The Radical Queen is Dead, Long Live the Traditional Elites: Zizek’s Takedown of Game of Thrones (Season 8)

Daenerys Targaryen on the iron throne.

“The stakes in the final conflict are thus: should the revolt against tyranny be just a fight for the return of the old kinder version of the same hierarchical order, or should it develop into the search for a new order that is needed?”

From “Game of Thrones tapped into fears of revolution and political women – and left us no better off than before So justice prevailed – but what kind of justice?” by Slavoj Zizek