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Bronn not helping them is not cool


and its risky as well since hes placing his bet on the dragon queen, if Cersei came out on top his head is gonna be on the chopping block.

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It might be on the block either way. Bronn may have taken his lovable sellsword routine a little too far this time.

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I was kind of surprised how Jaime and Tyrion felt they were in a position to promise him Highgarden without first consulting their queen.

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Jamie did raise his objection but Bronn shot his cross bow to convince them that he will really kill them right there.

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In reality, Bronn would have taken his wagon-load of gold advance payment and headed straight to Dorne or Essos. A man like him would know that Cersei's promise was false and she'd have him killed after to silence him.

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I don’t know that she would have killed Bronn if he did kill the brothers. Why would she be concerned about silence? Everyone knows that she blew up the sept along with all of those people. Having her traitorous brothers executed is minor by comparison. Plus, having someone like Bronn around is always helpful. There are always new enemies who need killing.

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Unless he was worried that if he tried to set sail to Dorne in a ship loaded with gold instead of heading north with a contingent of Lannister men he'd just be digging his own grave sooner.

Can you really seeing Cersei allowing him to sail off alive with a ton of her gold? I can't.

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True, I'm sure he was being watched carefully.

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He doesn't know about the dragon killing weapons perhaps. He's seen the dragons lay waste to armies so he thinks Cersei is destined for failure in a confrontation with Dany - this is what he does believe is likely based on his current knowledge. This seems a reasonable basis to try and haggle a deal from Dany's side though faulty based on the current balance of elements, ie. one dragon, many anti-dragon weapons and scores of army divisions supporting Cersei.

Bronn must be tempted by the potential rewards of putting extreme pressure on Jaime and Tyrion, and really does feel hard done by and somewhat desperate for financial resources. He's decided to play hardball with them because his association with them hasn't been professionally that successful and maybe abusive from his perspective (ie. he feels used), and this may be his last chance at success and maybe retirement from the dangerous life of sellswords (it looks like he wants to be a "Lord of the Manor" raking in the tithes and not facing the problems of dealing with unreliable subordinates as a sellsword in a hired army). However it's also likely that he must feel a closer affinity to them based on their shared experiences in the past - they're more or less friends, whereas to him Cersei is just another belligerent person with power.

It would be nice if Bronn just helped them out but maybe he is "showing his true colours now" or at least is partially justified in acting as the standover man. Notice how Jaime has decided to leave for Kings Landing to join Cersei in the belief that he is a worthless person and a bad guy - I reckon he was shaken by that meeting with Bronn, and agrees with Bronn's poor opinion of him. I don't think Jaime is right ultimately about his character but it offers a reflection on how Bronn might just be one of the many abused by the ruling elites, the Lannisters being a prime representative of the latter.

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Did u forgot he shot one of the dragons with an earlier version of the scorpion? Thus hes likely to be aware of a more powerful version that were being deployed around Kings landing.

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Could be, but I think he's concluded that the dragons can overcome such weapons and destroy whole detachments of soldiers in seconds, so how could they really deploy those weapons efficiently? I guess Euron has somewhat proven they can be used strategically and efficiently at this point. Bronn is currently trying his luck with his own plan to achieve his own ends as opposed to obeying Cersei, but who will he chose to side with to make that happen?

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