on xfinity sounded good with my creative labs inspire 5.1 dts surround sound speakers
Watched it at lunchtime on a giant screen in a VR cinema so I didn't spoil any of my coworkers.
So much to unpack.
First of all, I just want to say that I love a great film score. I know Game of Thrones is a TV show and not a film, but Ramin Djawadi is now one of my favorites. When the episode opens, we see a kid rushing to see the Queen march to Winterfell with her army accompanied by Jon Snow. It starts out with the very same musical score from S1 E1 when Robert Baratheon marched to Winterfell to visit Ned after his hand died. As the scene continued on, you hear it slowly and subtlety combine with Danaerys' "Fire & Blood" theme. It went so well together that it sounds like it was always meant to go together. All of the main characters have their own theme music and Djawadi will often combine themes. The result is an interesting form of "storytelling" through music. I am here for it.
Man... they are zipping through all of the stuff at break neck speeds. Jon rode a dragon this episode and I always thought that would be a huge moment in the show and it was to some extent. But with everything else that happened here, it's just one of many huge moments this week. Since dragons only seem to tolerate people with Targaryen blood, that should be a clue to everyone that Jon is to some degree a Targaryen. I kind of miss the old GOT where we'd spend a few episodes setting up a conflict... moving characters and situations around like pieces on a chess board and finally someone comes along and flips the whole table. Those days are gone. And did anyone catch what Danaerys said to Jon after their Dragon ride? We could stay in this cave and no one would find us for 1000 years.... Ygritte said something similar to Jon when they banged in a cave. She died not much later than that.
Poor little Ned Umber. That scene at The Last Hearth made me jump a little. When the wall fell at Eastwatch By The Sea, I checked a map and saw that TLH and House Umber were the closest to being attacked. Next would be the Dredfort, which should be empty since the Boltons are extinct and then the Karhold, seat of the Karstarks.
Does anyone think that Jon will form opposition to Dany now that he knows he has a more legitimate claim to the throne than she does? It seem apparent to me that if Team Dany wins, she would most likely choose Jon as her King anyway, but would Jon just go on knowingly banging his Aunt? Good times ahead, people!!
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