Game of Thrones episode 6: Twitter reacts to the disappointing season 8 finale

CNET | 5/20/2019 | Mark Serrels
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Dany turned conquerer.

Game of Thrones is over (well kinda, we still have prequels and spin-offs to come) and people are a little upset.

That wasn't great.

Spoilers incoming!

Episode - Television - Sections

So that was definitely an episode of television. I don't know where to start. Let's break it up by sections.

The opening of this episode was strong. We had Dany turn up with an absolutely show stopping entrance...

Bit - Discussion - Walk - Carnage - Tyrion

And after a bit of discussion and a walk through the carnage, Tyrion Lannister gave up his brooch. He didn't wanna be the Hand/sheriff no more.

Then there was a lengthy, but also pretty well acted scene where Tyrion Lannister and Jon Snow reasoned out the pros and cons of absolutely stabbing Daenerys Targaryen in the back for her insane war crimes.

Jon - Snow - Quandary - Face - Seasons

Jon Snow did the same tortured "what should I do with this moral quandary" face he's been doing for eight long seasons, and then he did what he always does: the right thing. In this case murder by loving knife in the belly.

That was bad enough, the stabbing I mean. Then the worst part: Drogon's mourning period. Which involved a lot of fire and a complete melting of the Iron Throne.

Point - Things - Episode - Writing - Performances

At this point, things seemed good. Good episode, decent-ish writing, good performances. This was the high point of the episode. The Dany death scene was great, Drogon's reaction was great. Sweet, we're getting the Jon Snow ending, right?


Point - Things - Rails

This is the point where things went off the rails.

Bran Stark -- perhaps the most irritating character in the show's long history was now the owner of a completely melted Iron Throne. He got...
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