Game of Thrones Creators Explain the Dark Dany Twist You Truly Hated

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These episodes have, collectively, given us more "holy s**t" moments than most TV shows combined, so what about the final one?

Numerous viewers have found Dany's Season 8 character arc to be rushed and in direct opposition to the person who spent the previous seven seasons as a fan favorite. At least one of them has to live, right?

Game of Thrones has historically presented white horses as the animals of heroes on the show.

These are the episodes - usually the 9th of each run, before the seasons started getting shorter - where Game of Thrones really made its name. Like, everybody. The Mad Queen unleashed Drogon on King's Landing, and numerous series' beloved characters didn't make it out alive.

Yeah, there was so much speculation about how Cersei would die - whether tied to the valonqar prophecy from George R.R. Martin's book or whether Arya Stark would kill the green-eyed young woman or what.

'I think the biggest surprise is he came back for her. Cersei realises just how she loves him and just how much he loves her.

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Some fans felt Dany's turn toward revenge-fueled madness made ideal sense - considering last week's beheading of her closest friend and her family's history of insanity - while others felt it was a betrayal that ruined one of the show's most beloved characters.

She added: "They came into the world together and now they leave together".

After Jamie killed Cersei's new lover Euron Greyjoy, he tried to lead her to safety through a secret passage but when their path was blocked with rubble, he comforted Cersei as they awaited their demise together and were ultimately killed by the Red Keep's collapse.

Headey says her reaction that final scene was "mixed" at first.

After being collected from his chambers, he was brought to Dany, where she waited with her single remaining dragon, Drogon, and let rip with a "dracarys".

HBO dropped the trailer for the final episode of season 8 - also the series finale - at the end of Sunday's penultimate episode, titled "The Bells". See what Twitter had to say about the true heir to the Iron Throne (below)!

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