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Old 04-04-2012, 09:29 PM   #8
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Re: Game of Thrones and other TV shenanigans

Yep. Makes sense though. In a book, you can easily introduce new characters with paragraphs - if you started the show with that scene, you'd lose people who haven't read. They had to rearrange it and given the rather slow start to A Clash of Kings, that interplay is the biggest moment. Have to close with it.

However, I am concerned that the grouping of Stanis, Melisandre and Davos is going to be utterly dominated by the Melisandre character, rather than leaving her as a sort of mysterious person Davos doesn't really have access to for the first little bit. I think they are going to build her character a lot more in the tv show to introduce the Lord of Light/Fire Religion earlier as it has a lot to play further in the story. It'll weaken the impact of Stanis on the "tv" story.
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