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  1. Beardy the Wildling

    So what was the third "oh shit" moment?

    I never implied that? I'm saying that the Night King is a greenseer on top of being a necromancer. They're not mutually exclusive skills, you realise. Heck, Bran demonstrates this by being both a skinchanger and a greenseer (as opposed to Varamyr Sixskins, only a skinchanger, and Jojen Reed, only a greenseer). Being able to psychically mark someone in the past via visions is a very greenseer thing to do.
  2. Beardy the Wildling

    Character arc ranto (SPOILERS)

    Basically, they went to the M Night Shyamalan school of plot twists. 'IT'S A GOOD TWIST IF NOBODY SEES IT COMING. JUST BUILD UP THE BUTLER DID IT, THEN SAY IT WAS THE CHAMBERMAID!'
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    Favorite Character by Season?

    He didn't ever randomly become an asshole for no reason, sporadic endorsement of actual fucking necromancy aside. That's more than can be said for most characters in the nihilistic shitpile.
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    Character arc ranto (SPOILERS)

    Welcome to the Hater's Club, matey, I'm always glad to bring another on board. It's a shame Drogon's arc was so underrated. Truly shakespearean, but like most of the good writing in Game of Thrones, offscreen. It should be noted that D&D actively rely on 'honeypots' to explain their bullshit, because in truth, they just want their shocking moment. They don't really care about arcs, they never really had an explanation for Ellaria being a vengeance-driven madwoman or Arya wanting to kill Sansa, they just need them shock moments for the bar-watching idiots that go into reaction compilations. Hence, as the Dragon Demands put it, they cold read, and have been for years. They rattle off a list of vague possible explanations, see which one the fans latch onto, then roll with it. It's like if you have a naked emperor, and he's brazonly walking around, expecting his subjects to praise his clothes. Emperor: Dear subjects, aren't I wonderful? My clothes are a fine product indeed. There are many colours upon it. Subject: Oh yes, Emperor, the scarlet ermine is fantastic. Emperor: Yes, the scarlet dye was the finest in the land, and the ermine we killed for the pelt were specially bred. Subject: Oh, of course, that's just what I'd expect of my fine, perfect emperor. Me: Why aren't people telling the Emperor he's naked?
  5. Beardy the Wildling

    Best quotes of Game of Thrones

    Someone should have told D&D that before they started their cringeworthy inside the episode skits. 'Any writer who has to sit with the viewer and explain their story is no true writer.'
  6. Beardy the Wildling

    Best quotes of Game of Thrones

    Someone ought to tell Benioff that next time he lies about his screenwriting qualifications or uses his Goldman-Sachs papa to get free screenwriting gigs.
  7. Beardy the Wildling

    Best quotes of Game of Thrones

    "You want a good girl, but you need the bad pussy." Words of wisdom from Tyene Sand. Now I just need to find an ear to bite.
  8. It could have been in the show, but it was contingent on (f)Aegon and the actual Golden Company being there too, which for some reason D&D didn't want. So instead we just had a messy, pointless arc without Arianne or a crowning of Myrcella, just several hours of pure idiocy. Outright insulting idiocy too; essentially, they imply that strong women are catty, murder-obsessed idiots who say things like 'you're a greedy bitch, you know that?' regarding a 'kill steal' of their own fucking cousin. Also, that true sexual liberation would allow for brother-sister incest. And that non-action hero men are impotent and worthy of death by hyperfeminist heroines. Hoo fucking boy.
  9. 'We reconceived the role to make it worthy of the actor's talents' reeks of 'we think we can do a better story than GRRM, also, writing dialogue is for dumb nerds'.
  10. Also why Jaime doesn’t seem all too hindered by his lack of dominant hand. Benioff wants to be a tough action hero, so an arc where someone is forced to learn alternatives to said path is too much like something scary. So instead he runs around in a weird oversexualised sunny land surrounded by hot ethnic chicks.
  11. Someone had to go old yeller on 'em.
  12. Hey, so I made a little tinfoil theory meets rant for a subject, however, it is likely unapproved by the mods. Anyway, @SeanF said it would fit in here, so fuck it, here's Mini-Mega Rant 2: Electric Boogaloo. (warning: aluminium headwear may be present) In this thread, I'm not going to talk about D&D; I'm going to aim the gun squarely at David Benioff's head. Why? Well, I recently found out that pretty much every boneheaded shift from the books (as opposed to pragmatic or neutral changes) were the result of David Benioff having a 'creative vision' shift at the last minute and no-one having the spine to tell him 'no'. Talisa? Turns out David Benioff prefers brown women, and couldn't understand why Robb would lose a kingdom over a non-brown one. TV Dorne including Jaime and Bronn? Benioff's call, along with the infamous bad pussy line; remember, he thinks brown women are inherently sexy and can merely mention genitalia to be arousing. Stannis losing the Battle of Ice and being the one to personally burn his daughter? Benioff's call again, later justifying it as Stannis's ambition overruling his love. Sansa being sold off to the Boltons to be raped? Benioff's idea, with Cogman stuck as the fall guy. So, with this in mind, it shouldn't surprise you that Jaime going back to Cersei time and time again because 'we can't choose who we love' is an invention of Mr Benioff. DB Weiss may have an infatuation with zombie polar bears, but in all fairness, that's harmless spectacle. Dumb, but not malignant. Only Benioff would actively make the show as toxic as it is. Incest is wincest, it would seem. Well, no, not quite, because it should also be noted that Cersei is considerably consequence-free from blowing up the Vatican, beloved, even. It's not just a ruination of Jaime to facilitate more fun incest, it's a simultaneous whitewashing (in a personal way; the act of blowing up the Vatican in a catholic area is kinda fucked, desperate or otherwise) and plot armouring of Cersei. But why would he do this? Benioff is an unapologetic misogynist who doesn't care about women (just see Season 6's sophomoric tagline, 'Women on top', as a way to show that women are going to be thrown positions of power but also lolsexjoke) so he's not merely trying to appease the radical feminist crowd. If he wanted to be lazy, the Aegon plot was right there to crib from the books, Cersei could have been toppled early (as would be realistic of a person who blew up the fucking Vatican) and he could have worked with an easy Targ rivalry. But no, it had to be Cersei. Why? Well, I'll spoil my theory ahead of time: Benioff is Cersei. Specifically, he's the worst of Book-Cersei, and has experienced a life not dissimilar to Show-Cersei. Let's go through the points. Malignant Narcissism - You know how in Book-Cersei's chapters, a self-aware person reads through the self-congratulatory narration praising Cersei's brilliance and cringes, knowing how utterly delusional Cersei is? Benioff, if he even read Feast (which is being generous, I'll be honest), takes Cersei's brilliance at face value. After all, he loves to revel in his own brilliance; that's just what normal smart people do as far as he's concerned. That's why he can't help but talk a load of shit in the Inside the Episode videos; he's just so eager to show the world how awesome he is, but knows everyone around him is 'too dumb' to comprehend his genius without him explaining it. In addition, he's obsessed with his image. He spent the Battle of the Bastards refreshing IMDb over and over again because that rating is life to him. Every other critic he spurned once they turned sour, but IMDb was his safe haven, the place that would always praise him. Heh. How'd that turn out, eh, Danny Boy? Also, it should be noted that in nominating episodes for writing Emmys, he only nominated episodes written by him and Weiss. Not the better-received eps from Cogman, local fall guy. Only him, because only he is brilliant enough to get Emmys. Proud Alcoholism - What was it Benioff said about where he'll be after the finale? At an undisclosed location, with lots of alcohol, far away from the internet. He isn't just an alcoholic; he thinks alcoholism is cool enough to make it part of a public statement. Proud Falseness - Just like how Cersei smugly recounts all the ways she's lied to people and thinks she's the height of cunning, so does David Benioff. He outright revelled in the fact that he has no screenwriting qualifications (which explains his remark about themes being for eighth grade book reports) and how he tricked GRRM into thinking he had a screenwriting degree. This is not something to be proud of, Benioff, this is something you should be hiding in shame over. An inability to face consequences - When Season 5 ended and there was a massive backlash, what happened at San Diego comic con? Oh yeah, D&D pushed the actors forward, knowing everyone can't reasonably blame them for doing their jobs to the best of their ability, while they dodged the event. I guarantee this will happen again this year. Similarly, this fantasy gets written into Show-Cersei. She blows up the Vatican? No prob, bob, everyone loves her! To be fair, this could have something to do with how coddled David Benioff truly is. See, his father's a wall street tycoon, the ex-owner of Goldman-Sachs. He's kind of a big deal. Hence David could be coddled by daddy while he fails at novel after novel, screenplay after screenplay, and because of daddy's connections, he'll only fail upwards. Maybe this is just what Benioff thinks the real world is? Idealising toxic masculinity while ironically lacking any of its ideals - Now, I may get flack for this. I assure you, I'm not with the ANTIFA crowd, but I know toxic gender stereotypes exist. REAL MEN FIGHT UNGHHH is a toxic stereotype of how masculinity works, so in my view, that's toxic masculinity (as opposed to how radical feminists seem to see it, that is, any expression of masculinity is itself toxic). I think it's safe to say David Benioff wants to be seen as a 'real man'. He's the guy who said Ramsay is more heroic than Joffrey because he fights, he's the one who had Sam say 'lol, learning is for idiots' (once again, this guy lied about his screenwriting qualifications to GRRM, is it any wonder Sam becomes Grand Maester at the end? Pure projection), he's the one who insists on gratuitous rape and sex scenes. He's trying so hard to be testosterone-poisoned, but, let's be honest, the guy's a chicken shit. He isn't a chiselled action hero, he's a greying, weaselly, alcoholic man. He isn't masculine in the non-toxic sense, let alone the toxic sense. Meanwhile, Book-Cersei spends her whole time being misogynistic and wishing she was born a man, much like how Benioff wishes he was born a fuckboy who could make all the sex jokes he wrote sound cool. Spiteful towards reasonable criticism and dissent - Through AFFC, Cersei is being given reasonable counsel by Harys Swyft, Pycelle, and Kevan Lannister, but of course, this just makes her view them as her enemy. When Lady Stokeworth brings up legitimate concerns, Cersei has them tortured to death by Qyburn. This pretty much matches how he approached Ros, Barristan, Stannis and Jaime's actors. Ros's actress is an exception here, as her concerns boiled down to 'I don't want nude scenes anymore, either I want a meatier role or I'm not interested'. But David needs his fanservice whore... so he has a brilliant idea. He teases a meatier story for Ros, then has her gruesomely killed by Joffrey, all while gratuitously panning a camera up her corpse. That'll show her. As for Barristan, Stannis, and Jaime, each of their actors had read the books and had concerns about their characters' arcs. Stephen Dillane, bless his soul, outright told the press he had 'no idea why his character was doing what he did'. Let's see how each ended: Barristan died in a pit, denying him a book story where he gets to be heroic, Stannis died alone and deserted upon as a fanatic child-killing monster, and Jaime died renouncing his protectiveness for the people, somehow coming off as less sympathetic than... yes, Cersei. Utterly sex-obsessed - Is there anything Book-Cersei thinks can't be solved by sexual bribery? Nope. Similarly, David Benioff just thinks sex is inherently cool and fun, and can save any scene. Overly reliant on a rich daddy to make up for incompetence - As mentioned above, it's only really thanks to his father than Benioff has a writing career at all. When your father is a rich, media industry bankroller, you kind of get jobs handed to you. So just like how Tywin shielded Cersei from her own idiocy with Lannister gold, so too does Benioff's father, enabling the moron to keep failing upwards. Today X Men Origins, tomorrow Star Wars. Well, I think this is long and detailed enough to make my case. I think that David Benioff liked Cersei because it was like looking in a mirror, so he kept her alive against the odds, and made sure she died a scared, pregnant woman in her lover's arms. What do you guys think?
  13. Beardy the Wildling

    Who got the most screwed over

    Not just mutilated, but mutilated in a naughty place!
  14. Welp, fuck it, here was my proposed topic, which I don't think the mods are gonna approve, so here it is, to satisfy curiosity: (warning: aluminium headwear may be present) In this thread, I'm not going to talk about D&D; I'm going to aim the gun squarely at David Benioff's head. Why? Well, I recently found out that pretty much every boneheaded shift from the books (as opposed to pragmatic or neutral changes) were the result of David Benioff having a 'creative vision' shift at the last minute and no-one having the spine to tell him 'no'. Talisa? Turns out David Benioff prefers brown women, and couldn't understand why Robb would lose a kingdom over a non-brown one. TV Dorne including Jaime and Bronn? Benioff's call, along with the infamous bad pussy line; remember, he thinks brown women are inherently sexy and can merely mention genitalia to be arousing. Stannis losing the Battle of Ice and being the one to personally burn his daughter? Benioff's call again, later justifying it as Stannis's ambition overruling his love. Sansa being sold off to the Boltons to be raped? Benioff's idea, with Cogman stuck as the fall guy. So, with this in mind, it shouldn't surprise you that Jaime going back to Cersei time and time again because 'we can't choose who we love' is an invention of Mr Benioff. DB Weiss may have an infatuation with zombie polar bears, but in all fairness, that's harmless spectacle. Dumb, but not malignant. Only Benioff would actively make the show as toxic as it is. Incest is wincest, it would seem. Well, no, not quite, because it should also be noted that Cersei is considerably consequence-free from blowing up the Vatican, beloved, even. It's not just a ruination of Jaime to facilitate more fun incest, it's a simultaneous whitewashing (in a personal way; the act of blowing up the Vatican in a catholic area is kinda fucked, desperate or otherwise) and plot armouring of Cersei. But why would he do this? Benioff is an unapologetic misogynist who doesn't care about women (just see Season 6's sophomoric tagline, 'Women on top', as a way to show that women are going to be thrown positions of power but also lolsexjoke) so he's not merely trying to appease the radical feminist crowd. If he wanted to be lazy, the Aegon plot was right there to crib from the books, Cersei could have been toppled early (as would be realistic of a person who blew up the fucking Vatican) and he could have worked with an easy Targ rivalry. But no, it had to be Cersei. Why? Well, I'll spoil my theory ahead of time: Benioff is Cersei. Specifically, he's the worst of Book-Cersei, and has experienced a life not dissimilar to Show-Cersei. Let's go through the points. Malignant Narcissism - You know how in Book-Cersei's chapters, a self-aware person reads through the self-congratulatory narration praising Cersei's brilliance and cringes, knowing how utterly delusional Cersei is? Benioff, if he even read Feast (which is being generous, I'll be honest), takes Cersei's brilliance at face value. After all, he loves to revel in his own brilliance; that's just what normal smart people do as far as he's concerned. That's why he can't help but talk a load of shit in the Inside the Episode videos; he's just so eager to show the world how awesome he is, but knows everyone around him is 'too dumb' to comprehend his genius without him explaining it. In addition, he's obsessed with his image. He spent the Battle of the Bastards refreshing IMDb over and over again because that rating is life to him. Every other critic he spurned once they turned sour, but IMDb was his safe haven, the place that would always praise him. Heh. How'd that turn out, eh, Danny Boy? Also, it should be noted that in nominating episodes for writing Emmys, he only nominated episodes written by him and Weiss. Not the better-received eps from Cogman, local fall guy. Only him, because only he is brilliant enough to get Emmys. Proud Alcoholism - What was it Benioff said about where he'll be after the finale? At an undisclosed location, with lots of alcohol, far away from the internet. He isn't just an alcoholic; he thinks alcoholism is cool enough to make it part of a public statement. Proud Falseness - Just like how Cersei smugly recounts all the ways she's lied to people and thinks she's the height of cunning, so does David Benioff. He outright revelled in the fact that he has no screenwriting qualifications (which explains his remark about themes being for eighth grade book reports) and how he tricked GRRM into thinking he had a screenwriting degree. This is not something to be proud of, Benioff, this is something you should be hiding in shame over. An inability to face consequences - When Season 5 ended and there was a massive backlash, what happened at San Diego comic con? Oh yeah, D&D pushed the actors forward, knowing everyone can't reasonably blame them for doing their jobs to the best of their ability, while they dodged the event. I guarantee this will happen again this year. Similarly, this fantasy gets written into Show-Cersei. She blows up the Vatican? No prob, bob, everyone loves her! To be fair, this could have something to do with how coddled David Benioff truly is. See, his father's a wall street tycoon, the ex-owner of Goldman-Sachs. He's kind of a big deal. Hence David could be coddled by daddy while he fails at novel after novel, screenplay after screenplay, and because of daddy's connections, he'll only fail upwards. Maybe this is just what Benioff thinks the real world is? Idealising toxic masculinity while ironically lacking any of its ideals - Now, I may get flack for this. I assure you, I'm not with the ANTIFA crowd, but I know toxic gender stereotypes exist. REAL MEN FIGHT UNGHHH is a toxic stereotype of how masculinity works, so in my view, that's toxic masculinity (as opposed to how radical feminists seem to see it, that is, any expression of masculinity is itself toxic). I think it's safe to say David Benioff wants to be seen as a 'real man'. He's the guy who said Ramsay is more heroic than Joffrey because he fights, he's the one who had Sam say 'lol, learning is for idiots' (once again, this guy lied about his screenwriting qualifications to GRRM, is it any wonder Sam becomes Grand Maester at the end? Pure projection), he's the one who insists on gratuitous rape and sex scenes. He's trying so hard to be testosterone-poisoned, but, let's be honest, the guy's a chicken shit. He isn't a chiselled action hero, he's a greying, weaselly, alcoholic man. He isn't masculine in the non-toxic sense, let alone the toxic sense. Meanwhile, Book-Cersei spends her whole time being misogynistic and wishing she was born a man, much like how Benioff wishes he was born a fuckboy who could make all the sex jokes he wrote sound cool. Spiteful towards reasonable criticism and dissent - Through AFFC, Cersei is being given reasonable counsel by Harys Swyft, Pycelle, and Kevan Lannister, but of course, this just makes her view them as her enemy. When Lady Stokeworth brings up legitimate concerns, Cersei has them tortured to death by Qyburn. This pretty much matches how he approached Ros, Barristan, Stannis and Jaime's actors. Ros's actress is an exception here, as her concerns boiled down to 'I don't want nude scenes anymore, either I want a meatier role or I'm not interested'. But David needs his fanservice whore... so he has a brilliant idea. He teases a meatier story for Ros, then has her gruesomely killed by Joffrey, all while gratuitously panning a camera up her corpse. That'll show her. As for Barristan, Stannis, and Jaime, each of their actors had read the books and had concerns about their characters' arcs. Stephen Dillane, bless his soul, outright told the press he had 'no idea why his character was doing what he did'. Let's see how each ended: Barristan died in a pit, denying him a book story where he gets to be heroic, Stannis died alone and deserted upon as a fanatic child-killing monster, and Jaime died renouncing his protectiveness for the people, somehow coming off as less sympathetic than... yes, Cersei. Utterly sex-obsessed - Is there anything Book-Cersei thinks can't be solved by sexual bribery? Nope. Similarly, David Benioff just thinks sex is inherently cool and fun, and can save any scene. Overly reliant on a rich daddy to make up for incompetence - As mentioned above, it's only really thanks to his father than Benioff has a writing career at all. When your father is a rich, media industry bankroller, you kind of get jobs handed to you. So just like how Tywin shielded Cersei from her own idiocy with Lannister gold, so too does Benioff's father, enabling the moron to keep failing upwards. Today X Men Origins, tomorrow Star Wars. Well, I think this is long and detailed enough to make my case. I think that David Benioff liked Cersei because it was like looking in a mirror, so he kept her alive against the odds, and made sure she died a scared, pregnant woman in her lover's arms. What do you guys think?
  15. Beardy the Wildling

    Favorite Character by Season?

    Davos kinda deserves credit for being just plain silly since Stannis died. 'I know I hated witchcraft before, but Mel, would you mind raising the dead? Lol Jonno you're staring at Dany's tits aintcha. brb, gonna advise a eunuch to found a feudal house with more eunuchs as their bannermen.'
  16. It is on the way. Tinfoil hats abound.
  17. Unnecessary changes for shits and gigs that they clumsily reincorporated into their suddenly Nazi Dany conclusion. Not the first time they try to twist non-foreshadowing into foreshadowing because they believe their cult of fans will drink their piss and praise the vintage. Just so you guys know, I have a new tinfoil theory about David Benioff. Hopefully it gets approved by mods, but if not, it'd be fun to discuss here.
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    Favorite Character by Season?

    Even better, I think that Davos wanted the fertility of the Reach to somehow reattach the cocks and balls to the Unsullied, because he tells them to make a house there. A feudal house, dependent on having children and heirs. I don't think Davos knows what a eunuch means, but then again, neither does anyone else, given nobody corrects him.
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    Who got the most screwed over

    See, this is the issue D&D has. For ages, they conditioned the audience to cheer on wanton violence and vengeance as long as the 'good guy' did it. Arya is the worst offender for this, naturally; sadistic murders of entire families is just cool vengeance that can even be made into funny one-liners about making pies later. Heck, her threatening to slit Yara's throat is supposed to make you get a hardon, and that's after she allegedly set aside revenge. So of course there'd be idiots who actually cheer on Daenerys torching innocents; to them, the show has never cared about the peasants and when they do, they're cheap devices to make more violence happen (see: Sandor's return to vengeance). When your main target audience are easily impressionable lemmings watching in a bar... you're only gonna have idiots to cater to. Then they expect these same idiots to suddenly not cheer on violence? Yeah, not gonna fucking happen.
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    Favorite Character by Season?

    It's only the richest and most populated region in Westeros, no biggie.
  21. Beardy the Wildling

    Favorite Character by Season?

    S1: Robb (for being a compelling grieving son and charismatic leader, prior to nursegate), runner up Catelyn (for being convincingly protective and understandably wrong). S2: Tyrion (for his general antics as hand and being actually fucking clever), runner up Stannis (even if D&D hated him, his actor did a top notch job) S3: Tywin (this is his peak season IMO), runner up Walder Frey (he's such a well-seeded and convincing slimeball. Love him.) S4: Oberyn (even if he lived in a brothel and played up the funny foreigner trope too much, Pedro Pascal captured him well), runner up Tyrion (his character's peak and a wasted foreshadow of the vengeful Tyrion we never got) S5: Theon (Alfie Allen is a damn good Reek, even amid the deteriorating writing), runner up Ramsay (because this is the start of the show being so bad that it's good, and this kid is hilarious) S6: Ramsay (this is Rammers in peak so-bad-it's-hilarious villain sue territory, and it's fun if you embrace it), runner up Cersei (this is the last season she does anything of note before staring out the window, and one could say she went out with a bang) S7: Sansa (for being the only person remotely concerned about logistics instead of fighting and worrying that perhaps Arya's a fucking psycho), runner up Jaime (for riding a horse atop the waters of the mariana trench puddle, falling into said mariana trench puddle with heavy armour, and being pulled out and surviving. It's too hilarious not to love.) S8: The Night King (for trying to prevent this now so-bad-that-it's-bad travesty from continuing), runner up Bronn (for being the only one remotely concerned that this detached psycho who thinks he's a bird wants to find a flying nuclear bomber). Honourable mention to Euron for just being a fucking joke and Edmure for being Edmure.
  22. One of my examples, namely, Oberyn and Ellaria living in a brothel, has one of the saddest missed opportunities. Because it was an opportunity for one half of the tits-and-dragons formula, D&D could have been happy, while there also being depth to them beyond 'lol, look at those oversexed ethnics, aren't they funny in their open relationship?' Book-Oberyn and Book-Ellaria are undoubtedly in an open relationship, but anyone with half a brain can tell that Oberyn's main goal visiting King's Landing is taking down Tywin. Defaming him any way possible, finding leads to show he's monstrous, all that good stuff. And it's strongly implied when, in the books, they ask Tyrion if there's any blondes they can share at Chataya's brothel, that they're in truth looking for Tywin's bastards (there's at least two candidates for such a woman: Alayaya is lighter-skinned than her mother Chataya and Chataya is aware of the secret passageway from the Hand's Tower to her brothel, and there's a blonde-haired, serious-expressioned prostitute at the same establishment). Trust the Ds to miss a golden opportunity for actual intrigue that could involve the thing they love the most (sophomoric sex references).
  23. Beardy the Wildling

    The Best Fighters in the Series

    It varies from plot armour point to plot armour point. Ranking them in a Dragonball Z-style power level chart feels pretty hollow. For example, Shirtless Ramsay kills several Ironborn in single combat, adjusts to chaos well, and is in general... well, good at fighting. Which D&D point out as making him 'more heroic' than Joffrey. For some reason. Anyway, idiotic writing aside, Shirt-wearing Ramsay, in contrast to his shirtless cousin, loses spectacularly in single combat against Jon Snow. Not out of any particular skill or swordsmanship on Jon's part; he runs up with a shield, Ramsay idiotically keeps shooting into the shield, then he gets unceremoniously beaten down. And pretty much every character that has been in more than one fight is like this. There's no point looking for consistency in Weisseroff.
  24. I think I mentioned this before, but they seem to struggle with literally everything from the book post-red wedding. Oberyn and Ellaria living in a brothel, Stannis and Jon's negotiations at the wall, Euron Greyjoy in general, Lady Stoneheart, Sam's time at Braavos and the Citadel, Arya's training with the Faceless... it's really telling that they got their adaptation hard on by seeing the Red Wedding, and then gave up shortly after.
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    Anyone else annoyed that Tyrion is hand again?

    I'll be honest, part of me doubts the Ds read past the Red Wedding. We all know that was the moment they wanted to adapt most.
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