The Women of Westeros

If anyone’s playing the game of thrones in Westeros, it’s the women. Jon is in danger of making the same noble/naïve mistakes that Ned and Robb did; Davos and Tyrion are quite content and well suited to be advisors/hands to their respective king and queen, while every man who sat on the Iron Throne in the series thus far (Robert, Joffrey, Tommen, and Tywin as Hand of the King) is dead. Even many of the men who’ve wanted to claim the throne, have snuffed it (we’re looking at you Viserys, Stannis, and Renly). Valar morghulis may mean all men must die, but to paraphrase Daenerys Targaryen in season 3: they’re not all men.

So who runs the world (of Westeros)? We think it’s these women.

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