There, the stone-faced trio confront literal stone faces: statues of their father Ned Stark (Sean Bean), mother Catelyn (Michelle Fairley), and aunt Lyanna (Aisling Franciosi), Jon's real mother who married Prince Rhaegar Targaryen (Wilf Scolding) in secret.
But they happen upon three statues that look identical to them before the room has the life sucked out of it and things get cold; which can only mean one thing: White Walkers are heading south. The reaction I had while watching them was, 'I'm watching a movie, '"HBO CEO Richard Plelper reportedly told guests at a 2019 Golden Globes afterparty".
Goldman's show takes place thousands of years before the events of "Game of Thrones" and chronicles the world's descent from the golden Age of Heroes into its darkest hour.
The Long Night is about to end.
The Hollywood Reporter reveals that while the season features just six episodes, each Game of Thrones Season 8 episode will be as long as 90 minutes. Will our three Stark heroes survive to see the Spring? "There's one living Stark who's not apparently "invited" into the Winterfell Crypt". Martin is working on the next book in the series, and is an executive producer on HBO's upcoming Game of Thrones prequel series.
Aside from this, there's the valonqar prophecy, the fact that Bran has seen a vision of a dragon flying over King's Landing, and Dany's vision of the Iron Throne covered in snow with the roof absolutely destroyed - presumably by dragon fire. "But we have to and I'm TERRIFIED".
So you can imagine he's poured over every single second of the first glimpse at Game of Thrones since 2017.
That's not all George thinks. At the end of the hall, they discover a bleak surprise: Their are statues of each of them in the crypt, hinting that death is around the corner.
Ahead of the True Detective season 3 premiere Sunday night, HBO revealed in a new teaser that Game of Thrones season 8 air time and premiere date.