Game of Thrones S08E06 Discussion Thread: Burn them all! (the writing staff) | Our Watch has ended

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  1. Fungoose

    Fungoose Kitty Whisperer

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    Broken man speech by Septon Meribald as well. A Feast for Crows seems so different because of the pacing and absence of some of our favorite characters. Much of the story is happening concurrently with A Dance of Dragons, and the two books are much better if read with a more streamlined timeline (The Boiled Leather read through). The two books were originally meant to be one, until the story grew too large for GRRM to make that work. The pacing of that part of the story is natural given the whirlwind of the first three books.
     
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    Re watched 7 this weekend...... was worse. Night king ending worst of worst
     
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    Have you guys ever read the preteen aged George R R Martins’ letters to Marvel? I think they published them in the back of some Fantastic Four issues. Those particular issues came back around.

    He was a good writer even then. I am convinced he decided to do POV chapters because of the influence comic books had on him. Each main character in stories have their own comic, and side characters, but they exist together in a larger universe.
     
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    Bender is D&D

    The little dead girl is GRRM's excellent premise and expert world building.
     
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    Tywin Lannister sighting Aliens 3
     
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    Did HBO have the power to just fire D&D get new show runners who were willing to do up to 10 seasons?

    If they didn't have that option - HBO deserves no blame for what happened. I do know HBO wanted the show to continue beyond 8 seasons.
     
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    ufcfan4 Can't Andle The Riddum

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    They should have just went for it and made it as though Drogon understood that the intense desire for the throne had been Dany’s undoing, so he melted it down. It was a stretch, but I liked it a lot better than this.
     
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    I actually wondered why hbo didnt just get new showrunners.

    Fuck make the saporski (or what the fuck hes name was) the new showrunner and thats it.

    (The guy who directed hardhome)
     
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    That's how most people took it. I don't think it was much of a stretch. Dragons were supposed to be intelligent anyway.

    A lot of folks thought that was the only good part of the finale. Now its ruint.
     
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    From what I read, no. Those two goofs allegedly had iron clad contracts that stated that Game of Thrones doesn't happen without them involved.
    I don't think he's said anything directly related to s8 but he said something along the lines of 'Chernobyl needs to win all the Emmy's.'
     
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    I do get the feeling though that Weiss and Benioff are probably laughing all the way to the bank between the Star Wars and Netflix deals. Game of Thrones was such a juggernaut that even people's anger toward them and dissatisfaction with the ending did not impact network interest in them.
     
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    i knew about Starwars, but netflix is throwing money at them too?

    Disgusting.
     
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    Yes they landed a pretty hefty deal with them. Maybe this will be the nail in the coffin for Netflix? If so fuck em. Thats what they get for signing up those 2 goofs
     
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    That would have been beyond terrible.
    So think of it that way. Seriously. People are digging through everything trying as hard as they can to make faults out of things. What's on the screen and what's on the page aren't always the same, and things can change. It took it as Drogon knew what he was doing, and I still take it that way. Because I'm not scouring through the screenplays hell bent on being dissatisfied every chance I get. Post production they may have decided that scenario worked better, who knows? This kind of mundane not picking is one of the reasons the people doing the most criticizing just come off a naggers more than actually having legit criticisms.

    It's like people saying Trump is racist, which is stupid, opposed to pointing out the prominent criticisms readily available practically every time he says anything. This season is the same. Lots of stuff to criticize. You don't need to go through the screenplays with a hi-lighter to find them.
     
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    I'm twenty minutes in and this chick is hilarious and keeps hitting the hammer on the head with her arguments.
     
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    Ah, Lindsay Ellis, my YouTube waifu. I'm about 15 minutes into that video now, tis good thus far.
     
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    Damn this gal's got a brain on her. She nailed it too. Almost point for point of what I was thinking watching S5-8.
     
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    I think I saw part 1 when it first came out then watched this one today, as it dropped. While I don't disagree with most of what she's saying, I still found the season entertaining enough.
     
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