First I would like to thank you guys that take the time out of your significantly productive life to read my blog as I got a boost in my views recently. Also I would soon resume my regular movie updates as my exams are coming to an end. Today I would be reviewing last week’s episode of HBO’s number one most viewed TV show to date(beating out The Sopranos). The episode which I also call ‘The Villain’s Victories’ as it just seems like every bad guy was just getting what they wanted. In light of Luigi’s death stare, Let’s get it on.
WHEN WILDLINGS ATTACK
The episode starts off with Sam’s oblivious girlfriend at the brothel in Mole’s Town as it comes under attack from the wildlings. They enter and slaughter everyone like a 7 year old playing GTA. We see Ygritte also join in the massacre but shows unexpected mercy to Gilly and her baby, Little Sam. Back at the Wall, Jon Snow and Samwell get the news with the latter lamenting Gilly’s possible demise. They also converse on the near impossibilities of stopping Mance Rayder’s army. Meanwhile at Meereen, Greyworm, a leader in the Unsullied army seems to show some interest in the beautiful Missandei, Khaleesi translator despite his lack of a pillar and stones. We then experience a Theonception, as Theon Greyjoy who has been recently coerced into a new identity as Reek masquerades as Theon Greyjoy in order to get the guards of Moat Cailin to stand down, granting Ramsey Snow an easy victory.
THE GOD OF FRIENDZONES
We are transported to the Vale, where Lord Baelish is been tried regarding the death of Lady Lyssa, initially it seemed like Baelish had reached his last card and that there was no way to escape his fate until in a surprise twist, Sansa comes and testifies in his favour bailing him out in a very deceptive fashion, we are later shown that she did it cause he was the only one left to her that could secure her protection. Baelish then seeks to manipulate Robin, the son of Lyssa and the Lord of the Vale, and we see a newly transformed Sansa, with all her innocence put aside in a black attire descend with poise towards Baelish. Cut back to Meereen, Ser Jorah, the god of friendzones, gets implicated as a copy of his pardon from seasons past bites him in the ass, as Daenarys exiles him from her presence, I still have reason to believe that Tywin Lannister must have sent the letter in order to sow a seed of discord. At the North, Ramsay Snow gets accepted by his father and is given the new name Ramsay Bolton and made Warden of the North. I believe Ramsay is going to be a huge pain in the ass for future episodes, as I always predicted.
THE MOUNTAIN VS THE RED VIPER
Back at the Vale, we see the Hound finally getting Arya over in order to secure his reward, just to get the news of Lady Lyssa’s demise, which leads to one of the funniest scenes of the episode as Arya lets out a huge bout of laughter that just confuses every other person around, it seems the Hound can’t just get a break. The episode wraps up at Kings Landing as Tyrion has one last chat with Jaime before the trial combat, where he talks about a certain simpleton of a cousin they had that just loved crushing beetles, this scene has lead to some confusion over the true meaning but I think it could be a reference to the unexpected and random deaths of different characters in the Game of Thrones world or a whimsical reference to George R. R. Martin, the author of the novels upon which the show is based. Then the highlight of the episode takes place as The Mountain and Oberyn engage in their duel, with Oberyn originally emerging victorious, but an overconfident show off leads to his untimely demise as the Mountain grabs him and pops his head, which perfectly encapsulates that pride literally goes before a fall. The episode ends with Tyrion’s fate decided as he is sentenced to death. What were your thoughts on the episode and what do you think would happen to Tyrion. Please refrain from book spoilers. Till next time. Szia.