I enjoyed this take:
1/ The big failure in #GoT finale was yada yada-ing of post-war power/statehood/allegiance. These notions underpinned the entire show/books, GRRM’s very interest in writing epics.
To point, his core criticism of LOTR was Tolkien’s conflation of a “just king” w/ a “good king” pic.twitter.com/9atbm7lwtg
— Matthew Ball (@ballmatthew) May 20, 2019