"The one and only sister on the whole epic, years-long series? That’s what you wanna do?"
"Game Of Thrones" received a lot of flack for Sunday night's episode.
And front of the line to dish it out was Ava DuVernay who was less than pleased when the show's only female black character was brutally — and some might say gratuitously — killed off.
"So... the one and only sister on the whole epic, years-long series? That’s what you wanna do? Okay. #GOT," the "Selma" director tweeted.
To sum up her feelings, she posted a vid of James Earl Jones' dismissive gaze as "Conan The Barbarian" villain Thulsa Doom — right before he decapitates the young Arnold Schwarzenegger's mother.
Actress Nathalie Emmanuel, who plays the ill-fated Missandei of Naath on the HBO series, retweeted Ava's post with four lovehearts, which Ava in turn retweeted again.
In the offending scene, Missandei was executed on the walls of King's Landing, decapitated by the Mountain by order of Cersei Lannister, right in front of her queen Daenerys and her love Grey Worm.
Many fans were disgusted by the miserable ending for the popular character; especially since she had helped Daenerys break the chains of slavery in Essos, only to end up back in chains and killed just to marginally forward the plot for the rest of the white characters.
Aka “Burn the bish” 😂🤣— Nathalie Emmanuel (@missnemmanuel) May 6, 2019
Immediately after the episode aired, Nathalie tweeted 'Dracarys' — her character's final words, and Dany's traditional command for her dragons to breathe fire — which Drogon was sadly too far away to even think about responding to, as he warily languished out of range of Quyburn's wall-mounted scorpions.
Nathalie then offered her own translation for the high Valyrian phrase: "Aka 'Burn the bish'."
At Monday night's Met Gala, perhaps in protest against Houses Lannister and Targaryen, Ava arrived in a very Highgarden-esque green silken gown adorned with a huge single rose — the sigil of the snuffed House Tyrell.
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