Game of Thrones writers dont know what to do with their prophets and geniuses
See the original posting on The Verge
Spoilers ahead for Game of Thrones, season 8, episode 3, The Long Night
As Game of Thrones moves into the second half of its final season, were in the endgame not just for the remaining contenders for the Iron Throne, but also for the behind-the-scenes string-pullers with their own grandiose plans for the fate of Westeros. Littlefingers cunning, Varys spy networks, Tyrions battle strategies, and Melisandres prophecies and fire magic have all been involved in manipulating and shaping the kingdoms current chaos. But the show has not been friendly to any of its masterminds.
In the season 8 premiere, Varys, Tyrion, and Davos Seaworth watch Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen from a distance, musing over their suitability as a marriage…