India, May 16 -- Ahead of its grand finale, HBO's fantasy drama series Game of Thrones is facing a new challenge. Thousands of enraged fans have signed a petition on Change.org titled 'Remake Game of Thrones Season 8 with competent writers'.

"David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have proven themselves to be woefully incompetent writers when they have no source material (i.e. the books) to fall back on. This series deserves a final season that makes sense. Subvert my expectations and make it happen, HBO!" wrote Dylan D who started a petition addressed to HBO. At the time of filing this report, 221,415 people had already signed the petition.

The final season has come up for a lot of criticism - the "too dark" complaints against the episode 3, The...