I Enjoy This Too Much: “If you kill me, you fail Lady Stark.”

Next up, Season 3 Episode 2, when Jaime behaves like a ripe jackass by attacking his protector with a longsword even after he’s seen her go all Valar Morghulis on three Northmen. If I sometimes write about Jaime like he’s a 15-year-old boy running around in a 40-year-old man’s body, it’s because I think that’s a charitable way to explain much of his behavior.

(The show tells us the twins are 40, but at this point in the books, they’re 34. That’s my age. Scary.)

How else to describe a guy who pulls a sword on a diligent protector, when he has already seen what a good fighter she is, and she’s one of the few people in the Riverlands who want him safely returned to his family?

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I Enjoy This Too Much: “I’m strong enough.” “Not interested.”

Now we move on to Season 2, Episode 10, in which Brienne is walking Jaime around on a leash while he makes increasingly inappropriate attempts to learn about her life. I might feel slightly ashamed of myself for doing this except that I’m not the one who wrote the scene with Jaime offering, pretty much in as many words, to fuck his protector.

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