Winter is Coming (literally for us in New Zealand) and Season Three of HBO’s smash hit Game of Thrones is afoot. It would be a travesty not to discuss what we’re most looking forward to this season and speculate on how much more they’re going to deviate from the book series. Especially considering how Season One of the show barely made any deviations compared to Season Two.
Whether you’ve read G R R Martin’s series (how about the end of A Dance With Dragons?!) or have just watched the show, go check out this high-quality interactive info-graphic developed by Direct TV based on the show. Pretty cool stuff. It’s great if you want a quick refresher of what’s happened so far on the show or if you just want to check it out for your own fan(girl/boy)tastic reasons. If you haven’t watched the first two seasons or read the series, SPOILERS. Click the picture below and/or keep reading this post at your own risk, spoilers ahead!
Alright so what I’m most excited/hoping/dreading to see this season: The Unsullied, the Bear pit scene, growing dragons, more from beyond The Wall (You know nothing, Jon Snow), the Red Wedding (sob), the Reeds (finally!), Queen of Thorns, the Purple Wedding (hurrah!), growing dragons. Did I say growing dragons twice? It’s probably because I really want to see more of Drogon, Rhaegal and Viserion.
I suppose I’ll only choose one to discuss because I can’t keep you too long from your lives, also you need time to comment with your own expectations/hopes for Season Three before you leave the comfort of the internet for the real world today.
Let’s talk the Purple Wedding, that is King Jerkface Joffrey’s wedding to Margaery Tyrell, are they going through with this wedding and what it entails this season? I mean, they’re definitely going through with the Red Wedding so it would make sense for this to also take place. I can’t see them deviating from the books on this one, but then again I didn’t think they would deviate from the books in terms of Dany’s dragons being taken from her! So, what could happen in the place of the Purple Wedding? I don’t know what could happen in its place. The Purple wedding was a hot mess of excess and extravagance with a pinch of uncle-shaming, topped off with some regicide. Oh dear, I’ve said too much! Although I will say one more thing, where the Red Wedding stunned us into blubbering messes the Purple Wedding was a small consolation for broken hearts everywhere. Surely. I mean, in a series where bad things happen to good people it’s nice to know that every now and then bad things also happen to bad, jerkface, canty bastard inbred people. Uhm, yeah, so- OW! AH! I am being eaten by mosquitoes! Okay, if uh, if you haven’t already watched it a hundred times go check out the extended trailer for season three.
So, what are you most looking forward to this season?
A little bit of this perhaps? Maybe some of this?
Oh wait same thing, but still so awesome.
Have a think and drop us a line, maybe you’re just keen on boobs, bow chika wow wow and some violence, either way we’d still like to hear from you!