Do not mess with her dragons. After waiting seven seasons to introduce Daenerys Targaryen’s (Emilia Clarke) dragons to Westeros, Sunday night’s “Game of Thrones” finally unleashed the fiery fury on everyone’s favorite gold-handed Lannister in “The Loot Train Attack.” A battle so big and so hot it may have topped last season’s epic “Battle of the Bastards.” And that’s with just one dragon — Dany’s got two more waiting in the wings.
Warning: spoilers ahead.
The fourth episode of the seventh season of “Game of Thrones” (officially titled “The Spoils of War”) utilized two of Daenerys’ biggest assets: her dragons and the Dothraki army. And if you remember the words of late King Robert Baratheon, “Only a fool would meet the Dothraki in an open field.”
And that’s exactly how Dany made of the Lannister army look, foolish and on fire.
After the episode, HBO unveiled an elaborate look at the making of its mad battle, which it dubbed “The Loot Train Attack.” Here’s everything we learned from the detailed, behind-the-scenes reveal.
A medieval western
If there was any doubt that this was executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss’ version of “The Great Train Robbery” or “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” labeling their big episode moment a “loot train attack” should leave no doubt.
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