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Re: Game of Thrones

Postby Ceetar » Thu Aug 24, 2017 1:01 pm

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Also can someone please tell Jon and Dany about their relationship already? We get you want to play out this damn Luke-Leia thing before you do, but like if you're a three-eyed raven and interested in saving the humans wouldn't you tell the two people bickering over whether or not to fight the dead that they're related?
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Re: Game of Thrones

Postby Frayed Knot » Thu Aug 24, 2017 1:43 pm

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Ceetar wrote:Also can someone please tell Jon and Dany about their relationship already?


Who knows enough to tell them?
Bran does but he just missed Jon at Winterfell and the two haven't seen each other since Season 1
Gilly almost read it in a dusty old book that no one else has even looked at in forever, but she's ignorant of Westeros history and had no idea who she was reading about or where it might go had she kept on
Sam would have figured it out if Gilly kept reading but she didn't and he wasn't even listening anyway
Eddard took the secret to his grave, even though revealing it would have eased his wife's anger, so it's safe to assume that no one in Stark-ville knew either
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Re: Game of Thrones

Postby Ceetar » Thu Aug 24, 2017 1:54 pm

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Bran knows. send a damn raven. tell Sansa.

No, we're gonna find out when Gilly re-mentions the book she read "Remember that dusty old book I read about Rhaegar and Lyanna Stark? so boring!"
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Re: Game of Thrones

Postby Mets Willets Point » Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:52 am

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Like the entire season, the finale was uneven with some headscratching storytelling decisions, but ultimately satisfying. Especially the manner in which {name redacted} finally gets his comeuppance and deserved death.
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Re: Game of Thrones

Postby Frayed Knot » Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:58 pm

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Ceetar wrote:Bran knows. send a damn raven. tell Sansa.

No, we're gonna find out when Gilly re-mentions the book she read "Remember that dusty old book I read about Rhaegar and Lyanna Stark? so boring!"


So it turned out that even Brandon only knew part of the truth.
Since he only "sees" the past in pieces, his previous knowledge that JS was the product of the Stark and Targaryan lines needed to be augmented by Sam's info causing him to go back and see that
Raegar & Lyanna were secretly married as well, meaning he not only was he not Eddard Stark's bastard but he wasn't even a bastard at all.
Plus there's all that minor stuff about Robert's Rebellion all being for naught but, hey, it only cost a couple a million lives.
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Re: Game of Thrones

Postby Ceetar » Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:09 am

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yeah, I think the point was that he was legitimately the heir to the throne (and didn't Bran basically endorse Dany there, though I guess he would anyway) and not a bastard. That confused me, even as Rhaegar's bastard and not Ned's, wouldn't he have been a Targaryen not a Dornish/Sand one?
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Re: Game of Thrones

Postby Frayed Knot » Wed Dec 27, 2017 7:11 pm

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I haven't heard any word yet on the starting dates for the final season.
I saw something about it not going again until 2019 but I think that was some scare tactic advertisement by an HBO competitor.

Was reminded of this just now as I see HBO is doing the same thing as they did during Christmas/New Years week a year ago, that is rerunning the entire series to date
Season 2 is running today (Wed) in 10 consecutive hours. S3 will be Thursday and so on if you feel like dropping in or firing the DVR into overdrive.
Last year I wound up recording Seasons 3-6 and watched them at a rate of 2 episodes per week leading up to the new shows.
I don't feel the need to re-re-review that many again this year although I might record the episodes of 6 & 7 and keep them stored until just before the show is ready to go again.
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Re: Game of Thrones

Postby Fman99 » Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:58 pm

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I just re-read the books after season 7 of the show ended. I'm good for a while.
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Re: Game of Thrones

Postby Frayed Knot » Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:04 pm

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And HBO confirms the rumors that the final (six show) half-season of GoT is delayed until 2019

Well that suxxx
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Re: Game of Thrones

Postby Ceetar » Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:52 pm

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Frayed Knot wrote:And HBO confirms the rumors that the final (six show) half-season of GoT is delayed until 2019

Well that suxxx


still won't have another book by then.
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Re: Game of Thrones

Postby LeiterWagnerFasterStrongr » Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:27 am

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As I at long last have HBOGo access, I'm finally jumping in on this. Three episodes in, you guys! No SPOILERZZ
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Re: Game of Thrones

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