As expected, there were some major deaths during the episode, including some fan favorite characters who met their demise during the battle.
Also among those who die in the season's third episode Jorah Marmount's kin, Lyanna, who is crushed by a giant after she stabs him through the eye.
The episode saw the Night King and his Army of the Dead take on Daenerys Targaryen (played by Emilia Clarke) and Jon Snow's (Kit Harington) army. One mad theory is that the whole reason the Night King wants to come to Winterfell is not to murder everyone, but to be reunited with his long lost "Night Queen", an ancient Stark queen who is buried in the crypt.
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There was still time for one more pendulum swing, however, as Vegas scored with just 47 seconds left to send the game to overtime. Scoring four times on the ensuring power play - an National Hockey League record - set the SAP Center into pure pandemonium.
However, there is a bit of a problem that has us very anxious about our pals who are about to face off against the Night King. We now know for certain.
Kill of the week: Lyanna Mormont, who went out swinging. The Night King caught her by the neck, causing her to drop the knife, which she then caught, and used to stab him anyway. The two of them might just have something up their sleeves-yes, we're talking beyond the Gold Cloaks-and that just doesn't bode well for our heroes in the North.
When Melisandre, in her first appearance this episode, arrives before the battle begins, she tells an angry Davos Seaworth that she will not survive the end of the night.
Theon, who took the assignment to protect Bran Stark, found valiantly to kill every undead that tried to get near Bran.
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Did she foreshadow her return?
Melisandre went out on her own terms: walking out of Winterfell, removing the necklace that kept her looking young, and falling to dust on the battlefield. The script kept us guessing as to what awful thing would happen next, because of course the Night King was going to try his resurrection mambo.
You can only inhabit one thing at a time, and if Bran were to inhabit the Night King's body, he could have gotten stuck, but his body in the present timeline wouldn't have recovered.
The thought of an undead, headless Ned Stark being puppeteered by the Night King into attacking his children is enough to keep you up at night - and considering how the show has treated people so far, is completely feasible.
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