The best rewrites of the last season of Game of Thrones

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A lot of people were unsatisfied with the final season of Game of Thrones, and some of them wrote their own endings. Take a look!

It’s no secret that the final season of Game of Thrones was divisive. As of this writing, a petition to “Remake Game of Thrones Season 8 with competent writers” has garnered more than 1.8 million signatures.

Now that more than six months have passed since the series finale, it seems a good time to revisit the aspect of the final season that drew the most criticism: the writing. The season was criticized what some fans felt was rushed pacing, illogical character choices and an unsatisfying resolution to established storylines and character arcs.

For those of you who were hoping for a different ending of the show, you’re not alone. Several YouTubers have analyzed the final episodes of Game of Thrones, called out what they saw as missed opportunities, and even written their own versions of the season. Here’s a rundown of some of the rewrites that I thought best addressed abandoned story threads and closed the loop on the journeys of some of our favorite characters.