Game of Thrones S8E06 Finale Explained

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  • Published: 07 June 2019
  • What happens in the final episode of Game of Thrones, and what does it mean?
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  • Alt Shift X
    Alt Shift X   3 months back

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    • Dan Flores
      Dan Flores  1 months back

      PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE! Will you do LOTR Lore and analysis? Your voice and word usage is so good, you're such a great story teller!!!

    • pplr1
      pplr1  2 months back

      @Broadbull, Enabler of Uncounted Combos
      "She liberated the people of Slaver's bay, she liberated the people of Kings Landing"

      Yes Tyrion is trying to say she will keep on going but if his list is of bad things she did then why did he start it off mentioning a good thing or vice versa. If she was going to liberate places like she did Slaver's Bay then let her have at it. Of course this isn't madness on her part but rather a goal-possibly ridiculously hard to reach (at least without armies that don't respawn)-but not madness on her part. It isn't fascism either. So now there are three options for why Daenerys supposedly burned King's Landing but they don't really make sense.

      Now if she is bringing paradise then how were a bunch of peasants stopping her (and requiring her to burn the who city)?

      Maybe its me but I feel like the script had her do something ridiculously out of character and now is trying to find strings of words to excuse it.

      But at least Tyrion told him she would kill him yet it turns out she still wants him (thus not likely to murder Jon Snow) when Jon reaches the throne room.

      So if Tyrion is lying about that maybe he is lying in the rest of the nonsense.

      He talked about Varys being right yet if what Varys did is one of the things that sent Daenerys over the edge it is actually a self fulfilling prophesy-which means Varys was wrong because if he had left her alone both he and thousands of people in King's Landing would be alive.

    • Broadbull, Enabler of Uncounted Combos
      Broadbull, Enabler of Uncounted Combos  2 months back

      @pplr1 you're misunderstanding tyrion there, he uses the word liberate to imply she's going to inflict the same kind of 'liberation' as she inflicted upon kings landing upon the rest of westeros, putting it in Jon's head that that implication exists when Dany later speaks of it. Freedom can and has been used as a metaphor for death, & Tyrion deliberately uses it there, that is manipulation & clever words, not madness.

    • pplr1
      pplr1  2 months back

      @Broadbull, Enabler of Uncounted Combos

      Show continuity died long before this. Though this may be one more nail in the coffin.

      Tyrion suffers madness as well though because they both use the word liberated for what happened in King's Landing. It is just extra confusing with Tyrion because he used it properly (freed) and improperly (turned to ashes) once right after the other.

    • Broadbull, Enabler of Uncounted Combos
      Broadbull, Enabler of Uncounted Combos  2 months back

      @pplr1 due to the decisions of the episode director Dany fried the people of King's Landing, she didn't free them, she 'liberated' them by killing them. That was a decision by the director of that singular episode though, it chimes really badly with the following episode as a result feeling nonsensical & makes her as far as the show continuity is concerned utterly coocoo at that point.

  • John von Shepard
    John von Shepard  2 days back

    Come back baby.

    • patricia brown
      patricia brown  4 days back

      I NEVER WATCHED GAME OF THRONES! I FELT LIKE I MISSED OUT WHEN FANS COMPLAINED ABOUT THE ENDING, I'M LIKE AFTER 8 SEASONS HOW COULD THEY TURN ON THE SERIES LIKE THAT. JUST BY CHANCE ABOUT 3 MONTHS AGO I STUMBLED INTO A RECORD SHOP IN DOWNTOWN CHICAGO ON MY WAY TO TARGET. WELL WOULDN'T YOU KNOW THEY HAD ALL SEVEN SEASONS ON DVD! REAL CHEAP ABOUT 120.00 . I WATCHED ALL SEVEN SEASONS IN A WEEK, 7 DAYS. I JUST RETIRED SO I HAD TIME. I WATCHED A SEASON A DAY. I LOVED IT! I PRE ORDERED THE 8TH SEASON BUT WON'T GET IT UNTIL DECEMBER. ONE DAY LAST WEEK I WAS ON DEMAND AND AGAIN STUMBLED UPON THE 8TH SEASON, WELL I WAS IN GAME OF THRONES HEAVEN! I JUST THINK IT WAS ONE THE BEST SERIES EVER.!

      • Matthew Mantjos
        Matthew Mantjos  4 days back

        Bro I can’t even watch so painful

        • me notyu
          me notyu  5 days back

          stupid that freeing Jaime was called treason. At that point there was no reason for them to arrest Jaime anyway as they had just then fought as allies. Why would they care at all that Jaime came south unless he had actually told them he intended to fight along side his sister.
          dumb plot point where we are just supposed to accept it as is even though it is contextually illogical. sort of like Dany flipping a coin and killing civilians and everyone knowing Jon killed Dany even though no one saw it and there was no body. .
          Edmire along with everyone else had a more interesting story than Bran.
          Shit show ending for a shit show season.
          Now all of it could easily be made to make sense with just a few more details but they decided they wanted surprise and spectacle over a constant and coherent story. cept the Dothraki who were supposed to be dead in episode 3 and then they werent. Also it had been suggested that Bron could not even count on several occasions. or at least not count very high. him as master of coin is dumb.

          • BrownieSyndrome
            BrownieSyndrome  5 days back

            I feel like the last season was so shockingly bad that it's probably just killed any kind of enthusiasm to do anymore videos on GoT. It's not as if every fan hasn't already seen and worked out every single flaw and fuck up they made, but I'd love AltShiftX to do another video on just every thing that was "supposed" to happen but didn't. What would be best is to get his perspective on how he thought it should have ended.

            • MrStoptheEU
              MrStoptheEU  5 days back

              Arya needed to be killed instead of Rickon

              • Messers
                Messers  6 days back

                Um seems good when explained

                • Lil QP
                  Lil QP  6 days back

                  game of thrones gone, alt shift gone

                  • The Delusionist And His Demons

                    Bran has no pride or cruelty... He barely has a personality.
                    🤣🤣😂😂😂🤣🤣

                    • irishladdoyle
                      irishladdoyle  1 weeks back

                      Where is Stranger Things 😭😭

                      • XRemARx
                        XRemARx  1 weeks back

                        Your previous analysis of the books and show were better ideas than the actual outcome.
                        Also, your explanation of this was actually better than the final episode.

                        • KeV B
                          KeV B  1 weeks back

                          Imagine trying to explain and justify season 8 at all, like you try to say Drogon had motive for burning the throne yet the very script itself says Drogon burned the throne for no reason it was just in his way lol

                          • sneakymia1
                            sneakymia1  1 weeks back

                            political jon, season 7 and 8, jon never loved dany, he played her like fiddle to get what he wanted, to protect the most important things to him, the north and his family, esp sansa, jonsa confirmed, game of thrones has a way of repeating itself, a Targaryen prince falling in love with stark princess, and now he is king beyond the wall, he is bael the bard and stark princess, and war of the roses, a tudor married a York, so a Targaryen marries a stark, but im still rooting in the books for sansa to end up with the hound, the only one of four suitors who ddint betray her

                            • veritasreigns
                              veritasreigns  1 weeks back

                              You've tried to build this up as a good ending, but honestly this ending was dreadful and Dany's arc was complete character derailment.

                              • Chronic_Breakdown
                                Chronic_Breakdown  1 weeks back

                                The actors did a great job as usual, it's just that this season was poorly written.

                                • Jam baar
                                  Jam baar  1 weeks back

                                  In the books the Night King will be introduced and Jon will kill Dany and the Night King by stabbing both in the heart not bloody Arya

                                  • Conrad of Montferrat
                                    Conrad of Montferrat  2 weeks back

                                    How much do I have to donate for a 'Stannis was poorly adapted' or 'Nightlamp Theory' video?

                                    • Fuzzy Dunlop
                                      Fuzzy Dunlop  2 weeks back

                                      What's the fucking deal with HBO shows and circular symbology? Is the fixation with wheels and loops and flat circles supposed to signify that no matter how strong an HBO show starts, it'll inevitably turn to shit at some point before the finale? Because that seems to be the pattern.

                                      • Dee Nick
                                        Dee Nick  2 weeks back

                                        As usual a wonderful analysis we for the most can but agree with... Great work! keep it up 👍

                                        • hashim bokhamseen
                                          hashim bokhamseen  2 weeks back

                                          fuck this session

                                          • Gendarrion
                                            Gendarrion  2 weeks back

                                            2 months later and this is still so painful to watch

                                            • mason foster
                                              mason foster  1 weeks back

                                              Gendarrion dude it’s actually gotten worse. I thought maybe time would would make me be more optimistic about the ending but its done the opposite

                                          • Jabu Ronny
                                            Jabu Ronny  2 weeks back

                                            The way the show concluded, it seems as if Bran and Sansa are evil. i mean it seems as if Sansa wanted to be queen of the seven kingdoms her self if not so why did she tell her uncle to sit down why did she even get involved when they were selecting the new king or queen. Bran on the other hand it seems as if he can manipulate future events, so i gas it has been him using his magic to end up being king

                                            • Diego Parra
                                              Diego Parra  2 weeks back

                                              I'm so excited you're going to do videos on Dark, best show out there right now!

                                              • no name
                                                no name  2 weeks back

                                                I am someone from brasil that apparently knows more than you about this show. Now that i got your attention, here`s some pieces of truth that also apparently seems dismissed from everyone makin some analysis videos, i won`t try to explain everything, I DON`T WANT IT, but is the truth
                                                The north is bigger than the seven kingdoms, influence grows like a 420.
                                                Grey worm said it`s not enough, that should be enough to take his words seriously, as bran knows the small council will improve, he just didn`t said how.
                                                Cersei and Jamie swap bodies at the end of season 7.
                                                i could say so much more but it feels unfair at this point. The night is dark and full of terrors

                                                • Sumaita Saffoon
                                                  Sumaita Saffoon  3 weeks back

                                                  "He barely has a personality" 😂

                                                  • Chelle Ortiz
                                                    Chelle Ortiz  3 weeks back

                                                    what software do you use to create storytelling videos?

                                                    • MeDicenWera
                                                      MeDicenWera  3 weeks back

                                                      Now they revealed the script and it turns out Drogon wasn't even aiming at the throne. What a dumb show this became lol

                                                      • MrBlodhund
                                                        MrBlodhund  3 weeks back

                                                        This season seems good when you analyze it

                                                        • Ostin Kortan
                                                          Ostin Kortan  3 weeks back

                                                          Please read the witcher books so you can make these amazing breakdowns once netflix s witcher series is released. PLEASE.

                                                          • TheTruthIsGonnaHurt
                                                            TheTruthIsGonnaHurt  3 weeks back

                                                            This was perfectly explained, and give some credit back to the story writers. Ultimately, fans are upset for a lot of unjustified reasons. Some just wanted Dany on the Throne, or Jon, and to them that makes a good story, and anything that isn't what they want is shit. Which just isn't fair. The story of Game of Thrones is larger then any one King or Queen, its about Democracy vs Dictatorship.

                                                          • Kieron Beard
                                                            Kieron Beard  3 weeks back

                                                            Pod the rod is a legend ... wasted on the kings guard the whores of kingslanding are heartbroken

                                                            • Sean Kiely
                                                              Sean Kiely  3 weeks back

                                                              Are you alright?

                                                              • System_bug 330
                                                                System_bug 330  3 weeks back

                                                                You should do a video about dunk and egg

                                                                • veteran0121
                                                                  veteran0121  3 weeks back

                                                                  "Maybe everyone's just too tired and confused to argue right now." That line made me chuckle. That snark is what made this the best Game of Thrones channel hands down...

                                                                  • Shamouz
                                                                    Shamouz  4 weeks back

                                                                    Coooooooooooome back _(

                                                                    • Cato Sicarius
                                                                      Cato Sicarius  4 weeks back

                                                                      The entire planet should just be nuked from orbit its the only way to be sure.

                                                                      • geo mundi
                                                                        geo mundi  4 weeks back

                                                                        The lesson is... Give a woman power and she will go Stark raving mad. I think we all knew it was coming all along; with this "look at me I'm a powerful woman". Well after every woman says that, what do they do? They go f'n crazy as a biatzh. Every time, plain and simple.

                                                                        • RawReviews
                                                                          RawReviews  4 weeks back

                                                                          No explanation needed. The writers and the producers of the show surely had enough and just wanted to end it, no matter how much it would disappoint the loyal followers of the show and readers of the books. It became apparent by the end of season 7. I still admire the series via seasons 1-5 and the books as well. However, the ending was just a lazy excuse to end the show so D&D could continue on their way to collect bigger paychecks. It becomes apparent when the individual plots, character development, and dialogue are reduced to that of which the smallfolk can follow and appreciate.

                                                                          • GoTDancer
                                                                            GoTDancer  4 weeks back

                                                                            How Jon defended Dany for even a millisecond was utterly absurd. Lost, actually, in a sea of absurdities.

                                                                            • Rykia Harada
                                                                              Rykia Harada  4 weeks back

                                                                              And westeros went from a corrupted Absolute Monarchy leaded by an incompetent King and a council of Corrupted Warmongers..:... to an Absolute Monarchy leaded by an Inhuman Orwellian Tree Boy and a council of Corrupted, Drunken Whoremongers. Now Westeros will be a 1984 like nightmare, leaded by an Inhuman God emperor and is cohort of corrupted lords who’s only interest is fucking Whores and Drinking till death. Besides Davos and Sam, of course.

                                                                              • array s
                                                                                array s  3 weeks back

                                                                                GoT is a masterpiece they say! 😂😂
                                                                                Seriously FUCK D&D AND GRRM!

                                                                            • Ojáwashkwá Fivekiller

                                                                              I just noticed at 12:46 the iron throne is much larger now like in the book

                                                                              • Ojáwashkwá Fivekiller

                                                                                I just realized The Targaryen House that came from the East with Aegon is symbolic of the foreign Invaders who came from the East to "civilize" The Americas. GRR did say he wrote his story inspired by history

                                                                                • peshmerge44
                                                                                  peshmerge44  4 weeks back

                                                                                  Do Dark on Netflix please we need you 😅

                                                                                  • Noel Barrido
                                                                                    Noel Barrido  4 weeks back

                                                                                    Hi! Im a big fan of your videos and id love to see your take on the witcher netflix series if you had read the books that it was based on.

                                                                                    • Noemi Reines
                                                                                      Noemi Reines  4 weeks back

                                                                                      Cersei paid back the bank in full, i dont remember exactly when but i remember that meeting with cersei and that man from the iron bank

                                                                                      • Kidgib5
                                                                                        Kidgib5  4 weeks back

                                                                                        Dang dude please keep making these videos. Soothing voice, good thoughts and opinions, just nice to watch and listen. Your thoughts on why the ending of the show was underwhelming is right on how I feel.

                                                                                        • HYPER x Camby
                                                                                          HYPER x Camby  4 weeks back

                                                                                          Tyrion:”who has a better story than bran the broken”
                                                                                          The audience:literally any other f*ckin person ?!