Welcome to the “Specialists” critiques of Game of Thrones right here at The A.V. Membership, that are written from the attitude of somebody who has learn George R.R. Martin’s A Track of Ice and Hearth. Initially, these critiques have been a necessity, creating an area the place those that had learn the books might freely talk about upcoming story developments from the books, however we’re duly conscious that that is not mandatory (what with the present passing the books). Nonetheless, the separate critiques—you possibly can learn Brandon Nowalk’s “Newbies” critiques right here—stay as an area to foreground the totally different vital views of “readers” and “non-readers” whereas concurrently offering areas for dialog the place one can join with viewers with related relationships to the supply materials.
As with final season, we’re making these posts accessible early to permit dialogue as quickly because the episode is over—the complete assessment might be posted as quickly as doable. Within the interim, you possibly can try the remainder of The A.V. Membership’s Recreation Of Thrones protection right here.