Is it so unreal to place women in a position of both political and military power in medieval inspired series? Is it feminism? No, I don´t think so. Women have always been underdogs in patriarchal societies, and that is indisputable. The bodies of women and institutions like marriage were key to determining property rights. The … Continue reading Women in positions of power is nothing new: tv is not making any favor to us.
Spoiled rotten again. Oh, fuck, I don´t care, I love spoilers, damn spoiler whore I am. Tidbits of Spoilery goodness then? Let´s go! Does anyone remember the Dany/Jon cave scene when Dany asks Jon if his pride is more important that survival? More than one reviewer pointed at the similarities between Jon and Mance at … Continue reading GoT Season 7x ep 06. SPOILERS!!!! part 1
One part of episode 5 that I did not mention was Samwel´s disillusion with The Citadel. In GRRM´s A Song of Ice and Fire, Oldtown headquarters two important institutions: The Starry Sept and the Citadel. Although the Sept of Baelor is big and important because it is in the capital of the Seven Kingdoms, the … Continue reading The Ivory Tower is about to fall? GoT and Sam´s departure from the Citadel.
Season 7 episode 6 is yet another example of writers rushing the plot ahead at whatever costs. GoT is A World of Ice and Fire fanfic, I suppose, so... let us be all content with it! The episode is so rushed that I must agree with other fans and not recap or review it in … Continue reading GoT season 7 x ep 05 – fasten your seat belts!
"My mistress deceives me - So what? I´d rather be lied to than ignored" (Ovid) He says his wife is still fit and beautiful at her late forties, but that she´s lost interest in sex, therefore he roams the internet on porn sites, seeks dates, cause he is a man and has needs, and despite … Continue reading The same old story
I believe in mankind, in our species, despite all the atrocities humans do to each other, or perhaps because of them, because we can stoop so low, I believe we can soar. We are great when we dare, when we challenge nature and each other, we are great at war, and are great at peace … Continue reading Fearlessly we face the abyss
As much as people loved season 6 of Game of Thrones, yours truly included, it is clear that the quality of writing decreased, and decreased steadily throughout season 07. With only 13 episodes to wrap a complex series with characters spreaded in the four corners of a fictional world and with different agendas, the showrunners … Continue reading Season 7 and GoT´s lazy writing. Are the writer´s tired?
Bronn finally gets some payment, but not the castle he was promised. The Lannisters always pay their debts... do they? Would Bronn want Highgarden, argue Jaime? A castle without walls can be taken any moment by anyone, besides the more you heavier you are, the likelier you are to go down, which is ominous when … Continue reading GoT S07 Ep04 – Spoils of War recap
Please, don´t say anything about the world outside of our embrace, I need nothing but your soul bared in your eyes and on the clothes you refuse to simply leave on the floor, that you fold and leave on the chair before lying down on the bed. I don´t care about who and what you … Continue reading To an incidental Lover
Now that Ice and Fire have finally met and started to size each other up, I can´t help but to go back to Macchiavelli and see what lessons of state making could be applied at this point on Game of Thrones. Las week I did not like the idea of sparing King´s Landing. I would … Continue reading The Princess or Prince who will play the macchiavellian cyvasse