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Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 6: "The Iron Throne" Review

Let me preface the Game of Thrones series finale review with this: based on the trajectory of where the series was headed over the past few weeks (specially a penultimate episode as bad as what we got), there was no way that “The Iron Throne” was ever going be the ideal ending for the series for most fans. The way the fanbase has been split will ensure this will be one of the most divisive series finales in recent memory. It was always going to be this way. Last week’s episode left my feelings about the series pretty shattered. The way a very important plot point like Daenerys Targaryen’s journey from would be savior to mad queen was handled brought to life the fundamental problem about the series in the last two seasons: shortening them up was a bad idea. There were small hints of Dany’s potential mad queen turn seeded throughout the entire series if you go back and look for them but theexecution in the hastily paced final seasons made it seem like a left t