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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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Given what happened in S08E03, is the Azor Ahai prophecy a false prophecy? [duplicate]

At the end of Game of Thrones S08E03, But it was told that the Azor Ahai, the prince/princess who was promised, would bring an end to the Long Night. So, is Arya the Azor Ahai? If yes, then why did ...
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What happens to Arya's new weapon?

We see Arya use her new weapon in Game of Thrones S08E03 effectively during her fight with undead at the wall, but once she was hit and retreated to the library we see her using a normal dragon glass ...
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Were Jon Snow and Arya working together in the episode "The Long Night"?

I have been reading a lot about Game of Thrones S8E3 and what each scene signified. And there is this weird theory that what Jon Snow was doing right before was on purpose. He was trying to distract ...
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Who is the "old friend" Bran refers to in the first episode of season 8?

The first time I saw the first episode of Season 8 I instantly assumed that Bran's remark to Sam about 'waiting for an old friend' referred to Sam himself as it was said immediately prior to his ...
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Aren't Sansa and Tyrion still married?

Watching Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 3, Sansa makes a reference that she and Tyrion were married, but this is a genuine question as I am unsure if I missed something. Did a septon or someone ...
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Why didn't dragon fire burn and kill the Night King?

It's strange that the Night King wasn't harmed when the dragon spit fire at him in Game of Thrones S08E03, because Valyrian steel killed him and what makes Valyrian steel different from regular steel ...
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Does Bran know that Arya is a faceless man?

I know that Bran from Game of Thrones has the ability to see everything. The Night King has his mark on Bran and he can see Bran's visions. If Bran didn't know that Arya is a face shifter then the ...
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Status of the Dothraki after "The Long Night"

I know that my question is related to the question Point of the Dothraki's attack. I'm posting a new question as I couldn't find my answer in there. In the Game of Thrones episode "The Long Night", ...
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What is the reason for why Game of Thrones is being wrapped up in such a rapid manner?

6 seasons of Game of Thrones had 10 episodes each. Then it dropped to 7, and now the last season has only 6 episodes. What is the reason for the producers of the show have decided to wrap the show ...
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Why wasn't the Night King naked in S08E03?

So we know that the Unburnt (e.g. Daenerys Targaryen) are fireproof, and presumably the Night King is one of the Unburnt. However, the Night King's clothing is unharmed after an extended blast of ...
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Melisandre's Green Eye Prophecy for Arya

In s08e03 we see Melisandre and Arya meet for the second time after Season 3 when Melisandre said to Arya back then: "I see a darkness in you. And in that darkness, eyes staring back at me. Brown ...
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What happened to Lyanna Mormont?

In the Corpse Reanimation Scene during the climax of S08E03 we see Lyanna Mormont open her eyes. At first I thought that this meant that she had survived the giant attack, but her eyes were not ...
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Why did the Night King want to kill Bran personally?

In the episode S08E03 of Game of Thrones, the plan of the defenders for vanquishing the Night King is to lure him near Winterfell using Bran for being able to approach him and kill him. It is well ...
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After episode 3 of season 8, how many dragons do the allies have? [duplicate]

In the E03 S08 of Game of Thrones, the two living dragons, respectively ridden by Deanerys and Jon, fight against the dead dragon, ridden by the Night King. During the fight, Jon's dragon happens to ...
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Did Bran see Arya when he breaks eye contact with the Night King?

In my mind, that final moment in Game of Thrones S08E03 between Bran and the Night King was an indication of what was to come. It took me a while to understand why the Night King tilts his head after ...
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Can Ghost kill White Walkers or Wights?

In Game of Thrones S08E03 we see Ghost charging with the Dothraki to fight the dead army, but could he kill them? If no, how could he be useful in that charge?
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Is Jon Snow immune to dragonfire? [duplicate]

In Game of Thrones S08E03, "The Long Night", Daenerys's dragon Drogon blasts fire at Jon Snow to burn the wights surrounding him and he is unscathed, being half Targaryen. But later the White Walker ...
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Point of the Dothraki's attack in GoT S8E3?

From Game of Thrones, S08E03, now I'm not a military expert, but I think the Dothraki's attack was obviously pointless, so why did they do that? Against such an enemy every move should be perfect and ...
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Why did the writers highlight Arya's weapon when it was just a regular spear? [duplicate]

The special weapon of Arya in Game of Thrones season 8 was not so special, I think it was the same as an Unsullied's spear. So what was the point of that special weapon? The weapon didn't do anything ...
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Was Theon Greyjoy's final charge unnecessary?

When Theon charges for the Night King in Game of Thrones S08E03, I don't know if: Theon knew of Bran and Arya's plan to lure the Night King ("NK"). Bran can foresee the failure of Theon's banzai ...
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Did the spear of the Night King reach its target?

In Game of Thrones S08E03 the Night King threw a spear at Daenerys after she unsuccessfully tried Dragon Fire on him. When the spear heads towards Daenerys, we can hear a reaction sound from her, ...
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What's the role of Melisandre?

I was always confused with Melisandre and was never sure about the purpose she was serving in Game of Thrones. It seems to me that she had been always serving the Lord Of Light. That's why she had so ...
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Did the Hound know his role?

Why did the Hound comply with Beric and decide to help Arya in Game of Thrones S08E03, when Beric pointed at Arya as she was fighting a lot of the dead? Did the Hound know his role? Did the Lord of ...
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Why is Arya visibly scared in the library in Game of Thrones S8E3?

In Game of Thrones S8E3, Arya fiercely kills a way lot of wights after which she has to escape from them and enter the library. In the library she seems pretty shaken and also not as brave as she ...
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What is Bran doing in S08E03?

What is Bran/Three-Eyed Raven doing in Game of Thrones S08E03 when he goes into GreenSight? Is he spying on the Night King or is he providing insights into the battle or is he searching for some key ...
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What was the plan that Daenerys abandoned?

In S8E3 of Game of Thrones, Jon unsuccessfully tries to stop Daenerys from leaving the mountain they are perched on as they watch the Dothraki get chewed up by the undead hordes. In the "Inside the ...
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Can Jon Snow command the dragons like Daenerys or is he limited to just piloting them around?

In Game of Thrones S8 E3, there weren't any scenes where we heard Jon say "Dracarys" and set things on fire, so the question. There was this one scene 15 minutes into the episode where both the ...
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What happened to Ghost?

Is Jon Snow's direwolf Ghost dead? Do we know what happend to him in Game of Thrones S08E03 after he ran along with the Dothraki into the dead horde?
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Why was Jon snow resting with his dragon on the wall?

At around 25 minutes into Game of Thrones S08E03 Jon Snow and his dragon (Rhaegal) were resting on the wall of Winterfell when he could have been burning the army of the dead whom the living were ...
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What is the extent of damage that Viserion's blue fire can cause?

In another post on Game of Thrones, it is already discussed that Viserion's breath is a sort of fire. And we have already seen that it is a quite powerful fire as it can destroy a mighty wall and ...
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Why was S08E03 so dark?

In Game of Thrones, everyone who watched the S0803 episode noticed one thing, the episode was so freaking dark, it was almost impossible to see anything. Audiences were left confused as all hell ...
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What happened to Rhaegal?

In Game of Thrones S08E03 ("The Long Night"), the Night King's dragon tore at the one Jon Snow rides (Rhaegal). He falls off of it and we don't see the dragon anymore, is it dead?
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Did this character even qualify for being Azor Ahai or The One Who Was Promised?

In the books and to some degree in the show as well there is a prophesy about the legendary figure Azor Ahai. But in the latest Game of Thrones episode (S08E03) we see Arya However in a past question ...
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How did Arya manage to disguise herself?

In Game of Thrones S08E03, we see Arya killing How does she manage to sneak up on him given that he's surrounded by an army? Did she use the face of someone from the army?
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Questions about implications of Jon Snow's senior Targaryen lineage claim [closed]

Q1: At the end of season 7, Jon Snow refused to commit to staying in the north and not taking up arms against the Throne. Everyone in Daenerys' party thought that his integrity was too costly under ...
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Where did Arya get these scars?

In S08E02 of Game of Thrones we see that Arya has two vertical scars on the side of her abdomen. Was there an event portrayed in the series that shows how she got these scars?
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What does it mean - "My family is a bunch of Baratheons" [closed]

I recently posted a picture of my wife and I at the theater to see the play WICKED. I had a beard (I don't know if that's relevant). My brother commented, "My family is a bunch of Baratheons" Since ...
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Every man has fought against the Starks

In episode 2 of season 8 of Game of Thrones, Tyrion says, while drinking in front of the fireplace, that every man there has fought against the Starks. Brienne is present there, so taking Tyrion’s ...
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When does Bran Stark remember Jaime pushing him?

I've just seen Jaime apologize to Bran for pushing him off the tower in Game of Thrones. When does Bran remember and how does Jaime discover Bran has remembered in the series?
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Is the Night King capable of going across the sea?

We have already seen The Night King's mystical powers in Game Of Thrones. He can create ice spears (such as the one he used to kill Viserion) and freeze a sword until it shatters. Can he freeze a ...
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Is Bran literally the world's memory?

In the S08E02 of Game of Thrones, Bran says that the Night King will come for him and that the Night King hunted down many three-eyed ravens. Sam: Why? What does he want? Bran: An endless ...
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Who's this lady in the war room?

In S08E02, while the war room scene, I noticed a lady being present, standing between Theon and Brienne. Her face seems familiar, but can't see to recall who she is. Apparently she is important ...
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Can a Knight grant Knighthood to another?

In Game of Thrones S08E02, Jaime Lannister said, “You don’t need a king. Any knight can make another knight". But is it right in the context of Game of Thrones? Is it legal to make anyone else ...
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Why can't fire hurt Daenerys but it did to Jon Snow in season 1?

As stated in this answer about Game of Thrones fire can burn any Targaryen. If that is the case, why doesn't fire hurt Daenerys? In one of the episodes of season 1 or season 2, Daenerys says Viserys ...
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Who's the ginger Eddie being referenced in the Bronn scene?

In Game of Thrones S08E01 Winterfell, when Bronn is in a brothel, one of the girls recalls a ginger Eddie Girl 1: That boy Eddie... Girl 2: The ginger? Girl 1: That's him. Came back with his ...
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Would the outcome be different if Rickon had zigzag-ed through the field? [closed]

In Game of Thrones S06E09, "The Battle of the Bastards", Ramsay Bolton releases Rickon Stark and asks him to run towards the safety of his brother Jon. If he survives the run, while Ramsay shoots ...
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Why did the Faceless Men want the Waif to attack Arya?

I don't understand why the Faceless Men wanted the Waif to keep attacking Ayra and then to try and murder her.
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Significance of Cersei's obsession with elephants?

In Game of Thrones S08E01, Cersei was so disappointed for not getting elephants and it's being part of so many memes and jokes now. But why do elephants matter? Her competition/rivalry is with ...
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In Game of Thrones, does wearing someone's face change the wearer's body as well? [duplicate]

For example, if Arya were to wear the face of someone considerably larger than her, would she look convincing or ridiculously ill-proportioned?
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Isn't Gendry the true heir to the throne?

In Game of Thrones Robert Baratheon rebelled against the Mad King and took the Throne of the Seven Kingdoms. Doesn't this legally set the heir to the throne to the Baratheon family by right of ...
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