The second episode of Game of Thrones‘ eighth season arrived with plenty of flirtations (talk of weaponry and death between Arya and Gendry), but there was one wishful pairing that hit fans particularly hard. That would involve Tormund Giantsbane, who would hope to captivate Brienne of Tarth with those wild blue eyes. Early on and with everyone else gravely discussing how death was coming, he wanted to know, “The big woman still here?” Several momentous happenings involving Tormund and Brienne continued throughout the episode, but the blatant fixation caught everyone’s attention right away.
Tormund also spent his war council moments declaring, “We are all going to die, but at least we die together.” Yes, he sent a lovey-dovey stare right at Brienne.
This is all very Pepe Le Pew, of course, with shades of Love Actually.