GoT season 3 improves with episode 4

I have just finished watching Game of Thrones season 3 episode 4 and I was so relieved.

Previously I had watched episodes 1 through 3 and I must confess that I was getting a little concerned. Episodes 1 through 3 left me a little flat. They just did not have the power and punch that all of season one and season two managed to impart and maintain.

The settings are amazing. The costumes are superb. The acting is top class. But something was missing.

I was getting worried.

Had Game of Thrones lost its mojo?

Was it heading for the same end as Deadwood after its third season?

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Had David Benioff and D. B. Weiss lost their magic in transferring George R. R. Martin’s amazing books over to the visual medium of television?

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I have read the third book and it is riveting; and yet that was just not coming through in the first three episodes of this third season.

Well with episode four Game of Thrones gets much of its power and punch back. Now it feels more like the ‘old’ Game of Thrones from seasons 1 and 2 again.

I have high hopes now for episode five.

BarryMark