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Tyrion advises Daenerys. Sansa forces Theon to tell her a secret. Cersei remains stubborn. Arya meets her first target. Jon and Tormund meet with the wildling elders.

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In Braavos, Arya is learning slowly and is regularly tested. She poses as an oyster seller and is assigned a specific task. In Meereen, Daenerys sits in judgment on Ser Jorah and Tyrion. While Jorah is again banished, Tyrion soon becomes her advisor. In Winterfell, Sansa learns something important from Theon. Roose Bolton meanwhile awaits Stannis' arrival but Ramsay disagrees with his approach.In King's Landing, Cersei learns from Qyburn that the High Sparrow has a strong case against her and recommends a way out for her. At Castle Black, Sam recovers from his wounds. Jon Snow and Tormund Giantsbane arrive at their destination north of the Wall. While some of them accept the offer of land in the south, many do not. Before they can leave however, the army of walkers arrive. Written by garykmcd

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31 May 2015 (USA)  »

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£10,000,000 (estimated)
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The language Wun Wun speaks in to Eddison Tollett is the Old Tongue of the First Men, a language brought to Westeros over 12,000 years prior and extinct except beyond the Wall. See more »

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In the last scenes, Wun Wun walks towards the sea, heading to the ship, but he disappears right after: as the cameras feature the boat moving towards the ship, Wun Wun can't be seen anywhere on the water. He simply vanishes. See more »

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Daenerys Targaryen: So I should welcome you into my service because you murdered members of your own family?
Tyrion Lannister: Into your service? Your grace, we have only just met. It's too soon to know if you deserve my service.
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Referenced in Game of Thrones: Blood of My Blood (2016) See more »

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Written and Performed by Ramin Djawadi
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Review of season 5: Episodes 7-8
1 June 2015 | by See all my reviews

Greetings from Lithuania.

Episode 7 was good, not great, but good. There were some plot developments as usual, plot moves forward, but nothing that good. Sure, costumer, set design, acting is at their best, but something was missing.

Episode 8 gave us FINALLY that missing piece. WOW was the first word that came to my mind after witnessing this piece of art. Won't going to spoil anything, but this is hands down the best episode of season 5, and one of the very best of the entire show - it is THAT good. There were many great written exchanges in this episode, very strong acting us usual, and what an outcome. Sure, it's not the outcome yet, but what a spectacular, superbly directed, shoot sequence at the end. Kudos to all involved, terrific sequence, probably to big to wittiness it on a small screen - what other shows do something like that?

Overall, Episode 7 gets 8/10, and Episode 8 pure 10/10. "I think we are fxxxed" - that is probably was the first thought that came to John Snow's mind at the very end of this sequence.


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