If you're like me, you were probably surprised when Arya Stark came flying through the air to kill the Night King in the episode "The Long Night". After all, a lot of attention had been paid to the entire "prince (or princess) who was promised" prophecy that Melisandre had been spouting from season 2. Most… Continue reading Arya Stark Really Was the “Princess Who Was Promised”
Plenty of people were disappointed, sad, and some even downright angry at the end of the Game of Thrones television series. A common statement both from and toward those people is to wait for the ending George R.R. Martin chooses to deliver in his books. But things aren't really looking that great for us ever… Continue reading We May Never See the End of A Song of Ice and Fire
First of all, this is not about how the Game of Thrones story ended. Whether you loved it, hated it or were simply "meh," doesn't matter to me at this point. What matters to me is that it's gone. The show ending has had an impact on me that I never expected. After all, it's… Continue reading The Void Left by Game of Thrones
There is plenty to criticize about the last season of Game of Thrones. The claim that Daenerys's descent into madness happened only over the course of two episodes is not a criticism; it's just plain wrong. Most of her heinous acts were directed at people that we agreed should probably die, but that doesn't make… Continue reading Daenerys Was Always Mad — Here’s Why
Let's just get this out of the way right now. Daenerys Targaryen is losing her mind. If you watched "The Last of the Starks," you can see her desperately clinging to her identity as queen even as it's slowly slipping away. Now that it's been revealed that Jon is a trueborn Targaryen and Cersei keeps… Continue reading Daenerys’s Red Gloves May Foreshadow What’s to Come
The second episode of the final season of Game of Thrones was a quiet one. With the imminent arrival of the White Walkers in Winterfell, most of the characters took the time to contemplate their lives and their choices within those lives. Arya Stark did not reflect on what she had already done. She focused… Continue reading Arya Stark and Expectations About Women’s Sexuality
The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones premieres this Sunday, April 14. There are tons of predictions flying around, here are mine. Episodes 1-3 Daenerys and Jon's... um relationship will likely drop in episode 1 or 2. I think Jon's going to hear it in the first episode and lots of brooding will… Continue reading Game of Thrones Season 8 Predictions
In Game of Thrones, the legitimacy of one's birth defines a good portion of their life, but the last season showed us that our understanding of who is trueborn isn't always as we thought. We learned that Jon Snow is not only not Ned Stark's son, he's also not a bastard. But I'm pretty sure… Continue reading Bastards and Trueborns
Fan theories and predictions have been swirling around Game of Thrones ever since the show diverged from the books in Season 5. Here are some of the biggest theories and plot point predictions and whether or not we think they hold any weight. Cersei is not actually pregnant: Likely Cersei is one of the best… Continue reading Game of Thrones Season 8 Theories: Likely, Possibly or Unlikely?
Since the final season of Game of Thrones is quickly approaching, all of the predictions are coming out. The Geek Embassy is no different. Read on for my simple predictions of who will live and who will die by the time the show ends. I'll elaborate in upcoming stories, so stay tuned! The Starks: Arya… Continue reading Game of Thrones Season 8: Who Lives? Who Dies?