GAME OF THRONES: The freedom to make your own mistakes

Monika Ponjavic

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Opening scene of the first episode of the fifth season of Game of Thrones was full of promises. Promises that we are about to be immersed in what could possibly end up being the best season of Game of Thrones to date. Promises that Benioff and Weiss, the creators of the most popular show in the world, have decided to go back to the roots, to the original text, the show was based on. Promises that we are finally going to see the narrative shift through the newly introduced and extremely necessary flashbacks of the events that have brought us to this exact spot. However, for all of us who have read Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire saga, the promise is all we’ve got. What am I talking about you wonder? So, let’s begin.

THE NARRATIVE SHIFT

The episode begins with a scene in the woods that follows…

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