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It's getting better all the time... (Destiny)

by Cody Miller @, Music of the Spheres - Never Forgot, Saturday, May 03, 2014, 15:46 (2939 days ago) @ GrimBrotherIII
edited by Cody Miller, Saturday, May 03, 2014, 15:53

Martin's Game Of Thrones (like someone else already mentioned) Is i think the most obvious example of a fantasy universe that is actually hyper-aware of the realities of humanity's brutal and complicated past, with an overwhelming amount of moral, social, economical, political, and religious subplots that can beautifully and sometimes gruesomely capture the true essence of true historical human behavior.

As much as I like Game of Thrones, viewers are not concerned with those larger issues. They are concerned with who kills whom, who has sex with whom, and who betrays whom.

Even so, everything you said has proved my point: it is looking back instead of forward.


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