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Game of Thrones cast tried to warn us about season 8

por Brayden Halford (2020-04-02)

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The final episode of HBO's Game of Thrones airs Sunday.

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Not since the Red Wedding have we heard such an outcry from Game of Thrones fans. 

Since the HBO series' debut in 2011, we've endured bloody, tragic loss and joyous (mostly short-lived) victories as characters have battled for the Iron Throne. But the penultimate episode last Sunday received mixed reactions, with some defending Daenerys' choices and others try to explain why fans feel so betrayed.

Spoiler warning: If you haven't watched the most recent episode of Game of Thrones, turn back now.

Daenerys' fiery attack on Kings Landing in episode 5, The Bells, left many fans shocked. A petition began circulating online a few days after the episode aired, demanding the replacement of writers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss and a complete overhaul of season 8. 

But what about the actors? A three-minute interview compilation posted on YouTube shows they might be just as concerned about the series finale as you.

Jon Snow, aka Aegon Targaryen
Kit Harrington plays the raised-from-the-dead savior in the North, who's now a handsome obstacle in Daenerys' path to the throne. During an interview with Popbuzz, Harrington was asked to describe the show's finale in one word. He pauses for a minute before saying it was "disappointing." Harrington laughed at the interviewer's shocked face and quickly recovered with "epic."

Daenerys Targaryen
Emilia Clarke, the Mother of Dragons, posted on Instagram earlier this week in her wig cap clutching a bottle of wine. "This is what it took not only to shoot ep5...but to watch it too!" she wrote.

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This is what it took not only to shoot ep5...but to watch it too! #