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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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Where did the horse come from?

In the last season of Game of Thrones, we see that after King's Landing is turned into ashes and all beings are burnt alive. Arya comes out of the ruins and encounters the most beautiful horse in the ...
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How do different directors work together on a single episode?

I know why there are several reasons for hiring different directors for different episodes. (Eg: some directors are better at action scenes and other at drama) But I wanna know how do they do it? ...
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Did this character win the “Game of Thrones”? [closed]

So the whole TV series was called the "Game of Thrones", implying that there was a game. Scene from episode 6 of season 8, "The Iron Throne" Cersei said when ...
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Are there headless wights?

In Game of Thrones, S01E01, we see a White Walker cut off a mans head, But, throughout the whole series I cannot recall a single wight with no head being shown. You ...
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How does Arya get her dagger back in time?

In Game of Thrones, S08E03, The Long Night, [~18minutes into the episode] Arya gives her Valyrian dagger to her sister, Sansa, as she tells her to go down to the crypt. Confirmed [~47minutes in] ...
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Ring the bells. But how?

Just before Deanarys goes completely Apocalypse Now on King's Landing in Game of Thrones S08E06, there is a moment of eerie quiet. After this brief moment of realizing the abysmal situation they're in,...
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Why was this person allowed to become Grand Maester?

In Game Of Thrones Season 8 episode 6 we see that Sam Tarly becomes a Grand Maester. We also know that he is the head of house Tarly and the Lord of Horn Hill, has a baby on the way and is technically ...
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Why did Jon Snow go beyond the wall? [duplicate]

We in see in end of Game of Thrones that Jon Snow has to go to Castle Black as part of his punishment for killing Daenerys. But then he goes with the wildlings beyond the wall. Why did he go with them ...
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Did Dan Weiss and David Benioff ever say “I don't want to [make more episodes in season 8]” in an interview?

So, I was watching a parody video on Youtube (mockup pitch meeting of season 8 of Game of Thrones) and there are lines they use in the video, like: Danny, kind of forgot about Euron... which is a ...
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Why is Illyrio Mopatis willing to give so much to Viserys and Daenerys Targaryen?

In the first season of Game of Thrones, we see how much Illyrio is giving Viserys and Daenerys: shelter, food, and above all the priceless dragon eggs given to Dany. Why is he doing it? What's in it ...
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Is the world in Game of Thrones spherical or flat?

In extension to this question about Game of Thrones, we know the map of Westeros and Essos which is in flat style. Do the west of Westeros and the east of Essos connect? Or is the map not ...
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What is true meaning of the White Walkers' terrifying Spiral Symbol in GOT [duplicate]

In the season 8 episode, we saw the following symbol His victims in this episode were the residents of Last Hearth—the seat of House Umber, a Northern ally of House Stark. None of them were left in ...
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In “Game Of Thrones”, out of the three types of fire. Which is the hottest? [closed]

The fire we see in Game Of Thrones are: - Blue Fire (Wight Viserion) - Red/Orange Fire or Dragonfire (Rhaegal and Drogon) - Green Fire (Wildfire) Is it known which one is the hottest?
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Why they didn't kill this character? [closed]

In the series finale of Game of Thrones, Jon Snow killed Daenerys, but her army of the unsullied just prisoned him, it does not make sense to me. Does it make sense to you also?
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Why did the Dothraki not follow Jon?

In Game of Thrones season 8 episode 6 Jon kills Daenerys. As we know from previous seasons, if you kill a Khal you become a Khal and Dothraki will treat you as their leader. There was no mention of ...
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How come the new monarch does not wear any crown?

In the last episode of Game of Thrones, While there is no longer Iron Throne, I'd expect the new king to at least wear a crown. But alas, I don't remember seeing it happening. The new Queen of the ...
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What effect did the coming of winter ultimately have?

'Winter is coming' was a common refrain during the early seasons of Game of Thrones, but once it came it seemed to be barely mentioned again. It didn't seem to have much effect on the ability of ...
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Armies in Game of Thrones

How does Daenerys' army keep multiplying in size after every battle in game of Thrones? Example: S8E3 Battle with the NightKing - Dothraki 1000s present, Unsullied 1000s S8E3 Last 5 minutes - ...
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What was the significance of Daenerys's speech to the Dothraki in S08 E06?

In S0806 of Game of Thrones, we see Daenerys speaking to the hordes of living Dothraki in King's Landing. These are spoken by her with high esteem marking her victory. Is the speech addressing the ...
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Why didn't the other kingdoms want to be independent?

In the last episode of game of thrones, Sansa asks that the North becomes independent and Bran allows it. Seeing this, Why didn't the other rulers ask for the same thing? Especially Dorne and the ...
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When did the Unsullied learn to speak the common tongue?

When Daenerys first acquires the Unsullied in Game of Thrones none of them knew how to speak the common tongue. This is primarily exampled by Grey Worm having to take many lessons from Missandei (ex. ...
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Who understood Daenerys' speech?

In Game of Thrones S08E06, Daenerys gave a speech to her Unsullied and Dothraki troops where she said Other than the troops, who of the listeners would have understood what she was saying?
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Where is this character at the end of “Game of Thrones”?

In Game of Thrones, there is still one person left on Arya's list. Is it possible that Ilyn Payne is still alive after In other words​, where is he and could Arya kill him?
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Did winter finally come to Westeros?

In Game of Thrones, several dialogues mention the lengthy winters and the fears they impose on people. We know that the weather system in Westeros is quite different from our world, and each season ...
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Can dragons really break walls so easily with fire as it was in S08 E05? [closed]

As we saw in Game of Thrones S08E05 the queen went on a rampage killing everyone, but is it really possible for a dragon to break the walls like piles of wood? I am quite amazed, if they can do it so ...
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Who are these lords at the council of lords?

So in the council in Game of Thrones S08E06 where the new King is elected in we see 15 (if I counted correctly) remaining Lords and Ladies representing various areas/houses. I can easily see: Sansa, ...
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Did this character show any indication of wanting to rule before S8E6?

When Tyrion nominates Bran to become King of the Six Kingdoms at the end of Game of Thrones, Bran replies with a cheeky "Why do you think I came all this way?" response. This implies on some level ...
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Why did Jon Snow do this immoral act if he is so honorable?

Jon Snow from Game of Thrones is a man of honor. When he killed the dragon queen in S08E06, he didn't even escape but told the truth. But then why did he kill her with a back stab? Not literally, but ...
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Is this the purpose of bringing back Jon?

So was Jon Snow brought back to life in Game of Thrones to kill Daenerys? To me it makes sense, I'm not sure if I missed something along the way. It also backs the point that Daenerys would do no good ...
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Where did Drogon take Daenerys to?

In the final episode of Game of Thrones, Drogon is taking Daenerys And flying away. Is it mentioned anywhere in the show or in the books where they're headed and what Drogon plans to do with her?
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Why did Jon Snow admit his fault in S08E06?

Why did Jon admit that he killed Daenerys in Game of Thrones S08E06? Why didn't he just tell that she flew away with her dragon? He could say that, escape from the Unsullied and then tell the truth. I ...
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Why did Grey Worm negotiate with lords and ladies?

Grey Worm could kill Jon Snow in Game of Thrones S08E06 if he wanted to. I mean, he just was told that the king must decide and that the king would be chosen by lords and ladies and he agreed. Why ...
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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 really 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 controlled one of the dragons during the battle at Winterfell with the Night ...
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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 ...