In this episode , we explore the plot device known as a Deus Ex Machina, examining its origins, its uses and look at which story between Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings uses it effectively.Enjoy!

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9 Comments

Hari · August 23, 2017 at 9:38 am

Awesome stuff bro. Although I still need to watch GOT, this is good motivation. Waiting for your next one!

    ZoS · August 23, 2017 at 10:11 pm

    Thanks da! Now please go start GoT lol

Merin · August 23, 2017 at 4:53 pm

Awesome comparison and I totally agree – the audience wants a protagonist that is relatable. And as amazing as it would be, getting rescued from a horrible situation out of the blue just doesn’t happen to normal people.
The Deus in GoT definitely added to Sansa’s arc (as you mentioned), but I feel like it still took away from Jon’s. I wonder if there is a better way to foreshadow all of that *thinking face*

    ZoS · August 23, 2017 at 10:14 pm

    Hmmm…. that is actualy true! Maybe there’s a reason jon keeps getting away … probably because there’s more to him ?
    Yeah it’s tricky giving focus to one character’s arc without taking away from another, but i think the point was to give Sansa her moment and emphasis the luck and messiness Jon faced

Ajay Nandakumar · August 23, 2017 at 11:39 pm

Great stuff dude! Love the execution! Keep the creations coming !! 🙂

Neelu Mathew · August 25, 2017 at 2:46 pm

Each episode gets better 🙂 nice one dude! Well researched and smart..”charactors should make choices” now I know what dues ex machina is.

    Jay · August 30, 2017 at 11:43 pm

    Thanks! I enjoyed making this one !

Manu nair · August 31, 2017 at 5:19 pm

Nice work bro. ..Great execution !!!!

Timmy · September 8, 2017 at 9:50 am

Keep them coming! A YouTube channel is in order 😀

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