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The Dragon and the Wolf 

Everyone meets in King's Landing to discuss the fate of the realm. In Winterfell, Sansa confronts Arya. Sam reaches Winterfell, where he and Bran discover a shocking secret about Jon Snow.



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In King's Landing a grand meeting takes place. Theon makes amends and rescue plans. Sansa punishes those who wronged her family. Jaime confronts Cersei. The complete truth of Jon's lineage is revealed. The army of the dead reaches the Wall.

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27 August 2017 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


Tyrion says that Cersei tried to kill him twice. The first time was at the battle of the Blackwater, when Mandon Moore tried to kill him, and the second being when Cersei rigged the trial against Tyrion for the accused murder of King Joffery. See more »


Cersei claims that the Golden Company consists of 20,000 men. In Game of Thrones: Breaker of Chains, Davos said it consisted of 10,000 men. However, they could increase their numbers over passed years. See more »


Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish: [gets on his knees] Sansa, I beg you! I loved your mother since the time I was a boy.
Sansa Stark: And yet, you betrayed her.
Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish: I loved you. More than anyone.
Sansa Stark: And yet, you betrayed me. When you brought me back to Winterfell, you told me there is no justice in the world not unless we make it. Thank you for all your many lessons, Lord Baelish. I will never forget them.
Petyr 'Littlefinger' Baelish: Sansa!
[Arya cuts Littlefinger's throat with his dagger]
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References Game of Thrones: The Winds of Winter (2016) See more »


Game of Thrones Main Title Theme
Written by Ramin Djawadi
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Absolutely incredible
27 August 2017 | by See all my reviews

I'm still shaking from how good this episode was. This is simply one of the best episodes this show has ever had. The tension and intensity starts at the beginning and never lets up. The scene in the dragon pit with all the main characters is executed extremely well. The acting, music, and cinematography is absolutely perfect. Littlefinger's death is shocking and awesome, and I never knew how much I wanted him dead until I saw Arya slit his throat. There's finally some redemption for Theon and for Sansa. Then we get to the climax where Cercei reveals that she staged the meeting and never intends to honor her commitment, and finally Jaimie decides he's had enough of her betrayals and leaves. These scenes with Jaimie and Cercei are very powerful, and watching him ride into the winter free from her control is awesome. Then Bran and Sam find out the truth about Jon's heritage: he is the son of Rhaegar and Lyanna, making him the true heir of the iron throne. This scene is done beautifully, with Bran witnessing Rhaegar and Lyanna's wedding while at the same time, Jon and Dany finally get together. And finally, we have the destruction of the wall by the Night King. The CGI of wight Viserion is breathtaking, and the final moments of the show where the dragon burns the wall are the perfect way to end an incredible season. If season 8 is as good as (or better than) season 7, Game of Thrones will go down as the best TV show ever. 10/10

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