Recap: “Game of Thrones” Season 6, Episode 4 – “Book of The Stranger”!

Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 4 Review
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This season’s fourth episode was an absolute “game changer”! To start off with, you may think there’s still more to come in the future Game of Thrones season. So, touting last night’s (May 15) “Book of The Stranger” episode as the outright “game changer” can be a bit opinionated. But, that isn’t the case and there’s no one disagreeing to the fact this episode has entirely changed the GoT premise for the sixth season. Like most of us, we were lucky to witness it on TV last night. We also know by now that if someone wasn’t able to watch it on time, he or she is obligated to be familiar with the ways to watch Game of Thrones online. Before we head on towards the Game of Thrones season 6, episode 4 recap and review the “Book of The Stranger” episode in details, we’d also like to show you how to watch Game of Thrones online for free!

Those who missed out on Sunday (May 15) night must really grab this opportunity and watch Game of Thrones season 6, episode 4 online for free. This isn’t misleading as there is, in fact, a way to watch the “Book of The Stranger” online without paying anything. Just get the free trials on HBO NOW and stream Game of Thrones for free. The other option is using your Roku player and adding HBO NOW in your channel playlist.

The only contingency in these ways is that you may watch it for free only till the time the trial lasts. After it runs out, you will have to pay the subscription to HBO NOW to watch Game of Thrones season 6, episode 4 online. Once you are subscribed, then you can watch the show and all of its episodes any time you want. The network has made sure everyone gets access to Game of Thrones and not just the ones who can TiVo it whenever it gets telecast. With that being cleared out, we insist you to watch the “Book of The Stranger” episode online as the review below will really help you realize the deeper truths revealed in it.

“Book of The Stranger” Recap

After watching the full episode over and over, we know what it means when it is said that change is necessary. It’s very crucial for any show to keep up with the intensity by changing the scenarios so that other characters also get more attention. Why we felt that “Book of The Stranger” was a game changer is because it has not kept the focus on just Jon Snow (Kit Harrington), but it has also revealed how the lives of other pivotal characters are changing.

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Sansa Meets Jon

It is the very first time these two legendary characters have met each other. Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) has finally met her long-lost brother, Jon Snow. The “Book of The Stranger” episode starts with Sansa, Brienne (Gwendoline Christie) and Gendry (Joe Dempsie) entering Castle Black and visiting the Night’s Watch members who guard the Wall. When Sansa arrives, we see Snow looking at her and instantly running down towards her. While he does hesitate when he comes in front of Sansa, she rushes towards him and they have a very adoring embrace. The embrace really feels like meeting your family after a very long time.

The episode also showed Sansa requesting Jon Snow to return to Winterfell with her. She wants him to come home as it is the only place where he belongs, but Snow knows that the Boltons won’t let that happen. Snow also knows that Ramsay Bolton (Iwan Rheon) has Rickon Stark (Art Parkinson) as his hostage, and will use him as a bait to keep their reign in Winerfell.

Daenerys Targaryen’s “Rebirth”

In Vaes Dothrak, Daenerys Targaryen’s (Emilia Clarke) fate does not look great at all. But, that’s just what the Dothraki and the Khals think. Before going to the Temple of the Dosh Khaleen, Khaleesi also befriends a younger Dosh Khaleen (Hannah John-Kamen). While having a walk with her, Daenerys finds Jorah (Iain Glen) and Darrio (Michiel Huisman) as they plan a way to get her out of the fatal clutches of the Khalasar.

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This is one of the most epic part of the entire Game of Thrones series and it’s to hard to top this one. Jorah and Darrio manage a way to keep the Khals barred inside the Temple. Daenerys then enters the temple asking for the leaders of Khalasar to accept her as the suitable leader of the Dothraki. The Khals insult Khaleesi’s ambitions and even threaten her that they would all rape her if she thinks they are not fit leaders. Listening to their threats, Daenerys calmly pushes over the pyres, burning the whole temple down. All the Khals get burnt inside the Temple, and the Dothraki’s gather around to witness it. Daenerys walks out of the fire alive, proclaiming how she is powerful enough to rule the Dothraki. Similar to the time when she survives Khal Drogo’s funeral pyre and comes back with her dragons, this scene resembles another “rebirth” of the Khaleesi by leading the Dothraki clan on her own.

Watch the “Inside the Episode #4” video below to see how the Game of Thrones‘ showrunners D. B. Weiss and David Benioff discuss the “Book of The Stranger” episode in depth. That’s also the best way to have a recap on Game of Thrones season 6, episode 4.

 
 
 
 

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