Game of Thrones Season 8: Here is the reason behind the 'Mad Queen' strategy of Daenerys Targaryen

The eighth and the final season of Game of Thrones has left many of the fans baffled and shocked due to the sudden turn of events. Out of them, Daenerys Targaryen's sudden transition of character came as a big shock for the fans.
Game of Thrones Season 8: Here is the reason behind the 'Mad Queen' strategy of Daenerys TargaryenGame of Thrones Season 8: Here is the reason behind the 'Mad Queen' strategy of Daenerys Targaryen
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The much awaited series Game of Thrones has witnessed a dramatic turn of events in its fifth episode which has shocked many of the fans of the show. The fifth episode of the show which has been named 'The Bells' witnessed the most significant war sequence in King's Landing where Daenerys Targaryen arrives to defeat Cersei Lannister and her army. Things, however, did not turn out to be as they were expected. Although Tyrion asked Dany not to attack King's Landing if the people of the city rang the bells to signal their surrender, the Targaryen girl did the alternate as she attacked the place even after the Lannister army surrendered. 

This came as a shock for the GOT fans as they were not expecting something like this from the Dragon Queen. In fact, many of the fans expressed their displeasure over the portrayal of Dany's character in a negative manner. Some of them even called her the 'Mad Queen' who followed the footsteps of her father, the Mad King. However, some of the fans justified Daenerys' decision and called it a wise strategy to end her war with the Lannister army. In fact, the change in Dany's character is showcased at the beginning of the episode when Jon Snow comes to meet her and convince her that he won't be a threat to her throne. However, his denial of getting intimate with her instigates her anger which is evident when she says, 'let there be fear.'

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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A post shared by gameofthrones (gameofthrones) on ' Moreover, if we look back at the previous seasons, Daenerys has never hesitated to take some strict decisions when it comes to the question of taking back the Iron Throne. We cannot even forget the fact that her marriage with Khal Drogo was also a part of a political alliance to get back the Iron Throne. So, it can be said that Dany's reaction to 'the bells' is the painful decision taken by a powerful leader in order to take back what she had lost. 

Moreover, if we look back at the previous seasons, Daenerys has never hesitated to take some strict decisions when it comes to the question of taking back the Iron Throne. We cannot even forget the fact that her marriage with Khal Drogo was also a part of a political alliance to get back the Iron Throne. So, it can be said that Dany's reaction to the ringing of the bells is a painful decision taken by a powerful leader in order to take back what she had lost.

However, it also cannot be denied that her character transition was too sudden and the scene of the bell ringing was a bit overdone. Do you agree that Daenerys' character transition has been mishandled by the makers? Do let us know about your views in the comments section. 

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Great episode compared to the other shambolic episodes of season 8. The story had been hinting towards Daenerys' transition from season 1 when she watched her brother melt in front of her eye. The emotional moments between characters like Jamie-Tyrion, Tyrion-Varys, Arya-Hound were reminders of past success of GOT. The cinematography of war scenes was absolutely fabulous.
Of course this episode is not even to close to other seasons episodes as it has it downsides like rushed sequences, plot dependent character behavior, illogical twists,etc.

I only wish that like Bollywood movies, this all Denerys did in her dream only and she wakes in next episode up realising not to do this.

Such a disappointing episode.
Writers have failed to justice with the character.
They ruined everything in just a single episode.

Very disappointing, these last few episodes,doest not have that panache as the earlier ones.

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