• devise22 posted a message in the forum topic Game of Thrones - Season 8 - Game Over. on the Off-Topic board

    I dug it. If anything I think all the subversion throughout the rest of the series and even final season served to play and curb expectations for the finale. As someone who has been absolutely Team N...

  • devise22 posted a message in the forum topic Game of Thrones - Season 8 - Game Over. on the Off-Topic board

    @nutter: But it wasn't sudden from a time perspective right? It was sudden from our perspective because the show is rushed. Like time travel doesn't exist, the show has just been jumping through time ...

  • devise22 posted a message in the forum topic Game of Thrones - Season 8 - Game Over. on the Off-Topic board

    @acharlie1377: Some pretty excellent points there. It's also not entirely nuanced or new villain building they were doing with her. I've seen tons of comparisons of Dany as the female Anakin. Pushed b...

  • devise22 posted a message in the forum topic Game of Thrones - Season 8 - Game Over. on the Off-Topic board

    @nutter: Honestly it's why I think Bran just coming out at the end as the world is on fire and all the characters are dead and just smiling is the most fitting end to this show. Because at this point ...

  • devise22 posted a message in the forum topic Game of Thrones - Season 8 - Game Over. on the Off-Topic board

    @notnert427: Some fair points to be made for sure. Obviously Dany did have some of the savior tropes built in, however I think if your only compiling all the times or scenes where she's portrayed as a...

  • devise22 posted a message in the forum topic Game of Thrones - Season 8 - Game Over. on the Off-Topic board

    @notnert427 said:@devise22: It's not that we didn't see it coming. Her "mad queen" turn was always a possibility, and became a probability once she torched Varys. However, the execution of it was shi...

  • devise22 posted a message in the forum topic Game of Thrones - Season 8 - Game Over. on the Off-Topic board

    @nutter: For sure, I guess for me it just doesn't seem like for her it wasn't a potential to go bad. She was always a psuedo villain to me. Always. Like her entire angle was "doing horrible things for...

  • devise22 posted a message in the forum topic Game of Thrones - Season 8 - Game Over. on the Off-Topic board

    I have no idea how anyone could call it a Dany heel turn. Like no idea. The show has had maybe, maybe, what, three or four straight hero characters? Like for real in entirety if you think about it. Be...

  • devise22 posted a message in the forum topic Game of Thrones - Season 8 - Game Over. on the Off-Topic board

    @gerrid Shouldn't we be taking the reality that the Night King was a single episode threat to suggest that his arc isn't the conclusion or even remotely the main plot of this fantasy series? I actual...