Warning: Contains a dangerously high number of Game of Thrones spoilers.
It may not be as glamorous as White Walkers or dragons, but there’s one Game of Thrones threat we badly need to discuss: food.
Or rather, the lack of it.
With some minor ship-based exceptions, Game of Thrones — despite its fantasy elements — has always been a fairly realistic show.
The battle tactics, the politics, the psychologies of various characters — for the most part, it all rings true.
The need to build up food stocks ahead of winter hasn’t been a main theme in recent episodes — there’s too much other stuff going on — but it is a recurring one. And with winter now upon us, it’s going to be crucial in the coming episodes. Read more…