The Gemma Doyle series by Libba Bray Libba Bray’s hit trilogy consisting of A Great and Terrible Beauty, Rebel Angels, and The Sweet Far Thing, has often been the subject of rumors surrounding a film or television adaptation but after over a decade, little has come of it. Still, Bray’s series provides a rich historical… Continue reading Friday 5: Books I Hope to See Adapted to the Small Screen
Even as the residents of Midnight praise their ability to be openly “different” everyone in town seems to have a skeleton or two in their closet. Or a corpse in the river which just happens to turn up the day after Manfred arrives in town.
The big question hanging over this recent news is what it means for Game of Thrones. The hackers seem convinced that they’re actions mark a revolutionary turning point in this modern war on piracy.
When we first meet Sansa, she's the sweet flower of the Stark Family, full of innocents and dreams. But by the time she and John retake Winterfell at the end of Season 6, it becomes clear that Sansa has grown into a calculating and cynical shadow of the girl we met back in Season 1. She's realized, like Cersei, that dreams can turn sour. Hers did too.
Though Bronn has no loyalty for Cersei, he is loyal to Jamie (or at least his gold and promises) who in turn is devoted heart and soul to Cersei. This would put someone Cersei can hold sway over at the heart of the wild southern kingdom of Dorne, a location seemingly every ruler of Westeros has struggled to control.
“What do you think gods do? They do what they’ve always done. They fuck with us. They fuck with all of us. Don’t take it personally. I don’t.” - Mad Sweeney
With only 8 episodes, the first season of American Gods seems to have come and gone all too quickly. So far, it's been an amazing, if baffling, adventure that I’m already eagerly anticipating the next leg of. If you haven’t seen the trailer yet for the final episode you can check it out here. But… Continue reading Friday 5: Hopes and Predictions for the “American Gods” Season Finale