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‘Game of Thrones’ has turned the most compassionate queen in Westeros into another tyrant

For years, Daenerys Stormborn, first of her name, mother of dragons, breaker of chains, and rightful queen of the seven kingdoms, has been the ruler we’ve been hoping would win the Iron Throne. Her goal has been to “break the wheel,” the cycle of oppression where the rich and powerful continually vie for rule, always at the expense of the common people. But now Daenerys is as ready to kill those common people in order to gain her throne as Cersei Lannister has been. …


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Problems in the show’s last season bode ill for its grand finale

The end of Game of Thrones — the TV show at leastis finally upon us. After eight seasons and 67 episodes, it’s rather daunting to realize we’re finally going to see the long-awaited battle for the fate of Westeros, where the only guarantee is that some of our favorite characters will be dying. But frankly, I have a bigger worry about this final season: What if it’s terrible?

This is not just a counterintuitive take — my concerns are very, very real. I am not happy about the possibility of Thrones’s flubbing its landing after years of excellence…

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