As fantastic and satisfying as it was in the end, it felt unnatural from the way the show normally flows. It hit too many traditional tropes and handled it's reveals like your standard, hyper-excited cable television show.
As the Night King descends upon the lands of men, it looks like women will be the ones in charge of stopping the invasion. Whether they will be able to achieve this without destroying one another and the realm in the process remains to be seen.
Through obsessive attention to detail and quality of both Apple technology and HBO productions, new generations of storytellers were inspired to think different and produce better. I would love to see what Apple and HBO could create together.