Game of Thrones’s Purple Wedding: Having Our Pie and Eating It Too?

Game of Thrones Season 4Just about every Game of Thrones dream I had came true this past weekend. Well, not every dream. My OTP Jaime/Brienne is still not a thing, but hey, there’s still time. That said, our latest episode “The Lion and the Rose” finally featured what is known as the Purple Wedding—something that I had been waiting to happen for a very long time. And now that I’ve seen it, I can only wonder what’s in store for our characters in the future.

I have only finished the first three books of the A Song of Ice and Fire series, which puts me quite a bit ahead of the show, for the most part. However, the show has already started to add in or hint at things in the fourth and fifth books. In some instances, this is needed—we don’t see Theon at all during the third and fourth books—but in other instances, the narrative gets changed completely. Sometimes this is for the better, but other times, I wonder how the TV series is going to tie everything together.

Massive Game of Thrones spoilers and a trigger warning for rape after the cut.

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