‘Game of Thrones’: Why We Should Have Seen Daenerys’ Decision Coming
The video above contains SPOILERS for the final season of Game of Thrones, and also the third season of Cagney & Lacey for some weird reason.
On this week’s controversial episode of Game of Thrones Danenerys didn’t just arrive in King’s Landing, she burned the place to the ground. She laid waste to everyone in her path. Women, and children. It was shocking.
But should it have been that shocking? The video above by ScreenCrush’s Ryan Arey argues that maybe not. It catalogues all the ways we should have seen Daenerys’ turn to the dark side coming, charting her evolution over the course of the series. The warning signs were there, whether we wanted to acknowledge them or not.
If you liked this video breaking down all the foreshadowing of Daenerys’ huge heel turn, check out some more of our videos below, including our theory why Jon Snow didn’t say goodbye to Ghost, an exploration of this season’s big Arya twist and why it was always destined to happen, and a complete Game of Thrones video recap that will catch you up on everything from the show’s first seven seasons. Plus, there’s tons more over at ScreenCrush’s YouTube channel. Be sure to subscribe to catch all our future episodes. We’ll have more Game of Thrones videos through the show’s final season on HBO.
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