Unfortunately for this show, I am STILL conflating it and its reviews with House of the Dragon. I’m not sure which one supposedly starts out slow. Or is it both? Regardless, I tend to think the Tolkien will be more rewarding, in part because I don’t trust the Game of Thrones universe not to be awful to its female characters under the guise of historical accuracy (because in a made-up fantastical universe, we definitely should worry about that…). ANYWAY. I THINK this is the one about which I’ve heard the best things.

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