Kevin Sweeney

Director, Engineering @ Vimeo.
I like robots, travel, Javascript, and outer space.

Going through my old Moleskines as I start to pack up my life. Still wish we would have used this guy back in the day…

Going through my old Moleskines as I start to pack up my life. Still wish we would have used this guy back in the day…

Rape of Thrones

So the question is not, exactly, “Why change the books?” Because the answer is clear: Many, many details must be changed, just to make the transition from book series to televised series work. The question is, instead: “Why change this?” Why make a scene from the book that depicts consensual sex into one in the show that depicts rape?