That’s it folks. Game of Thrones is done and dusted for another year.
The shortened season seven is in the bag, but we were left with a meaty serving to keep us busy in the offseason.
So join your Westerosi correspondents Pete Marsh and Dan Miller for one final push into endless winter.
Let’s dig in.
These recaps are dark and full of spoilers, so only continue reading if you’ve caught up on the latest episode of the show.
We won’t be spoiling anything from the books if you haven’t read them or any production leaks that have found their way onto the internet.
PETE: The motivations might have been as wonky as last week’s Battle-O-Rama Dan, but oh boy did I enjoy the finale to this penultimate season.
It was absolutely chock full of awesome interactions between characters, some not-so-surprising reveals (if you’ve been reading along with us all season) and some really nice work behind the camera to frame it all from director Jeremy Podeswa.
I thought last week’s banter beyond the Wall was good, but I think this second serving outside the Dragon Pit was better. There was a real warmth to these interactions that I really enjoyed.
Particularly between Tyrion and Bronn, who you’d think are probably rather happy for each other’s success, despite the sides of the war they’ve ended up on.
DAN: I really did enjoy the back and forth as the Heroes of the Blackwater reunited. Throughout the whole truce talk process they all seemed suitably nervous and wondering which of them were possibly going to die today, regardless of side.
PETE: But of all the reunions we’ve had this season Dan….WHY DID IT HAVE TO BE…
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