Why are people so mad at Game of Thrones?

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  • Published on:  Monday, May 13, 2019
  • The final season of Game of Thrones, and especially the last 3 episodes, have divided and angered many fans of the show. But why? Well, there are a number of reasons for this, so let’s break down the biggest and most recent problem first - Daenerys.

    In last night’s episode, Daenerys and Drogon rain fire down upon King’s Landing, killing thousands of innocents. This is all after Cersei’s armies have surrendered. Now the show’s writers justify this by claiming it’s the Mad King storyline coming full circle with his daughter. And, if the show had more episodes and time to develop this extreme choice, it could have made more sense. But we’re only given 6 episodes this season, as opposed to the usual 10, and the decision to make Daenerys the “Mad Queen” seems rushed and hasty.

    Throughout the seasons, we’ve seen Daenerys promise she’s nothing like her father, as she’s freed slaves and ruled mostly benevolently. So last night’s episode largely felt like a betrayal to both fans and her very character. An entire city going up in flames makes for a great visual, sure, but narratively it’s questionable. Now it appears Daenerys is the show’s “Big Bad,” and not Cersei.

    And that’s another big problem - Cersei and her fate. Fans were out for blood and wanted a gruesome end for the cold-hearted tyrant. But instead of getting a knife in the heart (like many predicted), she fell victim to rubble. Now one could argue that Daenerys ultimately killed Cersei...but her end still seems somewhat anticlimactic. And that doesn't even begin to address Jaime's problem.

    Jaime's redemption arc - where'd it go?! The Lannister most changed from a character standpoint after years of questioning his actions and his loyalty to his lover went back to his old ways all too quickly. In the previous episode, after leaving Brienne, fans had hoped he was on his way to King's Landing just to finish Cersei off himself. But this latest episode proved - NOPE! - he just wanted one last cuddle with his sister-lover. Hm.

    In conclusion, we only have 1 episode left, and frankly I’m excited to see where this all goes.

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  • Misguided Visuals

     (May 13, 2019)

    Ah, this video seemed a bit too normal for a second

  • Joslin Joestar

     (3 days ago)

    Too good to be true

  • Random Rainbow Player

     (3 days ago)

    I thought to myself“A normal video? What happened to you?”But I was happy to see that it wasn’t normal at all! :D

  • Eggs Benedict

     (6 days ago)

    He actually left the ACTUAL script in the description

  • Zixon

     (2 days ago)

    i read it, i don't understand it

  • TerrificTori66

     (2 days ago)

    Dexter Williams lol

  • Bootleggz

     (6 days ago)

    For a second I thought we'd actually have a normal video for once. Really dodged a bullet there.

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     (2 days ago)

    1k like 👀

  • Photosounder

     (6 days ago)

    I feel like the second half of the video is missing. How will I know which VPN I totally need now?

  • andre george

     (2 days ago)

    And how to listen to books.. i'm really clueless right now

  • Purple Dog Studios

     (5 days ago)

    Yes

  • ismopro

     (6 days ago)

    Damn the MCU is getting good with their ads

  • geronmmedia

     (5 days ago)

    I know you're joking :) but for others' benefit: if he were being paid, he'd be legally required to disclose it (YouTube would put "Includes Paid Advertisement" over the corner)... This is 100% real John.

  • Miccel

     (May 13, 2019)

    jack i will watch endgame for the 13th time, just please give me back my family

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     (May 13, 2019)

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  • Marcus Middleton

     (May 13, 2019)

    Tell Arya. She is invincible now so she can do it

  • Vailskibum94

     (6 days ago)

    This went from 0 to 100000000000 real quick

  • Torque and Thermo

     (2 days ago)

    Hey congrats on getting your channel back

  • ScoobySkreep

     (5 days ago)

    how’s it going Vailskibum

  • Barnabus Wut

     (6 days ago)

    Every subsequent version of Jack was getting more sweaty than the last.

  • 🅱️hanos

     (6 days ago)

    Thanos doing Fortnite dances definitely convinced me to see Endgame for the 172nd time, thanks John.

  • Tushar Kanthi

     (2 days ago)

    thanos is actually performing the choreography of the song 'Fire' by BTS

  • Dot Not

     (5 days ago)

    Thanos doesn't fuck Captain Marvel

  • Hey !

     (6 days ago)

    Has anyone realized that his armpits are really sweaty lol

  • natoeo

     (4 days ago)

    Hey ! We noticed years ago

  • Kelly M

     (4 days ago)

    Knees weakMom’s spaghetti