Game of Thrones, The Queen’s Justice: a breakdown of the 5 most memorable scenes
The third episode of Game of Thrones’ seventh season is the story of meticulous strategy and how quickly it can fail.
Daenerys finally meets Jon Snow, but neither of them get what they want from the encounter. Dany’s Dornish alliance ends with Ellaria Sand watching Cersei poison her daughter Tyene in a prison cell. And the Dragon Queen’s gambit to take Casterly Rock succeeds, but it’s a hollow, meaningless victory: the Lannisters have moved their bannermen to Highgarden, where they take out the Tyrells and offer Lady Olenna a merciful death. Worse: moments after the siege on Casterly Rock, Euron Greyjoy destroys the Unsullied’s fleet, trapping them on land with limited supplies.
Daenerys isn’t the only strategist seeing her grand scheme…