Warning: Spoiler alert.
Season 8: Episode 4 of HBO’s Game of Thrones was the most anticipated event of the week. After the Battle of Winterfell, we needed to see how Daenerys was going to rally her depleted army in order to take King’s Landing and ultimately the Iron Throne. We reached a pivotal point in the episode where Dany was trying to regain support and declared Gendry Lord of Storm’s End. This received a massive applause. But right after this, she noticed how Jon Snow was being looked at by the people of Winterfell and realized that she would never have that kind of prowess among them.
This was supposed to be a very serious moment and revelation for Daenerys, but it was ruined by a vanilla latte from Starbucks.
How are we supposed to take this seriously? Was coffee even discovered in the year this is supposed to take place? Now, instead of wondering if she is really as spiteful as her father, the Mad King, we will all be wondering if she just hasn’t had her coffee that day. And how do we know that isn’t just Arya in a Starbucks mask.
I can’t decide if this or the obvious truck in the background was worse.
But in case you were wondering what name Daenerys gave to the Starbucks barista, here it is: