‘The Winds of Winter’ cannot top ‘the Battle of the Bastards’, I thought. How mistaken I was… Continue reading Fire and Blood. Season 6 Finale.
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.
Finally the TV show has at least partially caught up up with a long neglected part of the books: the Iron Islands and the Greyjoys. Continue reading Home of the Greyjoys