Why Missandei's death on Game Of Thrones felt particularly problematic

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Coming in at approximately 15 seconds long, the teaser for the Game of Thrones season 8 finale is the shortest one yet, with only nine shots included to reveal as little as possible about the fate of the Seven Kingdoms.

Game of Thrones' final episode airs next Monday on Sky SoHo.

Then, despite Tyrion's best efforts to convince her to chill, she officially declared it time to attack King's Landing regardless of the people inside and sent the Unsullied ahead, telling Grey Worm to wait for her outside and he'd know when it was time to strike. "They came into the world together and now they leave together". Yet thanks to the show's textured writing and Headey's delivery, Cersei has never been anything less than a fully realized character. The actress didn't think it was in Cersei's character to give in so quickly. The Hound's words about how she didn't want to end up like him seemed to sink in, and while he didn't spell out what that might entail, we know him to be miserable, loveless, and completely consumed by rage. "Jaime talked about dying in the arms of the woman he loved, and this is it", Benioff said. She starts to lose control of the situation. And while things turned into a "moral free for all", with the good guys becoming the bad guys, it was always their intention to see Clegane Bowl come to life. Just as the civilians of King's Landing rang the titular bells of surrender, Dany clamped her eyes on the Red Keep and made a decision to fulfill her father's wish to burn it all. Ultimately, it looked like she would die alone, but then Jaime Lannister reunited with her under the Red Keep, which collapsed on them - but not before they hugged and he held her, saying no one else mattered but the two of them. She knows how to fight back, and fight dirty. When they discover the passage is blocked, he comforts Cersei as they wait for the inevitable. "And he's all, 'What's happening to me?' We kept cuddling going, 'I love you.' It was weird".

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Clarke was honest when she said that filming her final scenes - which happened just months earlier - was "so sad".

Lena Headey previously told EW she didn't agree with the decision in the Season 8 premiere for Cersei to have sex with Euron.

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