The last episode of the seventh season of Games of Thrones will air on August 27, at 4 a.m. Surprisingly there are human beings who have not watched Game of Thrones and think they are mature or something. They are not. Everyone must watch the fantasy drama.
When Ed Sheeran made a debut cameo in Season 7, Twitter went into a frenzy. Winter is finally here. But that is beside the point. Game of Thrones is an on-screen adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s book series: A Song of Ice and fire. I for one, belong in the fanatic category that has the books and has watched each episode, probably more than twice.
This means that the group of people that don’t watch game of thrones annoy me to the bone marrow.
Here are five simple reasons why you should watch Game of Thrones.
1.The worlds are so richly imagined
Martin is brilliant and so are the screenwriters of the show. There are seven kingdoms going by the name of Westeros. Its capital is King’s Landing where the Iron Throne is found. The seven kingdoms comprise the North, doubtless, the coldest kingdom, The Reach, Dorne, The Westerlands ,The Vale, The Stormlands and the Riverlands. Each kingdom has a story to it which makes for a great and rich storyline. Then there are dragons and white-walkers which make it more intriguing. Sample these lines for size.
“Chaos isn’t a pit. Chaos is a ladder. Many who try to climb it fail, and never get to try again. The fall breaks them. And some are given a chance to climb; they cling to the real or the gods or love. Only the ladder is real. The climb is all there is.”
– Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish, season three, episode six
“It’s easy to confuse ‘what is’ with ‘what ought to be’, especially when ‘what is’ has worked out in your favor.”
– Tyrion Lannister, season five, episode nine
“Power resides where men believe it resides. It’s a trick. A shadow on the wall. And a very small man can cast a very large shadow.”
Lord Varys, season two, episode three
“The next time you raise a hand to me will be the last time you have hands.”
Daenerys Targaryen, to her abusive brother, season one, episode four
2. Tyrion Lannister
This has to be the character with the most screen time. Anyone that has watched the show will talk about Tyrion’s brilliance and his nine lives. If you want to get epic replies and are keen on smart one-liners, Tyrion is the man to watch.
3. Tits and tits
Season one does not play. Never before have I seen a show that unashamedly displays glorious tits and bits. Game of Thrones does not play when it comes to nudity, beautiful women, and men, and meaningful sexual scenes. I don’t know about you but tits sell the show for me.
4.Parallels to the now
Game of Thrones, dumbed down, is basically a battle for the Iron Throne. There is a lot of plotting, killing, scheming as is seen in the modern world of politics. We have King Robert who is a fat drunk, the Lannisters, the noble Starks, the bastards that end up glorious, the conniving Peter Baelish amongst so many others. These make for great comparisons to the current age as the political world is revolutionized and goes up in a greedy flame.
5. Great Acting
Undoubtedly, great acting makes for a great show. As such, the casting directors of this show did not hold back. The actors, way down to even the animal actors give a great show.
If that hasn’t yet sold the show for you, kindly go back to point three and repeatedly read it.