Note: I’m reviewing “Game of Thrones” from the perspective of someone who has read all of George R.R. Martin’s novels, while my colleague David Malitz, who hasn’t read the books, will be writing straight recaps. His write-up of episode 7, “The Broken Man” will appear at The Post’s Style Blog. This post discusses the events of the June 5 episode of “Game of Thrones,” “The Broken Man,” in detail. You can find my recaps of every prior episode of the show here. Can’t get enough “Game of Thrones”? Join me for my Washington Post chat here at 1 p.m. Eastern time Monday, and then come over here at 2 p.m. Eastern time for a Facebook Live chat.
A couple of weeks ago, the Atlantic ran a roundtable on the late, lamented Hodor (Kristian Nairn) and the way “Game of Thrones” has handled disability over the years. It’s a worthy theme, from the groundbreaking character work Peter Dinklage has done as Tyrion Lannister, to the way the series had ha...
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