Summer is Never Coming: The ‘Game of Thrones’ Episode That Broke Me [Spoilers]

Richard Madden Michelle Fairley kissIf you read ahead and still complain about Game of Thrones spoilers after this paragraph I’m going to tie your hands to a radiator in a room with a television that plays nothing but the rape scene from both versions of Last House on the Left, the second half of Million Dollar Baby and Boys Don’t Cry and grandpa’s dinner portion of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.

Call me a drama queen all you want, but that Red Wedding scene from the second-to-last episode of GoT may have been worse than any scene from the aforementioned movies.

There’s a video circulating of fans who didn’t read the third book (I’m currently on the second), A Storm of Swords, after its publication in 2000, reacting to HBO’s airing of The Rains of Castamere on June 2, 2013, and none of their face-covering and minor screams compare to my full-blown temper tantrum.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Fan Seeks Robb Stark Look-Alike for Iron Throne Rubdown

Richard MaddenA 25-year-old woman from New Orleans is my new hero for creating a Craigslist ad describing an elaborate fantasy set in the world created by George R.R. Martin in A Game of Thrones.

In the post, filed under Casual Encounters, the Louisiana native describes a scenario where she is Daenerys Targaryen, Queen of Dragons (Emilia Clarke) and her lover is Robb Stark (Richard Madden).

After arriving at King’s Landing and slaying Starks, Lannisters and all those who oppose her, Khaleesi takes pity on the eldest Stark son, throwing him in the dungeon instead of putting his pretty head on a pike.

The woman, proud owner of a replica of the Iron Throne from the show, brings the Robb look-alike out of his cell and makes “wild and passionate love with him, repeatedly” on top of it. From CL:

Please only respond to this post if you look like Robb Stark! I would appreciate pictures, but please, no names. In order to stay as true to the fantasy as possible, I ONLY want you to refer to yourself as Robb Stark. You will need to provide your own clothing.  Continue reading “‘Game of Thrones’ Fan Seeks Robb Stark Look-Alike for Iron Throne Rubdown”