The Red Wedding: The Game of Thrones Game Changer

29 Apr

A very insightful analysis of the Red Wedding and I love how you’ve done allusions to the book- not many people remember that Talisa was not originally at the RW and that’s she actually called Jeyne and your insights into Catleyn’s flaws are brilliant- they really do make her a very human character whose dislike of Jon Snow stems not from pure malice but, in my humble opinion simply from the confusion of having to ‘love’ a boy she had no part in the creation of.
All in all, a wonderfully insightful essay-thank you!
Phoenixflames12 x


redwedding2SPOILER WARNING: Many spoilers ahead for The Rains of Castamere, Season 3, Episode 9 of Game Of Thrones.

“Power resides where men believe it resides, it’s a trick, a shadow on the wall . . .” – Varys

Are you over it yet?

Have the rug burns on your knees faded away yet from crawling on the floor in agony while watching the infamous Red Wedding?

Me, neither. And I read the book, and knew it was coming.

The explosion of emotion that burst through social media and other areas of the internet the past few days has been truly stunning. Some of it has also been wildly hilarious, but most of it was along these lines:

This is not supposed to happen! You don’t do this to your good characters! There’s nobody left to root for! This was just a lot of gratuitous violence! George R.R. Martin is screwing…

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