Character Analysis, Game of Thrones, The Mind of a Character

Cersei Lannister: Why She Worked and How the Show Ruined Her

I'm just going to keep doing these until I finally get around to reviewing season eight. Don't worry; there are plenty of characters to choose from. Cersei Lannister was one of the most complex and compelling characters in the entire series. Of all the Lannisters, she is among the most antagonistic. She is selfish, sinister,… Continue reading Cersei Lannister: Why She Worked and How the Show Ruined Her

Game of Thrones, Review, Television

I Finally Watched Game of Thrones (Season 4)

We're at the peak of the mountain, ladies and gentlemen. The writers ran out of good books here and we're running out of good television. So let's just appreciate it while it lasts! The War of the Five Kings has reached a stand still. Stannis continues his preparations to resume his assault and the Ironborn… Continue reading I Finally Watched Game of Thrones (Season 4)

Books, Character Analysis, Game of Thrones, Television, The Mind of a Character

Varys ‘The Spider’: Why He Worked and How the Show Ruined Him

Game of Thrones is not a series in which simple people last. Those who are purely good quickly have their intentions taken advantage of and end up dead. Those who are purely evil are quickly assassinated to prevent them from becoming as dangerous as they could in a position of higher power. If you're too… Continue reading Varys ‘The Spider’: Why He Worked and How the Show Ruined Him