Season 6 of Game of Thrones
By: Will D
Major spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 6 are below.
The unusual fantasy series, Game of Thrones, is back for season 6. The HBO show follows a series of fantasy novels written by George R. R. Martin.
With Jon Snow bleeding out, Daenerys captured by the savage Dothrakis, and Arya going blind, season 5 ended with many questions. Fans have done a lot of hair-pulling waiting for season 6. With an 10 million dollar budget per episode according to Independent News, Game of Thrones has raised the bar when it comes to the level of detail put into every scene. Junior Richie J said, “I just love how many details and how much history there is.” In Game of Thrones, an abundance of storylines spanning across two continents keep the viewer captivated with action that only seems to get bigger and better.
Everyone’s favorite characters? “Tyrion Lannister, he’s a beast, he fights for the right things, and is pretty funny”, said sophomore Kristian C. Jacobson said, “He’s clearly the creator’s favorite.” Then there’s Bronn, the commander of the city watch. “Bronn is my favorite character. He absolutely slays.”, said sophomore Ben S. Fans can not forget Theon and Sansa. Didn’t they jump to their deaths?
Season six kicks off with some refreshing answers. Senior Duncan P said, “The best part (season six episode one) was Brienne of Tarth and Podrick coming to Sansa’s and Theon’s rescue.” Episode one reveals Daenerys is walking with Dothraki and will not be killed. Melisandre transformed into her true identity, which happened to be a naked old lady. The return of Jon Snow has relieved many fans, Melisandre used her magical powers to revive him. As the season continues, it will stop at nothing to get better and evolve. “Someone very important is going to die, but the real question is who”, said Junior Adam C.
Freshman Jack R said, “Excellent; best show ever.” Game of Thrones is no namby-pamby TV show. With gory violence, Incestous relationships, Dragons, Armys of creatures, and an 800 foot wall of ice, the show is filled with plenty of action and has become the most popular show on HBO.