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Arya Stark really was the “princess who was promised”

If you're like me, you were probably surprised when Arya Stark came flying through the air to kill the Night King in 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 people put… Continue reading Arya Stark really was the “princess who was promised”

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We May Never See the End of A Song of Ice and Fire

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

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Unreasonably Early Speculation for Magic: The Gathering on Netflix

On Monday June 3, the official MTG Twitter and Entertainment Weekly announced that the granddaddy of all collectible card games is finally coming to life with an animated series exclusive to Netflix. As if this weren't great enough news, we also learned that the series will be helmed by the red-hot Anthony and Joe Russo,… Continue reading Unreasonably Early Speculation for Magic: The Gathering on Netflix

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TGE EP 73 — Watches: The Lost Episode

Welcome to the newest episode of TGE Watches! This was recorded after we'd been away combating a wave of sickness that somehow hit nearly everyone on the site despite us all living in different places. (Editor's note: And Isabela forgot to edit the episode and lost the audio for a while... I'm sorry! - Isabela)… Continue reading TGE EP 73 — Watches: The Lost Episode

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TGE EP 72 — Watches: Game of Thrones, Season 8

Winter is here, and so is The Geek Embassy with a lengthy discussion of the highly anticipated Game of Thrones season 8. Your usual host Dante fills the role of Jon Snow in this episode of TGEW because he knows nothing about the show, having stopped watching after season 1. Thankfully, cast members Nicole (of… Continue reading TGE EP 72 — Watches: Game of Thrones, Season 8

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Daenerys Was Always Mad — Here’s Why

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

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TGE Ep 71 — Watches: Avengers: Endgame

Welcome to the latest installment of The Geek Embassy Watches! This month we tackle the unquestioned most anticipated movie of the year - Avengers: Endgame. Spoilers abound, and we tackle a bevy of topics surrounding the plot lines that wrapped up, favorite moments, and shortcomings. We discuss the character arcs, the fate of some of… Continue reading TGE Ep 71 — Watches: Avengers: Endgame

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Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer Breakdown

This article contains Endgame spoilers. Hello, friends! As I write this, Avengers: Endgame continues to dominate theaters, heartstrings, and tear ducts. However, on May 6th, the sky parted and from the heavens descended the full trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home. This is the first movie (we presume) in the next saga of films from… Continue reading Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer Breakdown

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Daenerys’s Red Gloves May Foreshadow What’s to Come

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