Game of Thrones

Misunderstanding Totalitarianism, or: What Game of Thrones Actually Got Wrong

Warning: Game of Thrones spoilers. GTFO if you haven’t seen the whole thing through.

 Many people have made much ado about the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, which aired its final episode last Sunday, March 19th.  Nobody that I have spoken to or seen commenting online has said, “Golly gee, that was exactly the ending I was hoping for! I’m sure not pissed off about wasting a decade of my life getting emotionally involved in people who aren’t real!” Frankly, it seems like everyone thought it sucked. And it did.