Newswire: George R.R. Martin and Sophie Turner respond to that scene on last night’s Game Of Thrones
(As the headline implies, this post discusses plot points from last night’s episode of Game Of Thrones.)
In case you haven’t heard, the final scene of last night’s episode of Game Of Thrones delivered something that fans of the show have been dreading since actress Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark on the show, teased it in December: yet another traumatic incident involving the last—as far as anyone in Westeros knows, anyway—living Stark. Perhaps growing weary of the show’s many rape scenes, certain corners of the internet have expressed disgust with the scene, with one pop-culture site going so far as to suspend its Game Of Thrones coverage as a result.
A “Behind The Episode” featurette that aired after “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken” touched on several story lines from the episode—including the wedding of Sansa Stark to newly legitimized sadistic psycho Ramsay Bolton—without …