Daily Archives: May 2, 2013

Prophecy and Game of Thrones

We’re working on halfway through Game of Thrones season 3, and I keep seeing these great scenes that they’ve had to create after the book came out – scenes based on moments that we don’t see in the books. They can write these scenes with the full knowledge of the later books, and, if the rumors are true, some knowledge of the books to come.

One of my favorites, though, was a scene at the end of season 2 – a prophecy given that was based on all of this combined knowledge, from characters we don’t get to see directly in the books.

Okay, I’m dancing around spoilers. However, I think I can say that, because the prophecy has not been fulfilled, both readers of the books and watchers of the show ought to be able to read on – if you’re willing to consider the question: Who is Azor Ahai?

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