Daily Archives: June 12, 2013

Short Review of Game of Thrones Season 3

Alright, it’s over. It feels like it shouldn’t be over, but it’s over. I guess that’s what happens when you take a book, slice it in half, and turn it into two seasons. Thus, where we are at now that Game of Thrones has ended for the season. The major reactions are already out there, so I don’t have much to add.

I talked recently about some of the interesting results of making the show with knowledge of the later story in mind – and season 3 had a little bit of this, but not much worth talking about. However, there were a few interesting things done with characters that I wanted to explore for a few moments. Spoilers to follow for Game of Thrones: Season 3, but I’ll try to keep the spoilers for later seasons to a minimum!

But hey, here’s the great scene of the season, based on the books, perhaps, but not a scene we would have read: we have neither Varys nor Littlefinger as a perspective. Kind of wraps up the whole series nicely, and especially this season.

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