Game of Thrones S7 episode 3 The Queen's Justice review

So, a fun reunion, right? The show confirmed the first part, and all but confirmed the second part as well, which means that Jon Snow is actually not Ned's son but Lyanna's. It's safe to say by the look on his face that he probably peed his trousers a little.

Olenna was pretty unbelievable on Game of Thrones tonight, and fans are still debriefing from what happened.

But before Jon reaches the throne room at Dragonstone, he yields his sword and approaches the castle with Tyrion Lannister. As the late King Robert Baratheon would say, "titles titles titles".

The episode opens in the scenic beach of Dragonstone, with Jon Snow and Ser Davos Seaworth finally arriving.

Both parties entered the meeting with a different, self-serving goal-Dany wanted Jon to bend the knee; Jon wanted her help in fighting the White Walkers.

If you thought the White Walkers were terrifying, imagine a zombie dragon.

Jaime enters, and that's the end of the Tyrells in the world of Game of Thrones.

She's spent years in exile and poverty and being abused. It is this line that will resonate with every GoT fan, because everything we'd predicted was suddenly and brutally turned on its head in an absolute masterclass of an episode. She's not about to give up while she's ahead. Or the meeting of fire and ice as Missandei calls it. That's Daenerys Targaryen there, First of Her Name, the Unburnt, Queen of the Andals and the First Men and...well, you get the drift.

As it always happens, nobody is going to miss this episode no matter how many spoilers one comes across.

So, sort of a win-win? By the third episode, it's well-established that Queen Cersei is even more unhinged than she was pre-calamity-she's a crazed monarch with absolutely nothing to live for. He's immediately this season become a fantastic pantomime villain, just missing an ever-twirling moustache; he delights in parading Yara & the surviving Sand Snakes through King's Landing before having an utter ball winding up Jaime about the best way to shag his sister.

Cersei has served her justice for the death of her only daughter Myrcella. But there were fireworks of some sort courtesy of Cersei, who "goes on what Kill Bill's Bride might refer to as a roaring rampage of revenge" (most gruesomely, we learn the fate of Ellaria Sand). The King's Slayer does exactly that but instead of executing the old lady publicly like Ned Stark, he chooses a quiet death for her.

The wait is finally over: Jon Snow (Kit Harington) and Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) are finally, officially on each other's radar - and the two royal parties don't necessarily like what they see in one another.

Will Cersei's ruthlessness lead to Jamie's downfall, or will Jamie try to take matters into his own hand (s)?

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