Life Lessons from Game of Thrones (contains #GoT6x03 spoiler!)

Jon Snow Tribute

Monday night is media night in our house. Depending on the time of year it could be The Walking Dead that keeps home or Game of Thrones.

Two very different sagas that have one device in common: characters you care about in life threatening situations.

Tonight’s episode, number 3 in season 6, was full of life lessons, so if you haven’t seen it, stop reading, and go have a 1:1 with some of the most perilous circumstances in the 7 kingdoms.

If you have, let me know what your favorite moment was.

Mine was when the crowd favorite, leader of the Night’s Watch got a pep talk from Davos. He had a bad day, betrayed by his friends, so he wasn’t in the mood for the get up and go that was being asked of him.

“But I failed,” the Lord Commander said. Sounding, if we’re being a honest, a bit like a tired five year old. After all, don’t we have all limits?

“Yes. Now go do it again,” says Ser Davos Seaworth, who truth to be told, is at the end of a string of a few bad months, maybe even years.

Good advice from the trenches.

Reader Comments

  1. Jon Snow

    […] For 7 years we’ve been rooting for Tryion, Jon, Sansa or Daenerys, not because they held legitimate claims, but because they were earning the right to sit on the iron throne. An idea that runs counter to royalists and notions of privilege¬† very much in keeping with contemporary battles. […]

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