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Ed Sheeran thinks his Game of Thrones character should have been killed off

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Director Jeremy Podeswa defends Ed Sheeran's cameo in Game of Thrones Season 7 premiere

One’s wish for death is always met with disdainful or sympathetic reactions. It may just be a whim amidst the chaos that’s life, but many of us might have wished so at some step in our lives. The land of the seven kingdoms and beyond is really cool with granting wishes of such nature. All you need to do is be confident that you won’t die, mess with some powerful people, and then impatiently rush for a conclusive evidence of your strength over them. You are sorted of life! Or if it’s too much to do, you could be an innocent and well-meaning person doing no harm to anyone. Either way, death is certain.

Ed Sheeran thinks his Game of Thrones character should have been killed off

Famous singer & songwriter, Ed Sheeran talked of a similar wish for his Lannister soldier cameo in Game of Thrones season 7. The appearance was not well received by most, some even deeming it as one of the worse things that happened in Westeros.

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And the musician must have been closely listening to the reviews. In a chat with Buzzfeed, he talked about a host of things. He is continually playing with kittens, and the video has an overall adorable feeling to it.

He spoke about his Apple music documentary Songwriter, what inspires him to be competitive, music choices, his writing, touring, cats, and of course, Game of Thrones.

“What do you think your character has been up to since we last saw him?” asked the voice in the interview. He answered, “I know what Game of Thrones fans hoped happened to my character. I’m sure they think my character got brutally, brutally murdered, but I think my character is still out there. I think he’s chillin’.” “Like the cat (in hand),” he laughed.

“It was fun being in Game of Thrones,” he continued, “but I definitely think they should’ve killed me off in the episode. I reckon that probably would’ve been the redemption for people that didn’t like it.”

In a making-video, showrunner David Benioff had said, “Ed Sheeran has got a beautiful voice, and we knew that he was a fan of the show, and we knew that Maisie [Williams, who plays Arya Stark] was obsessed with him. So we always thought it would be fun to try to get him into a Maisie scene at some point.”

Honestly, I rewatched this scene, where Ed Sheeran sings a song, “Hands of gold are always cold, but a woman’s hands are warm…,” and I liked it. It’s a bunch of Lannister soldiers in the Riverlands, Sheeran one of them, and Arya arrives. They offer her food and wine. One expects something bad may happen here now. Both the parties are careful yet somehow relaxed. The soldiers talk about their purpose being there, the irony of their job, and the restlessness of visiting home again. Arya‘s on her way to King’s Landing, but why? Nonchalantly, she says, “I am going to kill the queen.” Silence ensues, and then everyone is in splits. They were strangers who were kind to each other.

Ed Sheeran thinks his Game of Thrones character should have been killed off

This was one of the underplayed and humane moments of the show. And frankly, Ed Sheeran was alright.

If you have any thoughts about the scene or Ed Sheeran in general, do tell us in the comments.






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Drogon broke the wheel in the Game Of Thrones series finale

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Why did Drogon do THAT in the series finale

The last episode to the Game of Thrones series dropped today and things went up in flames courtesy Drogon. Tons of spoilers coming up ahead so watch out.

With a little cajoling from Tyrion and yeah, also the fact that Daenerys barbecued thousands of innocent civilians in King’s Landing, Jon FINALLY came to the conclusion that Dany probably wasn’t the best option for Westeros. After a final bout of reasoning where he tried to make her see the light and she refused, Jon finally decided he had had enough and stabbed her in the gut.

Why did Drogon do THAT in the series finale

Drogon then arrived on the scene and upon realising his mom was dead, went on a fiery rampage that didn’t char grill Jon Snow as you would have expected. Instead, he turned on the Iron Throne and melted it to the ground. If you think about it, this was kind of poetic. Daenerys has been talking about breaking the wheel for as long as anyone can remember. The Iron Throne through the often questionable people who sat on it has been the site of injustice and atrocity, and in melting it down, Drogon paid a final tribute to his mother by breaking the final wheel. In addition to this, it was her ancestor who built the Iron Throne using Dragon fire and now Dragon fire was used to destroy it.

The series really did come full circle because the object that everyone’s been fighting over since the very beginning, is now no more.

What did you think of the finale?






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Sansa Stark gets a satisfying end in Game of Thrones Season 8 Finale

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That one thing Sansa Stark has wanted since Season 1, she got in Game of Thrones Season 8 Grand Finale. That’s a lot to say in comparison to some of our other main characters. Sophie Turner had promised a satisfying end for Sansa in a recent interview, and she proved to be quite right.

The rest of this article contains spoilers. So if you haven’t watched the Finale yet, take heed!

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Sansa Stark had endured much and learned more in her journey through the eight seasons of Game of Thrones. All her sufferings stand paid back in full when the crown settled upon her head and all the lords and ladies hailed the “Queen in the North” in unison.

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Sansa has been working for an independent North ever since she escaped Ramsay Bolton’s clutch. She could have chosen to remain with the Southern Kingdoms since her own brother is King now. With Jon and Arya gone, she would have wielded great power in King’s Landing politics as the Wardeness of the North. But she chose to uphold the Northern people’s wish for independence.

Sansa’s ‘little bird’ comment may have caused an uproar, but it makes sense in her story. She survived Cersei, Ramsay and even Littlefinger by learning what they did best and then using that knowledge against them. And here she put that political acumen to good use by setting up Daenerys Targaryen for her doom and negotiating independence for the North.

Sansa did not become the queen of the Seven Kingdoms as she had once naively dreamed. But she did become queen, and in a far more poignant way, by fighting for independence from centuries of Southern control.

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Her crowning is also the geopolitical representation of “breaking the wheel”. North was free before Aegon Targaryen came and united the seven separate kingdoms into a united whole. In a sense, Aegon “made the wheel”.

With the North seceding from Aegon’s empire the wheel is well and truly undone. And under all its wars, intrigues, and prophecies, that is what Game of Thrones was all about.

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Season 8 finale finally revealed who won the Game Of Thrones

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

When you play the Game of Thrones, you either win or you die. Game of Thrones, a show we have been hooked on for nearly a decade, ended its final episode today. Season 8, episode 6, titled “The Iron Throne” had a lot of great moments, but the biggest moment was when it gave us the new ruler of Westeros. Before we proceed — SPOILER ALERT! Consider yourself warned!

The whole point of the series had been about who gets to sit on the Iron Throne after Robert Baratheon’s death spiralled off a series of conflicts. We see the new ruler being chosen in a flash forward scene, with all the important lords and ladies of Westeros together in the Dragonpit. We saw a few old faces return after a long time — Robyn Arryn, all grown up, and Edmure Tully, most importantly.

The scene is actually about the trial of Tyrion Lannister, who had been a prisoner for betraying Daenerys Targaryen. An angry Grey Worm brings Tyrion, and as per his usual style, eventually, Tyrion soon gets to talking. He talks about how there can be no better ruler than the one that holds all memories of the realm, Bran Stark, A.K.A. Bran the Broken.

Game of Thrones Season 8 finale gives Westeros a brand new ruler

All the lords agree, but one — Sansa Stark. She believes the North should be independent, despite the fact that his brother has become King, and Bran permits it. Bran is then pronounced the King of the Six Kingdoms, and chooses Tyrion to be his hand.

Everyone was expecting Jon Snow or Daenerys Targaryen to sit on the Iron Throne, but the show has revolved around killing our expectations, and it did so one last time, beautifully. What did you think about Bran Stark becoming King? Talk to us in the comments, down below!

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