Every action-packed episode of Game of Thrones's seventh season seems to have been leading up to a massive clash between everyone with any claim whatsoever to the Iron Throne, and according to a new promo for next Sunday's season finale, it looks like that's exactly what we're going to get.
The short, tense clip starts by catching viewers up on several major players' situations: Grey Worm and the Unsullied are trapped on Casterly Rock; Tyrion Lannister, Theon Greyjoy and Varys reassess their thwarted attack plan on a nearby ship; Jaime Lannister looks over the endless sea of troops approaching his castle; and Sansa Stark stands alone in the snow at Winterfell. Then, seven seasons' worth of struggles apparently come to a head when Jon Snow and all three Lannisters meet up in the Dragonpit — the now-ruined former home of the Targaryen dragons at King's Landing — either to negotiate an end to the titular game of thrones or to declare all-out war. It's probably the latter, as the only line spoken throughout the entire promo is Jon Snow's solemn declaration that, "There is only one war that matters, and it is here."
Noticeably missing from the Dragonpit, however, is the Mother of Dragons herself. Daenerys is nowhere to be seen in the video, whether because she's too busy mourning the loss of her beloved dragon-child Viserion or because she's content sending Jon, her probable nephew and potential lover, in her stead. (He did finally bend the knee, after all.) Whatever the reason, all will be revealed this Sunday at 9 p.m.
In the meantime, you can catch Dany on Instagram: Emilia Clarke has posted several photos with Kit Harington, the IRL Jon Snow, since their fortuitous mid-season meeting. In one selfie of the two of them, Harington smiles smugly while Clarke points worriedly at him, evidently fearing that he'll assert his own alleged Targaryen ties and steal the throne from under her and her dragon kids. "Wait..... did I NOT tell you guys?! Um yeah. Now if he'd only bend the bloody knee there'll be no problems.....??❄️ #modragonsmoproblems #igot99problemsandjonsnowisone #whichroundsmeupto100problems #youknownothingjonsnow," she captioned the picture. Clarke also posted a video last week of Harington standing on a hillside and flapping his cape like a dragon's wings.
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