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Women take control in 'Game of Thrones' season finale

Women take control in 'Game of Thrones' season finale

Was there ever such a reckoning?

The Season 6 finale of “Game of Thrones” was the hour (and 10 minutes) in which the women of Westeros began, with great method and no mercy, to settle all family business.

To be sure, the “ice and fire” parentage of Jon Snow (Kit Harington) was the single biggest revelation of Sunday night’s episode. As many fans have long suspected (and fervently hoped), he is not the son of Ned Stark but of Ned’s sister Lyanna who was kidnapped and raped by Rhaegar Targaryen. Which makes him nephew to Daenerys Stormborn (Emilia Clarke), the unwitting bridge between two warring houses, and, arguably, next in line to the...