So forty-some weeks of waiting have come to an end. Game of Thrones came back this week to near unprecedented hype for an HBO series. Maybe True Detective will top it but that’ll be hard to see. More so than carrying on with an epic fourth season, the fifth season premiere was tasked with living up to the hype. Fortunately, it more than lived up to what we hoped. In fact, you could call it a force to be reckoned with.