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Ramsay was pretty sure by having the bow and arrow that he has all things under controlled but he forgot to remove remove :P. He thought he will take enjoy killing Jon Snow like he did to Theon Greyjoy. But he didn't know this that Jon Snow had fight with death and defeated death. And more over they(GOT) have to take the story ahead with jon Snow they can't ...


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A reasonable explanations that I can see... The men were already on the ships. Only captains voted in the Kingsmoot The kingsmoot was a traditional ceremony held by inhabitants of the Iron Islands in which kings were chosen by longship captains


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There is no assuming the stag was Shireen's, since it was made by Davos himself and he recognizes it.The fact that Shireen's stag lay in the pyre revealed to Davos the events from the end of S5, when Shireen was burned alive. Melisandre tells Ser Davos in S5 that Shireen is dead, but leaves out the fact that it was her idea to burn Shireen alive. When Davos ...


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The significance is where he found it. He found it this burning remains Which means he knows now that she was sacrificed to the fire god and surely that's a set up to some sort of a later confrontation between him and Melisandre.


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No, she should not be asking for same. As Longclaw is given to Jon Snow by Lord Jeor Mormont. If the Mormont family had thought of keeping it in house, they would not have sent it to Jeor as Jeor has already taken the black. They had known that it will eventually be inherited by someone else. And when Jon meets Lynna, she didn't even ask about it, if she ...


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Having enough food during a normal summer/winter is different to having enough food during a siege. Mmmm, foood, arhgghghghg! In the first instance, people are not condensed into a small area such as a castle. Most people have been growing, harvesting and storing for long periods of time. Having enough food to last years is fairly standard. In the second ...


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The simple answer is, they don't work well when winter is coming and people have been recently stockpiling food (like with the hopeless siege of Riverrun). Only commanders as hopeless as Frey & Frey Junior would think a siege was a good idea under such circumstances. Stannis only attempted a siege out of desperation, and the Boltons were clear about what ...


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Most likely Jon or others informed Sansa about what they talked about. Not everything is shown on screen and it's reasonable to assume that Jon Snow may recap the conversation that he had with Sansa's husband when he sees Sansa next. It's also possible that someone else in the party told Sansa that Ramsay said this when they were trying to decide if and ...


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I suspect the 1000 ships was just a hyperbole to inspire the Ironborn. It S6E9, we learn that Columbus' ships were handled by 20 - 30 men each. The Pinta for example was crewed by 26 men. More modern ships can sail with 10, and as low as 5 or 6 without any problems. So even if we take the 1000 ships at face value, since the Ironborn are highly ...


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Regarding the number of people: According to a semi-canon source the isles can raise approximately twenty thousand men. Granted this would be fighting men. So it depends how much a total population would we to be able to raise 20,000. If we look at the United States, the total active and reserve military is roughly 1.5 million currently, but peaked during ...


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He's talking about the Baratheon seed. It's strong so all Baratheons have black hair, regardless of who they breed with. All of Robert's bastards have black hair. All Baratheons going back years have black hair. Since the seed is strong, Robert's "children" by Cersei couldn't possibly be his, because they have blonde hair.


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In the books, at around this time in the sequence of events (I know it's not entirely consistent with the show, but assuming they are at least a similar timeline) it has become Autumn. In the famous words of the Starks: 'Winter is Coming'... but it's not here yet. This means that there are terrible blizzards coming in, but the weather is not so bad yet that ...


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Sansa executes Ramsay like a Bolton would—feeding him to his own dogs—instead of the way a Stark (like her father) would. Her time with Ramsay changed her into someone who will give into the temptation of making someone suffer a horrible death.


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It's Ramsay's way of torturing, he thought that if he kills the giant first, he'll hurt Jon's feelings, especially that Jon was already looking to the Giant and thanking him for everything. All what Ramsay was doing is teasing Jon, first by the letter in the beginning of the season, then killing Rickon, then killing the giant. Also, I believe that Ramsay ...


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The Debt DB Weiss addressed the scene in a Inside the Episode video Ayra is in danger. She has an open wound in her stomach, and the one person who has been protecting her to this point unfortunately gets murdered. The fact that the Many-Faced God gets the people promised to him really makes you think that is just almost an inevitability about what ...


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On top of the sadistic nature people have mentioned already, Ramsay is a pretty good strategist. He was probably thinking "If I kill Jon, it's me vs. a Giant and the men. If I kill the Giant, Jon can be goaded to fight me one on one, which is the only way I can win here." He had just seen Jon come running across a battlefield into range of his archers ...


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We can see the answer in what happens immediately after. It's textbook Ramsay manipulation, and it nearly worked. Ramsay was surrounded by Snow loyalists who immediately aimed at him. If he'd shot Snow, they'd have killed him without hesitation, then rushed to try to save Jon. But their leader is still alive, and Ramsay's talking, not posing an immediate ...


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What can he achieve by striking Jon? He might have missed it or killed him. But he will surely going to be killed later on by the giant or by any random Wilding and soldier. So not much gain. He did the same with Rickon Stark in the same episode, he could have tried killed Jon , as he was on same distance as Rickon when he got killed. Ramsay even tried to ...


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I think that Ramsay got cocky... He had a bow and arrow, and Jon Snow was a bit of a ways off. He loves to mess with people and hurt them by hurting others, so he probably thought, "I'll kill Wun Wun just to make Jon angry, then I'll shoot Jon." But as we know...


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Ramsay enjoys teasing people. The show runners revealed that it wasn't until the moment his dogs were about to eat him alive that Ramsay realized that he had lost (an evidence for this was his cocky comment that he "still held Winterfell" even though his entire army had been swipe out by the Knight's of the Vale cavalry and he had not one but two Starks ...


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My take is that she is somewhat embarrassed about her relationship with Baelish. He betrayed her (and Jon's) father, got her involved as a suspect in Joffrey's killing, killed his "wife" for her, overtly declaring his creepy you-look-so-much-like-your-mother love, and then sold her off to a torture-y demon of a man. I am eager to see how him and Jon ...


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It's a better story. It conforms to the way things happen in Game of Thrones. It conforms to the characters. It was in the end, the better strategy. Bolton's were defeated because they came to the battlefield instead of withstanding a siege. They came to the battlefield because Ramsay Bolton 'knew' that his army will defeat Jon Snow's. They were beaten ...


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Another point of view: What's in it for Little Finger? Little Finger won't come to her aid if there's nothing in it for him. In her secret letter, Sansa could have promised him the tittle of Lord of Winterfell, bonded by marriage. Jon Snow won't let that happen. Sansa is one of the few remaining and legitimate heir of Winterfell, and she knows she can't ...


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Sansa held the reinforcements from Jon to ensure the numbers would be in her favour. She knows Ramsay and the games he plays. She knows (speculatively) that he will have total disregard for the lives of his men if it means he wins. We see this play out, with archers raining arrows onto friend and foe. In short: Sansa needs Jon to commit to the fight to ...


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This page likely shows everything that you are thinking of, but I will summarize it as well: S05E10 The Lord has shown me Bolton banners burning In S06E09 before the battle begins, when both armies are facing off against each other across the battlefield, placed around the plains are flayed men, nailed to crosses upside down just like on the Bolton ...


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This is most likely just Ramsay saying that he has changed Sansa. She's no longer the same person she was before marrying Ramsay, and so he 'is a part of her'. Iwan Rheon (Ramsay Bolton) supports this explanation in the quote below: "What he's saying to her," he says, "is that his mind, his mark, will be on her. Very much like if you look at Theon now,...


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Remember the conversation between Sansa and Jon before the war. She was asking jon if he won't ask for her advice as she knows Ramsay bolton far close then anyone? Sansa might have told jon if he had shown interest(or believed) in taking her advice. As in their conversation Sansa says: And Jon replies: As she was knowing the army they had won't be ...


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Clearly Ramsay said that sansa is a part of him and not the other way round where ramsay says that he is a part of sansa(which would have clearly implied that sansa is carrying his child), which means he implies that maybe she has turned into a little bold and cruel sansa(considering how she feels happy when she turns away from the cage when the dogs start ...


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I think, Sansa want to be "the savior" in a war, to gain respect and then to smooth her path to be the queen of winterfell.


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In this interview the actor who plays Ramsay (Iwan Rheon) refers to that line as meaning the lasting psychological damage that he's caused Sansa: I think [the final scene with Ramsay and Sansa] was great. It’s a good scene. It leaves Sansa in an interesting place as a character, because he’s saying, “I’m inside you now.” [Rheon shudders] It’s horrible, ...


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This is purely based on my observation of what going on the scene, not based on the book since I haven't read it. Usually, if someone have been traumatized, at some point that person might grow hatred inside and do it into someone else, and eventually possibly become another "mean person" too. Letting someone to be eaten by a dog is mean at some degree. If ...


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According to Miguel Sapochnik, director of the episode: "[Ghost] was in there in spades originally, but it's also an incredibly time consuming and expensive character to bring to life," the episode's director Miguel Sapochnik told Business Insider on Monday. "Ultimately we had to choose between Wun-Wun and the direwolf, so the dog bit the dust."


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I think the show writers have made it pretty clear in the 'Behind the Episode' videos that Sansa simply doesn't trust Jon yet. Jon was the bastard of the family. Although it's the only family she's got, they were never close to each other. From Sansa's point of view, she does not know how Jon would react to news of Littlefinger coming. She cannot trust him ...


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I think that there are a few reasons for this: Little Finger cannot be trusted. Ned learnt this the hard way. He only does what he does so that he can benefit in some way. Because of (1), and I may be under correction here, he doesn't want the help of Little Finger and he tells her this. But she can see that Jon will need the extra men so she does it ...


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It could be related to Qyburn's discussion with Cersie regarding Varys' little birds. They must have found the wildfire stashed underneath King's Landing. Since he seemed quite satisfied (happy) when Cersie asked for it, so it cannot be about Daenerys' dragons since that would have made him and her uncomfortable (unhappy). Regarding hints of wildfire: ...


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Curiously, both the Bolton banner and the Union Jack do have some common elements in how they came to look the way they do! The Bolton flag is, of course, an image of a flayed man being crucified: The diagonal part of the Union Jack comes from the saltire-shaped flags of Scotland and Ireland: And St. Andrew's flag of Scotland is cross-shaped because ...


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The UK flag, the Union Jack, is a combination of three flags: And Scotland's flag is based on the crucifixion of Saint Andrew, which was held on an X-shaped cross: But Bolton's flag represents glorification of the cruelty of skinning people alive on an X-shaped cross upside down. So they do have a similar basis of crucifixion on an X-shaped cross, ...


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Where he exactly was is not known with certainty as Ghost was last seen before Jon left Castle Black. That being said, I am fairly certain the following statement is incorrect. I am sure he would have done a lot of damage. Direwolves are not war mounts and are certainly not trained for open field battle. In almost all cases where we see a Direwolf ...


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He probably didn't think she would be sacrificed but simply used her blood like Melisandre did with Gendry. Davos knows Gendry lived because he gave him a boat. So that's why he doesn't defy Stannis' orders but also why Stannis sends him to Castle Black. Davos would have jumped in the fire to save Shireen. Davos might think that Shireen was killed or ...


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Game of thrones is actually three separate tv shows filmed and shot simultaneously, in different locations. There are three completely separate crews and teams known as "units". Many big films have a "second unit" with a less important director than the official one; who shoots establishing shots, minor locations and other scenes that the headline director ...


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There is definitely one son of Craster who became a White Walker. Craster's Last Son was given to the White Walkers in Season 4 Episode 4 and, when touched by the Night's King acquired the deep blue eyes of the Others. While this was probably the fate of his other sons that is not certain. Is there some kind of magical connection between the White ...


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In short, because they did not have to. Jon Arryn was actively investigating Jaime and Cersei's secret when he met his untimely demise. If they were putting a plan together to murder Jon Arryn based on this knowledge it ended up not making a difference because he was killed anyway. Look at the what happened to Ned Stark, he made the same accusations and ...


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Hodor is also half-giant, perhaps him being half giant has properties to the old North magic that allows him to see? If you recall throughout the series, only Beasts can be Green-sighted, giants happen to fit into that category even though they have a small intellectual standpoint. COULD it be possible that since hodor isn't fully human, that he COULD see ...


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If you look at the NowTV page for Game of Thrones, you will see that it's licenced from Sky Atlantic (not directly from HBO). The version shown on Sky Atlantic has title card fades for advert breaks, and that is how it gets to NowTV, who simply make it available 'as is' to keep their costs low. Most NowTV shows licenced from Sky will have similar title card ...


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What rumors were Cersei and Qyburn talking about in “No One”? We don't know yet. Is there any clue about the rumors in previous episodes? No, or maybe yes if we count Bran's vision a hint. Bran does see a vision of green fire aka wildfire, which is one of the most talked about rumors [source: bustle.com, reddit]. Even the dialogue looks suitable to the ...


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In the books, there are rumors about wildfire stashed underneath King's Landing. If you recall Bran visions, there a few about some devastating explosion. King Aerys wanted stashed that wildfire in his time, but couldn't give the order to ignite them because Jamie "Kingslayer" Lannister killed him before. So the wildfire is there, waiting to be ignited. ...


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No, it is not known what they were discussing. There was no previous scene in which Cersei was shown asking Qyburn to investigate a rumor. The dialogue between Cersei and Qyburn in "No One" (S06E08) was introducing a new mystery.


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Dialog between Beric Dondarrion and Sandor Clegane in Season 6 Episode 8, "No One", shows that it was a sept that Clegane and the villagers were building: Beric: They attacked a nearby sept and murdered the villagers. Beric: Why do you want them? Clegane: Same reason. I was helping build it.


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As per Season 6 Episode 8, "No One", the members of Brotherhood Without Banners which attacked and killed the villagers and the septon are shown to be a splinter group which did an unsanctioned attack. The Brotherhood Without Banners' leader, Beric Dondarrion, Thoros of Myr and company were about to hang them (the splinter group) for murdering the ...


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To start here: Is there something I am missing or can the Faceless-men do these kinds of magic as well? Of course the Faceless Men can perform magic. They have been granted the ability to preserve the faces for all time in the hall without rot. They are then able to wear this face as their own. This also seems to alter their overall physical appearance ...



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