Season 5 - The night is dark and full of Spoilers [book readers thread]

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  1. oac001

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    wrong thread
     
  2. Jax Teller

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    Fuck stannis and that red bitch. I hope they both die horrible deaths.
     
  3. THEBLUERAIDER

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    Good lord.
     
  4. Fidelio

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    so you would go for that shot?
     
  5. spartanchuck

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    Just watched. Show stannis can go to hell.
     
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  7. THEBLUERAIDER

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    No clue. Never directed before. I just realize that a woman riding a fucking dragon may not look all that realistic and will leave ideas on directing and editing to the professionals and not bitch just to bitch.
     
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  8. RoyalShocker

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    But the shot.. Are you saying you would not go for it?
     
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  9. slhorn

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    Doubt it. Stannis has said Theon will pay for what he did but he's also said it will be the Northerners who will get their justice.
     
  10. Hoss Bonaventure

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    Someone mentioned how bad the Unsullied looked and the one person at a time attack by the harpies, but once they get in formation like they were they are hard to get too. I'm the pit circled up like that they're in their zone.
     
  11. jorge

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    You guys bitching about the dragon CGI probably shouldn't go back and watch any movie before 2000 other than Jurassic Park.
     
  12. spartanchuck

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    I actually loved the last sequence. That being said, I couldn't help but think of a Never Ending Story.
     
  13. rezy

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    didn't dany buy all of the unsullied, including the ones that weren't battle ready?
     
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  14. coffee

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    Joke's on you, I'm a professional motion graphics artist. Burrrrrrnn.
     
  15. RonBurgundy

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    Just watched.

    1. Wall - if they came back from Hardhome by boat, they'd go Eastwatch by the sea and be south of the wall. Not as cool but fuck me read a map?

    2. No one would follow someone who burned their own daughter. All I'm gonna say about that.

    3. Ramsay Bolton aka 007.

    4. Davos totally gonna murder Stannis.

    5. Did we really suffer through all that Dorne shit just to get Marcella and Trystane in KL? Fuck Ellaria & SSs are so fucking awful. Dorne is fucking awful. Such bad TV every week. Doran only saving grace so far.

    6. Prince Doran could still be a badass player in the show yet.

    7. I thought, comparatively, that was one of the best Dany moments since she burned the slavers and took the unsullied.

    8. Too few unsullied and they suck ballsack vs the SotH, but at least in formation they got their shit together.

    9. Tyrion carries every scene he's in. So good.

    10. CGI looked fine to me.

    11. Volume was really fucking soft.
     
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  17. jorge

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  18. Neyland

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    100% agree here.
     
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  21. Ace Boogie

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    drogon didn't look like a comfortable ride, pretty fucking spiky
     
  22. DuckD

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    With Emilia Clarke I would go for the shot...

    the money shot
     
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  23. Xander Crews

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    :|
     
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  24. Fidelio

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    I started watching s1 again over the wknd and I really did forget about her silly titty slapping
     
  25. blind dog

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    my showfag best friend says she wants to quit watching because of how fucked up it was
     
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  26. Ace Boogie

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    Ollie, FROM WAY DOWNTOWN!
     
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  27. Celemo

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    Technically she bought them and then liberated them.
     
  28. rezy

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    well yeah, but my thought is that some of the unsullied that are getting killed by the sons of the harpy weren't ready for battle but dany took them regardless
     
  29. Celemo

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    Dany "bought" 8,000 Unsullied (maybe 1-2K not fully trained) and HBO has turned them all into pussies who can't fight for shit
     
  30. RoyalShocker

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    I love how everyone hates Ollie because he doesn't like the people that murdered his parents and destroyed his village right in front of his eyes... You mean to tell me he doesn't support forgiving those ass holes!?

    I loved when he put one in the red head and I can't wait for him to put Jon Snow in the dirt.

    I think he could be Azor Ahai reborn and I hope he is.
     
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  31. Celemo

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    :laugh:
     
  32. Ace Boogie

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    I honestly can't blame him, I am just tired of his death stares that appear on a weekly basis. By now even the dumbest of show watchers must understand that he isn't exactly on board with Lord Commander Snow's plans for a wildling assimilation. In the end, someone has to kill Jon for his character to advance through what is widely assumed to be some form of resurrection. Most of us have a soft spot for anyone/anything associated with House Stark, so while Jon needs to get got for his character's arc, some people aren't exactly looking forward to a sullen pre pubescent Ollie being the one who does the deed.

    By the infallible transitive property that would mean Ollie>>>>Jon>>>>>White Walker


    Wait.....maybe Shocker is actually onto something with his Ollie = Azor Ahai theory :ocho:
     
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  33. Ace Boogie

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    Preston Jacobs episode review. He brings up a point that I thought when watching as well, why exactly did Jon and the wildlings come to the gate at castle black? That shit made no sense. They sailed to Hardhome and should have sailed around to the other side of the wall and walked along it to Castle Black. What reasoning could make them believe going through that much land on foot without a big ass wall protecting you from the White Walker zombie army is a sound idea? Also, what in the blue hell did they do with Stannis' fleet? Just some lazy ass story telling to set up a mile long stare down between Jon and Thorne.

     
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  34. jorge

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    I've always wondered the point of the wall of you could just sail around it. I always assumed there was just no great landing spot until much further south.
     
  35. Ace Boogie

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    White Walkers are notoriously shitty sailors.

    It isn't like the wildlings have a huge forest with which to construct ships with. Oh wait, yes they do.
     
  36. Ace Boogie

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    The west coast may be a little dicey from looking at a map but the eastern coast south of the wall looks like it is pretty flat, this is also the side they obviously left to travel to Hardhome from. Castle Black is directly in the middle of the wall, them going to that gate just makes less than zero sense.

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  37. skiedfrillet

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    It's probably where Stannis originally landed and where he wants his ships to be anchored.
     
  38. Lawnole23

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    I'll give you the most likely reason. It's also the reason for almost any question people have about the show. It's a television show.

    Jon walking up t the gate not knowing if he'll be let in is better television than him hopping off a boat saying 'sup guys and walking up to the castle.
     
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  39. coffee

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    White walkers aren't ship builders or sailors, apparently.
     
  40. jltperson

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    Could be that he wants to use the gate to control the inflow of wildllings. If he went around the wall they could all just run off.

    I doubt the writers thought of this, but it kind of makes sense
     
  41. Hoss Bonaventure

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    Makes sense. If they're as old as the CotF and giants then they just never learned to sail like those races. That may be a strictly human skill in that world.
     
  42. jltperson

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    I always kind of assumed the walls "magic" that stopped coldhands would prevent the whit walkers from existing south of the wall while it still stands

    I'm a fan of the theory that the wall is coming down
     
  43. coffee

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    Oh, I think the Wall is most certainly coming down.
     
  44. LeonardWashington

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    Question for the book readers that I was curious about. Why do the northern houses not flock to Stannis? From what I understand he sent ravens to them all but basically nobody responds and joins him. Are they afraid of the Boltons? Don't trust him because he's not a fellow northerner? I know Stannis isn't the most likable guy but I would think the Northerners would prefer most anyone to the harsh rule of the Boltons
     
  45. coffee

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    Some northern houses do join with Stannis in the book.
     
  46. LeonardWashington

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    yeah in time but apparently initially he got the cold shoulder
     
  47. coffee

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    Because he isn't from the north. The whole reason the houses backed Robb in the first place was to reinstate a King in the North, like the good old days.
     
  48. Pawpride

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    Northerners support northerners. Almost all of the north loves the Starks. That is why Stannis tried to legitimize Jon Snow, he knew with the alliance of a "Stark", the North would be more inclined to ally with him.
     
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  49. Biggunz

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    imo
     
  50. NCHusker

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    Imo, most of the Night's Watch had come around to Jon letting the Wildlings through the wall. They were uneasy about it, there wasn't any trust on either side, and centuries of bad blood led to some squabbling, but everyone seemed to have reluctantly bought in. Because what he's doing (in this case) is the correct thing to do. Olly continuing to be all butthurt about it even after Jon explained it to him is annoying. I get it, but it still annoys me.
     
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