The Great Game Over [SPOILERS]

Yuan Wang
May 26 · 13 min read

“Are you afraid? … Good… Because you’re in the Great Game now… and the Great Game is terrifying.” -Tyrion Lannister

Our Candidates

“Look at my face!”
Fire and Blood
True Lies (1994)

“When my dragons are grown, we will take back what was stolen from me and destroy those who have wronged me. We will lay waste to armies and burn cities to the ground. Turn us away, and we will burn you first.”

The Dragon Queen

The Dark Side of Hope

Jordan B. Peterson — Do NOT Underestimate Your Capacity for Evil

Messiah Complex

“I’m here to free the world from tyrants. That is my destiny. And I will serve it, no matter the cost.” -Daenerys Targaryen

The Messiah Complex

You Know Nothing Jon Snow

“Love is that which enables choice.” -Forrest Landry

North of the Wall

Winter is (still) Coming

Chasing the Dragon

Weirwood Tree where the Three-Eyed Raven existed North of the Wall.

“You’ll never walk again, but you will fly.” -The Three-Eyed Raven



“Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” -Lord Acton (late 1800s)

“When you play the Game of Thrones, you win or you die. There is no middle ground.” -Cersei Lannister

Breaking Wheel, 1663. From Jacques Collot’s “The Miseries of War.”


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Thoughts about culture, technology and the future.