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Old October 7 2011, 06:24 PM   #340
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones Spoiler-Filled Discussion

I thought Stevens was a good Gregor, though obviously not one with a hell of a lot of material to work with. Interested to see what Whyte will bring to the role, which should be a little beefier this year.

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But it did seem (to me) to introduce a lot of... large characters.
Quite. As I think I observed elsewhere (or earlier this thread?) Meereen in ADWD is just a patsiche of Orientalist cliches. The decadent, effeminate east contrased with the masculine west.
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