My Biggest Problem with HBO’s Game of Thrones and 5 Stories to Learn From

Game of Thrones: the Night King

Something really bothered me as I watched the final minutes of HBO’s Game of Thrones season 8.

I could have handled characters zipping around, changing attitudes, and boring drinking scenes.

Then I realized it:

     My Biggest Problem with HBO’s Game of Thrones and 5 Stories to Learn From

Any one of these could have been referenced to give us a conclusion deserving of HBO’s epic work.

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5 Shows to Fill the Game of Thrones Void

Netflix’s The Last Kingdom

No matter what you thought about HBO’s final season of Game of Thrones, there’s a void left that’s consuming the world, leaving viewers wondering what to do now that winter finally came, and went.

I’ve seen all manner of articles suggesting that if you like Game of Thrones, then you’ll love Westworld, Orphan Black, or even Avatar (yes, the cartoon).

No, you will not, because if you’re truly a fan of the series, you didn’t stick around 9 years for the love of sympathetic killers, sex-craving politicians, or reckless children.

You did it because you love fantasy.

And fantasy brought to life by grand settings, believable characters in believable costumes, captivating stories, and sword-slashing action.

Lots and lots of sword-slashing action!

Here are five shows, for real this time, that will fill the Game of Thrones void.

Vikings

History Channel’s Vikings

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