Game of Thrones Discussion: S8E1 (Winterfell)
Welcome to the Game of Thrones discussion open thread. In this thread there will be a safe space for people to discuss the most recent episode of Game of Thrones with other fans of the show without the need to clog up the traditional open thread or be buried in spoilers.
Warning!!!! THIS THREAD WILL CONTAIN SPOILERS
I will attempt to update and publish this thread on Monday mornings with my thoughts about the current week's episode, and update with any interesting links I may find throughout the day. don't expect too much monologing from me though, as most of my thoughts come best in the comments section. I just plan to have enough words to be able to publish w/ the correct word count.
Here are my thoughts for the current episode, they're probably a bit hazy and I may have mis-remembered some details. I tend to drink a lot while watching this show.
Fil's thoughts on Winterfell:
This was a great set up episode, in my opinion, to get all the sappy reunion stuff out of the way quickly. I liked a lot of the mirrors from the original pilot, w/ the "queen" (Dany) coming in similar to how King Robert came through. Arya was lurking and Bran, instead of climbing, was just staring. Sansa as "warden of the north" even dropped a Ned line "how are we going to feed all these...