Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 2 Review

Posted on

This review contains spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 8, episode 2, titled “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms.” To refresh your memory of where we left off, check out our Season 8, episode 1 review, and for more of our thoughts on episode 2, check out our Dragons on the Wall recap above, or download the podcast version here.

Now that’s more like it.

While last week’s Season 8 premiere was a solid, scene-setting hour, it sometimes felt like the script was checking boxes rather than telling an organic story with a fluid sense of pacing. (Every episode has to do a certain amount of narrative legwork to get its characters from A to B, obviously, but the strings seemed more noticeable in the premiere than they have elsewhere.)

Continue reading…