Let’s get something out of the way: I think that Game of Thrones season six was a remarkable season of television. It was easily the show’s best effort since the third season and also proved that the show could not only carry on, but thrive without any available books from author George R.R. Martin left to adapt. But just because season six was excellent overall doesn’t mean it was without its faults. Game of Thrones season six suffered from issues both new and familiar, with the following 10 disappointing aspects being the most significant.
Seriously though, keep an open mind with this one. We love Game of Thrones and only point these things out because we want it to be the best show possible.
10. Dorne Still Stunk
To be fair, the southern kingdom of Dorne wasn’t the abysmally plotted snoozefest that it was last season … but that’s only because it was largely forgotten about for long periods of time. The season began with the fallout of Ellaria Sand’s plot to murder Myrcella Baratheon, with Ellaria proceeding to not only murder Myrcella’s betrothed Prince Tristan, but his father Prince Doran as well (oh and Doran’s bodyguard Areo Hotah who, in the end, proved to be surprisingly incompetent for someone with such a cool looking axe).
This assassination plot should have been a shocking moment but Game of Thrones stumbled with it by making us care so little for these characters that the whole scene borders on being laughable. The show then proceeded to act like nothing ever happened by completely ignoring Dorne and its inhabitants for the next eight or so episodes until they briefly appeared again in the finale. Thankfully, this time Ellaria and the Sand Snakes got a boost from Lady Olenna Tyrell’s presence, which is about the best thing that can be said for Dorne in season six.http://www.standard.co.uk/stayingin/tvfilm/game-of-thrones-season-6-episode-1-the-red-woman-five-major-talking-points-from-the-dorne-plot-to-a3232576.html Source: standard.co.uk