This post contains spoilers for Game Of Thrones Season 8 Episode 4 “The Last of the Starks”.
Game Of Thrones followed up last week’s cathartic but low on major character deaths “Long night” with an episode that killed off some characters people were actually surprised to see die this week. And while last week’s episode was the most tweeted-about television episode ever, this week’s installment prompted a deluge of tweets as well. We already highlighted Brienne of Tarth and Jaime Lannister hooking up and the characters we lost, but there’s far more where that came from.
People continued to be surprised with how quickly the Battle of Winterfell ended:
Others felt a bit overwhelmed:
People drew parallels:
Or pledged allegiances:
Some imagined a different option Missandei could have chosen for her final words:
Daenerys Targaryen took Missandei’s death well…
Speaking of Missandei’s murder, several tweets took aim at Cersei’s tactics:
As previously mentioned, Brienne and Jaime got in on, and people didn’t seem to be surprised Jaime bounced afterward:
Meanwhile, Jon Snow can’t keep a secret:
Nor can Jon Snow be trusted with the responsibility of pet ownership. JUSTICE FOR GHOST.
Meanwhile, Ayra turned down Gendry’s marriage proposal because she’s about that life, and Daenerys was a let down:
And people looked forward to what Arya and Daenerys are going to be doing next week: