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17 Details In 'Game Of Thrones' Season 8 Episode 5 You Might Have Missed

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  • the penultimate episode of the final
  • season of Game of Thrones involved a
  • major battle at King's Landing and
  • things took a very dark turn here are 17
  • details you might have missed and
  • warning spoilers are coming once again
  • in this episode we saw the title
  • sequence change in this week's opening
  • credits one major change we see
  • scorpions those giant crossbow like
  • weapons that Qyburn created to slay
  • dragons sitting atop the walls at King's
  • Landing the episode opens with Varys
  • writing a letter about Jon Snow's true
  • parents it's a mirror of the letter Ned
  • Stark wrote to Stan's wrothian back in
  • season 1 exposing that Jaime Lannister's
  • a true father of Cersei's children not
  • Robert Baratheon you will sail to
  • Dragonstone tonight you will place this
  • in the hand of Stannis Baratheon Lord
  • Baelish like Tyrion tavares in the last
  • episode tries to convince Ned to drop it
  • and allow Joffrey to take the throne if
  • you would be wise to deny it to him and
  • to make sure Joffrey succeeds and like
  • Ned Varys pays the price for his actions
  • with his life there appear to be
  • multiple letters varus's writing could
  • he have sent them out already and to
  • whom would he have symptoms Varys writes
  • his letters its interrupted by Marta a
  • little girl acting as one of his spies
  • we've actually seen Marta before she was
  • hiding in the crypt along with Varys
  • during the Battle of Winterfell in
  • episode three back in season seven
  • episode two Danny tells Varys if you
  • haven't betrayed me well it's clear
  • Danny made good on that promise when
  • Tyrion sets Jaime free to go rescue
  • Cersei Jamie says Cersei once called me
  • the stupidest Lannister
  • that's a callback to season seven
  • episode seven additionals I always knew
  • you were the stupidest next
  • Cersei was berating Jaime for heading
  • north to fight against the threat beyond
  • the wall this conversation was the last
  • time Jaime and Cersei saw each other and
  • takes place in the exact same spot where
  • they were reunited as the red key
  • crumbled in this episode more on Jaime's
  • and Circe's deaths in a bit we get this
  • scene of Danny's armies charging against
  • the remaining golden company forces
  • after a large chunk of them are blown
  • away by Dragon's fire the shot is a
  • mirror image
  • the Battle of the bastards when John is
  • faced with an onslaught of men and
  • horses but unlike John's heroic fighting
  • stands
  • Harry Strickland the leader of the
  • golden company runs for his life as
  • Danny burns the outer wall at King's
  • Landing we see Cersei standing in the
  • exact same spot she stood when she
  • burned down the Sept of Baelor back in
  • season six
  • only this time she's on the losing side
  • that Danny's dragon drogon would fly
  • over King's Landing was foreshadowed in
  • brans vision in season four episode two
  • as he touches the weirwood tree brand
  • saw the shadow of a dragon above the
  • rooftops as the Hound attempts to
  • convince Arya to leave the red keep
  • instead of going to kill Cersei he grabs
  • her and shouts look at me the Hound does
  • the same thing during the Battle of
  • Blackwater in season two with Sansa
  • after she refuses to flee King's Landing
  • with him this shows the hounds arc with
  • the stark daughters look at me the game
  • Bowl finally happened which certainly
  • comes as no surprise but what is
  • significant about the showdown is that
  • the Hound dies with the zombified
  • Mountain by falling into the fiery city
  • below the Hound is definitely afraid of
  • fire because his brother put his face
  • into a fire when they were children but
  • as the show's producer describes it the
  • one thing stronger in the Hound than his
  • fear of fire is the hatred for the
  • person who put that fear there in the
  • first place in season 3 episode 9 as
  • Arya and the Hound travel arya tells him
  • someday I'm gonna put a soul to your eye
  • and out the back of your skull that's
  • exactly what the Hound ends up doing to
  • his brother the mountain game of Thrones
  • is no stranger to the occasional
  • celebrity cameo here we see Green Bay
  • Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers
  • playing the role of a man in King's
  • Landing helping a woman who was injured
  • we hear a familiar composition at two
  • different points during the episode the
  • rains of castamere plays once as Cersei
  • realizes she must flee the red keep
  • [Music]
  • and when jaime and cersei faced certain
  • death it's a mix of that song with the
  • light of the seven
  • it's a clue that these characters won't
  • survive the episode season 3 episode 9
  • has called the rains of castamere and we
  • hear the song during the famous red
  • wedding
  • the light of the seven composition
  • though refers back to Circe's victory in
  • season six this episode saw the deaths
  • of twins and lovers Cersei and Jaime
  • Lannister experiencing one final embrace
  • before the red keep collapses upon them
  • this moment was foreshadowed back in
  • season five when Bronn asks Jaime how we
  • would want to die and Jaime replies the
  • ownership Tsugumi mingling and it
  • appears he does just that there are
  • other moments from the book that
  • foreshadow this moment in the books
  • Jaime says I cannot die while Cersei
  • lives we will die together as we were
  • born together and the show adapted this
  • line from the book back in season 1
  • Jaime and I are more than brother and
  • sister we shadow we came into this world
  • together we belong together in season 2
  • episode 10 Danny had a vision upon
  • entering the house of the undying she
  • sees the throne room at King's Landing
  • in shambles with snow falling from above
  • though we don't see it in this episode
  • the throne room is most certainly torn
  • apart but that falling snow looks a lot
  • like the ashes falling from the sky
  • could this be what Danny saw in the
  • prophecy way back then or is the snow a
  • reference to Jon Snow sitting on the
  • throne after she wreaks havoc at King's
  • Landing bran also sees a similar image
  • of the throne room in his season 4
  • vision finally we see a white horse
  • standing in the middle of the ruins of
  • King's Landing
  • Arya rides the horse out of the city
  • white horses and mythology often
  • symbolize triumph but in Christianity it
  • can also Herald death like in the book
  • of Revelation or is this a reference to
  • shadow facts in Lord of the Rings
  • [Music]
  • the Lord of all horses it's also worth
  • noting that the young girl aria is
  • unable to save is holding on to a little
  • white horse do we miss anything let us
  • know in the comments

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In “The Bells” — episode 5 in the final season of "Game of Thrones" — we are treated to another monumental battle. We break down the hidden meanings and references in this fifth installment of season 8, including 17 details that GOT fans may have missed. Beware: Spoilers ahead.

It was impossible for major characters to escape death this time around, and we saw some of our favorite characters — Jon Snow, Daenarys, Cersei, Jaime, Tyrion and Varys — confronted with new challenges that push them to the brink. There are major callbacks to previous seasons, showdowns we've been waiting for (Clegane Bowl), and hints for the season finale.

Read more: https://www.insider.com/game-of-thrones-season-eight-episode-five-analysis-details-2019-5

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17 Details In 'Game Of Thrones' Season 8 Episode 5 You Might Have Missed