I feel that if we just removed all the men in GOT (which is the way this show is trending) Westeros would run a lot smoother. Complete matriarchy.
In other news, every woman in GOT is a gift from heaven
What about Myranda.
sooooooooooo…….. It’s just simply Impossible that some of them are just Evil nasty people?
Oh man, golly gosh gee-whiz, I’m super pumped about this response because you clearly didn’t read what I wrote, thank you!
First off, I feel like evil is a really simple label to apply to characters who have made questionable decisions.
Myranda? Maybe, we don’t know too much about her, but the idea of her purposely being that much a creepy asshole seems a little out of reach. IDK, maybe I am just giving her the benefit of the doubt, but what can I say? I like to believe the best in people.
Melisandre? I believe I threw in the phrases “demon powers,” “twisted political aspirations” and “ulterior motives.” I’m not making an apology case there.
Selyse? I said it was the postpartum miscarriage grief, dude. Temporary insanity and now she’s in too deep. Also maybe she did find answers and solace in her radical religion? She can do better by Shireen, but I hope she’s found peace in some way. She can’t produce an heir, her husband’s aloof, and she’s stuck on that awful rock island (seasonal depression that never ends?).
Cersei? Brah, IDK, she made some dodgy decisions, but look at who raised her. Look at how he raised her. Nature vs nurture, and if she has her dad’s ambition and has him breathing down her neck and marrying her off to further their political aspirations no wonder she’s all twisted up over maintaining power. I’m not apologizing for what she’s done, just look at why she’s done them. And yeah, if you wanted to apply an “evil” label here, you can make a compelling argument.
I’m not ruling out the possibility of “evil,” but I’m sure there’s more factors than just the characters waking up every day and thinking “how can I be an asshole today?” Tbh, “evil” is the simple label I’d give Joffrey and Ramsay.
Secondly, I think you’re missing the point here. I mean that each woman in GOT is a gift to the audience. Audience members can see themselves reflected in the characters, no matter which ones. Listen, I want to be Dany really bad, but if my kids’ heads were on the line, I’d be as protective as Cersei. As far as the ladies being gifts to the other characters? Not always the case.
I kinda Like how you dodged my question. I think we should be done.