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As per S06E05, it seems that time travel in Game of Thrones is following Novikov self-consistency principle. The Novikov self-consistency principle, named after Igor Dmitrievich Novikov, states that any actions, taken by a time traveler or by an object that travels back in time, were part of history all along, and therefore it is impossible for the ...


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Short answer is not necessarily. As @pradyot brought up in his comment, "time travel" can have different effects on the present day situation depending on the laws of the universe in question. You can't think of the Game of Thrones time travel in the same way as Back to the Future, where each changed event creates a different timeline with different present ...


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I thought it might help to explain just the mechanics of the events on board the Aeolus a bit to clear up what's happening. I am loosely following this video analysis by Peng Yang, though I think I simplified the explanation a bit. The two key aspects of the main plot are these: First off, there are two separate groups of people arriving on the ship. I call ...


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I think many are missing this crucial dialogue in the movie: Rita: I don't know what to say. Phil: I do. No matter what happens tomorrow, or for the rest of my life, I'm happy now. The loop broke when it was pointless to continue further: I think this is crucial. Each day before that one had the potential to be different, to be better; but not the ...



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