Look. Jared and Riley were optimistic before going into this episode. However, this episode revealed a major flaw with the writing this season: character plot armor.
Sam should be dead. Bran should be dead. Brienne should be dead. Jamie should be dead. Everyone should be dead. There was simply no way that most of the main cast would survive that night.
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