Embracing The End of Game of Thrones
All good things must come to an end… Everything that has a beginning has an end… Pick any ‘ending’ cliche it will still feel bitter sweet when applied to Game of Thrones.
We are on the cusp of a historic seventh season. A season that arrives months later than usual with less episodes. Yet the promise of more budget and time has given fans enough epic moments to day dream about. It’s been a long wait. The world of Westeros is poised to explode and we are all anxious to see what happens next.
It’s that feeling, the feeling of heightened and united anticipation I’ll miss the most when the 8th, and final season airs. It’s hard to face the truth. Game of Thrones is coming to an end.
I still feel an overwhelming sense of jealousy when I meet someone who hasn’t seen the show. Someone about to embark on an insane journey. Someone who doesn’t know about Ned Stark, The Wall, The Red Wedding, The Night King, Hold the Door, The Mother of Dragons and more.
I’m jealous that they get to experience the show for the first time. Imagine binge watching multiple seasons without a year long wait? New fans have so many Episode 9s to look forward too!
This is a television event. One of the last remaining programs worthy of the ‘Can’t Miss’ moniker. Because you don’t watch episodes of Game of Thrones weeks later. You watch them as they happen so you can log on to Twitter & Facebook without the fear of spoilers.
I may not be ready for it all to end but as a fan, I’m ecstatic the wait for new episodes is over.
13 to go. 13 epic tales including a finale that few will be able to predict. It’s time to find out what comes next.
Welcome back Game of Thrones!