In the mythical continent of Westeros, several powerful families fight for control of the Seven Kingdoms. As conflict erupts in the kingdoms of men, an ancient enemy rises once again to threaten them all. Meanwhile, the last heirs of a recently usurped dynasty plot to take back their homeland from across the Narrow Sea.
The Great War Is Here (Season 8)
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Did You Know?
The 6 foot 3 inch Gwendoline Christie
(Brienne of Tarth) has stated that the most grueling scene she ever had to play in the series was in Game of Thrones: The Children
(2014) when she fought sword-to-sword with 6 foot 6 inch Rory McCann
('The Hound'). She spent 2 months training, 3-4 days a week with swordmaster C.C. Smiff
, just to build up the required stamina for her fight scene. See more
Any fool with a bit of luck can find himself born into power. But earning it for yourself, that takes work.
The opening pictures on the revolving metal rings show part of the history of Westeros. It begins with the conquest of Westeros by Aegon the Conqueror of House Targaryen, followed by Robert's Rebellion (where the Targaryens are deposed), and ending with the crowning of Robert Baratheon as King of the Seven Kingdoms. See more
Referenced in Wish I Was Here
Written and Performed by Ramin Djawadi See more