Sunday night’s episode of Game Of Thrones took an even darker turn than usual: Jaime Lannister, who has transitioned from one of the story’s villains to one of its heroes, takes the opportunity of his son’s death to rape his sister and lover, Cersei—in the Westerosi equivalent of a church, while….
My love of GoT is well-known, but loving a thing doesn’t mean NOT calling it out on its bullshit. For my money, the scene last night was disturbing, but then it was a highly disturbing scene in the book (albeit in a different manner.) What happened to Ros last season was genuinely stomach-churning for me, and I hate that the show sometimes seems to run counter to the nuanced, complex portrayals of characters and situations in the books. Not that the books are perfect, but still.
Ok, reading the Danerys/Khal scene in this article puts me on your side about that one.
There are these little tiny fuzzy bugs that are flying around my pear tree and I kind of want to call them cute but I feel like the second I do someone’s gonna tell me they’re like the spawns of satan and they sting people and kill my trees
Nevermind they’re called “Woolly Aphids” and they’re literal fairies
I feel bad for calling them evil now they’re so frickin cute
“I met my wife at a Star Trek convention. She was study abroad from France and spoke little English, and I didn’t know a lick of French. So, for the first few months of our relationship, we communicated by speaking Klingon.”—