Looking back, all of those disastrous weddings is likely to be … probably the most relatable a part of all the franchise? Like, none of us can declare to have had expertise using a dragon or navigating the bloody politics of royal succession, however lots of us have been to uncomfortable weddings the place one thing goes horribly unsuitable.
These tales are arguably simply wildly exaggerated variations of moments that we’ve all skilled, which might be why they so clearly resonate with audiences. In Home of the Dragon, Criston’s murderous habits was, while you boil it down, simply the bride’s douchey ex appearing like a complete child and making a giant scene – solely right here he beats somebody to a bloody pulp as a substitute of, say, loudly recounting previous sexual exploits whereas drunkenly dancing to “Macarena.”
Even the Purple Wedding ceremony, when it comes right down to it, is simply the story of two households who don’t get alongside, and may’t suppress their animosity for only one rattling dinner. Who can’t relate to that? Actually, it’s not that Westerosi weddings suck, it’s that weddings themselves typically suck, and predictably deteriorate into insanity/awkwardness in a single type or one other.
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