It’s the end of what, by all accounts, has been a harrowing, brilliant, mind-blowing, and incredibly rewarding season on Game of Thrones. Sunday’s finale will somehow have to top last week’s “Battle of the Bastards” – although I’m not sure HOW. I’ve an inkling it has to do with the stash of wildfire buried in King’s Landing that has been referenced ad infinitum this season. So BOOM! goes the Faith Militant, BOOM! goes the hated High Sparrow! And BOOM! goes the mewling King Tommen. I’m also hoping that we finally get Daeny on the move, out of Essos, off the sidelines, and onto the endgame.
The similarities between Westeros and Washington, DC have not escaped the good folks at DesignCrowd, a company that connects small businesses with graphic designers, who took that idea and ran with it..
Below, they’ve brilliantly superimposed 2016 presidential candidates candidates onto the bodies of GoT characters – there’s Donald Trump as the Night King, Joffrey Barathean, The High Sparrow, and Tyrion, Ted Cruz as Ramsey Bolton, Hillary as Khaleesi and Ned Stark, and on and on and on – “showing the true horror show that is our political system,” (as HuffPo put it).