Jon Snow arrives at Mance's camp and both of them come up with suggested peaceful solutions to the conflict. However Stannis turns up with a vast army which defeats the Wildlings. Jon acknowledges him but requests fair play for Mance who treated him well when he was his prisoner. At King's Landing Cersei is threatening to go public about herself and Jaime if Tywin insists on marrying her to Loras but they are overtaken by events when Tyrion escapes, helped by Jaime and Lord Varys, and kills Tywin and the faithless Shae whom he finds in his father's bed. Hidden in a large crate he is lifted aboard a ship to leave King's Landing with Varys. Daenerys is seeing supplicants, one of whom presents her with the corpse of his child, killed by her escaped dragon Drogon. Aware that her dragons are now a menace she locks up the other two. Bran and his friends reach the tree and the three-eyed raven but are attacked by Wights, who kill Jojen. The remaining party is led to safety in a cave by a ... Written by
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Great Finale. Drastic changes appear on the horizon.
I don't like to compare shows that are entirely different, but G.O.T is
like Breaking Bad was for me. The first season was great, but each of
the following seasons (or novels) progressively gets better and better
as the story goes on. This episode (and really the entire series) has
perfect pacing in the way they present and tell their story.
There were a few characters that were in quite dangerous predicaments
last time we saw them. From what I saw last week and previous weeks, I
didn't think a particular character was going to make a huge play this
early, which was a nice surprise. I love how this show has such
attention to detail with minor characters and (seemingly) minor side
stories, very early on in the series. The show plants a seed here and
then one there, I think nothing will come of it or maybe forget the
person, place, old myth, past stories, history etc . , then boom, old
stories and people appear, taking things in an unseen new direction. I
kind of saw one or two things (generally) happening this episode, but
two of the characters heavily featured in this episode really caught me
off guard in the way they reacted to situations they were in. One
character has been on a journey for quite a while, after seeing this
episode I really feel he might find something another main character
acquired in past seasons, very useful to him/her (and perhaps others)
in the future. Like many G.O.T episodes, you will laugh, get angry,
think wtf is going on, perhaps yell in joy at your TV, possibly at how
bad a$$ a particular character is becoming; I believe I did most of
This episode was longer than normal, (66 minutes) but it felt like
twenty minutes to me while I was watching it. This really set up Season
5 perfectly with tying some things up, making drastic changes to others
and but shouldn't torture you with too many cliff hangers. This was a
perfect finale, to the best season yet, but with how things went and
appear to be going now, I can't see how season 5 won't be even better.
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