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Details about the Game Of Thrones Season 8 opening scene have been revealed!

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Yesterday, the Entertainment Weekly lit a small batch of the wildfire that HBO had been caching away from us for almost a year now. We got the very first photo from the final season of Game of Thrones as the cover of the new edition of the magazine. The lovebirds / aunt-nephew Daenerys and Jon from the final season – all that we’ve been waiting since the seventh season ended. But, a cover story by EW from the new season gives away an important scene from the first episode. Read on.

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Well, no it’s not the Night King flying on undead Viserion above Cersei’s head, but the very first opening scene of the new season. The interesting detail in the cover story by the EW reads:

“Season 8 opens at Winterfell with an episode that contains plenty of callbacks to the show’s pilot. Instead of King Robert’s procession arriving, it’s Daenerys and her army. What follows is a thrilling and tense intermingling of characters — some of whom have never previously met, many who have messy histories — as they all prepare to face the inevitable invasion of the Army of the Dead.”

So, here it goes – a major callback from the pilot episode where King Robert and Co arrive at Winterfell and this scene perfectly explains Sansa’s grim look from the first footage HBO dropped a couple of months ago.

I thought about a couple of things upon seeing Sansa’s grim look – either she is not pleased with Jon’s decision of bending the knee to Daenerys or she has some bad news for him. What do you guys think?

Besides the writer and co-executive producer, Bryan Cogman explains what the final season will be like especially with multiple characters coming together. He explains,

“It’s about all of these disparate characters coming together to face a common enemy, dealing with their own past, and defining the person they want to be in the face of certain death…It’s an incredibly emotional, haunting, bittersweet final season, and I think it honors very much what George set out to do — which is flipping this kind of story on its head.”

Already getting chills here for Season 8 and can’t wait for this scene to play in the final scene! And hoping the Dragon Queen doesn’t touch anyone this time at Winterfell as it didn’t turn well for the ones touched by Robert. What were your thoughts on this exclusive sneak-peak of the final season by the EW? Tell us in the comments.






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Jon Snow’s Direwolf, Ghost returned in the latest episode but fans weren’t thrilled

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The direwolf Ghost is back in the latest episode but fans aren't thrilled

The second episode of season 8 saw the return of the good boy, the good boy being the best thing that has ever happened to Jon Snow AKA his direwolf Ghost. We last saw the direwolf in season 6 during Jon Snow’s resurrection scene. This was when he curled up, patiently waiting for Jon to stop being dead. ‘Twas a scene where a lot of boxes of tissue were passed around.

So there was rightfully a fair amount of anticipation building up to the moment when Jon and Ghost would reunite. Calling that scene in episode two a reunion would be a bit of a stretch. Fans are understandably pissed because they feel they’ve been done dirty. Which they have. I mean, look at this.

There was no build up to this scene, NOTHING. He’s just there, like an afterthought. While this scene sorely disappointed, fan reactions didn’t.

The direwolf was supposed to have some screen time back in season 7 but he finally didn’t make the cut. Turns out, CGI direwolfs are quite expensive, and with dragons hogging the limelight and the budget, there just wasn’t room for more.

So how annoyed were you with this scene in episode two? Don’t hold back, let us know how you really feel in the comments down below!






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Daenerys Targaryen tries to make a friend in Game of Thrones Season 8 episode 2

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Daenerys Targaryen tries to make a friend in Game of Thrones Season 8 episode 2

Daenerys Targaryen has been seen throughout the show to be someone who can be ruthless, as well as soft towards the ones that she loves. In the latest episode, “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms” we kind of got to see both sides of her. Before you proceed, SPOILER ALERT! Consider yourself warned!

Since the beginning of this season, we have seen an uneasy air of tension between Daenerys Targaryen and Sansa Stark. In episode 2, we see Jorah Mormont speak some sense into a hot-headed Daenerys, who wouldn’t listen to her usual voice of reason, Tyrion Lannister. With Jorah’s suggestion, Daenerys extends an olive branch to Sansa.

We see her tell Sansa about why they’re similar, being women that have overcome a lot of difficulties and the oppression of men. Sansa quips by saying she thinks Daenerys has manipulated Jon, to which Daenerys says she’s in the North fighting Jon’s war.

Daenerys Targaryen tries to make a friend in Game of Thrones Season 8 episode 2

The pair seem to be getting along quite well until Sansa asks Daenerys if she’ll let the North be free, and Daenerys doesn’t seem to take well to that idea. That conversation isn’t finished, however, so looks like we might get to see it in the aftermath of the battle that’s coming to Winterfell.

What did you guys think? Talk to us in the comments, down below!






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Arya Stark and Gendry share a moment in Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 2

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Arya Stark and Gendry share a moment in Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 2

Game of Thrones Season 8 episode 2 dropped today, and we got a lot more than expected, yet again. While the focus of this episode rotated between characters frequently, Arya Stark seemed to be getting a lot more done in this episode than most other characters. Before we proceed: SPOILER ALERT! Consider yourself warned.

Now, Arya has been in a lot of bad places throughout the course of the show, but Gendry doesn’t know this. We see Arya staring at a sweaty and hardworking Gendry as he forges weapons. The pair have a chat and Gendry tries telling Arya she should hide away rather than fight the dead. Arya, being herself, shows off her aim, proving a point.

Gendry is later seen bringing Arya the weapon she asked him to make and we see Arya showing off her archery skills as Gendry arrives. During their discussion, Gendry reveals his true parentage to Arya, and she proceeds to ask Gendry how many women he has been with and Arya and Gendry then end up having sex. The relationship between the two has been long anticipated, and the fans might have gotten more than they could imagine with this scene.

Arya Stark and Gendry share a moment in Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 2

However, this was not all. We saw Arya’s aim being teased quite a lot in this episode, and then we see the weapon that Gendry gives her. Most of you might have realized this by now — this weapon looks similar to the Night King‘s spear. If you think about it, it’s quite the opposite of that, since Dragonglass kills White Walkers. It looks as if there’s a high chance that Arya throws the spear at Viserion, and kills it off, for good.

What did you guys think about Arya Stark in this episode? Talk to us in the comments, down below!






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