Gillen went on to talk about Littlefinger's absence from the last season and his satisfaction with the character's story arc over the course of Game of Thrones Season 7. As if watching the falling wall wasn't trembling enough that the white walkers march to the south of the wall.
Yes, Lord Petyr Baelish aka Littlefinger is finally dead. killed by Arya Stark with his own dagger. Despite everything this series has suggested with the weirdness of the Addams Family Stark, ninja Arya did not get stab-happy with sister Sansa's face while emo Bran watches on uncaring. His name is even Aegon Targaryen, which is one held by several generations of Targaryen kings before him.
George R.R. Martin has said in the past that ice dragons are a completely different species of dragon altogether - unlike the "common dragons" that we've come to know on the show.
In addition, there are two behind-the-scenes featurettes, including a behind-the-scenes look at the conference at the dragonpit and a cast commentary on the controversial scene between Jon and Daenerys. They finally give into their feelings and make love as Samwell arrives in Winterfell.
Betrayal came thick and fast in the final episode of season seven, though for once it wasn't just the bad guys benefitting. The Great War has been here, but now it's moving south.
Jon is the son of Dany's brother, Rhaegar Targaryen and Ned Stark's sister Lyanna. Elsewhere, in Winterfell, the odd triangle between Sansa, Arya, and Littlefinger reached fever pitch.
Did Tormund survive when the Night King breached the wall? For a tense moment, it nearly looked like the highly-anticipated Cleganebowl might actually happen. One thing is for sure, they definitely have enemies on both sides with Cersei promising to destroy her enemies and the undead army coming in from beyond the Wall. "I was actually very interested and excited to see what Aiden [Gillen] would do with that moment because it's a moment he's never been in before", Weiss said.
As fans of Game of Thrones well know, the show doesn't often shy away from grisly or gruesome death scenes - this episode alone featured a major character get their throat slit. This is a show that has consistently kept its viewers on its toes and tonight, it reestablished that tone. Its eighth and final season is scheduled to air next year.
Winter is undoubtedly here now as snow falls in King's Landing.