GoT: How should I spend my 100.00?

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#51
One thing I wondered is in the event that the mountain comes face to face with the Night King, could he be turned? He's always at Cersei's side, so that would likely end her.
 
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#52
I wish Bran were executed in Episode One, Scene One. I'll go with the Onion Knight because he's redundant now that Jon has access to the best advisors left on Westeros through Daenerys. Also, it's not believable he goes in battle unless it's the last battle scene because he is not a warrior, so he needs killing through early intrigue.
 

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#53
I wish Bran were executed in Episode One, Scene One. I'll go with the Onion Knight because he's redundant now that Jon has access to the best advisors left on Westeros through Daenerys. Also, it's not believable he goes in battle unless it's the last battle scene because he is not a warrior, so he needs killing through early intrigue.
I like Bran's character, disagree with you there. The 3-eyed raven/Lord Brynden/Children of the Forest plotline is one of the more interesting and Bran is the window to the past.

I agree on Onion Knight, Davos is perfect to eliminate early. Have him disagree with Daenerys and insult/question her, get called out and killed but be proved correct soon after.
 
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#54
Did you read Red Sister? I have it on my dresser, read the first few pages but got distracted by other things.
I've read the first two books in the trilogy. I've enjoyed them, but don't feel they're quite up to previous two trilogies. That said, I am sure to read book three when it's released.
 
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#55
I think the first major death has to have some shock value and probably needs to be in the first two episodes. I think Jamie killing Cersei would be a good bet (or even the reverse), but I don't see it happening until the last few episodes if it does.
Kind of lame, but I'll go with Jorah Mormont, white walker, ep 2.
I agree. i just think Cersei has to last longer. Her killing Jamie would fit. First death doesn't have to be epic if several follow in close order.
 
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#56
Euron is a great bet, but I don't know that you deserve much reward for taking that kind of risk. It's like betting on an overwhelmingly favored horse to place or show. You should have to pick a character that's been around at least since season 2 to get credit.
I reject your handicapping rules!!
 

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#57
There's only 7 episodes left (although I would imagine each one is at least 80 minutes long), so outside of Cersei, Jon and Dany (and maybe Bran at this point) nobody dying in the first few episodes would be all that shocking. Not much time left.
 
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#58
Nice. Interested to see what you think.
Finished the Lies of Lock Lamora yesterday. Good book. Enjoyed it. Took me a while to get invested in the character but the pace picked up about halfway through and it became much more of a page turner thereafter. I'll be interested to see how this is turned into a serialized story. The first book was rather self contained and didn't leave any big overarching storyline unfinished.
 

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#61
Rut roh. I already downloaded book 2. Oh well, if it's a slog, I will blame @intlzncster.
It's not a slog. It's a little far-fetched I suppose, but as I said, these books are fun. It's not meant to be a more serious fantasy read.

Books 2 and 3 weren't quite as good, but I enjoyed them nonetheless. Book 2 has subject matter I enjoy anyway.

Put it this way, I'm definitely going to get the 4th when it comes out this year.
 
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It's not a slog. It's a little far-fetched I suppose, but as I said, these books are fun. It's not meant to be a more serious fantasy read.

Books 2 and 3 weren't quite as good, but I enjoyed them nonetheless. Book 2 has subject matter I enjoy anyway.

Put it this way, I'm definitely going to get the 4th when it comes out this year.
Oceans's 11 meets Tolkien so far? I like the idea.
 
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It's not a slog. It's a little far-fetched I suppose, but as I said, these books are fun. It's not meant to be a more serious fantasy read.

Books 2 and 3 weren't quite as good, but I enjoyed them nonetheless. Book 2 has subject matter I enjoy anyway.

Put it this way, I'm definitely going to get the 4th when it comes out this year.
Book 2 is done and you've earned a reprieve from being placed on my Not Allowed To Make Recommendations List. Congratulations!
Scalito continues to enjoy the series. Thx.
 
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#66
Finished the Republic of Thieves and I am now annoyed that the fourth book isn't out. Good read. My only complaint is that the book wasn't longer. I expected it to continue further and was surprised when I realized it was done (I was reading an electronic version).
 

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#67
Finished the Republic of Thieves and I am now annoyed that the fourth book isn't out. Good read. My only complaint is that the book wasn't longer. I expected it to continue further and was surprised when I realized it was done (I was reading an electronic version).
August 12th 2019 - Thorn of Emberlain

Is there a better fantasy series name than The Gentleman Bastard Sequence?

I'm not sure there is.
 
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August 12th 2019 - Thorn of Emberlain

Is there a better fantasy series name than The Gentleman Bastard Sequence?

I'm not sure there is.
It's a good name for sure. Nice to hear the new book is being released soon because the third book left some mysteries and unresolved plot lines in ways the first two did not.
 

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#69
Can an unborn kid count as first?

Because Cersei aint delivering it.

Also :
Jaime kills Cersei
Zombie mountain kills Jaime
Hound (and Brienne maybe) kill zombie mountain
 
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Can an unborn kid count as first?

Because Cersei aint delivering it.

Also :
Jaime kills Cersei
Zombie mountain kills Jaime
Hound (and Brienne maybe) kill zombie mountain
Qyburn is going to perform a partial birth abortion in the Red Keep after the ultrasound reveals the child's a dwarf.
 

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