What should I say? What can even be said? Should I talk about how fucking out of this world ridiculous it is to say that you don’t have time to show something like Stoneheart, when we have time for five minute ableist speeches about beetles? Should I talk about the collection of rape and sexual violence scenes which, if removed, would leave open at least an hour of the ten that are provided in a season? Should I mention that the only stories that seem worthwhile to these people are the ones that directly revolve around male characters? Sansa gets scenes - as long as Petyr is there. Arya is featured, when Sandor or Beric or Jaqen or someone is there. Cersei only matters in terms of her children, Catelyn is killed after a season of literally no air time, Dany repeats the same boring dialogue every single episode, Brienne shoves a sword at someone before quickly being ushered off screen. I’m tired. I’m so, so tired.
Overall - I’m not livid. I’m just fucking exhausted. I’m done with the show that I love so much being put in the hands of misogynistic white dudes who have literally no interest in creating a show for the asoiaf audience. I’m not even sure if they are making the show for any audience anymore, considering that they don’t even want to bring back a character who is a typical “good guy” (she’s a Stark, which serves as a protagonist for a casual audience). We can show Greywind’s head being sewed to Robb’s body, but god forbid we see a second of his mother’s revenge. How boring. How dull. It was just the epilogue of GRRM’s best book, the scene that he decided to end ASOS on. Who gives a shit. Let’s get more tits and male speeches about philosophy. Booyah.