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Re: Game of Thrones Season 8 Discussion [SPOILERS]
« Reply #45 on: April 23, 2019, 12:03:43 AM »
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Re: Game of Thrones Season 8 Discussion [SPOILERS]
« Reply #47 on: April 23, 2019, 08:37:43 AM »
Arent't there a limit to who can be raised as a wight? It thought it was only those killed by a white walker or a wight.

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Re: Game of Thrones Season 8 Discussion [SPOILERS]
« Reply #48 on: April 23, 2019, 10:59:48 AM »
I'm figuring Ep 3 is going to flip back to Kings Landing and maybe the Iron Islands. I figure we're not going to see the battle royale next ep.
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Re: Game of Thrones Season 8 Discussion [SPOILERS]
« Reply #49 on: April 23, 2019, 11:47:43 AM »
I'm figuring Ep 3 is going to flip back to Kings Landing and maybe the Iron Islands. I figure we're not going to see the battle royale next ep.
I think the next Ep is titled The Battle of Winterfell

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« Reply #50 on: April 23, 2019, 12:22:59 PM »
Doh. I should have searched around for ep 3 previews. Yeah, looks like they won't shilly shally.
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« Reply #51 on: April 23, 2019, 02:02:25 PM »
Arent't there a limit to who can be raised as a wight? It thought it was only those killed by a white walker or a wight.

The wildings and the Nights Watch routinely burned the bodies of anyone who died, so there's that.
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Re: Game of Thrones Season 8 Discussion [SPOILERS]
« Reply #52 on: April 24, 2019, 05:19:50 AM »
I was wondering about the pacing of this season.

They decided to have a short season of 6 hour-long episodes, and they haven't exactly been running a tight ship. We are past one third of the season, and nothing has happened, a lot of time has been wasted and the buildup to the great battle did not exactly push the audience to the edge of their seats (though, falsely teasing the battle after episode 1 did not help with that). I am beginning to worry that they may not have a lot of story left to tell. The big battle will be the next episode. I don't think they'll lose and flee to the Iron Islands (somehow retaken by Yara and her three ships), because that would need more episodes or a miracle to resolve, as they also need to deal with Cersei. The story is so stripped down at this stage that no other complications could arise.

I predict that there will be a battle, a recuperation padding, a Cersei resolution and then a final episode for closure, with more padding.  Which would be a bit of a waste...

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Re: Game of Thrones Season 8 Discussion [SPOILERS]
« Reply #53 on: April 24, 2019, 08:39:24 AM »
Arent't there a limit to who can be raised as a wight? It thought it was only those killed by a white walker or a wight.

The willings and the Nights Watch routinely burned the bodies of anyone who died, so there's that.

Yeah, I thought as the Night King kind of moved his "front" then people who die in any capacity behind his lines turn into a wight.
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« Reply #54 on: April 24, 2019, 08:42:09 AM »
I seem to remember people rising at the Wall way back in early seasons before the Night King was anywhere close.
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« Reply #55 on: April 24, 2019, 08:50:10 AM »
I seem to remember people rising at the Wall way back in early seasons before the Night King was anywhere close.

The one that attacked Jeor Mormont and Jon? That was a corpse found beyond the wall (probably killed by the Others) which was found and brought back. In Dance of Dragons, Sam quotes a book that says "anyone who falls against the Others must be burned, or else the dead will rise again as their thralls".




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Re: Game of Thrones Season 8 Discussion [SPOILERS]
« Reply #56 on: April 29, 2019, 12:14:38 AM »
I’m going to have to process this a little more, but my first impression is that at least five too few main characters died in this battle.
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Re: Game of Thrones Season 8 Discussion [SPOILERS]
« Reply #57 on: April 29, 2019, 12:51:22 AM »
Not to mention an entire dothraki horde in 5 seconds. WOW!

I was having trouble wrapping my head around GOT after just seeing the Avengers than that happened.

I expected them to come ridding back as undead.

I was happy to see the red woman, that sure was a useful trick lighting up those swords even though it didn't seam to help.  Do you think that trick mite have been somewhat more useful to Stannis when fighting Ramsay?

I give this episode a 10/10
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Re: Game of Thrones Season 8 Discussion [SPOILERS]
« Reply #58 on: April 29, 2019, 12:51:49 AM »
I was on Team White Walker so 0/10, worst episode ever

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Re: Game of Thrones Season 8 Discussion [SPOILERS]
« Reply #59 on: April 29, 2019, 01:03:41 AM »
After watching the directors commentary i'm glad they made the decision for Arya to take out the night king. I was surprised when it happened and did forget she ran off on a mission. I would have liked to see more of that weapon she had made but it was fitting that the dagger was used in the end. Im glad to know this was planned out in advance.

I cant imagine what that episode must have been like for the crew. Amazing work.

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