Did Daenerys Targaryen have PTSD?

The penultimate episode of Game of Thrones, “The Bells”, featured a neat victory — thrown completely awry when Queen Daenerys incinerated huge swaths of already-surrendered King’s Landing. This led to heartbreaking choices viewers saw in the finale, when those who loved the queen most had to act in the best interests of those she had not already killed.

Many viewers dismissed the episode as a pretty piece of art with lazy-to-no storytelling. GOT’s audience wanted the kind and just woman from the beginning of the series to conquer and rule as peacefully as possible, though she had been…