Game of Thrones has come to an end after 73 episodes, 8 seasons, numerous and memorable characters.
The TV show lasted eight whole years and the audience have been thrilled, saddened and awed at the plot, characters and interesting scenes from the 73 episodes.
There are many things to pick from the epic TV show that defined the decade. We have, however, broken the lengthy moments to 5 major talking points.
Jon Snow murders Daenerys Targaryen
Daenerys Targaryen conquered the King’s Landing killing a multitude including Jaime and Cersei Lannister in the process. However, her victory dance wasn’t for long neither did she make it to the Iron Throne. After her victory, Daenerys had announced her intention to continue the battle in saving the world and rescue the people under the wheel. Her decision didn’t go down well with Jon Snow, who murdered her right in front of the Iron Throne. Snow pierced her heart with a knife and damned the consequence.
Drogon destroys the Iron Throne
Daenerys surviving dragon, Drogon couldn’t hold back its anger when it found out that the Mother of Dragons is dead. Roaring angrily at Jon Snow, whom it had allowed entry earlier, Drogon transferred its anger on the Iron Throne. After releasing an anger flare into the sky, Drogon looked hard and strong at the Iron Throne before incinerating the seat of power. The dragon reduced the Iron Throne to liquid flowing through the palace stairs. A devastated Drogon picked up Daenerys remains and flew away.
Tyrion and Jon Snow’s conversations
In the last episode of ‘Game of Thrones,’ Tyrion and Jon Snow has two different yet defining conversations. In the 21st minute of the episode, Jon Snow visited Tyrion in detention to have a discussion with him. Tyrion tried talking Jon Snow into overthrowing Daenerys but failed. 35-minutes later, Tyrion visited Jon Snow in detention after he had murdered Daenerys. Tyrion gave Jon Snow the news of his release on the other of the new king.
The Three-Eyed Raven emerges King of 6 Kingdoms
In a dramatic and unexpected twist, Bran Stark, the Three-Eyed Raven emerged the King of 6 Kingdoms. After witnessing Queen Cersei making love to her twin brother, Jaime Lannister and surviving a fall from a tower window, keeping several secrets, Bran emerged the king after Cersei. The powerful mystic was nominated by Tyrion, who was allowed to tell the Lords his choice when making the decision on who to make the new queen after the death of Cersei and Daenerys. While other Lords gave their support, Sansa, noted that she will support her brother but will return to the North of the country to rule. Bran’s first order was to reinstate Tyrion as the hand of the king - a position he says is justice for all the wrongs he had made.
Jon Snow returns to Night’s Watch
On the order of his half brother and the new king of 6 kingdoms, Jon Snow was sent back to the Night’s Watch. The news was conveyed to Jon Snow in detention by Lord Tyrion. After an emotional farewell to his half brother and sisters, Jon Snow returns to Night’s Watch in the waiting arms of his army led by Tommen and his favourite companion, Ghost.