Sansa Snark: Season 5, Episode 7


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Previously on recapping Game of ThronesNothing good.
This week…

Season 5, Episode 7: The Gift

Still not much good! Much like the Velvet Underground song of the same name, “The Gift” turns out to be not that great of a thing to receive. I imagine watching these last two episodes is roughly equivalent to what it feels like to fall in the mud and get kicked with an iron boot, were that something that actually happens to people.  Continue reading “Sansa Snark: Season 5, Episode 7”

Game of Thrones Season 5, Sansa Snark Blog: Episode 4

Sons of the Harpy

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Previously on Game of Thrones: Throwin’ SHADE was the name of the game (of thrones.) This week…

Season 5, Episode 4: Sons of the Harpy

Of all the things that one can believe in, religion is the weirdest. People will go to extreme lengths, if they think it gets them right with the lord. For example, cutting an intricate insignia into your forehead and dispensing street justice on everyone deemed indecent could be something a person would do, if they were really into performing acts they thought pleased god. Then again, that person would also have to be insane. As it turns out, The Sparrows are really into pleasing god. As it also turns out, The Sparrows are a group of insane people. The Sparrows: The new gang in town. The Sparrows: Rising to unquestionable power in approximately 30 seconds. The Sparrows: Be holy or they’ll literally kill you. The Sparrows: Buhbuhbut their leader seemed so nice! These guys want to turn the back the clock to a time when King’s Landing was even more terrible, and sinners were punished properly for disgracing whatever is that sinners get accused of disgracing. Basically, play time is over, and if everyone who sins in King’s Landing is going to get “proper” punishment, The Sparrows are going to be the only people left in King’s Landing by like Episode 9. Continue reading “Game of Thrones Season 5, Sansa Snark Blog: Episode 4”