Coming Upon the Ends

Yeah, so let’s talk about Game of Thrones

Improvisations on Reality

As someone who has been writing a fantasy series, regardless of any success that it may or may not have, I’d like to issue this simple missive to anyone who’s still sore over the way the series ended:

This isn’t your story, so please shut the hell up about how it should’ve ended and accept it as it is.

Seriously.

This is George R.R. Martin’s story. This is his. Sure, the adaptation may not have gone the way he wanted to, but for the most part, it’s followed the books. Did any of y’all actually read the books before you began watching?

If you don’t like how it ended, take it up with George R.R. Martin and HBO.

But myself, I think it’s a brilliant piece of writing and that in this series, Martin hit every taboo, button, and sore point anyone could ever have. And, based on the reactions…

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