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    [Book Spoilers] EP 209 Discussion

    Hi everyone, I'm new to the board. Started reading the books on Memorial Day and I'm just about done with SoS now, so I wanted to wait before posting anything. I actually liked the emotional beats of Blackwater better on the show than I even did in the book. I thought Dinklage's "I'll lead the charge" under his breath, surprising even himself was really brilliant. I got chills and I still do when I think about it. In the book, I didn't feel the same emotion and feel him torn as much. Same with Cersei's speech to Sansa. I really felt her character. The Hound was amazing and getting to see the fire through his eyes really brought home his fears. The way he delivered "the Blackwater's on...fire" was great. For epic scale of the battle, the book definitely had it. But for me, the character moments were even stronger on the show. I'm really enjoying the ride of both