Well… In the words of Sandor Clegane, f*ck me sideways.
Leave it to Game of Thrones to deliver a big second-to-last episode of the season that is simultaneously utterly predictable, intensely satisfying AND majorly frustrating. We got to see some insane action, deeply emotional scenes, an ICE DRAGON for f*ck’s sake…
But also gaping plot holes, the usual wonky timelines we’ve come to expect lately, bad decisions, worse advice, and two fan favorites who may or may not be regressing to their former annoying selves.
You know it’s going to be a long, rambling post when the opening paragraphs merit not one, but two f*cks. Suffice it to say there’s a lot to unravel, so here goes nothing: