Game of Thrones7 Ep1 Review
Start writing a post

Game of Thrones7 Ep1 Review

My spoiler review of the season 7 premiere

Game of Thrones7 Ep1 Review

Winter has taken over summer for several weeks as GOT returns for its seventh season. The premiere started amazing with Arya killing the rest of the Freys. It was such a great moment to watch this awful house die off. Everyone who've died at the Red Wedding has been avenged thanks to our favorite little assassin, and now she's heading to King's Landing to kill Cersei. I don't think Arya will kill her since she has been a bit too lucky lately, but we'll see what happens. As Arya's heading to King's Landing, she meets up with some Lannister soldiers, including Ed Sheeran. Okay, I know he probably has a name for his character but for now I'm calling him Ed Sheeran.

On one hand, it was cool to see him, while on the other hand it was kind of distracting. I couldn't really pay attention to what Arya and the new characters were talking about since the camera kept directing us towards the singer. They could’ve at least dyed his hair or something to make him look different, but I digress. I know Game of Thrones loves to add singers for cameos so I’m not gonna be too harsh.

Another great young female character that should be mentioned is Lady Mormont, aka The Little Bear (she should be renamed The Badass Bear if you ask me). Her taking down the other leaders was great. I just love how we have a bunch of female characters taking control of the show: Arya, Mormont, Sansa, Dany, Cersei, Yara. I think the only kings that are left are Jon, Euron and the Night King.

Speaking of Sansa and Jon, Tension is brewing between them, but I hope it doesn't last long. The two both have reasonable arguments for what they want, but I am siding more on Jon since they do need to round up everyone in order to defeat the White Walkers. Sansa’s mention of Cersei makes me wonder if they’ll ever meet again. Their interactions seasons ago were interesting, so I wonder what it'll be like now since Sansa's much stronger and has more confidence.

In speaking of Cersei, I love her new look, the costume design for this show has always been amazing since there’s always great care and symbolic meaning put into them. Cersei wants to form an alliance with Euron, which a lot of us knew was coming. There's also a lot of speculation that Cersei will use wildfire again since she is outnumbered, but is she going to blow up the city next time and be dubbed The Mad Queen? Well, she's already quite mad herself but she's keeping her anger bottled up.

I have the feeling she’ll die this season by Jaime's hand (it's highly possible due to the prophecy). Though, I have a sneaky suspicion that Cersei might kill Jaime. I like Jaime but I think that would be a really good twist. Heck, maybe both twins die this season and the only Lannister left is Tyrion.

My favorite scene of the episode was at the end with Dany. I loved how that scene had no dialogue except for the last minute. Everything was conveyed through Dany’s facial expressions. She had finally returned to not just Westeros, but to her family’s ancestral home. It’s a moment that us viewers had been waiting years for, but for book readers it had been much, much longer. Now that Dany is finally at Westeros, Cersei better watch out ‘cause she got three fire breathing dragons and a much bigger army.

Overall, this was a good set-up episode. It was great to see these characters again and I’m excited to see what will happen. I’m a tad annoyed that there’s some tension between Sansa and Jon and hope that things don’t turn sour for them. It was also really unnecessary to prolong that montage of Sam cleaning after the Maesters and throwing up. It felt like that went on for two minutes. That lost points for me, so I’ll give this episode a 7.8/10.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
the beatles
Wikipedia Commons

For as long as I can remember, I have been listening to The Beatles. Every year, my mom would appropriately blast “Birthday” on anyone’s birthday. I knew all of the words to “Back In The U.S.S.R” by the time I was 5 (Even though I had no idea what or where the U.S.S.R was). I grew up with John, Paul, George, and Ringo instead Justin, JC, Joey, Chris and Lance (I had to google N*SYNC to remember their names). The highlight of my short life was Paul McCartney in concert twice. I’m not someone to “fangirl” but those days I fangirled hard. The music of The Beatles has gotten me through everything. Their songs have brought me more joy, peace, and comfort. I can listen to them in any situation and find what I need. Here are the best lyrics from The Beatles for every and any occasion.

Keep Reading...Show less
Being Invisible The Best Super Power

The best superpower ever? Being invisible of course. Imagine just being able to go from seen to unseen on a dime. Who wouldn't want to have the opportunity to be invisible? Superman and Batman have nothing on being invisible with their superhero abilities. Here are some things that you could do while being invisible, because being invisible can benefit your social life too.

Keep Reading...Show less

19 Lessons I'll Never Forget from Growing Up In a Small Town

There have been many lessons learned.

houses under green sky
Photo by Alev Takil on Unsplash

Small towns certainly have their pros and cons. Many people who grow up in small towns find themselves counting the days until they get to escape their roots and plant new ones in bigger, "better" places. And that's fine. I'd be lying if I said I hadn't thought those same thoughts before too. We all have, but they say it's important to remember where you came from. When I think about where I come from, I can't help having an overwhelming feeling of gratitude for my roots. Being from a small town has taught me so many important lessons that I will carry with me for the rest of my life.

Keep Reading...Show less
​a woman sitting at a table having a coffee

I can't say "thank you" enough to express how grateful I am for you coming into my life. You have made such a huge impact on my life. I would not be the person I am today without you and I know that you will keep inspiring me to become an even better version of myself.

Keep Reading...Show less
Student Life

Waitlisted for a College Class? Here's What to Do!

Dealing with the inevitable realities of college life.

college students waiting in a long line in the hallway

Course registration at college can be a big hassle and is almost never talked about. Classes you want to take fill up before you get a chance to register. You might change your mind about a class you want to take and must struggle to find another class to fit in the same time period. You also have to make sure no classes clash by time. Like I said, it's a big hassle.

This semester, I was waitlisted for two classes. Most people in this situation, especially first years, freak out because they don't know what to do. Here is what you should do when this happens.

Keep Reading...Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments