Tonight, before the premier of the 3rd season of True Detective, HBO aired the teaser for eighth and final season of Game of Thrones.
Now, I’m not even going to try to pretend like I have some sort of special insight into what this teaser means. To be honest, I always struggle a bit when it comes to keeping up with who is plotting against who on Game of Thrones. Whenever I try to speculate about what’s happening on the show, I’m always proven wrong. Back during the first season, I even used to get Robb Stark confused with Jon Snow. Just try living that down….
Here’s what I will say. The trailer has a lot of atmosphere and it’s all appropriately ominous. If anyone’s still alive by the end of the show, I’ll be surprised. And, really, that’s the way it should be. The teaser takes place in a crypt and features a lot of death statues so even the teaser seems to be warning us that nobody’s going to get out of this season untouched.
Here’s the teaser:
In the past, HBO show have occasionally struggled during their final seasons. I’m never going to get over what happened to True Blood during its final season. Hopefully, Game of Thrones will be the exception to that rule.
As always, we’ll see what happens!