Welcome to a new weekly feature, The Small Council, where the staff and contributors of Winter Is Coming discuss and debate questions the most pressing questions of Game Of Thrones and the Seven Kingdoms.
This week, we’re asking Which character do you think improved the most from page to screen? (Other than our vague excitement for characters’ appearances in Season 5, this post is spoiler-free.)
Read, discuss in the comments, vote in the poll, and let us know any questions you’d like to see The Small Council discuss in the future!
Rowan Kaiser: Many non-point-of-view characters from the novels have had their on-screen roles expanded, but none have benefited more than Lord Varys the Spider. In the books, Varys originally appears as an intriguing, well, intriguer in King’s Landing, but as the novels progress….