Newswire: HBO doles out teensy little spoilers for the last 2 episodes of Game Of Thrones
HBO’s episode descriptions for Game Of Thrones are like beautiful little haiku, rendering tense moments and fiery confrontations into bite-sized chunks and simple sentences:
“Bran learns great knowledge.
Tyrion drinks, smirks, and jokes.
(Okay, so that one wasn’t real. But it could be.) Sadly, the network announced yesterday that it would be denying fans its customary cryptic wit for the last two episodes of the season, titled “Battle Of The Bastards” and “The Winds Of Winter,” respectively. To avoid spoilers, the premium network is foregoing the usual descriptions, so as to get the rest of us worked up into a windy, bastard-battling froth.
But not even the mighty Westerosi hordes can stand against the secret-prying skills of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. HBO has submitted both episodes for Emmy consideration, a process that requires written descriptions of the episodes in question. Eagle-eyed GoT fans …