It is the eve of battle. White walkers are at the gates. Men and women should be getting ready to fight but at Winterfell, they have a more important task: Unpacking personal baggage.
Black people deal with racist Northerners. Tormund gets into Brienne's personal space. Arya sleeps with a co-worker. If Winterfell has a human resources department, it had better pin a sharply worded circular on the crypt's notice board.