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Mandon Moore is the guy that tried to kill Tyrion, FWIW...

Also, the guy that Jaime killed was his cousin Alton, and isn't even in the books... In fact, Jaime doesn't even make an escape from the camps in the books that I can recall... He did it in the show to force Catelyn's hand while Robb was away... She either had to release him in hopes of getting her daughters back, or risk someone in the camp (mainly a Karstark) killing him when nobody was looking...

He doesnt make an escape but what he does do is have a conversation with cat explaining his "philosophy" on life etc. while also admitting to pushing Bran out of a window but telling her he had nothing to do with sending an hired killer after her. They could have forced Cats hand another way than havin Jamie kill the kid in a cell. Besides the fact he's boning his sister and pushing bran out a window, hes actually a decent guy. At least to me with him killing the kid it makes him out to be more of a villian.

And like the other guy said about Jon Snow and ygritte....that rewrite was garbage. You cant use a time excuse because they had about 4-5 10 minute cutscenes with them and 2-3 where they were dicking around in the snow. They could have easily had Jon judge ygritte let her go, explain to halfhand why he did (because of what his dad had said) have them run from wildlings and let halfhand give him the orders to pretend to be a turncloak. All leading up to where he fights halfhand.

I feel the same way about the show so far that i did about LOTR movies. HBO is doing a awesome job and doing better than anyone else. But they have done some things that have made wonder.

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yeah some rewrites really seem to be about time constraints, and some seem to be "televisioning it up" for the sake of doing so

i had the same issues with dany's storyline from season 1 being replaced by ros the dumb *****

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And some things they added i liked. For example I loved the battle of wits that Petyr and Varys had in the throne room.

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Agree for the most part on some head scratching changes. This is one of the few novel to screen adaptations in which the books' author approves of the changes, so there must be some method to their madness.

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And some things they added i liked. For example I loved the battle of wits that Petyr and Varys had in the throne room.

maybe stuff like that are situations and conversations he wish he'd written in the novel when he first wrote it....maybe...maybe??

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those were situations and conversations he couldn't have written in the novel when he wrote it because there were no POV characters present

the conversation between robert and cersei about how their sham of a marriage kept the kingdom together was nice...but unnecessary

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are you saying varys or littlefinger should have been a pov in the first book?

because i disagree

i suppose arya could have overheard them sneaking around at some point, but really its unnecessary dialogue. helps to develop those two characters for tv, but the books don't need to develop these characters early.

really less is more when it comes to those characters imo

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honestly...I'm only 350 pages into the first book..I forget that it's written like it is..I was simply meaning that..scenes that are on the show and not in the book are maybe things he wishes he could've fit in the book somehow but now it's too late. Does that make sense??

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i think the dragons being stolen are one of those types of alterations that he wishes he could rewrite. as for adding those conversations between littlefinger and varys, or robert and cersei, or any other number of interactions between non-POV characters, no. i think they were added to replace internalizations

now go and read your little book :P

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