‘Sport of Thrones’ used to be by no means a recreation: Why that stunning twist makes general sense
War is a hell that reveals darkness in our hearts. Hate plus power makes a heady cocktail that turns people into monsters. Atrocities are committed by hotheads convinced of their own righteousness, and someone somewhere is always shocked that their child could have participated in a massacre.
None of this is news to anyone with a passing interest in human history, but it is apparently something we all need to keep re-learning, over and over. The latest lesson has arrived in the form of Game of Thrones Season 8 episode 5, “The Bells.” Or, if we’re going to name it Friends-style, The One Where It Becomes Clear This Was Never A Game. Read more…More about Game Of Thrones Season 8, Entertainment, and Game Of Thrones