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Questions tagged [plot-explanation]

Seeking to understand a story plot better, or to clear up confusion about certain aspects or plot points.

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Where did Drogon take Daenerys to?

In the final episode of Game of Thrones, Drogon is taking Daenerys And flying away. Is it mentioned anywhere in the show or in the books where they're headed and what Drogon plans to do with her?
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How come this Extremis Soldier died so easily?

Currently rewatching and in Iron Man 3, Stark first meets this woman (Brandt) who was an Extremis soldier in a bar. He was able to kill her with an explosion. However, in an earlier scene, another ...
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What is the cipher in the credits of “Under the Silver Lake”?

Under the Silver Lake is a movie about paranoia, conspiracies, schizophrenia, and hallucinations in a backdrop of hedonistic LA parties. The main character solves (or has delusions of solving) ciphers ...
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Does the GoT TV series ever refer to 'The Great Council'?

In Game of Thrones' S08E06, we see Bran elected king in what seems like an unprecedented event. Taking into account the books, elections have happened before in the form of The Great Council. Does ...
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Why not ask Bran what's west of Westeros?

In Game of Thrones, it is shown that the Three eyed Raven (aka Bran) is capable of seeing the past through the eyes of any person in the human history. So why couldn't Arya simply ask Bran what's "...
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What will bind the kingdoms together now?

In the Game of Thrones finale, we see However, with an era of peace on the horizon and with there doesn't appear to be any power exclusively behind the monarchy. It makes sense for some of the ...
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Why does Bran want to find Drogon?

In Game of Thrones S8E6, the following scene takes place BRAN: And Drogon? Any word? SAM: He was last spotted flying east, toward-- BRONN: The farther away, the better. BRAN: Perhaps ...
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Why did the Crown allow giving Highgarden to Bronn?

According to another answer about the ending of Game of Thrones, Bronn gets Highgarden: Kingdom of the Reach - Unknown Ruler: Bronn; Highgarden is part of the six kingdoms; Bronn was given ...
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Who was the “green-eyes” that Arya was supposed to murder? [duplicate]

We saw Melisandre tell Arya: and sure Arya Did the writers include this only to raise theories such as Arya killing Cersei or Daenerys? What is the plot about the green eyes?
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Why does Holden have a panic attack after meeting with Kemper?

In the final episode of Mindhunter season 1, after his meeting with Kemper, Holden escapes the hospital room and is having something like a panic attack. I understand that Kemper has threatened to ...
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Why did Annie do this at the end of Hereditary?

At the end of the movie Hereditary (2018), leviating, Annie beheads herself with a piano wire in front of Peter. Why did she behead herself?
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Do the people of Westeros know who poisoned Joffrey?

In Game of Thrones S04E02, "The Lion and the Rose", Joffrey Baratheon dies by drinking poisoned wine. The soldiers take Tyrion Lannister as prisoners and sentence him to death. Later he escapes. In ...
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Why did Bran not warg into Drogon?

It is seen that Bran can control any living things with some magic power in Game of Thrones. We have also seen once he had control one of the dragons which implies that he could have controlled Drogon ...
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How does Jon's heredity matter?

In Game of Thrones season 8 the audience comes to the realization that Jon Snow is no bastard, he's Aegon Targaryen and he's the heir to the Iron Throne. And in the finale we see Jon murder Daenerys ...
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How can the Unsullied form a new House?

In the finale of Game of Thrones, Sir Davos suggests Grey Worm to go somewhere with beautiful lands and start their own house. but: The Unsullied are all men The Unsullied are all eunuchs! The ...
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Can Bran see the future at will that people don't know about?

It's established in Game of Thrones that Bran can do the following things: Warging, Greensighting (seeing past and present), being a three-eyed raven. I'm not really sure if Bran can see into the ...
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What happened to the Dothraki in S08E06?

In the season 8 finale of Game of Thrones, we see the Dothraki besides the Unsullied but after they vanish! What did they do about it? Where did they go? How did they react?
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Why does Flynn Rider say that Rapunzel will die?

In Tangled, after Mother Gothel stabs Eugene, Rapunzel wants to save him by healing his wound with her magic hair. However, before she tries to heal him, Eugene says: But if you do this, then you, ...
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What does the Nightwatch do now?

We've seen before in Game of Thrones season 8 that the army of the dead and the white walkers are destroyed but in the season finale, Jon is sent to the wall to be a Nightwatch again. But why does ...
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What was the significance of Lord Varys letter in S08E05

What was the significance of Lord Varys letter in Game of Thrones S08E05 as we haven't seen anything related to that in the finale episode?
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Can Bran see the current past?

We know Bran from The Game of Thrones can see the past, but can he also see things that happened after he became the Three-Eyed Raven? Can he see current events without warging? An example would be: ...
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Status of all the major houses and kingdoms at the end of Game of Thrones

We see the end of Game of Thrones now but I want to know the status of all the major houses and kingdoms in the end. We know Sansa is ruling the north as a free kingdom, Yara Greyjoy is ruling the ...
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Could Jon have been made ruler of Dragonstone?

Jon Snow from Game of Thrones is a Targaryen. Does that mean he's the actual ruler of Dragonstone now? Could Jon have been made ruler of Dragonstone due to his heritage?
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Why is Sansa hell-bent on her decision?

Winterfell has been a part of the North (capital of the North) and the home to the Starks (for over 8000 years). They've been a part of the Seven Kingdoms for probably a lot of years (if not centuries ...
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Why are they after Bowery King?

In John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, what did the Bowery King do wrong that led the High Table to go after him? They said that he helped John by giving him the weapon that killed Santonio. However, ...
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Why did the wights pile up when they were stabbed by dragonglass?

In Game of Thrones S08E03, Before the Battle of Winterfell, it is clear that they tipped the wooden stakes with dragon glass. But why was it that Melisandre still had to cover the trenches in flames? ...
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Why didn't Drogon attack Jon?

In extension to this question about Game of Thrones S08E06, why did Drogon leave Jon after the death of Drogon's mother? Drogon had consciousness to destroy the Iron Throne. We all know that Drogon ...
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Where is Jon going?

At the end of S08E06 of Game of Thrones, Jon Snow along with Tormund and others of the Night's Watch and go into the woods/jungle. Where are they going? And why?
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Has the wall been repaired?

At the end of Game of Thrones season 7, we saw the Night King's army destroy (at least part of) the Wall. At the end of S08E06, we see Jon go In those final shots, the Wall seems to be intact. Has it ...
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Is there still a Night's Watch?

In Game of Thrones S08E03, In S08E06, we see that Jon is Does the Night's Watch still exist? If so, what is their purpose now? The dead are gone and the people north of where the wall used to be (...
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Why did Samwell Tarly have a vote?

In Game of Thrones S08E06, we see the lords of Westeros One of the first to exclaim their vote was Samwell. Why was he allowed to vote? Why did he have a seat at the 'table'? As far as I know he is ...
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Why did Drogon do this?

In S08E06 of Game of Thrones, we see Drogon burn down the Why did he do that? Did he grow a conscience and see that it was a source of evil?
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Did the queen allow Jon to visit Tyrion?

In Game of Thrones S08E06 we see Jon visit Tyrion It seems the guards do allow him into the room as Jon hands his sword over to them. Knowing Tyrion, it's not far-fetched that he'd try to talk Jon ...
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Why is it crazy expensive for a person to have their DHF backed up?

In S01E01 of Altered Carbon when Takeshi first speaks with Bancroft, it's explained that a full copy/backup of a person's DHF (stack) is extremely expensive; only for the super rich. BANCROFT: ...
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Why didn't Loki just use his scepter to steal the iridium?

in The Avengers the iridium was stored in a vault which has an iris scanner. Loki seemed to have gouged out the eyeball of Henrich Shafer to access this. However, I'm wondering why Loki didn't just ...
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Was there any indication this would happen, prior to season 8?

In Game of Thrones S08E03 In Season 08 there are a few hints it will be her. Such as when she sneaks up on Jon by the Wierwood tree, the fact that Berric dies (for real this time,) saving her, as ...
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Why do Joan and Annie's children have their names sewed on mats?

In Hereditary (2018), I noticed Joan and Annie's children have mats with their names sewed on them. Why do Joan and Annie's children have their names sewed on mats?
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Why did this soldier not use a sticky bomb the way it was meant to?

In Saving Private Ryan, Captain Miller had the idea of using sticky bombs to hit a tank's tracks and disable it. But in this scene: The soldier carried the sticky ...
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How was Duncan able to predict the exact moment a silenced sniper rifle would be fired?

In the movie Polar that stars Mads Mikkelsen, Duncan, his character and an assassin, was being hunted down by the same organization he used to work so they wouldn't have to pay his 'pension' on his ...
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Why did Mycroft involve Sherlock in S02E01 when he already knew what was happening?

In Sherlock S02E01, why did Mycroft involve Sherlock when he already knew about the flight bombing? I don't understand what investigation was meant to be done by Sherlock since he already knew about ...
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Did Melisandre really go back to Volantis?

At the beginning of Game of Thrones season 7 Melisandre has the following exchange with Varys when Jon Snow arrives at Dragonstone... Varys: I wondered why you weren't there to meet our guests.You ...
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How did Rhodes steal Tony's suit if it prevents unauthorized usage in the first place?

In Iron Man 2, Stark created additional Iron Man suits. During his birthday party, however, Rhodes was able to take and put on one. In a later dialogue, Nat said this shouldn't be possible. To quote ...
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Why did Nick Fury not hesitate in blowing up the plane he thought was carrying a nuke?

In The Avengers, the Council contacted Nick Fury and supposedly, they want to nuke Manhattan. Nick didn't agree so they contacted a S.H.I.E.L.D. operative to nuke Manhattan. When they found out that ...
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Why did Jon go to Dragonstone?

Daenarys travels to Dragonstone in Game of Thrones S08E04 and gets ambushed by Euron's fleet, losing both Missandei and Rhaegal in the attack. At the start of S08E05, we see Jon arrive in ...
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Hollywood movie having animals as character and alter-ego manifestations [on hold]

What is the movie name where every human character has an alter ego representing as an animal? I just couldn't remember but it is not Golden Compass which google was just trying to emboss on me... :) ...
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How did Dr. Strange bring everybody back without the Time Stone? [duplicate]

How did Dr. Strange bring everyone back to the Avengers HQ without him possessing the stone? The stone is supposedly in the gauntlet. So how did he do it? I haven't watched the Dr. Strange movie so ...
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What trigger Elizabeth's flashbacks in pilot episode of “The Americans” -SPOILERS

In the pilot episode of The Americans Elizabeth had a flashback of being assaulted by 'the captain' while training in Russia. I didn't understand what was triggering her flashback.
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Couldn't Tony Stark have just let the other Avengers sort out the mess?

In order to counteract "the snap" in Avengers: Infinity War, in Avengers: Endgame Tony Stark: Invents and constructs a workable time-travel device, and Joins other unsnapped Avengers in traveling ...
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need the name of this movie [on hold]

about 10 years ago i saw a movie where some selected people wake up in strange places where they have chips implanted in their head/neck and said people need to kill each other, whoever is the last ...
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How did Doctor Strange & Team do this?

In Avengers: Endgame, we see Doctor Strange and other sorcerers When last seen, Black Panther, Falcon, Wanda, etc. were in Wakanda, Wasp was in San Fransisco, Ravagers were on their Ship/Planet ...