A respect for the potency of tradition risks strangling the Targaryen-Stark alliance in its bed. Cersei, as those backed by capital will, pursues the politics of ensuring she and her dynasty die last. These dragons should have been guillotines. Laura Hudson and Spencer Ackerman explore.
We’re confused about what exactly this hoped-for Targaryen Restoration is about, politically. And is Game of Thrones, like, good anymore? Laura Hudson and Spencer Ackerman preview the political and social themes fueling the forthcoming final season of Game of Thrones.