posted on Apr, 16 2019 @ 06:05 AM
originally posted by: dfnj2015
a reply to: JAGStorm
I like the way Sansa is at full strength of her character. I liked Sansa's comment about Joffrey's wedding had it's moments.
It would be cool so see what Ayra is going to do with her weapon. Bran's character is really interesting at this point.
I'm okay with all the other stuff. At this point in the show I'd like to see all the threads rush to a conclusion with the impending doom.
I don't understand why people are so nitpicking critical.
Well, let’s see. For starters there are countless storylines they are rushing through. There is no chemistry between Jon Snow and Daenerys
Targaryen. They hurried through it terribly. Aryas reunion with Jon should have been better but they crammed so much into the episode that it felt
like a 2 week reunion more than a 7-8 year reunion.
There’s 5 episodes left to finish this story. In those 5 episodes Winterfell will fall, the dead will likely march to Kings Landing, just about
everyone will die and some how we’ll get our victor. Major deaths will be overlooked, plot holes will be ignored, and back stories will never get
their just due. But the could have.
Mike Stivic said it best in a comment above...once the show runners took the reigns from GRRM, it’s been a lesser product. I didn’t realize it
then, but I do now in retrospect. It’s probably an economical decision...financially it wouldn’t have been as lucrative to power through 9 or 10
seasons...but they will get top return with a 6 episode 8th season despite the lack of storytelling and character building.
But the viewers become the biggest losers. Here is this massive world of mythical creatures and magical powers. It puts the person watching in an
entirely different part of this world each week, and takes them out of their own for an hour at a time. That is the true power of the show. In its
hurry to get maximum ROI, they’ve stripped the viewers from living in this fantasyland. Which, ok, that’s HBO’s prerogatives...they can do as
they wish. But the fans of the show don’t have to like it.
It’s like my house. We spent years saving for it. Then we invested time designing it with the home builder, and the lead up to closing on it was fun
and exciting. Only to find that the builders rushed through the construction and gave us a disappointing final product.