“Ruined the whole damn show in two episodes”: Game of Thrones' Creators Foresee Fan Outrage Over Disappointing Season 8, Admit Underestimating the Fallout
2024/03/31

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In the epic tale of "Game of Thrones," a series celebrated for its intricate plots and rich character development, the final act, Season 8, sparked a storm of discontent among its fervent followers. The creators, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, faced with the allure of embarking on a new journey in the "Star Wars" universe, hastened the conclusion of their sprawling saga. 

They acknowledged bracing for some measure of backlash, yet the tidal wave of disappointment from fans, who felt betrayed by the hurried and unsatisfying finale, caught them off guard. The legacy of the show, once a beacon of storytelling excellence, was clouded by the shadow of its last chapter.

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As whispers of discontent grew louder, the duo's recent admissions only fanned the flames of fan outrage. Viewers who had journeyed alongside the denizens of Westeros for nearly a decade felt their loyalty rewarded with a rushed goodbye. 

In the aftermath, seeking redemption or perhaps a fresh start, Benioff and Weiss have shifted their creative energies to a new endeavor with Netflix, hoping to leave behind the controversies of Westeros. Meanwhile, "Game of Thrones," in all its glory and turmoil, continues to dwell in the halls of Max for those wishing to relive the saga or unravel its tales for the first time.

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