Every other Tuesday in Storied, K. B. Hoyle explores the ways our cultural narratives act on us individually and in society as a whole. “Sorry your dragon show ended stupidly.” HBO’s Game of Thrones, based on the bestselling novels by George R. R. Martin, ended its run this past month with a less-than-well-received 8th season. Not ever having watched it myself, I can’t weigh in on the quality of the season (or the content of the show), but observing the phenomenon of fan…