Despite how boob-y its small screen adaptation has become, those who've read the five books in George RR Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series—on which Game of Thrones is based—know that the real meat isn't on the female characters' chests, but in their stories. HBO sex scenes be damned, the women of Westeros are more than sex objects—they're subjects of their own narratives. And it's something that Martin, as a "feminist at heart," did deliberately.
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