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20th Jul '17 2:44:13 AM babyhenchy1
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* David Bradley's performance in the first episode of Season Seven as [[spoiler: Arya disguised as Walder Frey]] was so impressive that Benioff and Weiss decided that it had to be the cold opening for the entire season, rather than just being fit later into the episode as was originally planned. It's clear why. [[spoiler:The way he slowly changes his demeanor from that of Walder Frey to Arya Stark over the course of his monologue is stunning, and as he's watching the Freys die his expressions are so fitting for Arya that you'd swear that this seventy-five year-old man could easily be Maisie Williams' understudy.]]

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* David Bradley's Creator/DavidBradley's performance in the first episode of Season Seven as [[spoiler: Arya disguised as Walder Frey]] was so impressive that Benioff and Weiss decided that it had to be the cold opening for the entire season, rather than just being fit later into the episode as was originally planned. It's clear why. [[spoiler:The way he slowly changes his demeanor from that of Walder Frey to Arya Stark over the course of his monologue is stunning, and as he's watching the Freys die his expressions are so fitting for Arya that you'd swear that this seventy-five year-old man could easily be Maisie Williams' understudy.]]
20th Jul '17 2:30:15 AM mlsmithca
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*** Also, on Joffrey's orders, Meryn Trant hits Sansa in the face three times, wearing a metal gauntlet. ''She doesn't make a sound'' when he does this. Compare and contrast with Joffrey, who whimpered like a puppy because Tyrion (who is half his size) slapped him.
*** Not to mention the brutally agressive Hound stopping her from killing the new king to protect her from the backlash. A quiet moment, but awesome for his character.
* Catelyn promising Robb that after saving Arya and Sansa they will wipe out the Lannisters.
** Really, Catelyn in that whole scene. She walks through the camp totally proud and calm, and you wonder if she hasn't heard yet or something... then the moment she's out of view of the men, she just collapses in grief. And then she hears Robb and puts away her sorrow to go comfort him.

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*** ** Also, on Joffrey's orders, Meryn Trant hits Sansa in the face three times, wearing a metal gauntlet. ''She doesn't make a sound'' when he does this. Compare and contrast with Joffrey, who whimpered like a puppy because Tyrion (who is half his size) slapped him.
*** Not to mention the ** The brutally agressive Hound stopping her from killing the new king to protect her from the backlash. A quiet moment, but awesome for his character.
* Catelyn promising Robb that after saving Arya and Sansa they will wipe out the Lannisters.
**
Lannisters. Really, Catelyn in that whole scene. She walks through the camp totally proud and calm, and you wonder if she hasn't heard yet or something... then the moment she's out of view of the men, she just collapses in grief. And then she hears Robb and puts away her sorrow to go comfort him.



* Arya thoroughly intimidating one of the Night's Watch recruits she takes up with, talking about how much she loves killing fat boys.
** Bonus points for Gendry's (re)-introduction:

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* Arya thoroughly intimidating one of the Night's Watch recruits she takes up with, talking about how much she loves killing fat boys.
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boys. Bonus points for Gendry's (re)-introduction:



* Cersei putting Littlefinger in his place by showing how easily she can have him killed. "Power is power."
** Of course Littlefinger does get her subtly back, since she indeed doesn't kill him; his knowledge is too powerful to throw away like that.
*** Littlefinger is so awesome in this scene you actually root for him -- the series' resident MagnificentBastard at his best. In response to Cersei's put-downs regarding his unimpressive lineage and the fact that as a child he had feelings for Catelyn Stark, he calmly turns the conversation around to the fact that brothers and sisters are susceptible to the same feelings. The mere fact that he manages to provoke her into lashing out counts as this trope.

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* Cersei putting Littlefinger in his place by showing how easily she can have him killed. "Power is power."
** Of course
" Littlefinger does get her subtly back, since she indeed doesn't kill him; his knowledge is too powerful to throw away like that.
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that. Littlefinger is so awesome in this scene you actually root for him -- the series' resident MagnificentBastard at his best. In response to Cersei's put-downs regarding his unimpressive lineage and the fact that as a child he had feelings for Catelyn Stark, he calmly turns the conversation around to the fact that brothers and sisters are susceptible to the same feelings. The mere fact that he manages to provoke her into lashing out counts as this trope.



* Sansa and the Hound quickly tag-teaming Joffrey to not only spare Ser Dontos a horrible death, but actually spare him outright and appoint him court fool.
** Although, in the Hound's case, it seemed to be more about protecting Sansa.

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* Sansa and the Hound quickly tag-teaming Joffrey to not only spare Ser Dontos a horrible death, but actually spare him outright and appoint him court fool.
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fool. Although, in the Hound's case, it seemed to be more about protecting Sansa.



* Considering how misogynistic and sexist Westerosi society is, Renly's acceptance of Brienne into his Kingsguard is quite astounding, and this act alone makes him one the most progressive characters on the series. ''Everyone'' (except perhaps Catelyn) around him is unhappy with the decision, and he could've very easily refused Brienne's request, saying something along the lines of, "I wish I could give you the position, but only men may serve as a Kingsguard." But Renly defies his followers' expectations in favor of publicly showing his respect and admiration for a warrior who has proven herself worthy. Even Loras' sulking and LysistrataGambit afterwards doesn't change the king's mind.
** Also note that after Brienne defeats Loras in the melee, Renly is the ''only'' person who claps and smiles for her. After she is appointed to his Kingsguard, watch Renly carefully as he applauds. He [[http://24.media.tumblr.com/8196f4796977a6baa70b9ba96b12e121/tumblr_mvzef6GdpK1rg028zo3_500.gif actually winks]] at Brienne to further communicate his warmth and reassurance that he's on her side, regardless of the others' negative reaction.

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* Considering how misogynistic and sexist Westerosi society is, Renly's acceptance of Brienne into his Kingsguard is quite astounding, and this act alone makes him one the most progressive characters on the series. ''Everyone'' (except perhaps Catelyn) around him is unhappy with the decision, and he could've very easily refused Brienne's request, saying something along the lines of, "I wish I could give you the position, but only men may serve as a Kingsguard." But Renly defies his followers' expectations in favor of publicly showing his respect and admiration for a warrior who has proven herself worthy. Even Loras' sulking and LysistrataGambit afterwards doesn't change the king's mind.
**
mind. Also note that after Brienne defeats Loras in the melee, Renly is the ''only'' person who claps and smiles for her. After she is appointed to his Kingsguard, watch Renly carefully as he applauds. He [[http://24.media.tumblr.com/8196f4796977a6baa70b9ba96b12e121/tumblr_mvzef6GdpK1rg028zo3_500.gif actually winks]] at Brienne to further communicate his warmth and reassurance that he's on her side, regardless of the others' negative reaction.



*** And her charity work also sets her apart from the current Queen and current ruling House. Can you imagine Cersei -- or indeed ''any'' Lannister -- going around orphanages? No, because it's seen as below them and Tywin wouldn't even allow it anyway -- Joffrey even has to pause to remember the word "charity", indicating that it's not exactly in the Lannister lexicon. But the Tyrells are making sure they're seen as friends of the lower classes, which is a brilliant PR strategy and would help prevent more riots, and is something even Tyrion did not think of when he was bemoaning his abysmal reputation with the common people the previous season.

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*** ** And her charity work also sets her apart from the current Queen and current ruling House. Can you imagine Cersei -- or indeed ''any'' Lannister -- going around orphanages? No, because it's seen as below them and Tywin wouldn't even allow it anyway -- Joffrey even has to pause to remember the word "charity", indicating that it's not exactly in the Lannister lexicon. But the Tyrells are making sure they're seen as friends of the lower classes, which is a brilliant PR strategy and would help prevent more riots, and is something even Tyrion did not think of when he was bemoaning his abysmal reputation with the common people the previous season.



** Depending on how recently the trial takes place after he was captured, he might still be ferociously hung over.
*** Season 2 also established that Sandor is ''terrified'' of fire. Imagine his fear every time that flaming sword came near him, then imagine the strength of will it took for him to not only hold his own and fight like a demon, but to actually ''win''.

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** Depending on how recently the trial takes place after he was captured, he might still be ferociously hung over.
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over. Season 2 also established that Sandor is ''terrified'' of fire. Imagine his fear every time that flaming sword came near him, then imagine the strength of will it took for him to not only hold his own and fight like a demon, but to actually ''win''.



** Look at a map of Westeros and you'll see that if Tywin's plan works, the Lannisters will have a hand in ruling six of the seven kingdoms, with only the Iron Islands (which no one wants anyway) left apart from them.
*** One could suggest that Tywin's plan for dealing with the Iron Islands is already right there. Instead of wasting forces by engaging them directly, he's going to first seize all of Westeros, allowing him to cast as wide a net as possible around them, before tightening his hold. In other words, his plan has less to do with war and more to do with ''[[MagnificentBastard fishing]]''.

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** Look at a map of Westeros and you'll see that if Tywin's plan works, the Lannisters will have a hand in ruling six of the seven kingdoms, with only the Iron Islands (which no one wants anyway) left apart from them.
***
them. One could suggest that Tywin's plan for dealing with the Iron Islands is already right there. Instead of wasting forces by engaging them directly, he's going to first seize all of Westeros, allowing him to cast as wide a net as possible around them, before tightening his hold. In other words, his plan has less to do with war and more to do with ''[[MagnificentBastard fishing]]''.



** Brienne once again shows just how brave and determined she is: before Jaime came back for her she must have known she wasn't going to get out of this alive but, ''seven hells,'' she's not going down without a fight, even after taking a bear claw to the neck.
*** Even before that, there is one when Jaime is saying goodbye before parting. Jaime tells her that she is to be left alone with Locke, which she is for good reasons unhappy to hear. After he tells her that he is indebted to her, instead of asking help for herself, she reminds him of his promise to Lady Catelyn of saving the Stark sisters to consider his debt paid. Until the end, and even in the worst of circumstances, Brienne is not going to forget her vows or honor. If this is not the true deffinition of a KnightInShiningArmor, I don't know what it is.

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** Brienne once again shows just how brave and determined she is: before Jaime came back for her she must have known she wasn't going to get out of this alive but, ''seven hells,'' she's not going down without a fight, even after taking a bear claw to the neck.
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neck. Even before that, there is one when Jaime is saying goodbye before parting. Jaime tells her that she is to be left alone with Locke, which she is for good reasons unhappy to hear. After he tells her that he is indebted to her, instead of asking help for herself, she reminds him of his promise to Lady Catelyn of saving the Stark sisters to consider his debt paid. Until the end, and even in the worst of circumstances, Brienne is not going to forget her vows or honor. If this is not the true deffinition of a KnightInShiningArmor, I don't know what it is.



-->'''Tywin:''' ... Curiosities on the far side of the world are no threat to us.
-->'''Joffrey:''' [[DumbassHasAPoint But how do we know these dragons are just curiosities, and not the beasts that brought the whole world to heel?]]
-->'''Tywin:''' ''(exasperatedly and very quickly)'' Because we have been told as much by the many experts who serve the realm by counseling the King [[RefugeInAudacity on matters in which he knows nothing]].
-->'''Joffrey:''' But I haven't ''been'' counseled!
-->'''Tywin:''' ''(Slowly, and with extreme pointedness, accompanied by a DeathGlare)'' You are being counseled at this very moment.

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-->'''Tywin:''' ... --->'''Tywin:''' ... Curiosities on the far side of the world are no threat to us.
-->'''Joffrey:'''
us.\\
'''Joffrey:'''
[[DumbassHasAPoint But how do we know these dragons are just curiosities, and not the beasts that brought the whole world to heel?]]
-->'''Tywin:'''
heel?]]\\
'''Tywin:'''
''(exasperatedly and very quickly)'' Because we have been told as much by the many experts who serve the realm by counseling the King [[RefugeInAudacity on matters in which he knows nothing]].
-->'''Joffrey:'''
nothing]].\\
'''Joffrey:'''
But I haven't ''been'' counseled!
-->'''Tywin:'''
counseled!\\
'''Tywin:'''
''(Slowly, and with extreme pointedness, accompanied by a DeathGlare)'' You are being counseled at this very moment.



* Self-described coward Samwell Tarly stands up to a White Walker who's come for Gilly's baby, with no hope at all, just because it's the one good thing he can do before he dies. And even after his sword is destroyed and he's easily tossed aside, he attacks again with the one weapon he has left... an obsidian dagger which turns out to be able to ''kill'' White Walkers. That's right, "Ser Piggy" is likely the first person to slay a White Walker in thousands of years.
** Look again: it might be the same White Walker that saw Sam at the end of Season 2. If so, looks like it made a fatal mistake in sparing him. The White Walker almost seems to realize this fact as it dies, its face contorting with fury as it saw just who killed it
* The EstablishingCharacterMoment of Daario Naharis, after he's ordered to sneak into Daenerys' tent and kill her. He instead presents Daenerys with the heads of his two co-captains of the Second Sons, and pledges himself to her.
** Daenerys also gets a moment in that scene: after Daario presents the heads of his two co-captains, Daenerys just arches an eyebrow and asks if that's supposed to impress her. Then she gets out of the bath, slowly walks down the steps stark naked while giving Daario the coolest, most regal icy glare, as if daring him to objectify her even ''once''. It's a parallel to her first scene in the series, where Viserys forces her to undress before she gets into the bath. It shows how far Daenerys has come from being a scared young girl to becoming a mighty queen.

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* Self-described coward Samwell Tarly stands up to a White Walker who's come for Gilly's baby, with no hope at all, just because it's the one good thing he can do before he dies. And even after his sword is destroyed and he's easily tossed aside, he attacks again with the one weapon he has left... an obsidian dagger which turns out to be able to ''kill'' White Walkers. That's right, "Ser Piggy" is likely the first person to slay a White Walker in thousands of years.
** Look again: it
years. It might be the same White Walker that saw Sam at the end of Season 2. If so, looks like it made a fatal mistake in sparing him. The White Walker almost seems to realize this fact as it dies, its face contorting with fury as it saw just who killed it
* The EstablishingCharacterMoment of Daario Naharis, after he's ordered to sneak into Daenerys' tent and kill her. He instead presents Daenerys with the heads of his two co-captains of the Second Sons, and pledges himself to her.
**
her. Daenerys also gets a moment in that scene: after Daario presents the heads of his two co-captains, Daenerys just arches an eyebrow and asks if that's supposed to impress her. Then she gets out of the bath, slowly walks down the steps stark naked while giving Daario the coolest, most regal icy glare, as if daring him to objectify her even ''once''. It's a parallel to her first scene in the series, where Viserys forces her to undress before she gets into the bath. It shows how far Daenerys has come from being a scared young girl to becoming a mighty queen.



** Margaery gets a minor one directly afterwards. One of the most influential women of Westeros just threatened her life and although there's fear on her face, we also get a glimpse of "It is ''so'' on..."

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** * Margaery gets a minor one directly afterwards. One of the most influential women of Westeros just threatened her life and although there's fear on her face, we also get a glimpse of "It is ''so'' on..."



* The Red Wedding. The way the scene plays out is so brilliant and disturbing, made more so by the music, the acting of every single cast member, and the evil death stare of Walder Frey. Also, the fact that the scene is something of a legend and is pretty much the scene that everybody was waiting for. It did not disappoint.
** Despite it's Tearjerker and NightmareFuel content. The Red Wedding could be argued as a crowning moment for Tywin Lannister. Arguably one of his greatest and most brutally cunning plans to end the Stark campaign in ''one night'', without even having to battle them. Just another indicator of his {{Magnificent Bastard}}ry.

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* The Red Wedding. The way the scene plays out is so brilliant and disturbing, made more so by the music, the acting of every single cast member, and the evil death stare of Walder Frey. Also, the fact that the scene is something of a legend and is pretty much the scene that everybody was waiting for. It did not disappoint.
**
disappoint. Despite it's its Tearjerker and NightmareFuel content. The content, the Red Wedding could be argued as a crowning moment for Tywin Lannister. Arguably one of his greatest and most brutally cunning plans to end the Stark campaign in ''one night'', without even having to battle them. Just another indicator of his {{Magnificent Bastard}}ry.



** Let's not forget Team Mormont; Tag-teaming combo-finishers with Daario and fighting multiple opponents at once ''and'' holding his own alongside the two sprier men who must be about half his age. It seems that when fighting for the love of a woman, Jorah is the equal of Jaime Lannister. (In the books: Jorah fought with Jaime to a draw in the Lannisport tourney melee and King Robert declared him the victor; this was when he'd been offered Lynesse Hightower's favor, his future second wife. And fought all the harder for it.)

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** Let's not forget Team Mormont; Tag-teaming combo-finishers with Daario and fighting multiple opponents at once ''and'' holding his own alongside the two sprier men who must be about half his age. It seems that when fighting for the love of a woman, Jorah is the equal of Jaime Lannister. (In the books: Jorah fought with Jaime to a draw in the Lannisport tourney melee and King Robert declared him the victor; this was when he'd been offered Lynesse Hightower's favor, his future second wife. And fought all the harder for it.)



* Bran warging deliberately for the first time, using Summer and Shaggydog to save Jon when the Wildlings turn on him.
** Hell, Bran warging into Hodor counts as this too, because by doing that, Bran stopped Hodor's cries of distress from revealing their position to Tormund Giantsbane and his group of Wildlings.
*** This is especially impressive because, according to Jojen, NOBODY can warg into another person.

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* Bran warging deliberately for the first time, using Summer and Shaggydog to save Jon when the Wildlings turn on him.
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him. Hell, Bran warging into Hodor counts as this too, because by doing that, Bran stopped Hodor's cries of distress from revealing their position to Tormund Giantsbane and his group of Wildlings.
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Wildlings. This is especially impressive because, according to Jojen, NOBODY can warg into another person.



-->'''Jon:''' You were right the whole time!

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-->'''Jon:''' --->'''Jon:''' You were right the whole time!



-->'''Sandor:''' [[ArmorPiercingQuestion That him?]]
-->'''Arya:''' ([{{Beat}} ...]) No.
-->'''Sandor:''' [[ShutUpKirk Good!]]

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-->'''Sandor:''' --->'''Sandor:''' [[ArmorPiercingQuestion That him?]]
-->'''Arya:'''
him?]]\\
'''Arya:'''
([{{Beat}} ...]) No.
-->'''Sandor:'''
No.\\
'''Sandor:'''
[[ShutUpKirk Good!]]



-->'''Sandor:''' I know fear when I see it. Seen it a lot.
-->'''Arya:''' [[CatchAndReturn I knew fear when I saw it in you]]. You're afraid of fire. When Beric's sword went up in flame, you looked like a scared little girl. And I know why, too. I heard what your brother did to you. Pressed your face to the fire like you're a nice juicy mutton chop.

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-->'''Sandor:''' --->'''Sandor:''' I know fear when I see it. Seen it a lot.
-->'''Arya:'''
lot.\\
'''Arya:'''
[[CatchAndReturn I knew fear when I saw it in you]]. You're afraid of fire. When Beric's sword went up in flame, you looked like a scared little girl. And I know why, too. I heard what your brother did to you. Pressed your face to the fire like you're a nice juicy mutton chop.



-->'''Sandor:''' They're just over the river. The closest you've been to family since Ilyn Payne snipped your daddy's neck.
-->'''[[DaddysGirl Arya]]:''' Someday, I'm gonna put a sword through your eye and out the back of your skull.

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-->'''Sandor:''' --->'''Sandor:''' They're just over the river. The closest you've been to family since Ilyn Payne snipped your daddy's neck.
-->'''[[DaddysGirl
neck.\\
'''[[DaddysGirl
Arya]]:''' Someday, I'm gonna put a sword through your eye and out the back of your skull.



* Sandor helping the pig farmer fix his cart's wheel spoke by lifting the entire open wagon by himself.
** Further magnified by the fact that the pig farmer said just a second ago that one would need ''eight'' hands to be of any help.

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* Sandor helping the pig farmer fix his cart's wheel spoke by lifting the entire open wagon by himself.
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himself. Further magnified by the fact that the pig farmer said just a second ago that one would need ''eight'' hands to be of any help.



** The reprise of the main theme that plays at the end of the episode, just on its own, is fantastic. It's dark and hopeful and triumphant all at once, as if to suggest that yes, the revenge of House Stark begins ''now''.
*** It also segues into a reprise of "Valar Morghulis". A Man should be pleased A Girl is following in his footsteps.
** The Hound is possibly the only man alive who can take an exchange as ridiculous-sounding as this, and make it sound absolutely '''''badass''''', followed by him taking on all five men at once:

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** The reprise of the main theme that plays at the end of the episode, just on its own, is fantastic. It's dark and hopeful and triumphant all at once, as if to suggest that yes, the revenge of House Stark begins ''now''.
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''now''. It also segues into a reprise of "Valar Morghulis". A Man should be pleased A Girl is following in his footsteps.
** The Hound is possibly the only man alive who can take an exchange as ridiculous-sounding as this, and make it sound absolutely '''''badass''''', '''badass''', followed by him taking on all five men at once:



* Sansa stares defiantly at Joffrey before she picks up the goblet he kicked and hands it to Tyrion, saving Tyrion from having to search for it any more.
** Another comes before this when Sansa calmly watches the horrible reenactment of the war that tore her family apart and ended with nearly all of her family dead. Not only does the actor playing her brother have a wolf head mask, reminding her of his ultimate fate, but when the actor for Joffrey proceeds to engage in a Westerosi version of teabagging after killing "Robb", Sansa still remains in her seat and keeps her cool when earlier Loras stormed off in a huff after seeing his lover's memory mocked.
* Tyrion refusing to kneel to Joffrey.
** And a bit earlier, doing one better than his "wooden cock" line by telling Joffrey to go into the mock dwarf battle himself, and be careful they don't rape him. And he says the whole speech in a completely clear, level tone, making everyone see it's ''not'' the wine talking this time.
*** It also includes the not so subtle reminder that during the Battle of Blackwater Tyrion was outside the wall fighting and receiving a scar for it while Joffrey, who likes to boast that he defeated Stannis, had not fought a single battle.

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* Sansa stares defiantly at Joffrey before she picks up the goblet he kicked and hands it to Tyrion, saving Tyrion from having to search for it any more.
**
more. Another comes before this when Sansa calmly watches the horrible reenactment of the war that tore her family apart and ended with nearly all of her family dead. Not only does the actor playing her brother have a wolf head mask, reminding her of his ultimate fate, but when the actor for Joffrey proceeds to engage in a Westerosi version of teabagging after killing "Robb", Sansa still remains in her seat and keeps her cool when earlier Loras stormed off in a huff after seeing his lover's memory mocked.
* Tyrion refusing to kneel to Joffrey.
**
Joffrey. And a bit earlier, doing one better than his "wooden cock" line by telling Joffrey to go into the mock dwarf battle himself, and be careful they don't rape him. And he says the whole speech in a completely clear, level tone, making everyone see it's ''not'' the wine talking this time.
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time. It also includes the not so subtle reminder that during the Battle of Blackwater Tyrion was outside the wall fighting and receiving a scar for it while Joffrey, who likes to boast that he defeated Stannis, had not fought a single battle.



* Bran's abilities as a warg continue to grow in a big way, with him first spending ''hours'' inside Summer's body and then warging into a weirwood.
** That montage we see is awesome in its own right, including a welcome glimpse of the much missed Ned Stark wiping Ice and culminating in an awesome MoneyShot of a Dragon's Shadow flying high over King's Landing. That creepy voice we hear is also cool.

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* Bran's abilities as a warg continue to grow in a big way, with him first spending ''hours'' inside Summer's body and then warging into a weirwood.
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weirwood. That montage we see is awesome in its own right, including a welcome glimpse of the much missed Ned Stark wiping Ice and culminating in an awesome MoneyShot of a Dragon's Shadow flying high over King's Landing. That creepy voice we hear is also cool.



* It's EvilVsEvil, but after Roose Bolton's smug EvilGloating with Walder Frey, it's kind of nice to see Ramsay Snow get in his face and take him down a peg by telling him that Bran and Rickon Stark are still alive; the ThisCannotBe expression on Roose's face is a sight to see. And all while Ramsay is casually getting shaven by Theon/Reek, fully confident that his plaything can hold a blade to his throat and yet won't dare to harm him.
** Likewise, Roose wiping the smile off Ramsay's face when he reminds him that the flayed man ''isn't'' Ramsay's sigil -- it's Roose's. He's a Bolton, while Ramsay is still a bastard.

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* It's EvilVsEvil, but after Roose Bolton's smug EvilGloating with Walder Frey, it's kind of nice to see Ramsay Snow get in his face and take him down a peg by telling him that Bran and Rickon Stark are still alive; the ThisCannotBe expression on Roose's face is a sight to see. And all while Ramsay is casually getting shaven by Theon/Reek, fully confident that his plaything can hold a blade to his throat and yet won't dare to harm him.
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him. Likewise, Roose wiping the smile off Ramsay's face when he reminds him that the flayed man ''isn't'' Ramsay's sigil -- it's Roose's. He's a Bolton, while Ramsay is still a bastard.



* Cersei gets a rare moment of heroism when she swoops in and saves a Tyrell serving girl from what would have been a likely very intrusive examination from Pycelle. Then follows it up with an epic TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to the Maester.
** Unfortunately she sent her to [[MadDoctor Qyburn]], instead. We can only hope that he hasn't restarted his experiments, yet.

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* Cersei gets a rare moment of heroism when she swoops in and saves a Tyrell serving girl from what would have been a likely very intrusive examination from Pycelle. Then follows it up with an epic TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to the Maester.
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Maester. Unfortunately she sent her to [[MadDoctor Qyburn]], instead. We can only hope that he hasn't restarted his experiments, yet.



** Speaking of Shireen, her refusal to take any of Mellisandre's crap. From Arya it wasn't much of a surprise, but it's quite a bit more powerful coming from this sweet, innocent girl.

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** * Speaking of Shireen, her refusal to take any of Mellisandre's crap. From Arya it wasn't much of a surprise, but it's quite a bit more powerful coming from this sweet, innocent girl.



* Daario Naharis' defeat of Meereen's champion in about thirty seconds by killing his horse with a throwing knife and cutting him down right afterwards.
** And then after the duel, the Meereenese archers try to fire at Daario, but he manages to stand just outside their effective range. Once the arrows land, he then pisses on the ground right in front of them as a final insult.

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* Daario Naharis' defeat of Meereen's champion in about thirty seconds by killing his horse with a throwing knife and cutting him down right afterwards.
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afterwards. And then after the duel, the Meereenese archers try to fire at Daario, but he manages to stand just outside their effective range. Once the arrows land, he then pisses on the ground right in front of them as a final insult.



*** The exchange in which this is revealed is just perfect given how calm, yet dangerous she sounds in that moment.
-->'''Olenna:''' The Queen Regent is rather distracted at the moment, mourning her "dear departed boy." Accusing her brother of his murder, which he didn't commit.
-->'''Maergery:''' Well, he could have done.
-->'''Olenna:''' Oh, he could have done, but he didn't.
-->'''Maergery:''' You don't ''know'', grandmother.
-->'''Olenna:''' [[MagnificentBastard But I ''do'' know.]] ''(smirks ever so slightly as Margaery realises what she is saying)'' You don't think [[MamaBear I would let you marry that beast]], do you?

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*** ** The exchange in which this is revealed is just perfect given how calm, yet dangerous she sounds in that moment.
-->'''Olenna:''' --->'''Olenna:''' The Queen Regent is rather distracted at the moment, mourning her "dear departed boy." Accusing her brother of his murder, which he didn't commit.
-->'''Maergery:'''
commit.\\
'''Maergery:'''
Well, he could have done.
-->'''Olenna:'''
done.\\
'''Olenna:'''
Oh, he could have done, but he didn't.
-->'''Maergery:'''
didn't.\\
'''Maergery:'''
You don't ''know'', grandmother.
-->'''Olenna:'''
grandmother.\\
'''Olenna:'''
[[MagnificentBastard But I ''do'' know.]] ''(smirks ever so slightly as Margaery realises what she is saying)'' You don't think [[MamaBear I would let you marry that beast]], do you?



** The final shot of him smirking at [[UngratefulBastard Tywin]] and not backing down one bit from his father. Before when Tywin glared at someone, they wilted after a few moments, but Tyrion stares him eye to eye not backing down one inch. Tywin's glare of disdain no longer has any [[NotAfraidOfYouAnymore hold]] on him, and Tyrion wordlessly tells his old man to go screw himself.
*** The fact that not many would be able to get a rise out of the normally stoic Tywin Lannister by giving the ones attending the trial a massive TheReasonYouSuckSpeech and giving Tywin a silent f*** you death glare is awesome in Tyrion's part.

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** The final shot of him smirking at [[UngratefulBastard Tywin]] and not backing down one bit from his father. Before when Tywin glared at someone, they wilted after a few moments, but Tyrion stares him eye to eye not backing down one inch. Tywin's glare of disdain no longer has any [[NotAfraidOfYouAnymore hold]] on him, and Tyrion wordlessly tells his old man to go screw himself.
***
himself. The fact that not many would be able to get a rise out of the normally stoic Tywin Lannister by giving the ones attending the trial a massive TheReasonYouSuckSpeech and giving Tywin a silent f*** you "fuck you" death glare is awesome in Tyrion's part.



* Sansa finally decides she's taken enough shit from people and slaps Robin after the latter wrecks her snow castle. Doubles as a bit of a tear jerker since she's immediately horrified and apologetic because its the first time in the series she's ever resorted to violence, but the little shit really had it coming.
** It may have been that she was finally able to hit ''somebody'' after a very long time of keeping the rage and anger she felt at Joffrey and others at King's Landing locked inside out of fear and it had just built up.
*** Also may have been a the symbolism for her of losing Winterfell again, even just a small version of it.

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* Sansa finally decides she's taken enough shit from people and slaps Robin after the latter wrecks her snow castle. Doubles as a bit of a tear jerker since she's immediately horrified and apologetic because its the first time in the series she's ever resorted to violence, but the little shit really had it coming.
**
coming. It may have been that she was finally able to hit ''somebody'' after a very long time of keeping the rage and anger she felt at Joffrey and others at King's Landing locked inside out of fear and it had just built up.
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up. Also may have been a the symbolism for her of losing Winterfell again, even just a small version of it.



** Grenn and his chosen five men's DyingMomentOfAwesome defending the tunnel from a giant after one last recitation of the Night's Watch oath. They all die, but they succeed in their job.
*** The chilling bravery of this scene cannot be overstated. Five men recruited from ordinary thugs and criminals face down the medieval equivalent of a fucking tank, something they have never seen before and were in no way prepared to fight. (The other giant needed to be taken down with ''artillery'', and they’re armed with puny swords.) Actually managing to slay the damn thing was icing on the cake; standing tall where sane men would have fled was a victory in itself.

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** Grenn and his chosen five men's DyingMomentOfAwesome defending the tunnel from a giant after one last recitation of the Night's Watch oath. They all die, but they succeed in their job.
***
job. The chilling bravery of this scene cannot be overstated. Five men recruited from ordinary thugs and criminals face down the medieval equivalent of a fucking tank, something they have never seen before and were in no way prepared to fight. (The other giant needed to be taken down with ''artillery'', and they’re armed with puny swords.) Actually managing to slay the damn thing was icing on the cake; standing tall where sane men would have fled was a victory in itself.



** Jon's fight with Styr, using several {{Improvised Weapon}}s after he loses his sword and finally taking him down with a blacksmith's hammer.
*** Conversely, Styr smacking Jon around for most of the fight and nearly killing him.

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** Jon's fight with Styr, using several {{Improvised Weapon}}s after he loses his sword and finally taking him down with a blacksmith's hammer.
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hammer. Conversely, Styr smacking Jon around for most of the fight and nearly killing him.



-->'''Jon Snow:''' Tormund. It's ''over''. Let it end.
-->'''Giantsbane:''' ''This'' is how a man ends! ''(Attacks closest crow)''

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-->'''Jon --->'''Jon Snow:''' Tormund. It's ''over''. Let it end.
-->'''Giantsbane:'''
end.\\
'''Giantsbane:'''
''This'' is how a man ends! ''(Attacks closest crow)''



*** The Giant Archer. Seconds after a Wildling fails to reach the top of the Wall with his own shot, the giant strolls up beside him, nocks an arrow the size of a small tree on a bow as tall as a house and on his second shot, manages to impale one of the Crows with such force that they are flung off the Wall, before crashing down right in the middle of Castle Black.

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*** ** The Giant Archer. Seconds after a Wildling fails to reach the top of the Wall with his own shot, the giant strolls up beside him, nocks an arrow the size of a small tree on a bow as tall as a house and on his second shot, manages to impale one of the Crows with such force that they are flung off the Wall, before crashing down right in the middle of Castle Black.



** Despite Gilly's protests that Sam would get killed, he survives the battle and returns to her as promised.
*** Meta-wise, he managed to avert TemptingFate in the series that has become ''the'' poster child for AnyoneCanDie.

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** Despite Gilly's protests that Sam would get killed, he survives the battle and returns to her as promised.
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promised. Meta-wise, he managed to avert TemptingFate in the series that has become ''the'' poster child for AnyoneCanDie.



* The fact that Gilly was able to avoid ''and'' not get spotted by the wildlings army, after which she makes it to Castle Black.
** She might be undereducated, inbred, abused and out of her depth in a world beyond Craster's Keep, but her HyperAwareness, bravery and stealth remind you that Gilly is a Wildling girl through and through. She could probably make a few Rangers blush: after all, it wasn't just Sam who navigated from Craster's to Castle Black. Her woodscraft, knowledge of "myth" and practical know-how was also pretty vital.

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* The fact that Gilly was able to avoid ''and'' not get spotted by the wildlings army, after which she makes it to Castle Black.
**
Black. She might be undereducated, inbred, abused and out of her depth in a world beyond Craster's Keep, but her HyperAwareness, bravery and stealth remind you that Gilly is a Wildling girl through and through. She could probably make a few Rangers blush: after all, it wasn't just Sam who navigated from Craster's to Castle Black. Her woodscraft, knowledge of "myth" and practical know-how was also pretty vital.



* Cersei finally finding a way to truly hurt and fuck with Tywin in revenge for him forcing her to marry Loras... revealing her incest with Jaime. For the first time in the series Tywin is utterly shocked and can only walk away uttering quiet denials.
** Her TheReasonYouSuckSpeech leading up to it is pretty awesome too, as she condemns him for ignoring his own family while obsessing over the name Lannister.

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* Cersei finally finding a way to truly hurt and fuck with Tywin in revenge for him forcing her to marry Loras... revealing her incest with Jaime. For the first time in the series Tywin is utterly shocked and can only walk away uttering quiet denials.
**
denials. Her TheReasonYouSuckSpeech leading up to it is pretty awesome too, as she condemns him for ignoring his own family while obsessing over the name Lannister.



* A fight which was never in the books between possibly some of the biggest badasses left in Westeros: BRIENNE VS (an admittedly weakened) SANDOR CLEGANE. Long story short, after a protracted sword fight which Brienne wins handily, Sandor pulls her sword away and begins an extremely brutal brawl, which after some agonizing moments and extremely underhanded tactics... Brienne only ''barely'' wins.
** Special mention goes to a particular moment during the fight. Brienne has disarmed the Hound and is holding him at sword point. Does he surrender? Fuck that, he ''[[BarehandedBladeBlock grabs the Valyrian Steel sword with his bare hands]], '''[[HolyShitQuotient and forces it out of her grip.]]'''''
* After a lifetime of abuse, four seasons of suffering, betrayals, and humiliations, and half a dozen episodes of pure hell at the hands of his so-called family Tyrion finally... ''FINALLY'' is able to get his long deserved revenge. Confronting Tywin, the most feared character in the series who is responsible for so much of the suffering seen so far, from the Red Wedding to Gregor Clegane's atrocities to the extermination of the Targaeryan children, in the privy while armed with Joffrey's old crossbow, he forces his father to answer for his abuse....before flat out executing him for insulting his now dead lover Shae. With two crossbow bolts, Tyrion single-handedly destroyed any hope of Tywin's precious legacy from surviving and ensured the Lannister regime is effectively doomed now due to the countless crises faced by the crown (i.e. the Iron Bank, the wrathful Dornish, the continued Greyjoy rebellion, and of course the imminent threat of Winter) which only Tywin had a hope of handling. All with [[DarkReprise The Rains of Castamere]] playing for awesome irony.

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* A fight which was never in the books between possibly some of the biggest badasses left in Westeros: BRIENNE VS (an admittedly weakened) SANDOR CLEGANE. Long story short, after a protracted sword fight which Brienne wins handily, Sandor pulls her sword away and begins an extremely brutal brawl, which after some agonizing moments and extremely underhanded tactics... Brienne only ''barely'' wins.
**
wins. Special mention goes to a particular moment during the fight. Brienne has disarmed the Hound and is holding him at sword point. Does he surrender? Fuck that, he ''[[BarehandedBladeBlock grabs the Valyrian Steel sword with his bare hands]], hands]]'', '''[[HolyShitQuotient and forces it out of her grip.]]'''''
]]'''
* After a lifetime of abuse, four seasons of suffering, betrayals, and humiliations, and half a dozen episodes of pure hell at the hands of his so-called family Tyrion finally... ''FINALLY'' ''finally'' is able to get his long deserved revenge. Confronting Tywin, the most feared character in the series who is responsible for so much of the suffering seen so far, from the Red Wedding to Gregor Clegane's atrocities to the extermination of the Targaeryan Targaryen children, in the privy while armed with Joffrey's old crossbow, he forces his father to answer for his abuse....before flat out executing him for insulting his now dead lover Shae. With two crossbow bolts, Tyrion single-handedly destroyed any hope of Tywin's precious legacy from surviving and ensured the Lannister regime is effectively doomed now due to the countless crises faced by the crown (i.e. the Iron Bank, the wrathful Dornish, the continued Greyjoy rebellion, and of course the imminent threat of Winter) which only Tywin had a hope of handling. All with [[DarkReprise The Rains of Castamere]] playing for awesome irony.



** Mance steadfastly refusing to kneel to Stannis despite the latter's implicit threat to his people if Mance does not kneel.
* While making their way to where the Three Eyed Crow resides, Bran and his party are ambushed by wights. Meera does a good job handling herself against them, while Bran does his warg thing and bring out Fist of the North Hodor!
** When it looks like Bran's party is about to be overrun, one of the Children arrives in a BigDamnHeroes moment and starts blowing up wights with some kind of alchemical bombs, or what could even be bolts of magic power.

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** * Mance steadfastly refusing to kneel to Stannis despite the latter's implicit threat to his people if Mance does not kneel.
* While making their way to where the Three Eyed Crow resides, Bran and his party are ambushed by wights. Meera does a good job handling herself against them, while Bran does his warg thing and bring out Fist of the North Hodor!
**
Hodor! When it looks like Bran's party is about to be overrun, one of the Children arrives in a BigDamnHeroes moment and starts blowing up wights with some kind of alchemical bombs, or what could even be bolts of magic power.



** Jaime's CMOA comes in when, after being backed down a sand dune by the mook and has been disarmed, he [[BarehandedBladeBlock raises his gloved golden right hand to stop the blade, catches it between his thumb and fingers]]. Before the mook can react, Jaime seizes the opportunity by grabbing his own sword and [[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice skewering the mook like a kebab]].
*** Which then turns into a brief FunnyMoment when he can't easily remove the sword.

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** Jaime's CMOA comes in when, after being backed down a sand dune by the mook and has been disarmed, he [[BarehandedBladeBlock raises his gloved golden right hand to stop the blade, catches it between his thumb and fingers]]. Before the mook can react, Jaime seizes the opportunity by grabbing his own sword and [[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice skewering the mook like a kebab]].
***
kebab]]. Which then turns into a brief FunnyMoment when he can't easily remove the sword.



* After simply finding out Jorah is taking him to Daenerys rather than Cersei, Tyrion is able to SherlockScan his way to figuring out exactly who Jorah is and what's going on.
** And Jorah's reaction counts -- given how many times Tyrion's been able to talk his way out of trouble, it was rather amusing to see someone completely NoSell his line of questioning and smack him in the face for asking a question too many.

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* After simply finding out Jorah is taking him to Daenerys rather than Cersei, Tyrion is able to SherlockScan his way to figuring out exactly who Jorah is and what's going on.
**
on. And Jorah's reaction counts -- given how many times Tyrion's been able to talk his way out of trouble, it was rather amusing to see someone completely NoSell his line of questioning and smack him in the face for asking a question too many.



** Of all people, [[BlueBlood Hizdahr zo Loraq]] gets one when Dany is ''just'' about to push him into the path of her dragons, to which he stands up straight and calmly says, [[FaceDeathWithDignity "valar morghulis."]] Slightly subverted when he later begs for his life and admits that he didn't want to die like a coward in that situation.
* Jon managing to convince Tormund to have the wildlings enter into an alliance with the Nights Watch.
** Jon calls [[BarbarianHero Tormund]] a coward, which causes Tormund to get in Jon's face and claim that's an easy thing to say to a man in chains. [[NervesOfSteel So Jon unchains him.]]

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** * Of all people, [[BlueBlood Hizdahr zo Loraq]] gets one when Dany is ''just'' about to push him into the path of her dragons, to which he stands up straight and calmly says, [[FaceDeathWithDignity "valar morghulis."]] Slightly subverted when he later begs for his life and admits that he didn't want to die like a coward in that situation.
* Jon managing to convince Tormund to have the wildlings enter into an alliance with the Nights Watch.
**
Watch. Jon calls [[BarbarianHero Tormund]] a coward, which causes Tormund to get in Jon's face and claim that's an easy thing to say to a man in chains. [[NervesOfSteel So Jon unchains him.]]



* Ramsay gets a little too big for his britches when dining with Sansa, Roose, and Walda. So Roose gladly informs him that Walda is pregnant, and the maester says the baby is likely to be a boy. Meaning Roose will have two trueborn sons, and less use for Ramsay if he gets out of hand.
** In a way, Ramsay shutting down Myranda's ClingyJealousGirl behaviour by telling her to stop boring him with her jealousy over Sansa, [[ImpliedDeathThreat or else]]. It's marked difference from his attitude in Season 4 when he was happy to hunt down [[OneshotCharacter Tansy]] just to pacify her.

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* Ramsay gets a little too big for his britches when dining with Sansa, Roose, and Walda. So Roose gladly informs him that Walda is pregnant, and the maester says the baby is likely to be a boy. Meaning Roose will have two trueborn sons, and less use for Ramsay if he gets out of hand.
**
hand. In a way, Ramsay shutting down Myranda's ClingyJealousGirl behaviour by telling her to stop boring him with her jealousy over Sansa, [[ImpliedDeathThreat or else]]. It's marked difference from his attitude in Season 4 when he was happy to hunt down [[OneshotCharacter Tansy]] just to pacify her.



** Myrcella gets a subtle one when one of the Sand Snakes tries to drag her away -- she initially resists, despite having a knife waved in her face and being outnumbered and unarmed, because she doesn't want to leave Trystane's side. She does get pulled away, but she gets points for trying.

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** * Myrcella gets a subtle one when one of the Sand Snakes tries to drag her away -- she initially resists, despite having a knife waved in her face and being outnumbered and unarmed, because she doesn't want to leave Trystane's side. She does get pulled away, but she gets points for trying.



*** [[NoManOfWomanBorn That was no man]]



** In the same scene, having been badly beaten, Sam gets back up and tells the brothers to back off once again, and when they threaten to kill him, he says 'I killed a White Walker, I killed a Thenn, I'll take my chances with you.' Granted he's saved by Ghost, and he probably would have been killed, but Sam is no coward anymore.

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** * In the same scene, having been badly beaten, Sam gets back up and tells the brothers to back off once again, and when they threaten to kill him, he says 'I killed a White Walker, I killed a Thenn, I'll take my chances with you.' Granted he's saved by Ghost, and he probably would have been killed, but Sam is no coward anymore.



* Jorah, who manages to live up to his reputation as a badass and takes out the competition in the slave pits to impress Dany. The most impressive part, though, is that he doesn't kill any of them -- just knocks them out.
** Even before he enters the pit, Yezzan, his new slave master, tries to halt him. Jorah smashes his elbow into the man's face. No one's getting in the way of him reuniting with Daenerys.

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* Jorah, who manages to live up to his reputation as a badass and takes out the competition in the slave pits to impress Dany. The most impressive part, though, is that he doesn't kill any of them -- just knocks them out.
**
out. Even before he enters the pit, Yezzan, his new slave master, tries to halt him. Jorah smashes his elbow into the man's face. No one's getting in the way of him reuniting with Daenerys.



** It's easy to miss but that giant is none other than [[EnsembleDarkhorse Wun Weg Wun Dar Wun]], or Wun Wun. As Tormund names him during their tactical withdrawal.
*** During their retreat, Wun Wun singlehandedly turns around and holds the line, wielding a piece of burning timber like a club, and is last seen calmly walking through the freezing ocean to the Watch boats.

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** It's easy to miss but that giant is none other than [[EnsembleDarkhorse Wun Weg Wun Dar Wun]], or Wun Wun. As Tormund names him during their tactical withdrawal. \n*** During their retreat, Wun Wun singlehandedly turns around and holds the line, wielding a piece of burning timber like a club, and is last seen calmly walking through the freezing ocean to the Watch boats.



* The attack on Hardhome is acknowledged by WordOfGod as a deliberate show of strength on the part of the White Walkers. Their army of the dead quickly overwhelms the wildling masses and wade through all of their defenses and strongholds. The White Walkers even join in on the slaughter, with one slaying the new Magnar of Thenn as if he were nothing. Then, of course, there's The Night's King himself coming down to the docks to personally taunt Jon Snow and the wildlings by resurrecting all the people he just killed in a clear display of his power. The episode ends on a note of extreme dread, so they certainly made their point.
** There is a hope spot in all of this, however. Benioff & Weiss acknowledge that the Night's King sees Jon as a threat, and so confronts him face to face to assert his dominance over him. That's right, Jon intimidated the Night's King.

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* The attack on Hardhome is acknowledged by WordOfGod as a deliberate show of strength on the part of the White Walkers. Their army of the dead quickly overwhelms the wildling masses and wade through all of their defenses and strongholds. The White Walkers even join in on the slaughter, with one slaying the new Magnar of Thenn as if he were nothing. Then, of course, there's The Night's King himself coming down to the docks to personally taunt Jon Snow and the wildlings by resurrecting all the people he just killed in a clear display of his power. The episode ends on a note of extreme dread, so they certainly made their point.
**
point. There is a hope spot in all of this, however. Benioff & and Weiss acknowledge that the Night's King sees Jon as a threat, and so confronts him face to face to assert his dominance over him. That's right, Jon intimidated the Night's King.
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* Arya disguised as Walder Frey manages to successfully assassinate seemingly EVERY male in House Frey in one shot by giving them poisoned wine. Then she tells his young wife to tell people what happened here and that to tell them "The North Remembers, tell them Winter Came for House Frey".

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* Arya disguised as Walder Frey manages to successfully assassinate seemingly EVERY male in House Frey in one shot by giving them poisoned wine. Then she tells his young wife to tell people what happened here and that to tell them "The North Remembers, tell them Winter Came for House Frey".



-->'''Arya!Walder:''' Maybe I'm not the most pleasant man, I'll admit it. But I'm proud of you lot! You're my family! The men who helped me slaughter the Starks at the Red Wedding! (''Freys cheer'') Yes! Yes! Cheer! Brave men, all of you. Butchered a woman, pregnant with her babe. Cut the throat of a mother of five. Slaughtered your guests after inviting them into your home. But... You didn't slaughter every one of the Starks. No, no. That was your mistake. You should have ripped them all out: root and stem. (''Frey men begin choking on their blood, and dying'') [[PreMortemOneLiner Leave one wolf alive and the sheep are never safe.]]

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-->'''Arya!Walder:''' --->'''Arya!Walder:''' Maybe I'm not the most pleasant man, I'll admit it. But I'm proud of you lot! You're my family! The men who helped me slaughter the Starks at the Red Wedding! (''Freys cheer'') Yes! Yes! Cheer! Brave men, all of you. Butchered a woman, pregnant with her babe. Cut the throat of a mother of five. Slaughtered your guests after inviting them into your home. But... You didn't slaughter every one of the Starks. No, no. That was your mistake. You should have ripped them all out: root and stem. (''Frey men begin choking on their blood, and dying'') [[PreMortemOneLiner Leave one wolf alive and the sheep are never safe.]]



-->'''Arya''': (''to Kitty Frey'') When people ask you what happened here... Tell them [[{{Catchphrase}} the North remembers]]. Tell them [[KillEmAll Winter came for House Frey]].
* [[LittleMissBadass Lady Lyanna Mormont]] interrupting Lord Glover when the latter protests training women and girls to fight, by first [[RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething volunteering to fight despite being a child and a girl]], and then [[ShutUpHannibal stuffing the old man's platitudes]] by telling him that [[BadassBoast she does not need his permission]] [[ShamingTheMob to defend the North.]]
** Then they exchange nods, clearly both understand that its not a about their egos but what is the right thing to do.

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-->'''Arya''': --->'''Arya''': (''to Kitty Frey'') When people ask you what happened here... Tell them [[{{Catchphrase}} the North remembers]]. Tell them [[KillEmAll Winter came for House Frey]].
* [[LittleMissBadass Lady Lyanna Mormont]] interrupting Lord Glover when the latter protests training women and girls to fight, by first [[RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething volunteering to fight despite being a child and a girl]], and then [[ShutUpHannibal stuffing the old man's platitudes]] by telling him that [[BadassBoast she does not need his permission]] [[ShamingTheMob to defend the North.]]
**
]] Then they exchange nods, clearly both understand that its it's not a about their egos egos, but what is the right thing to do.
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** Then they exchange nods, clearly both understand that its not a about their egos but what is the right thing to do.
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** Her PostMortemOneLiner is also oh-so-delicious.
-->'''Arya''': (''to Kitty Frey'') When people ask you what happened here... Tell them [[{{Catchphrase}} the North remembers]]. Tell them [[KillEmAll Winter came for House Frey]].
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* [[LittleMissBadass Little Lady Lyanna Mormont]] interrupting Lord Glover when the latter protests training women and girls to fight, by first [[RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething volunteering to fight despite being a child and girl]], and then [[ShutUpHannibal stuffing the old man's platitudes]] by telling him that she [[BadassBoast does not need his permission]] [[ShamingTheMob to defend the North.]]

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* [[LittleMissBadass Little Lady Lyanna Mormont]] interrupting Lord Glover when the latter protests training women and girls to fight, by first [[RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething volunteering to fight despite being a child and a girl]], and then [[ShutUpHannibal stuffing the old man's platitudes]] by telling him that she [[BadassBoast she does not need his permission]] [[ShamingTheMob to defend the North.]]
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* [[LittleMissBadass Little Lady Lyanna Mormont]] interrupting Lord Glover when the latter protests training women and girls to fight, by first [[RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething volunteering to be trained herself]], and then shutting the old man up by telling him that she [[BadassBoast does not need his permission]] [[ShamingTheMob to defend the North.]]

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* [[LittleMissBadass Little Lady Lyanna Mormont]] interrupting Lord Glover when the latter protests training women and girls to fight, by first [[RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething volunteering to be trained herself]], fight despite being a child and girl]], and then shutting [[ShutUpHannibal stuffing the old man up man's platitudes]] by telling him that she [[BadassBoast does not need his permission]] [[ShamingTheMob to defend the North.]]
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* [[LittleMissBadass Little Lady Lyanna Mormont]] interrupting Lord Glover when the latter protests training women and girls to fight, by first [[RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething volunteering to be trained herself]], and then shutting the old man up by telling him that she [[BadassBoast does not need his permission]] [[ShamingTheMob to defend the North.]]
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* David Bradley's performance in the first episode of Season Seven as [[spoiler: Arya disguised as Walder Frey]] was so impressive that Benioff and Weiss decided that it had to be the cold opening for the entire season, rather than just being fit later into the episode as was originally planned. It's clear why. [[spoiler:The way he slowly changes his demeanor from that of Walder Frey to Arya Stark over the course of his monologue is stunning, and as he's watching the Freys die his expressions are so fitting for Arya that you'd swear that this seventy-five year-old man could easily be Maisie Williams' understudy.]]
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** '''Daenerys:''' Shall we begin?

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** --> '''Daenerys:''' Shall we begin?
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