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Direwolves are dying on Game of Thrones and fans are really angry

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Direwolves are dying on Game of Thrones and fans are really angry

There were six Direwolves introduced in season one of Game of thrones, as legendary creatures which were rarely seen on the south of the Wall. Ned Stark found them next to their dead mother and on Jon Snow‘s insistence they were given to five Stark children and Jon happened to find another one, which he took as his pet. Fans had grown to really like all these Direwolves but most of them have died by now.

The most recent death occurred in last Sunday’s episode ‘The Door’ when along with Hodor, even Bran’s Direwolf, Summer sacrificed his life while protecting Bran and Meera from the Wights. Fans have lost their shit since that moment and everyone is questioning the purpose behind Summer’s death (probably Summer’s death could be avoided).

The four deaths that have occurred on Game of Thrones till now are of Lady, Grey Wind, Shaggydog and Summer. Lady was Sansa’s Direwolf who was punished on behalf of Arya’s Direwolf Nymeria back in season 1. Queen Cersie had ordered Lady’s beheading (Though in real life, Sansa has adopted the dog that played the direwolf and they have a happily ever after).

Then in Red Wedding, after killing Robb Stark and family, Walder frey’s man shot Robb’s Direwolf Grey Wind with arrows, and that was the sad end for Grey Wind. Then recently, the Umbers presented Shaggydog’s head to Boltons (though fans believe that it wasn’t Shaggydog’s head). And now Summer has seen his end.

I really hope Ghost and Nymeria survive till the end (and this is assuming that Nymeria is still alive). The fans are in a state of shock after seeing the deaths of 2 Direwolves within the span of few episodes and they let their feelings be known on Twitter. Here are some of the tweets.

 






22 year old. Law student. Cancerian. Epicure. Unicorn and mermaid believer. Doing this for my love for dragons and Khaleesi. Oh, And Jon. And Tyrion. And Cersei. And always remember, there is no justice in this world unless we make it.

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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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