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One game at a time

Seems knowing isn’t actually half the battle

“The Prince of Winterfell” is about as far from doing one thing at a time as Game of Thrones gets.  I’m beginning to feel like a broken record, but this series is well served by its incredible scope… except when it’s not.  There’s still a lot of fun to be had along the way, but efforts to fit virtually every single character into a single episode mean we can’t really invest in anything that’s going on.  Episodes like this one are a bit inevitable on this series and while it was by no means bad, it did feel a lot like housekeeping; we’re caught up on all the major plot points and the pieces are placed just where they need to be for the season’s end game. Continue reading