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Here’s why Jaime Lannister might’ve charged at Daenerys Targaryen in the latest Game of Thrones episode

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Here's why Jaime Lannister might've charged at Daenerys Targaryen in the latest Game of Thrones episode

Jaime Lannister is a character on Game of Thrones that has developed so well that viewers went from hating him in the previous seasons to fearing for his life in the latest season. He’s done much to redeem himself despite having thrown a young boy down a tower not very long ago. Jaime’s actions in season 7 might not have yielded him many results with his sister/lover Cersei, but his most recent attempt which was an equivalent of committing suicing was alarming in many ways. In episode 4 of season 7, ‘The Spoils of War’, Jaime gave us the fright of our lives when he decided to attack Daenerys Targaryen in the middle of the battlefield that her massive dragon baby Drogon had set aflame. The Lannisters had already lost, but there Jaime was, charging headfirst with a spear in his hand towards Dany, who was protected by her son.

Many of us, including Tyrion Lannister thought that Jaime had made the most foolish move ever by wanting to attack someone who could easily be sheltered by the humungous dragon by her side. But Jaime might not have been all wrong, folks. This is a man who has witnessed the terror of Aerys Targaryen, the Mad King. Jaime killed the Mad King and released the world of a terrifying monarch who burned anyone that crossed him, so it was only fitting that he try to attack the daughter of an insane Targaryen. To Jaime, Dany is the offspring of a King who liked burning people alive, and she hadn’t exactly made anything better by setting the Lannister army on fire. When you think about it from Jaime’s perspective, as Youtuber Shahan Khilj points out, this  might not have been completely foolhardy on his part.

This traces back to Jaime’s monologue before Brienne in season 3 when he tells her why he killed Aerys: “He told me to bring him my father’s head. Then he turned to his Pyromancer. “Burn them all,” he said. “Burn them in their homes, burn them in their beds.” Tell me, if your precious Renly commanded you to kill your own father and stand by while thousands of men, women, and children burned alive, would you have done it? Would you have kept your oath then? First, I killed the pyromancer. And then, when the king turned to flee, I drove my sword into his back. “Burn them all,” he kept saying “Burn them all.” I don’t think he expected to die. He… he meant to burn with the rest of us and rise again, reborn as a dragon to turn his enemies to ash. I slit his throat to make sure that didn’t happen. That’s where Ned Stark found me.”

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Now that we think about it, Jaime’s actions do make sense when we look at it from his perspective. Did you guys think Jaime’s actions were foolhardy or justified? Tell us in the comments below!






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It turns out Sophie Turner’s tattoo was a major Game Of Thrones spoiler after all

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HBO releases photos from Game Of Thrones Season 8 Episode 6: The Iron Throne

About a year back, on the The Late Late Show with James Corden, Sophie Turner had showed all of us a tattoo on her arm that read, “The pack survives” with the Stark sigil, along with it.

Turns out we had a spoiler with us all along. For those of you who have seen the finale, will know what we are saying.

In the finale episode, “The Iron Throne”, Bran the Broken becomes the King of the Six Kingdoms, Sansa Stark becomes the Queen in the North, Jon Snow goes Beyond the Wall and mostly becomes The King Beyond the Wall and Arya Stark sets to fulfill her dream to become Nymeria and explore the world. Everything that each of them went through finally culminated into a bittersweet end. The promotional image of the pilot with Ned Stark on the throne almost made sense suddenly.

And turns out, Sophie Turner had already given out a major spoiler about this through her tattoo.

“It’s just a quote from last season,” Turner had said when asked about it. “Everyone figures that the pack really does survive, but it’s just a moral that I like to live by.”

She also said that some people had advised against her getting it just in case fans react to it the way they did. But she did not pay heed to it. Turner also took to Instagram after the airing of the episode.

“The pack survived,” she wrote alongside an image of herself, Williams and Hempstead Wright.






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Game of Thrones fans react to Jon Snow and Ghost’s reunion in the series finale

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Game of Thrones fans react to Jon Snow and Ghost reunion in the series finale

Game of Thrones pulled off a sneaky on us. In the fourth episode Season 8, we saw Jon Snow leave Ghost without petting him. In the series finale, Season 8 episode 6, “The Iron Throne“, we saw Jon reunite with Ghost, and the fans loved it. Read on!

Jon had earlier sent Ghost with Tormund to the real North, while he was leaving Winterfell, and he didn’t even pet him. This had upset a lot of fans. However in the series finale, we saw Ghost waiting for Jon at the Wall, and they reunite, resulting in our good boy getting a long pet. The fans took to Twitter to appreciate this:

How did you react to Jon reuniting with Ghost and finally petting him? Tell us in the comments, down below!






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Game of Thrones Finale sees Arya Stark finally embracing her old dream

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Game of Thrones series Finale gave each character their dues, some satisfactory and some not so much. But the Stark kids seem to be doing pretty well! Just as Sansa got her childhood wish, Arya Stark too took her first steps in a direction she always wanted to go.

This post contains spoilers, so stop reading if you haven’t seen the finale yet (but seriously, what are you doing? Hurry up!).

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“What’s West of Westeros?” Arya Stark had asked out back in Season 6. She was talking to Lady Crane, an actress who helped her with a stab wound and let Arya stay at her place. That’s what she really wants, to go off exploring beyond where the maps stop.

She couldn’t then. Arya came back home, avenged her family’s death, saved humanity from the undead invasion and survived the carnage at King’s Landing. All her duties done, and Winter already receding, Arya now goes back to her old dream of becoming an explorer. In the last scenes of Game of Thrones Season 8 Finale, we see Arya sailing on a ship, journeying to the “west of Westeros”.

Arya had always been an anomaly in the rigid society of Westeros. She was expected to marry a lord and bear his children. But Arya never saw herself in that role. That’s why she rejected Gendry’s proposal in episode 4, even though she clearly had affection for him. She knew that marriage, even to someone she loves, will bind her in society’s expectations. Arya rejected that with all her heart.

Game of Thrones may not be as kind to everyone, but I’m glad at least Arya got her happy ending!






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