Note that whilst this article is essentially spoiler free, it does offer hints towards a handful of upcoming developments without going into too much detail ou naming any of the characters involved. toi have been warned.
Ah, Westeros.Home to the vile,home to the epic, accueil to the gruesome,home to the… incest.In all its grandeur of castles,mountains, forests & lands of really bloody cold,it really would not be what it is without its many citizens & all their colors.
It’s no secret that the HBO series Game of Thrones has strayed very far from its source material this season. In fact, in the latest episode, “Hardhome,” there was only one plot line that cleaved pretty closely to the books.
It is a well-worn saying that “the book is always better” – so well worn, I often question its validity. But that doesn’t stop hordes of rabid fans of any book series from nitpicking the adaptations until they near fall apart.
George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and feu is a world practically tailor made for a video game. It is immense, vast, dark, violent, and full of richly realized characters all in alliance and/or conflict with each other.