Twitter reacts to Game of Thrones creators moving to Star Wars

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Feb 6, 2018, 4:49 PM EST (Updated)

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are trading in swords for lightsabers, dragons for Porgs, zombies for stormtroopers, ale for blue milk. See where we're going with this?

After the announcement that the Game of Thrones creators would write and produce a new Star Wars film series, the internet understandably lost its mind. Fandoms are colliding like the MacGuffin particles in The Cloverfield Paradox and all we can do is just stand by and watch the pretty things they create or the terrible black holes that could suck everything good out of the world.

In any case, Benioff and Weiss are adept at crafting large-scale epics in robust fantasy worlds, so Disney's Star Wars should be a cake walk after all the blood, sex, incest, alcoholism, skin-flaying, eye-crushing, poisoning, stabbing, hanging, castrating, and third-degree burns on Game of Thrones. Did we miss anything? Anywho, here's how Twitter is reacting to the news:

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