It feels like forever since I have had any new Game of Thrones to watch…or any new A Song of Ice and Fire to read. In little over a month we all will get the seventh season of the hit HBO show. I am betting we will not get the last two books until the show has completed its run in 2018. I hope I am wrong about that but more and more it feels like that is what is going to happen. That means for now the show will be the officially unofficial canon of Westeros will be the show. As a writer I am not super happy about that but as a fan I just need my GoT fix already. To help satisfy that need I embark upon a 30 day blogging challenge about Thrones. I am going to try to answer each prompt once for the TV show and once for the books since a great many things differ. With that being said…
Day Eleven-A scene that makes me cry
This is gonna be a tough one because TV shows or books barely ever make me cry. That is not to say I am not emotionally invested in them but it takes something major to get my tears flowing and entertainment just doesn’t cut it.
The scene that most shocked me given the optics was the Red Wedding. Even though I knew it was coming and even though it was pretty awful to read. Seeing it on the screen was a totally different experience. Video changes everything, just ask Ray Rice.
However, seeing what happened to Hodor both in the past and as he was cut down is by far the saddest scene in the show. That was shocking and while we sorta saw this coming it was terrible to witness.
Sometimes the video is stronger than the words:
Read more of my 30 day GoT challenge here