brienne of tarth*

(via Popular ‘Game Of Thrones’ Theory Has One Problem, Says Jaime Lannister | The Huffington Post)

Not that this will convince anyone out of their condescending certainty of Valonqar Jaime, but, you know, I appreciate any stimulus for some actual discussion of the theory. 

Additionally, I don’t agree with “too obvious” as an argument. Sometimes, a theory is super-obvious because it’s 100% accurate. A popular argument in Harry Potter fandom against Ron/Hermione was that it was too obvious. Yeah, it was obvious because it was absolutely happening. So I don’t support that objection to Valonqar Jaime. 

I think a better way to describe the problem with Valonqar Jaime is that it’s giving Cersei too much of what she wants. Wait, what, you ask? 

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mood: brienne of tarth lying on some weird sacrificial podium while 3d printers weave a mesh dress around her in the middle of the iris van herpen runway show

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lady olenna’s reaction to seeing/meeting brienne is still one of my favourite scenes ever❤️ brienne is so used to people making fun of her height and appearance, and just generally being cruel to her because of her physical traits. so when lady olenna is kind to brienne about her looks, she can’t help but be shocked but also show a hint of a smile. women being positive towards & complimenting other women is the shit i live for