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    I liked it that they brought back the 'love is the death of duty' quote, didn't like they had to recall it came from Aemon, that one part felt a bit forced.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone_Baroness View Post
    Naming him Bran the Broken seemed like a petty move lol. Why not Bran/Brandon the Knowledge or something? Bran the 3 Eyed Raven? Or was he supposed to have a long string of titles like Dany lol.

    I really don't get how people easily accepted the "he is our history." Did he ever have tangible proof? I can't remember him really do anything that seemed obvious to important characters.

    I'll say that overall, the show was alright to watch. I haven't read the books. I wasn't a super fan. I mostly liked the discussion around it. But I wanted to know what the deal actually was with the Night King and the Children of the Forest. Not having that answered was the biggest let down for me.
    Assuming there is a reason to speculate about in the first place, which is a big if with these writers, you could argue Tyrion was trying to make Bran more accessible to the people while also pointing out how respectworthy Branīs journey was.

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    Naming people for their most obvious physical deformity seems pretty accurate as far as history goes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wolfwood View Post
    Naming people for their most obvious physical deformity seems pretty accurate as far as history goes.
    Right off the top of my head, the Franks had two Charles, one the Fat, one the Bald.

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    Sweden had a ruler called erik the lisp and lame.

    And don't forget Ivar the boneless

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    Quote Originally Posted by wolfwood View Post
    And don't forget Ivar the boneless
    Who was possibly A. Also unable to walk, B. infertile, C. Very thin.

    And very bloodthirsty no matter what the reason for his sobriquet was.

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    I would imagine that a certain need to to overcompensate comes with a nickname like that

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    Didn't you guys have a Harald nicknamed after his pretty hair as well? Harald Fairhair... Wait, Fairhair, as in fair, as in blonde? The Hungarian translation literally says Beautiful-haired.

    Wiki says:
    in English 'fair-haired' means 'blond', whereas the Old Norse fairly clearly means 'beautiful-haired'
    Language and history is wonderful~


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    Yeah he literally is namned pretty hair. Maybe not a great name for a viking.

    One king has a name that i could best translate as womb king.

    Well i guess it depends on the interpretation of it but it's the most fun one.

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    I read somewhere, that when vikings went plundering good ol' England, the women there were impressed by their hygiene. The anglo-saxon guys were pissed that the viking dudes were taking their women with their fancy cleanliness.


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    I'm quite satisfied with the ending. Although the first third of the episode felt like a perfect stunningly slow visual depiction of something that just waits to get overlayed by the latest Depressive Black Metal Band :D
    "Often I think about my many comrades fallen by my side. I heard their curses against the war and its authors, the revolt against their murder. And I, as a survivor, believe that I am inspired by their will to struggle, for the idea of peace and human fraternity."
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    I recall being hyped about Nymeria coming in with her wolf pack into the fight(either against the White Walkers or Cercei) I had nothing instead.

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    If Arya wasn't using her facechanging, then she wouldn't use her warging. I Think that she doesn't have it in the show.
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    Never meant Arya would use warg thing, just Nymeria coming in into fight out of loyalty.

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    I've had some time to think about this one problem I've had. And that's Edmure's scene during the great council. Edmure was portrayed as a clumsy man, not a great warrior, not a great leader. That's fine. After the Red Wedding, the next time we see him is during captivity when Jaimie visits him. And I really got the sense that this is a changed man. Not necessarily a better warrior or leader, just changed. Matured.

    And then he has the balls to put himself forth as a candidate for king. And when Sansa shoots him down, he clumsily tries to sit back down, hitting his sword against some poll or whatever. What was the point of this scene? Look at old Edmure being clumsy again?

    Boy that scene bothered me. It was unecessary.

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    Quote Originally Posted by baby-boo View Post
    I've had some time to think about this one problem I've had. And that's Edmure's scene during the great council. Edmure was portrayed as a clumsy man, not a great warrior, not a great leader. That's fine. After the Red Wedding, the next time we see him is during captivity when Jaimie visits him. And I really got the sense that this is a changed man. Not necessarily a better warrior or leader, just changed. Matured.

    And then he has the balls to put himself forth as a candidate for king. And when Sansa shoots him down, he clumsily tries to sit back down, hitting his sword against some poll or whatever. What was the point of this scene? Look at old Edmure being clumsy again?

    Boy that scene bothered me. It was unecessary.
    Last time we saw was when he surrendered his castle and shamed his father. I don't think we are supposed to believe he became better afterwards.



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    Quote Originally Posted by baby-boo View Post
    I've had some time to think about this one problem I've had. And that's Edmure's scene during the great council. Edmure was portrayed as a clumsy man, not a great warrior, not a great leader. That's fine. After the Red Wedding, the next time we see him is during captivity when Jaimie visits him. And I really got the sense that this is a changed man. Not necessarily a better warrior or leader, just changed. Matured.

    And then he has the balls to put himself forth as a candidate for king. And when Sansa shoots him down, he clumsily tries to sit back down, hitting his sword against some poll or whatever. What was the point of this scene? Look at old Edmure being clumsy again?

    Boy that scene bothered me. It was unecessary.
    Edmure, in general, really had been given a bad rap. In the books, he does make mistakes, but is a competent warrior and truly brave, and cares for his people. The show made him out to be like Lord Percy Percy or someone like that. Just a total twit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by desa View Post
    Last time we saw was when he surrendered his castle and shamed his father. I don't think we are supposed to believe he became better afterwards.
    Jaimie threatened to catapult his child, and to slaughter the entire garrison. And his father died in season 3. He surrendered the castle only then.

    Book Edmure actually allows Blackfish to escape in secret. Show just wanted to get rid of another character.

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    Quote Originally Posted by baby-boo View Post
    Jaimie threatened to catapult his child, and to slaughter the entire garrison. And his father died in season 3. He surrendered the castle only then.
    I thought Blackfish was his father. Book isn't really relevant since we are talking the show.

    I don't think he was ever presented him as a strong leader so I'm not surprise he wouldn't make strong enough of an impression to win over the lords.



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    Quote Originally Posted by desa View Post
    I thought Blackfish was his father. Book isn't really relevant since we are talking the show.
    No, he's his uncle.

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