Writers explain Season 7 timeskips and suggest a more naturally paced Season 8

Though season seven of Game of Thrones was generally well-received, a much-maligned aspect of it was its quick pacing—or, more specifically, how it was perceived to rely on timeskips more often and more abruptly than any previous season. Now, thanks to Entertainment Weekly, the writers have finally addressed this charge, which they never had before, […]

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Heisting Wights: Why the Season 7 setpiece may not have been such a bad idea after all

In every season of Game of Thrones, there are important events that set the tone. Ned’s beheading. The Red Wedding. Anytime Daenerys says “dracarys.” These are dramatic moments that often redefine the political landscape of the show. Occasionally, there are moments that are not so revered. Jaime and Bronn fighting the Sand Snakes. Daenerys yelling […]

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