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Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP25 Sep 2017 6:44 p.m. PST

Yeah. I know. grin
I was commenting to me son and fellow GoT-aholic about how "realistic" the dragons looked. He gave me The Look, before sort of agreeing with me.
But they just LOOK right. From having to taxi down the runway before they take off, to the "vent" in their throats, etc. have no problem suspending disbelief watching them.

Now, it appears that Neil deGrasse Tyson agrees with me! I'm not used to that. grin

But anyway, here he is:
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He doesn't comment on Gendry Pheidippides, which is just as well. Even a 6 year old questions that.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP25 Sep 2017 7:42 p.m. PST

Which toilet paper brand does Neil deGrasse Tyson approve of, I wonder?

Dan

skinkmasterreturns26 Sep 2017 2:32 a.m. PST

They are very good at intimidating Mereen aristocracy,too.

VVV reply26 Sep 2017 3:32 a.m. PST

I wonder what powers the Dragons flame? Hydrogen would explode rather than burn. Methane perhaps?

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP26 Sep 2017 3:55 a.m. PST

Dragongas.

Patrick Sexton Supporting Member of TMP26 Sep 2017 10:21 a.m. PST

Aren't the GoT dragons actually wyverns?

:)

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