GoT: A Losing Game

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GoT: A Losing Game

Illustration: Akshita Monga


even years ago, a TV show came along and parked itself smack dab in our popular consciousness. The reasons why Game of Thrones became a landmark are manifold. The show was operating at a visual scale unlike anything else in the world, let alone TV. It created a multiverse of charming, interesting, and incestuous characters like Tyrion Lannister, Daenerys Targaryen, fricking Littlefinger, etc in a span of time shorter than Marvel execs could utter the world, “sequels.”