Game of Thrones (Seasons 5-8)

Show Notes

Are you a Game of Thrones fan? Do you want to hear insightful opinions on the show’s final seasons? Look no further than Three Fates Decide. In our latest podcast episode, the hosts delve deep into Game of Thrones, analyzing seasons five through eight. They cover major plot points such as Sansa’s marriage to Ramsay, Jon Snow’s fate, and Daenerys’ dragon riding. The hosts also explore the show’s flaws and missed opportunities for character and plot exploration.

Additionally, they discuss the controversial romance between Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen, questioning its authenticity given their complicated family history. Tune in to hear their take on the finale, including their disappointment with Bran’s sudden rise to the throne. Don’t miss out on this captivating and thought-provoking discussion. Feedback is welcome via email or Instagram. Join us on Three Fates Decide.

– The podcast covers seasons 5-8 of Game of Thrones, discussing plot points and character arcs
– The hosts criticize the show’s reliance on shock value and simplified storylines
– They discuss the rushed pacing and missed opportunities for character and plot exploration in the final seasons
– The hosts are disappointed with the ending and question some of the character and plot decisions
– They speculate on potential differences between the show and George R.R. Martin’s version of the story.

It was a struggle trying to summarize 4 seasons in just one episode. Suffice it to say, you can probably guess what these two thought of the final two seasons in particular. Was there something you think they missed? Did you have favorite episodes, characters, and moments in this show? Let us know!


Key Points

[0:08:29] 
The fifth season of the hit TV show left fans disappointed with its poorly written and shallow House Martell storyline. It paled in comparison to the far more intricate and expertly crafted narrative of the books.

[0:09:37] 
In the books, Ramsay Bolton’s character is an even more sinister, depraved figure than in the HBO series.

[0:12:46] 
With shocking brutality, Tyrion Lannister shockingly murdered his father, Tywin. Cersei seized power and Margaery Tyrell wed Tommen. Sansa was forced into a loveless marriage with Ramsay Bolton. Jon Snow tragically met his demise at the hands of a vengeful mutiny.

[0:12:46] 
The controversial finale of the iconic show ‘Game of Thrones’ saw Bran Stark crowned as King. Fan-favorite John Snow was unjustly punished for the killing of Daenerys Targaryen.

[0:14:50] 
With the revelation of his true identity, Jon Snow’s forced romance with Daenerys threatens her claim to the Iron Throne.

[0:16:13] 
Daenerys Targaryen’s proclivity for violent solutions could make her an oppressive ruler, mirroring the infamous tyranny of her father, the Mad King.

[0:18:15]
Fans of Game of Thrones were finally rewarded with a breathtaking moment when Daenerys, in season five, triumphantly flew atop a dragon for the first time.

[0:33:30] 
Despite its record-breaking success, the final two seasons have been criticized for their rushed and uneven writing.

[0:35:23] 
Despite her heroic role in defeating the White Walkers, Daenerys Targaryen met a tragic end when her own army destroyed King’s Landing.

[0:35:52] 
When Jon Snow felt compelled to protect his family and people from Daenerys’ invading forces. He made the difficult but in-character decision to take her life.

[0:40:06] 
Cersei Lannister ruthlessly seized power, ascending as the merciless Queen of Westeros through her relentless elimination of every adversary.

[0:41:12] 
Dany’s rapid descent into insanity, fueled by her recklessness, sparked a disastrous wildfire that left a lasting mark on the community.


Quotes

– “Daenerys is trying to liberate Meereen, however, the slavers are trying to take it back. So she gets on the back of her one dragon and instead of returning her to the city where she wanted him to go

– “I guess she decided that the best way to fix this mess that she got herself into is to do the equivalent of smashing the chessboard with a hammer.”

– “If this chick shows up in Westeros, she’s going to mess up everything. She’s going to completely mess up everything in every possible bad way you can think of.”

– “They kind of were like, we can finish the show in just 13 episodes. So season seven was going to be seven episodes and then season eight was going to be six episodes.”

– “I’m going to deal with all this pain and trauma that I’ve dealt with the last few episodes, and I am going to get my revenge and start burning everything.”

– “It’s not even just the fact that she was basically a murdering crazy person. It’s also the fact that technically she’s an invader and she had no real right to the throne.”

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