After six seasons in which HBO has been teasing fans with the White Walker invasion and the Great Winter, finally, the great war is here. Judging from the official trailer that has flooded the internet, adding fuel to the fire in the hearts of GoT enthusiasts, things are getting darker, death is lurking, and Dany will finally take her rightful place on the Iron Throne. So get ready for the emotional rollercoaster Game of Thrones Season 7 promises to be.
Hear Me Roar
Cersei is now queen, and her scheming has reached maximum levels. The new and improved last female descended of the Lannister house sits on a giant map of Westeros, trying to come up with a strategy that will defend King’s Landing from the massive invasion knocking on her doorstep.
Is there another enemy right by her side? Jamie surely didn’t look pleased at the end of last season when Cersei managed to kill off half the city, their last son losing his life in the process. Moreover, looking back at how Lord Frey departed the land of the living, multiple theories point to Cersei dying by the hands of Arya Stark disguised as Jamie Lannister. They did leave the Frey estate about the same time.
Fire and Blood
In the meantime, preparing to seize the Westerosi capital, Daenerys finally returns to her place of birth, Dragonstone. Ever since Robert’s Rebellion the place has been deserted, so one could say that Dany is taking small but sure steps to cement the Targaryen house’s claim on all Westeros.
For a brief moment, viewers were able to glimpse a heated, passionate kiss shared by Yara Greyjoy and Ellaria Sand. If what happened to Cersei’s prodigy serves any lesson, the odds are not in Yara’s favors if she doesn’t walk away from Ellaria asap.
Speaking of the Greyjoys, Theon’s short appearance in the trailer hints the Iron Islander has shed the persona of Reek. Unfortunately, a secondary character with such an impressive evolution on the show will most likely meet his end by the seventh episode.
Winter Is Coming
Last, but certainly not least, the Starks seem to dominate the show once again. In a twisted journey where the Lannisters died out one by one and the Starks, what’s left of them, became ever so strong, the final days of the war will certainly fall in the hands of a righteous Stark.
Arya makes brief appearances throughout the trailer, her journey pointing to a highly probable Stark reunion. Seeing as she has had no contact with any member of her family for a long time, the skilled assassin may be overjoyed at the thought of Jon Snow being the new King in the North.
Will Sansa let Baelish convince her to act against her half-brother? It seems Jon is already taking matter into his own hands, chocking Littlefinger in what might be one of the most satisfying scenes in the trailer.
The official trailer for Game of Thrones Season 7 ends with the wise words of the Onion Knight. A consistent source of wisdom throughout the series, Sir Davos does have a point,
“If we don’t put aside our enmities, we will die, and then it doesn’t matter whose skeleton sits on the Iron Throne.”
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