“Daenerys was Wrong” & Other Lies We Tell Ourselves About Violence

Game of Thrones, The Civil Rights Movement, & The Myth of Violence in Pop Culture.

Daenerys of the House Targaryen, the First of Her Name, The Unburnt, Breaker of Chains, Mother of Dragons, and Queen of, etc., etc., was wrong.

Near the end of season eight, the “Mad” Queen sacks the capital of King’s Landing with her mighty…