Re: A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones Spoiler-Filled Discussion
Margaery's casting seems very odd to me, but at this point I've given up trying to make sense of their creative decisions. We've already established that marrying very young is expected, and then we're asked to believe that a woman from one of the most powerful houses who clearly has been sexually mature for a decade or more has remained unmarried all that time? I don't buy it.
If Mace was holding out to marry his daughter into the royal family, it makes sense (and, indeed, in the books we're told he wants her to wear a crown). The Tyrells are one of the most powerful houses in the realm; even if it didn't pan out, he would easily be able to find a good match among one of his own bannermen or one of the other great houses.
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