The latest episode of The Game of Thrones was excellent. But it was not excellent simply because it was bloodthirsty, as The Guardian suggests. It was excellent because it was finally balanced. Instead of skipping around the many plots and intrigues of Westeros it presented us with two balanced character groups : Daenerys Stormborn on the one hand and the Starks on the other. The … Continue reading The Battle of the Bastards. The Genius of Simplicity.