The tension kept rising in tonight’s Game of Thrones, not least because the show zigged a few times when we all thought it would zag, and then it zagged when we were confident it was going to zig. Let’s discuss!


The siege of Riverrun is averted. A long-awaited reunion between Jaime and Brienne leads to little more than a forlorn wave goodbye. Arya quits Face-Changing Assassin School. Things finally go to hell again in Meereen—by which of course I mean Missandei’s terrible joke (also the Masters are invading). What did you guys think?