not sure if white walkers or zombies

  • Game of Thrones: Hey, Walking Dead, we just wanna say that we like what you're doing over there and so to show our appreciation, we're gonna have an episode that features a zombie invasion.
  • Game of Thrones: *premieres Hardhome*
  • The Walking Dead: NICE. We're big fans of your show too! Tell you what, in honor of this newfound friendship, you mind if we take aspects from your show?
  • Game of Thrones: Sure, go ahead!
  • The Walking Dead: *introduces Negan aka Ramsay Bolton of the zombie apocalypse and Ezekiel, a theatrical king who actually has his own throne and his community has a medieval style to it. Also, as of S7E2, we now have four main "houses" and over a dozen main characters*

anonymous asked:

what are your thoughts about last night's episode fight sequence?

I thought it was actually kind of great??? I am so surprised to be saying this, because a lot of the fight scenes from this season have been subpar or just total bullshit (I’m looking at you Dorne), but this was really well done - I think better done, even, than the Attack on Castle Black. For the first time all season, the camera actually stayed with Jon for more than 5 minutes (actual POV star of ADWD!! Imagine!!!), so I was incredibly relieved to have some full, almost well thought out Jon scenes. 

Sure, the battle scene was longer than it needed to be and sure, it really took advantage of the grotesque nature of zombies (if you love zombies so much, D&D, WHY NOT INCLUDE STONEHEART!!!?!??). However, I still thought that it was so interesting and I really enjoyed watching it! The scene with the wildling elders actually went on long enough for it to be believable, and I loved PitchPerfect2-lady-turned-wildling (until she died via maternity but w/e). And we actually got some Jon and Tormund friendship, which we desperately needed! The fight scenes were pretty good and I especially was into Jon vs. Big Scary White Walker Dude; I knew that Jon was going to be fine of course but I was still ON THE EDGE OF MY SEAT and then the Valyrian steel that Jeor Mormont gave him saving the day, BE STILL MY HEART. And they played that mashup of the theme song during it oh my god I was almost crying, Jon snow = game of thrones, don’t even talk to me about this

 And that last image, with the Night’s King and Jon and the dead rising and the motherfucking SILENCE as the boat slowly floats away I got CHILLS that was incredible, I was so into it. I’m worried about what that emphasis is going to mean via Jon Snow in season 6 but let’s just pretend that’s not a possibility because I don’t want to have to set myself on fire

I think that, most importantly, it brought a lot of perspective to the casual watcher, who may have been too caught up in the politics of Westeros to care about the white walkers or what the Night’s Watch is doing (especially because we haven’t really seen white walkers as a threat since season 2). It showed what “winter is coming” really means and what we’re going to need to worry about in the coming seasons/books - the more surreal parts of this world taking over, aka dragons, white walkers, whatever tree!Bran is doing, etc - and how the politics that have mattered so much to us in the past are going to really have to take a backseat. AND it highlighted how important Jon is, not just for the narrative, but for the battle of survival in Westeros!! I was talking to my mom after she watched the episode (she’s a casual GOT watcher) and that was the main take away that she got - that Jon Snow is a vital part of the coming storyline. This was essential to highlight this season, especially considering what’s going to happen in the next two episodes, so thank god we finally got some of that

what the hell is going on with jon snow’s eyes?

Yo. Fair warning: I am sleep-deprived. GOT spoilers, obvi.

So this is Jon Snow, right after his Big Caesar moment in one of the show’s most dramatic close-ups. 

This is also Jon Snow, dying soulfully on the freezing ground. Notice how his eyes go all glassy in the throes of death.

Look at his eyes, people. They’re grey. (*)

The thing is. Jon Snow, in the book, does have grey (*) eyes. Kit Harington does not. His eyes are brown, and so we’ve had a Jon Snow with brown eyes for five seasons now - and I’m not talking hazel eyes, or some other color that might look lighter depending on the circumstances. His eyes are just plain brown.

(*)(Or so I’m assuming. To some people they might look green-ish; the main issue is that they are lighter. Also this is a good moment to say that no color layers whatsoever weere used in the making of these gifs.)

See?

You’re welcome. Still, dark brown eyes.

Now take a look at this.

There it is.

So. Not the same color. There’s something going on.

What does this mean?

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