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Tyrion "not being mentioned at all"


Sorry, but then that's a negligent history, what a glaring oversight, he did too much important stuff

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Well don't you worry your smallfolk head about that now, alright?

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That was Tyrion’s plight, to be overlooked. It harks back to him getting no credit for leading the defeat of Stannis’ attack on King’s Landing.

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Although Tyrion did destroy a lot of ships and their soldiers (some say up to half) with the extremely effective wildfire plan, it was the Tywin-Loras alliance that finally caused Stannis to flee.

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- He was the son and rightful heir (after Jaime became KG) of Tywin Lannister
- His seizure by Cat started the war
- He was Hand of the King (#2 in the Realm)
- He was convicted of regicide of Joffrey
- He killed Tywin
- Oberyn Martell was killed as his champion.
- He was Dany's Hand

etc...

It's just a very dumb joke the put in.

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What a bullshit cheap laugh that was. Tyrion would have gone down in history as the killer of Good King Joffrey and his mighty father, as well as Hand to Danerys and mastermind of the invasion of Westeros.

Because by the end, Tyrion was the only person alive who knew he hadn't actually committed regicide.

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> What a bullshit cheap laugh that was.

Oh, well. It was a joke and while I’ve seen better jokes on the show, I think a joke gone wrong was the least problem on S8.

However, I’ve come up with the perfect justification:
It wasn’t a joke at all, it was the writers’ way of reminding us that historical "eye-witness" reports are not to be trusted because the authors had to rely on hearsay and also often made up things to match their own political opinion.


And no, I don’t actually believe that. But it sounds good as an excuse, doesn’t it?
;-)

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I will agree that it was the least of the problems with Season 8.

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I don't actually believe it either, but the idea that how history has been told to subsequent generations may or may not be accurate has been a running theme throughout the show, so if it ever turns out that the writers did do it intentionally (not that I think they did), it would actually make sense.

Chaos is a ladder and all that.

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