Daenerys Targaryen’s death, having considered its possibility myself ahead of Game of Thrones’ final season as, maybe, an attempt to begin numbing myself to its probability, was the one that I ultimately, and apparently, could not convince myself to prepare for.
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about a thing I don’t want to think about: the life expectancy of Daenerys Targaryen.
Introductions at Dragonstone, payback in King’s Landing, a reunion (though, the unexpected one) at Winterfell, a clean bill of health (apparently) at the Citadel, Casterly Rock falls (on purpose?) . . .
As promised, Game of Thrones is waging war more quickly this season and the first evidence of it comes out of “Stormborn,” which begins with such promise …