Last night’s “Game of Thrones” finale was particularly bloody, even by this show’s standards, but a lot of the “deaths” were presented in pretty ambiguous fashion, while others seemed designed to be overturned for the needs of the story.
For the most part, dead on “Game of Thrones” means dead, but not always, as we’ve seen with Beric Dondarrion, and as we see in this very episode with the FrankenMountain. There are some characters whose fate is left ambiguous, and others whose apparent deaths might not make long-term sense for the narrative. And then there are those whose deaths you can almost certainly count on sticking.
So let’s take a walk through the episode’s potential deaths in chronological order to figure out who has the best chance of breathing early in season 6.