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TV REVIEW: Game of Thrones – No One

Spoilers…One of the interesting things about Game of Thrones as a show is its ability to laugh at your story expectations like Syrio Forel laughs at death. There were certain elements that were always going to happen like we imagined, for example Arya’s victory against the waif, despite the “shock ending” of her being stabbed in the gut. But several things happened this week that are either going to surprise people or/and make them a bit angry.In terms of the latter, it’s doing away with two widely rumoured events in the blink of an eye. Firstly, Lady Stoneheart – while…

TV REVIEW: Game of Thrones – No One

TV REVIEW: Game of Thrones – The Door

Spoilers…With the eventual denouement seemingly edging closer, it seems all bets are off concerning character survival, something which was underlined this week with the heartbreaking death of a fan favourite. It was a powerful ending to the episode, and the ripples will be felt in more ways than one.But first, an important meeting between Sansa and Littlefinger (with Brienne in tow), where Sansa beautifully called him out for selling her to Ramsay and her making it explicitly clear what he did to her – “he knew he needed my face so he left that, but he committed horrors to the rest of me”…

TV REVIEW: Game of Thrones – The Door

TV REVIEW: Game of Thrones – Book of the Stranger

Spoilers…Well, Dany doesn’t call herself “The Unburnt” for fun, something the Khals of Dothraki found out this week in an episode dominated by women in power. To be fair to our white-haired dragonrider, she was given three options: stay in Vaes Dothrak as part of the Dosh Kahleen, be traded to slave masters for a bunch of horses (ten thousand, admittedly), or continually raped by the Khals, their bloodriders, and their horses. Dany went for door number four – flaming death – and burned her male captors alive in their hut, herself emerging from the fire to the rest of…

TV REVIEW: Game of Thrones – Book of the Stranger