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The action-packed 8th episode of Game of Thrones season 6 gave us a lot to talk about. One of the awaited scenes of this season was Brienne of Tarth and Jaime Lannister meeting again. Our wish was granted, though the circumstances were quite saddening, with both knights being on opposing ends. We saw Brienne and Jaime engage in a conversation that left many of us heartbroken, and later on, when the Blackfish was killed and Riverrun was taken by the Lannisters and Freys, we saw them bidding goodbye to each other. As teary-eyed this reunion of Jaime and Brienne made us, the actors Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Gwendoline Christie who play Jaime and Brienne respectively, also talked about what that scene meant for both their characters.

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, both the stars spoke about it, and Nikolaj said, “It’s a great scene. These characters are so much about holding their cards so close to their chest and they don’t want to reveal how they’re feeling. But we know there’s history between them, that this is more than two knights meeting. But they would never acknowledge that.”

Gwendoline Christie then spoke about how Brienne felt during her reunion with Jaime, and how dedicated she was of her oath to Catelyn Stark. “I was excited, It was really fun to be with Nikolaj again, and I thought the way of which their reunion happens is not really expected,” she says. “I just loved that it was so formal, because within the confines of such formality, and having to negotiate with each other, there are so many other stories begging to be told in those moments. There’s a slow process of creeping familiarity among two people who haven’t been together for a long time; it was allowed to build. And I love that Brienne asserts her intelligence and her newfound mind of strategy and negotiates with Jaime and gets the outcome she wants – he allows her safe passage to go in and negotiate. It wasn’t cliched in any way. You continue to see the strength of Brienne. She is so dedicated to the moral good she does everything she can to uphold her oath to Catelyn Stark,” she said.

Fans also wanted to know if Brienne and Jaime would ever talk about anything other than their subjective oaths and duties as knights, and to that Nikolaj answered, “[Bronn] tells us what the audience suspects. It’s a great way to get all that stuff into the audience’s head before the scene because then there’s this added subtext. Jaime is always about Cersei and what he can do to help her and how to achieve whatever she wants. And for Brienne, it’s the same – she has an oath to Catelyn Stark. She’s extremely strong willed and has her honor and has to do the right thing always. Sometimes, with both of them, you just want go, ‘For godssake, let it go for a one second. What about what you want?’ They never listen to themselves. And what I love about the end of this scene is there’s some heartbreak. Because, once again, they were close. But are they ever gonna be able to talk about something other than someone else’s agenda?”

It seems we won’t see much of Brienne and Jaime together in this season again, since the next two episodes seem only to be entirely focused on battles. But let’s hope that heartbreaking moment will never be forgotten by either of the knights.






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Game of Thrones finale script reveals Drogon didn’t burn the Iron Throne on purpose

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Game of Thrones finale script reveals Drogon didn't burn the Iron Throne on purpose

Game of Thrones series finale was hated by the fandom to a degree where it triggered millions of people into signing a petition to remake the final season of the show. However, if there was one thing that everybody liked, it was Drogon burning the Iron Throne. Most of the fandom agreed that this was a great choice, but now it seems as though that might not have been intentional like we had thought. Read on!

Now, as you might know, Emmy nominated scripts are made available online, and with the series finale of Game of Thrones, titled “The Iron Throne” getting nominated, the script followed soon. What we saw in the show was Drogon burning the throne down, and the general interpretation was that Drogon was mad at the throne for being the real reason behind Daenerys’ death, and that Drogon wanted to break the wheel like his mother always wanted. However, the script has a different version of how it went down:

“Drogon wants to burn the world, but he will not kill Jon. He breathes fire on the back wall, blasting down what remains of the great red blocks of stone. We look over Jon’s shoulder as the fire sweeps toward the throne – not the target of Drogon’s wrath, just a dumb bystander caught up in the conflagration.”

Well, that’s awkward. The very reason why everybody liked the melting was that they assumed it was because Drogon was smart enough to see that it was the throne’s fault. Now, this looks like just another reason for the fans to hate the showrunners and writers/directors of the finale, David Benioff and Dan Weiss. In the meantime, the PDF of the script has been locked down on the Emmy website, requiring a login to be able to access.

What do you guys think about this reason? Would you have preferred it to be intentional? Talk to us in the comments, down below!






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Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa celebrated his 40th birthday with a 168-pound Guinness and whiskey cake

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Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa celebrated his 40th birthday with a 168-pound Guinness and whiskey cake

If there’s one Game of Thrones star that knows how to party, it’s Jason Momoa. The actor, who played the role of Khal Drogo on Game of Thrones, recently celebrated his 40th birthday at a surprise party thrown for him by his friends. Apparently, the party involved a giant 168-pound cake made out of Guinness and whiskey! Read on.

We had reported about the mini-reunion that Momoa had with his Game of Thrones co-star Emilia Clarke, who was present at the party. Now, further details have been revealed, and it looks like the cake was the star of the party, reports INSIDER.

Made by UK-based baker Aggy Dadan of Edible By Aggy, the cake was infused with Guinness and whiskey and took a week to make. It was served on a giant sugar surfboard, with a wave on one side and a mountain on the other, two things Momoa is known to love. It also featured mini-figurines of Momoa, shown climbing the mountain and playing the guitar while surfing on the wave. Check out the pictures:

Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa celebrated his 40th birthday with a 168-pound Guinness and whiskey cake

Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa celebrated his 40th birthday with a 168-pound Guinness and whiskey cake

Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa celebrated his 40th birthday with a 168-pound Guinness and whiskey cake

Dagan said:

“I was thinking, what could be better than putting the whole thing on a sugar surfboard. We incorporated a little mini pint of Guinness, because he loves Guinness, and a little box of donuts for his best friend [Mada Abdelhamid], who calls himself ‘Donut Man.’

Jason is a big family man, so [Abdelhamid] wanted to include things that represented that in the cake. They left it pretty much up to me, which I love. I love when people let me use my creativity.”

Dagan had previously made a 3/4 scale Aquaman bust cake for Momoa for the premiere of the film, and Momoa seems to have stuck with her.

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Emilia Clarke has a reunion with Jason Momoa at his surprise 40th birthday party

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Emilia Clarke has a reunion with Jason Momoa at his surprise 40th birthday party

The Game of Thrones cast is like a family, and if there’s any proof of that, it’s the bond between Jason Momoa and Emilia Clarke. The duo, that played Khal Drogo and Daenerys Targaryen on the show, one of the best pairings on the show, still remain friends to this day. Their latest reunion occurred on the day of Momoa’s 40th birthday, for which his friends had a surprise bash. Read on!

While Jason’s birthday is actually on August 1, but his friends had a surprise bash for him, which obviously included Emilia. Check out the video Momoa made about the party:

Emilia also posted an adorable birthday wish for Momoa to Instagram:

The two seem to reunite repeatedly, and it makes for adorable pictures every time, so stay tuned for more. Don’t you just love them? Tell us in the comments, down below!

 






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