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Rhaegal death scene the worst in the series?


Such awful writing. The suspension of disbelief for it is out of this world. First Dany not seeing a whole fleet under her nose. Then the Iron Fleet going from having the best accuracy ever to the worst accuracy ever. Why didn't they just fire their Scorpions at both dragons at the same time?

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Dany piloting the dragon makes them harder to hit, apparently.

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No, Dany's death was the worst. Three episodes earlier she's saving the fucking world, and her killer just stabs her after two minutes of polite chat? And her dragon and Grey Worm dont even try to avenge her?

It could have been such great drama, and it was an eye-roll-worthy mess.

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> And her dragon and Grey Worm dont even try to avenge her?

Regarding Drogon:
We know that dragons aren’t stupid but we’ve never learned how intelligent they are exactly. If we assume they are about "dog intelligent", then it’d make sense that while Drogon gets that his beloved mother is dead, he simply can’t come to the conclusion that she was killed by Jon. However – the writers destroyed that assumption since Drogon, the way he roared at Jon, obviously knew what happened there. AND of course followed by burning down the throne which implies he is even capable of symbolic acts.

So basically it’s down to the explanation that he won’t burn a Targaryen no matter what. I’m not saying that this is a good explanation, but I guess that’s what the writers had in mind.

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Purely in terms of illogic I still think the death of Rhaegal and everything about that scene was worse. Admittedly Dany's death was a more important scene which makes the execution of it a huge failure from the writers. It was rushed when they needed to take the time. You could say the death of Rhaegal is down to being rushed, but the accuracy of the Scorpions has nothing to do with being rushed. That's just completely unbelievable and stupid writing.

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They rushed it so they had enough time for a more pivotal scene: Tyrion arranging those chairs for 10 mins.

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Jon knew his life was at risk after Daenerys killed everyone in the city... he was the only remaining threat to her power and control of the throne..

He had to kill her, or die at her hand...

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Well yes, but they really could have made it a bit more interesting than five minutes total of relationship problems/"She's mah queen"/polite chat/stab.

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And why was Dany on Drogon? Don't Queens and Generals stay behind their armies? Why was Missandei on that ship? That made no sense.

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it was so stupid - Dany knew about Scorpions - she could have flown high enough so that the arrows would never reach her - while she surveyed their fleet.

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The bolts from the Scorpions were heavy, they could reach a height of maybe 500 feet, and at that height they will have lost their momentum - Its clear the writers were artists and didn't understand the physics behind the Scorpions.

And according to the books Dragon skin is extremely tough, and nearly impossible to penetrate.

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