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HBO TV series based on George R R Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" books.

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On what ground did Sansa say this in S08E06?

In the Game of Thrones finale, Sansa's Uncle Edmure Tully began making a speech and I understand that he was likely making a speech as to why he should be elected to be the King. However, Sansa ...
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Why did the Game of Thrones writers have so much influence over how fast the show ended?

According to an interview with Game of Thrones writers: BENIOFF: HBO would have been happy for the show to keep going, to have more episodes in the final season. We always believed it was about 73 ...
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Does the GoT TV series ever refer to 'The Great Council'?

In Game of Thrones' S08E06, we see Bran elected king in what seems like an unprecedented event. Taking into account the books, elections have happened before in the form of The Great Council. Does ...
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Why not ask Bran what's west of Westeros?

In Game of Thrones, it is shown that the Three eyed Raven (aka Bran) is capable of seeing the past through the eyes of any person in the human history. So why couldn't Arya simply ask Bran what's "...
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What will bind the kingdoms together now?

In the Game of Thrones finale, we see However, with an era of peace on the horizon and with there doesn't appear to be any power exclusively behind the monarchy. It makes sense for some of the ...
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How Much Did Game of Thrones Cost to Produce, in Total?

Game of Thrones has been a massively popular, highly polished production for nearly a decade. Now that the entire show is done (and presumably all production has been definitively billed), I'm curious ...
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Why does Bran want to find Drogon?

In Game of Thrones S8E6, the following scene takes place BRAN: And Drogon? Any word? SAM: He was last spotted flying east, toward-- BRONN: The farther away, the better. BRAN: Perhaps ...
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Why did the Crown allow giving Highgarden to Bronn?

According to another answer about the ending of Game of Thrones, Bronn gets Highgarden: Kingdom of the Reach - Unknown Ruler: Bronn; Highgarden is part of the six kingdoms; Bronn was given ...
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Who was the “green-eyes” that Arya was supposed to murder? [duplicate]

We saw Melisandre tell Arya: and sure Arya Did the writers include this only to raise theories such as Arya killing Cersei or Daenerys? What is the plot about the green eyes?
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Was this scene in S8E06 added because of fan reactions to S8E04?

In Game of Thrones S8E04, fans were very upset after Jon Snow was reunited with his direwolf, Ghost, but seemed to ignore him. Here are just a few reactions: Vox: Why Game of Thrones fans are ...
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Do the people of Westeros know who poisoned Joffrey?

In Game of Thrones S04E02, "The Lion and the Rose", Joffrey Baratheon dies by drinking poisoned wine. The soldiers take Tyrion Lannister as prisoners and sentence him to death. Later he escapes. In ...
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Why did Bran not warg into Drogon?

It is seen that Bran can control any living things with some magic power in Game of Thrones. We have also seen once he had control one of the dragons which implies that he could have controlled Drogon ...
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How does Jon's heredity matter?

In Game of Thrones season 8 the audience comes to the realization that Jon Snow is no bastard, he's Aegon Targaryen and he's the heir to the Iron Throne. And in the finale we see Jon murder Daenerys ...
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Did Game of Thrones end the way that George RR Martin intended?

The final Game of Thrones books haven't been published (or even written) yet. But George RR Martin has consulted on the show since the beginning. Did he ensure that the show ended the same way that ...
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How can the Unsullied form a new House?

In the finale of Game of Thrones, Sir Davos suggests Grey Worm to go somewhere with beautiful lands and start their own house. but: The Unsullied are all men The Unsullied are all eunuchs! The ...
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Can Bran see the future at will that people don't know about?

It's established in Game of Thrones that Bran can do the following things: Warging, Greensighting (seeing past and present), being a three-eyed raven. I'm not really sure if Bran can see into the ...
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What happened to the Dothraki in S08E06?

In the season 8 finale of Game of Thrones, we see the Dothraki besides the Unsullied but after they vanish! What did they do about it? Where did they go? How did they react?
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What does the Nightwatch do now?

We've seen before in Game of Thrones season 8 that the army of the dead and the white walkers are destroyed but in the season finale, Jon is sent to the wall to be a Nightwatch again. But why does ...
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What was the significance of Lord Varys letter in S08E05

What was the significance of Lord Varys letter in Game of Thrones S08E05 as we haven't seen anything related to that in the finale episode?
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Can Bran see the current past?

We know Bran from The Game of Thrones can see the past, but can he also see things that happened after he became the Three-Eyed Raven? Can he see current events without warging? An example would be: ...
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Status of all the major houses and kingdoms at the end of Game of Thrones

We see the end of Game of Thrones now but I want to know the status of all the major houses and kingdoms in the end. We know Sansa is ruling the north as a free kingdom, Yara Greyjoy is ruling the ...
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What is to the west of Westeros?

In Game of Thrones S08E06 Arya is going west of Westeros. But do we ever have any hints what is lying there to the west of Westeros? Did it ever get mentioned before in the show or books or any other ...
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How is the Ice Wall still intact? [duplicate]

The Night King destroyed the wall and Castle black in Game of Thrones season 7. However, in the ending scenes of season 8 we see that the wall is Intact?
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Could Jon have been made ruler of Dragonstone?

Jon Snow from Game of Thrones is a Targaryen. Does that mean he's the actual ruler of Dragonstone now? Could Jon have been made ruler of Dragonstone due to his heritage?
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Why is Sansa hell-bent on her decision?

Winterfell has been a part of the North (capital of the North) and the home to the Starks (for over 8000 years). They've been a part of the Seven Kingdoms for probably a lot of years (if not centuries ...
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Why did the wights pile up when they were stabbed by dragonglass?

In Game of Thrones S08E03, Before the Battle of Winterfell, it is clear that they tipped the wooden stakes with dragon glass. But why was it that Melisandre still had to cover the trenches in flames? ...
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Why didn't Drogon attack Jon?

In extension to this question about Game of Thrones S08E06, why did Drogon leave Jon after the death of Drogon's mother? Drogon had consciousness to destroy the Iron Throne. We all know that Drogon ...
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How much time passes in Season 8 Episode 6 of Game of Thrones?

The first scene of Game of Thrones S08E06 is showing us shortly after the battle in the previous episode. Immediately after that, comes the Immediately after the scene with Drogon we cut to a scene ...
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Has Season 8 been co-written by both GRRM and D&D or just by D&D?

The A Song of Ice and Fire books currently end at when Jon is killed (if I'm not wrong - and I don't know if new ones came out). But the Game of Thrones TV-show supercedes the books. So is the script ...
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Where is Jon going?

At the end of S08E06 of Game of Thrones, Jon Snow along with Tormund and others of the Night's Watch and go into the woods/jungle. Where are they going? And why?
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Has the wall been repaired?

At the end of Game of Thrones season 7, we saw the Night King's army destroy (at least part of) the Wall. At the end of S08E06, we see Jon go In those final shots, the Wall seems to be intact. Has it ...
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Is there still a Night's Watch?

In Game of Thrones S08E03, In S08E06, we see that Jon is Does the Night's Watch still exist? If so, what is their purpose now? The dead are gone and the people north of where the wall used to be (...
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Why did Samwell Tarly have a vote?

In Game of Thrones S08E06, we see the lords of Westeros One of the first to exclaim their vote was Samwell. Why was he allowed to vote? Why did he have a seat at the 'table'? As far as I know he is ...
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Why did Drogon do this?

In S08E06 of Game of Thrones, we see Drogon burn down the Why did he do that? Did he grow a conscience and see that it was a source of evil?
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Open carry around Westerosi VIPs

In S08E06 of Game of Thrones, we see Jon hand in his sword when he On the other hand, he has his sword when he What is the policy on carrying swords around VIPs? Is there a policy?
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Did the queen allow Jon to visit Tyrion?

In Game of Thrones S08E06 we see Jon visit Tyrion It seems the guards do allow him into the room as Jon hands his sword over to them. Knowing Tyrion, it's not far-fetched that he'd try to talk Jon ...
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Was there any indication this would happen, prior to season 8?

In Game of Thrones S08E03 In Season 08 there are a few hints it will be her. Such as when she sneaks up on Jon by the Wierwood tree, the fact that Berric dies (for real this time,) saving her, as ...
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Did Melisandre really go back to Volantis?

At the beginning of Game of Thrones season 7 Melisandre has the following exchange with Varys when Jon Snow arrives at Dragonstone... Varys: I wondered why you weren't there to meet our guests.You ...
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Why did the Mountain become almost immortal?

In Game of Thrones s08e05 we see a fight between the two Clegane brothers, Sandor(Hound) and Gregor(Mountain). From the start of the fight, the Hound seemed to have the control and stabbed the ...
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Why did Jon go to Dragonstone?

Daenarys travels to Dragonstone in Game of Thrones S08E04 and gets ambushed by Euron's fleet, losing both Missandei and Rhaegal in the attack. At the start of S08E05, we see Jon arrive in ...
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Was Tyrion always a poor strategist?

One particular criticism of season 8 caught my attention. According to some fans, Tyrion had recently become an idiot a poor strategist in the series. This has been blamed on lazy inconsistencies in ...
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What happened to Craster's son in S8E4?

At the end of Game of Thrones S8E4, before we see all of the of the White Walkers gathered. Where was the baby White Walker that the Night King created earlier in the show? Do they grow up super ...
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Have GoT's showrunners reacted to the poor reception of the final season?

The final season of Game of Thrones is coming to an end but many fans are disappointed by the rushed conclusion of the final episodes. Ratings for season 8 have taken a "critical nosedive" and some ...
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How did the Night King know that Arya is attacking?

In the climax of the Game of Thrones episode "The Long Night", how was the Night King able to sense Arya's attack and grab her neck. Just before the Night King gets hold of his sword to kill Bran, ...
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Why didn't the Night King resurrect Viserion under water?

In Game of Thrones, we can see in the episode "The Long Night" that the dead can be resurrected from the underground crypts. Why didn't the Night King resurrect Viserion under water? Why did he have ...
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Why didn't Danaerys do this when she first landed in Westeros?

If Danaerys from Game of Thrones could destroy the entire city by herself with only one dragon, why didn't she attack and destroy King's Landing when she first landed in Westeros, had 3 dragons, and ...
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How is Missandei's name pronounced? [on hold]

How is the name Missandei from Game of Thrones supposed to be pronounced? I've heard characters like Grey Worm and Daenerys pronounce it very differently to how the showrunner pronounces it here: ...
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Do we see some Unsullied doing this in S08E05?

In Game of Thrones S08E05, after we can see that Are there any scenes in which we see the Unsullied also doing the same, or apparently are they not taking part in the act? For the Dothraki, such ...
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Is this the 3rd Big Twist in Game of Thrones? [closed]

A week ago i asked a Question about the 3 Big twists in GOT the answers cleared me up on that, 2 of them has already been revealed and now after the episode 3 "The Bells" we all saw what happened Dany ...
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How come Arya Stark wasn't hurt by this in Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5?

In S08E05 of Game of Thrones Sandor Clegane convinces Arya to leave the Red Keep and go home. There is a scene towards the end of the episode, right after Arya escapes the falling bell tower and ends ...