Those of us who've read the books get to appreciate Game of Thrones on a different level as we can scrutinise what details they kept in, what they discarded, how they managed the translation for limited POV chapters to an ensemble drama and many more. In that vein I've decided to have a very spoilery look how Sansa's story is going compared to the book - A Storm of Swords. And I hope this paragraph is long enough that people won't see any of the spoilers below from the main page without clicking on the link. Fingers crossed.
Anyway I'm fascinated by how Sansa's story is playing out compared to A Storm of Swords. There are lots of things that are pretty much the same as the book, like her dealings with the Tyrells and her marriage to Tyrion but there are lots of differences ...Read more
I've seen a lot of polls in the internet about people's favorite characters and about characters who should sit on the Iron Throne and who would be the best king/queen. So I'm going to choose the question that not a lot of people seem to be asking... Game of Thrones has a lot of gray characters. Each with their own flaws, questionable morals, honor code and motives. So I'm asking who do you think is the most realistic? Is it Arya who goes from a wild child to a killer? Is it Joffrey who is evil mostly because (I think) of his mother's upbringing? Is it Daenerys who goes from a "mail order" (Yeah I know it's not accurate... I am suffering from a major brain fart and can't find the correct word) bride to a conqueror? Whoever it is... Remember... The ...Read more
Game of Thrones is an HBO adaptation of American author George R.R. Martin's epic fantasy novel series A Song of Ice and Fire. The show explores a medieval-like fantasy world with its plethora of characters all struggling in the only game that matters--the game of thrones. And in this game you either win or you die, there is no middle ground.moreless