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Jonesing For A Thronesing: Episode Five Thoughts And Series Finale Predictions (5/13)

Dang. We are down to one episode. So far this season has been a total let down. I would say we have had one good episode out of five. Game of Thrones is batting .200 for Season 8 so far. Can they salvage the season and the series with a big outing next Sunday?

Thoughts on Episode Five:

*Stormin’ Mormon =SM, Tommy Nuggets = TN, Buzz = B

SM:

  • So many questions honestly.

TN:

  • They just phoned it in the last three episodes.

B:

  • Last week was such a great episode – this one left me feeling…weird.
  • This was like a bad movie. A lot was going on for such a short time period, but I had to watch because I am so invested in the characters.
  • Pretty cool scene with Varys getting killed by the dragon. I always thought he was a snake of a human. Maybe he had the right intentions all along?
  • If Daenerys is going to do that with one dragon, why didn’t she just do that from the start? Why even bring your army down for that? Why didn’t she do that to the dead army?
  • I feel like I knew Daenerys was going to turn mad, but it is still disappointing to see it happen.
  • What an awesome and quick death for Qyburn.
  • The Hound vs The Mountain was cool, but I also feel like they got a little too much attention for us being down to the final two episodes.
  • I really wanted to see Cersei killed by Arya or a dragon. Kind of a lame death for her and Jaime. Or are they still alive?

Season Finale Predictions

SM:

  • Arya kills Daenerys.
  • Drogon dies.
  • Arya dies from Drogon after killing Daenerys.
  • Jon also dies.
  • Sansa on the throne.

TN:

  • Jon kills Daenerys.
  • Bran on Iron Throne.
  • Bronn (High Garden)
  • Sam (Grand Maester)
  • Gendry (Wherever Baratheons Rule)
  • Arya (leaves on another adventure)
  • Jon goes back to The Wall to find Tormund/Ghost and sees signs of White Walkers.
  • Drogon lives.

B:

  • Daenerys will try to kill Jon with a dragon. The dragon either will refuse, or the fire will not hurt Jon.
  • Tyrion is killed.
  • Davos lives.
  • The show ends with Sam writing something in a book.
  • Sansa comes down to King’s Landing with an army to fight Daenerys and her army.
  • Sansa gets the throne.
  • Davos is Hand of the Queen.
  • Arya is the protector or whatever it is called of the Queen.
  • Bran wargs into something or is killed by some sort of magic.
  • Tormund and the Wildlings come to King’s Landing with Sansa.
  • Bronn kills Drogon.
  • We see Ghost again.

How We Fared With Previous Predictions

SM: 1 – 18

  • Jon does not tell Daenerys about their actual relationship. WRONG
  • They kick Jamie out of Winterfell and don’t let him help. WRONG
  • Jamie turns into the new Hodor as he pays his debt to Bran. WRONG
  • One or some of the Dudes who were at Last Hearth get caught by the Night King and are held hostage – but not turned. WRONG
  • Cersei is not pregnant. WRONG
  • We hear the Night King Talk. WRONG
  • Night King is not at Winterfell – he is going to take out the Golden Company and make them slaves. WRONG
  • Cersei has to go ask The North for help. WRONG
  • Euron proposes. WRONG
  • Other dragon not dead. (duh) CORRECT
  • Some army not part of the North comes to aid them. WRONG
  • Bran wargs into someone in King’s Landing to get insider info.WRONG
  • Deaths: Bron WRONG, Jamie WRONG, Podrick WRONG
  • Another dragon shows up. One we have never seen before. That has been in Valeria hiding or something. WRONG
  • Drogon gets armor. WRONG
  • Euron finds out that Cersei’s baby is not his. WRONG
  • Bran will warg into someone at the capitol to get a huge tactical advantage. WRONG
  • Jon gets the throne. Undecided

TN: 17 – 11

  • Jon reveals who he is to Daenerys. CORRECT
  • No key deaths this week. CORRECT
  • Brienne gets “Knighted”. CORRECT
  • Ghost makes an appearance. CORRECT
  • Theon arrives in Winterfell. CORRECT
  • Jamie is accepted in Winterfell after Brienne vouches for him. CORRECT
  • The episode is a major lead-up to Episode 3. CORRECT
  • The Dead rise in the crypts of Winterfell. CORRECT
  • The good guys win, but barely and it’s very costly (almost decimated). CORRECT
  • The Night King flies to King’s Landing to create another army. WRONG
  • Episode 3 Deaths: Breinne WRONG , Podrick WRONG, Beric CORRECT, Ed CORRECT, Theon CORRECT, and Jorah CORRECT
  • Cercei killed by Jamie WRONG
  • Jamie killed by the Mountain WRONG
  • The Mountain killed by the Hound CORRECT
  • Daenarys will die eventually. Undecided
  • Euron killed by Yara. WRONG
  • Bron killed by Tyrion. Undecided
  • Sansa and Tyrion (still married) become wardens of the North. Undecided
  • Jon on the Iron Throne Undecided
  • Varys is Hand of the King. WRONG
  • Arya and Gendry sail west together. WRONG
  • Gery Worm and Missandre make it to Narth WRONG
  • Brienne and Tormund get together! WRONG
  • The Hound leaves to parts unknown. WRONG
  • The Hound dies. CORRECT
  • Bran gets the throne. Undecided
  • The Hound and The Mountain kill each other. CORRECT
  • Jaime kills Euron. CORRECT
  • Jon kills Dany and goes back to the wall. Undecided
  • Sansa rules the North. Undecided
  • Arya leaves Westeros. Undecided
  • Drogon lives. Undecided

B: 10 – 11

  • Jamie is about to get kicked out of Winterfell – Bran is able to convince everyone to let him stay. Not Quite
  • Jon does not tell Daenarys about his true identity. WRONG
  • The Night King is going to the Crypts first, he is going to raise the dead down there and infiltrate Winterfell that way. Not Quite
  • Theon redeems himself by protecting Bran. CORRECT
  • Jamie dies, sacrificing himself for Brienne. WRONG
  • Other deaths: The Hound WRONG, Eye Patch Guy CORRECT, Tormund WRONG, Podrick WRONG, Davos WRONG, Gilly WRONG, Jorah CORRECT, and Lyanna CORRECT.
  • Bronn arrives in Winterfell, just in time to save Tyrion. WRONG
  • We are going to have another set-up episode. CORRECT
  • All the main characters at Winterfell will re-group. CORRECT
  • Cercei and Euron will begin to plan their attack. CORRECT
  • We will not get an explanation from Bran about the Night King. WRONG
  • Arya will kill Cersei by the end. WRONG
  • No more Starks will die. Undecided
  • Greyworm is going to kill The Mountain to avenge Missandae. WRONG
  • There will be a swell of support for Jon to take the Iron Throne as his secret continues to get out. CORRECT
  • Daenerys is going to become more and more like her father. CORRECT
  • King’s Landing is going to be bombarded and there is going to be another huge battle. CORRECT
  • Jon eats three rocks and poops our a new batch of Dragons. Undecided
  • Sansa gets the throne. Undecided

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