It’s been a long, dark road to the end of Game of Thrones.
The book series that author George R.R. Martin calls A Song of Ice and Fire launched in 1992, and HBO’s screen adaptation, which began in 2011, has since become an international phenomenon. For seven seasons now, the story of the divided, war-torn country Westeros and the people vying to rule it has brought people together for viewing parties, character analysis, and passionate debate about everything from Jon Snow’s parentage to who will eventually claim control of the Iron Throne.
Season 8, the final arc of the story, begins on April 14th, 2019. What was once a sprawling, complicated story with dozens of separate threads has boiled down to a few major conflicts. In the North,…
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