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Why D&D can’t write woman part two(x)

Show!Asha(still in denial of “Yara”)

  • is reduced to the stereotype of a “bitchy tomboy”.
  • d&d think that the viewers are so dumb enough to mix a wildling woman up with an ironborn princess.
  • the one and only glorious gemma whelan being the only comfort of this role.
  • waste of wonderful canon!characte.
  • repeatedly insults theon by calling him a cunt.
  • bullies theon all the time for the sake of it.
  • not enough screentime or character development, when we get scenes with random whores who needn’t be there.
  • doesn’t show much of her softer side until season 3, but she is only in season 3 for like 5 minutes.
  • isn’t nearly as badass as her book counterpart until season .
  • No but what the fuck is a Yara though?

Book!Asha

  • is a motherfucking q u e e n.
  • doesn’t care about husbands, wants adventures instead.
  • is married to her axe, and her dirk is her suckling babe.
  • doesn’t let anyone tell her she can’t do anything(kingsmoot anyone?).
  • is a real heartbreaker.
  • hates the word cunt.
  • is not a “proper lady wishing for a husband and children”, yet she still stands up for her own sex; something which the showrunners see as a myth.
  • nr1 badass gangsta biatch 101.
  • loves pretty boys, and they love her even more.
  • totally confident with her sexuality, and takes no shit for it.
  • despite being the n1 badass gangsta biatch, she is kind, witty, clever and takes no shit.
  • never lets anyone bring her down for being a woman.
  • is a developed and interesting character who breaks stereotypes.

ariannenymeros:

Why D&D can’t write woman part one(x)

Show!Melisandre

  • is reduced to the depressing stereotype of “strange foreign seductress with evil morals”.
  • mock davos for his son’s death.
  • taunts davos and pretty much blames the battle of blackwater on him.
  • has an evil vagina.
  • is reduced to nothing more than a nice ass and a mad woman.
  • seduces stannis.
  • actually gets naked at all apart from the birthing scene.
  • pretty much only used to be a sexual object or an antagonistic socio-path.
  • manipulates selyse into madness.
  • taunts maester cressen, and gives him a smug look as he dies.
  • is shown as “evil” when allowing people to burn, while daenerys is shown as a “hero” when doing so.

Book!Melisandre

  • never mocks maester cressen, is never cruel to him.
  • knows that cressen wants to poison her, but tells him that he doesn’t have to, giving him an outlet and a choice.
  • is friendly with selyse, but doesn’t manipulate her into madness.
  • doesn’t manipulate selyse into burning her own brother.
  • is only implied to have slept with stannis.
  • offers her condolences to davos for his loss.
  • actually respects ser davos.
  • her drive of helping stannis and saving the realm is a lot more proufound.
  • is much more than a sex object with questionable morals.
  • is regarded as a very beautiful woman, but not a sex object.
  • makes devan stay at the wall, cause she wishes not for davos to lose any more sons.
  • doesn’t care that davos never swears to harm her.
  • is the only one to visit davos when he is imprisoned.
  • is actually a human being, with human emotions.
  • doesn’t blame davos for stannis’ loss at the blackwater, cause davos was not the once to convince stannis not to bring her along.
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