‘Game of Thrones’: The Show’s Biggest Weakness Is Its Chemistry-Free Love Story

Published on Apr 16, 2019

‘Game of Thrones’: The Show’s Biggest Weakness Is Its Chemistry-Free Love Story

Like anything popular, “Game of Thrones” attracts no shortage of criticism when it steps out of line; over the years, the ways in which the show depicts sex, violence, race, and more have always been under a heightened level of scrutiny.

However, the show’s most fatal flaw is ultimately not any of these hot-button issues, but instead a corner into which the show’s creators painted themselves thanks to the complicated mythology of George R.R. Martin’s novels (published and otherwise). In the final season of “Game of Thrones,” Jon Snow (Kit Harington) and Daenerys Targaryan (Emilia Clarke) have begun a romantic relationship, and it’s not fun to watch.

Jon was the presumed bastard of Ned Stark until late in Season 7, when he was revealed to be the true heir to the Iron Throne thanks to the annulment of one marriage and the wedding of another, between his

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Author: Liz Shannon Miller