Game of Thrones Finally Gave Us the Moment We've All Been Waiting For

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Man, I wish I hadn’t used the word “satisfying” to describe last week’s episode, because good lord, tonight—tonight was the night Game of Thrones fans (to say nothing of A Song of Ice and Fire fans!) have been looking forward to since the series began.

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Illustration for article titled iGame of Thrones/i Finally Gave Us the Moment Weve All Been Waiting For

Ice and Fire finally met in Dragonstone, and it was just as wonderful and powerful and awkward as I’d hoped it would be. Meanwhile, Cersei is already kicking Daenerys’ forces’ collective asses, while settling a lot of scores in some pretty brutal ways. Also, another (semi-happy) Stark reunion, and a sad goodbye to the show’s thorniest character.

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Discuss your thoughts on the episode below—all spoilers welcome, of course!—and io9's official recap will see you tomorrow morning.

Rob Bricken was the Editor of io9 from 2016-18, the creator of the poorly named but fan-favorite news site Topless Robot, and now writes nerd stuff for many places, because it's all he's good at.

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DISCUSSION

Alright, that was the first episode where the travel bothered me. Specifically Euron catching up to the Unsullied. He simply can’t be everywhere at once. I know they are setting him up as some omnipotent threat, but that’s too much.