game of thrones arya stark the hound

While lots of characters will definitely be meeting up in Season 8 of Game of Thrones, there are some who might not make it long enough to see each other. Two of these characters are Arya Stark and Sandor Clegane, better known as The Hound. But a reunion between the two is something I really hope happens. Arya and The Hound spent a bit of Season 3 and all of Season 4 together as he unsuccessfully tried to return her to her family and collect some gold in the process. Arya’s List If you’ve watched the show at any point after Season 2, you know thatRead More →

the walking dead

Hey, Geeks. Welcome to Your Favorite Thing Sucks, where I get to talk about all the worst parts of your favorite things. The Season Nine trailer for The Walking Dead just dropped, and I really feel like I should care about this slow, trundling march to whatever end awaits the series…. But I really just can’t bring myself to care anymore. Let’s talk about why. Wait. Have I Already Seen This Season? The Walking Dead has been on for 9 seasons now, which is basically a third of my life. Anything that lasts that long is going to have some off days, and it’s goingRead More →

game of thrones tyrion lannister sansa stark

The last season of Game of Thrones will be filled with reunions. Some of them will be happy, but some will be a little awkward. The reunion between Sansa Stark and Tyrion Lannister is likely to be one of the awkward ones. This is because Sansa and Tyrion used to be married (not that either of them wanted to be). In season 3, in a bid to spread the Lannister family name to all corners of Westeros, Tywin Lannister forces Tyrion to marry Sansa. This move will help the Lannisters rule The North, in addition to the other parts of the country. Saving Sansa Before theRead More →

game of thrones arya stark gendry

Arya Stark is the character likely to experience the most reunions in the final season of Game of Thrones. She spent most of the show wandering around with one or two companions and then crossed the sea alone. Therefore she’s been detached from most of the plot surrounding the battle for the Iron Throne. One of the characters she spent time with is Gendry. The Night’s Watch Arya and Gendry first meet when they both leave King’s Landing and head north with the new recruits of the Night’s Watch. Arya is dressed as a boy in order to disguise her and keep her safe. ButRead More →

westworld

Where Season One of Westworld focused on the allegory of the maze and the inward journey toward consciousness, Season Two kept its eyes on the horizon, escalating toward a showdown at the mysterious Valley Beyond. Who made it? Who didn’t? And the biggest question of all… how long do we have to wait for Season Three? There’s a lot to unpack about the finale and about the season as a whole so, for simplicity’s sake, we’ve created the handy chart below to recap the fates of the characters and their status – at least with the evidence that we’ve been given so far. Obviously, onRead More →

westworld

Westworld Season 2 Hello and welcome to another episode of TGE Watches: Westworld! We’re covering season two in its entirety in this episode. That’s right, folks! We cover the whole season from start to finish, and our esteemed host Dante has not watched a single episode of either season. Join our co-hosts Nicole, Regina, Isabela, and Jaye as they attempt to explain Westworld to Dante with varying levels of success & failure, buoyed by a whole lot of laughs and chicanery. What do Pokeballs, time-traveling ruby slippers, and the hats from The Adjustment Bureau have to do with Westworld? We don’t know, but we sureRead More →

real

As Season 2 of Westworld heads into the endgame, the penultimate episode adds some major twists to the stakes and character motivations. Normally, I’d follow the flow of the episode and wax philosophical about metaphor and story structure, but we’re in the endgame now. There’s a lot going on, so let’s cut straight to the revelations. William is (Probably) a Host This theory has been kicking around the Internet all season and, though his final scene deftly cut away just shy of confirmation, the episode left plenty of signs pointing to William being a human-host hybrid. Ford “gifts” William a copy of his profile, confirmingRead More →

game of thrones jaime lannister brandon stark

Some of the most exciting reunions we’ll likely see in season 8 of Game of Thrones are the ones that have so much history behind them. The reunion between Jaime Lannister and Brandon Stark (or The Three-Eyed Raven, as he refers to himself now) will be an intense one. It may not happen. But the fact that we know Bran is at Winterfell and Jaime is riding there seems to suggest the two will meet again. So Many Effects The reason this reunion is so interesting is because the last time these two saw each other, one mercilessly tossed the other out a window. This eventRead More →

Until now, Westworld has focused on the development of consciousness under the watchful eye of the hosts’ creators. We’ve seen the interactions between Dolores and Arnold where he takes a personal hand in guiding her toward self-discovery. Even the current uprising is hinted to be part of Ford’s “final narrative,” implying that the actions (or at least their catalysts) are deliberate. Yet, this week’s episode explores the idea of host consciousness developing without such guidance and what the hosts might become if they were spared constant manipulation by their creators. This season has hinted that the Ghost Nation has a deeper connection to what’s goingRead More →

Westworld is gathering steam like a locomotive in the hands of an angry robot mob, barreling toward the climax of season two. “Les Ecorches” moves into the endgame, raising the stakes, establishing new rules, and finally paying off plotlines and character moments that have been building since the beginning. By now, we’ve learned to look for hints in the episodes titles and “Les Ecorches” — artistic representations of human musculature depicted without skin — implies not just exploration of the core differences between human and host, but of revelation, of peeling back the exterior to lay bare the truth beneath. Not too much truth, though.Read More →