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* DiesDifferentlyInAdaptation: In the books he is torn apart by a bear. Here he is shot with a poisoned dart and is killed instantly.


* AssholeVictim: It's highly doubtful anyone missed this scumbag when Arya murdered him.

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* AssholeVictim: It's highly doubtful anyone missed this scumbag Absolutely no one shed a tear when Arya murdered him.gave Meryn Trant 2.0 here a [[ImpromptuTracheotomy violent tracheotomy.]]


* DemotedToExtra: His appearances in the final season are limited to three scenes: One where he tells three prostitutes the fate of Music/EdSheeran's characters and Qyburn hands him a crossbow to use to kill Jaime and Tyrion, one where he negotiates (read: threatens) a higher price out of the brothers Lannister not to kill them, and finally at the very end where he [[spoiler: is not only installed as Lord of Highgarden and Lord Paramount of The Reach, but is also sitting on the Small Council as Master Of Coin.]]

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* DemotedToExtra: His appearances in the final season are limited to three scenes: One where he tells three prostitutes the fate of Music/EdSheeran's characters character and Qyburn hands him a crossbow to use to kill Jaime and Tyrion, one where he negotiates (read: threatens) a higher price out of the brothers Lannister not to kill them, and finally at the very end where he [[spoiler: is not only installed as Lord of Highgarden and Lord Paramount of The Reach, but is also sitting on the Small Council as Master Of Coin.]]


* AssholeVictim: It's highly doubtful anyone missed this scumbag when Arya killed him.

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* AssholeVictim: It's highly doubtful anyone missed this scumbag when Arya killed murdered him.



* * FauxAffablyEvil: Polliver acts like quite the charming fellow, but one musn't forget that he's a depraved child murderer, rapist, and paedophile. In "Two Swords", Polliver has a nice chat with the Hound, but his polite veneer is instantly tossed aside when Sandor insults the king.

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* * FauxAffablyEvil: Polliver acts like quite the charming fellow, but one musn't forget that he's a depraved child murderer, rapist, and paedophile. In "Two Swords", Polliver has a nice chat with the Hound, but his polite veneer is instantly tossed aside when Sandor insults the king.


* AffablyEvil: In "Two Swords", Polliver has a nice chat with the Hound. Turns out, Polliver is quite a charming fellow, who just happens to be a child murderer, rapist, and paedophile.

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* AffablyEvil: In "Two Swords", Polliver has a nice chat with the Hound. Turns out, Polliver is quite a charming fellow, who just happens to be a child murderer, rapist, and paedophile.AssholeVictim: It's highly doubtful anyone missed this scumbag when Arya killed him.



* * FauxAffablyEvil: Polliver acts like quite the charming fellow, but one musn't forget that he's a depraved child murderer, rapist, and paedophile. In "Two Swords", Polliver has a nice chat with the Hound, but his polite veneer is instantly tossed aside when Sandor insults the king.



* HateSink: There's ''nothing'' to like about Polliver - he's a child raping/murdering sociopath who only sides with the king so he can keep commiting his heinous crimes without legal consequences. On the flip side, his demise is easily one of the most karmic and satisfying in the series.



* {{Jerkass}}: To the prisoners, whom he treats with sadistic contempt.

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* {{Jerkass}}: To the prisoners, whom he treats with sadistic contempt.describe him politely. His treatment of his prisoners is among his ''tamer'' moments.


* AdaptationDyeJob: Book Bronn has black hair, while early show Bronn has Jerome Flynn's natural hair color. Later his hair is dyed black, though.



* AdaptationDyeJob: Book Bronn has black hair, while early show Bronn has Jerome Flynn's natural hair color. Later his hair is dyed black, though.



* AgeLift: Book Shae is described as probably being just eighteen or so.

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* AgeLift: Book Shae is described as probably being just eighteen or so.so, while Sibel Kekilli is in her 30s.

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* AdaptationRelationshipOverhaul:
** In the books, he has virtually no relationship with Jaime Lannister, but the show makes them VitriolicBestBuds from season 5 onwards.
** In the books, he marries Lollys Stokeworth. In the show, they're briefly betrothed, but she ends up marrying someone else.


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* AdaptationRelationshipOverhaul: She never had romantic feelings for Tyrion in the books and was just pretending to love him. She betrays him at his trial because it's more practical to not get on Cersei or Tywin's bad side. In the show, however, Shae was genuinely in love with Tyrion and betrayed him for [[WomanScorned seemingly rejecting her]] while trying to keep her safe.


** Call it cowardly or selfish if you want, his betrayal of Tyrion did make sense. As he pointed out, he was getting a lot more in helping Cersei out. Even if he did fight for Tyrion, he had a very slim chance of winning against [[TheDreaded the Mountain]]. He also pointed out that it was unreasonable of Tyrion to demand him risk his life for him so many times when he never did the same for Bronn.

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** Call it cowardly or selfish if you want, selfish, but his betrayal of Tyrion did make sense. As he pointed out, he was getting a lot more in helping Cersei out. Even if he did fight for Tyrion, he had a very slim chance of winning against [[TheDreaded the Mountain]]. He also Mountain]], and pointed out that it was unreasonable of Tyrion to demand him risk his life for him so many times when he never did the same for Bronn.



* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:Bronn walks out of the show getting exactly what he wants and suffers far less than any other character, walking away from battles without scars or lost limbs, going from lowly sellsword to Lord Paramount of Highgarden, effectively becoming a major league High Lord. This despite his mercenary service to the Lannisters, this despite playing a personal role in sacking, raiding and despoiling the Reach, the very territory he is granted to govern. And also being a fair-weather friend to Tyrion and Jaime and even threatening to kill both of them for the sake of money and power, Bronn receives zero comeuppance for his cutthroat actions and is given everything he wanted and more by Tyrion. He has also pointedly not become a better person, remaining the same corrupt, sleazy, and amoral asshole he always was, and essentially [[MeetTheNewBoss the new Littlefinger, same as the old Littlefinger]], with the only difference (and to be fair, it's probably a crucial one) being the relative lack of a chip on his shoulder from unrequited love and past trauma.]]

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* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:Bronn walks out of the show getting exactly what he wants and suffers far less than any other character, walking away from battles without scars or lost limbs, going from lowly sellsword to Lord Paramount of Highgarden, effectively becoming a major league High Lord. This despite his mercenary service to the Lannisters, this despite playing a personal role in sacking, raiding and despoiling the Reach, the very territory he is granted to govern. And also being a fair-weather friend to Tyrion and Jaime and even threatening to kill both of them for the sake of money and power, Bronn receives zero comeuppance for his cutthroat actions and is given everything he wanted wanted. He easily walks away from battles, going from lowly sellsword to Lord Paramount of Highgarden. This despite his mercenary service to the Lannisters, and more by Tyrion. also playing a personal role in sacking, raiding and despoiling the Reach (the very territory he is granted to govern). Being a fair-weather friend to Tyrion and Jaime allows him to threaten to kill both of them for the sake of money and power and get rewarded. He has also pointedly not become a better person, remaining the same corrupt, sleazy, and amoral asshole he always was, and essentially [[MeetTheNewBoss the new Littlefinger, same as the old Littlefinger]], with the only difference (and to be fair, it's probably a crucial one) being the relative lack of a chip on his shoulder from unrequited love and past trauma.]]


* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:Bronn walks out of the show getting exactly what he wants and suffers far less than any other character, walking away from battles without scars or lost limbs, going from lowly sellsword to Lord Paramount of Highgarden, effectively becoming a major league High Lord. This despite his mercenary service to the Lannisters, this despite playing a personal role in sacking, raiding and despoiling the Reach, the very territory he is granted to govern. And also being a fair-weather friend to Tyrion and Jaime and even threatening to kill both of them for the sake of money and power, Bronn receives zero comeuppance for his cutthroat actions and is given everything he wanted and more by Tyrion. He has also pointedly not become a better person, remaining the same corrupt, sleazy, and amoral asshole he always was, and essentially [[MeetTheNewBoss the new Littlefinger, same as the old Littlefinger]].]]

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* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:Bronn walks out of the show getting exactly what he wants and suffers far less than any other character, walking away from battles without scars or lost limbs, going from lowly sellsword to Lord Paramount of Highgarden, effectively becoming a major league High Lord. This despite his mercenary service to the Lannisters, this despite playing a personal role in sacking, raiding and despoiling the Reach, the very territory he is granted to govern. And also being a fair-weather friend to Tyrion and Jaime and even threatening to kill both of them for the sake of money and power, Bronn receives zero comeuppance for his cutthroat actions and is given everything he wanted and more by Tyrion. He has also pointedly not become a better person, remaining the same corrupt, sleazy, and amoral asshole he always was, and essentially [[MeetTheNewBoss the new Littlefinger, same as the old Littlefinger]].Littlefinger]], with the only difference (and to be fair, it's probably a crucial one) being the relative lack of a chip on his shoulder from unrequited love and past trauma.]]

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* MundaneSolution: King's Landing is gonna have a thieving problem after Stannis' siege, and Tyrion orders him to prepare the city for that. So Bronn kills all the known thieves. Tyrion and Varys share a look of WhyDidntIThinkOfThat when they hear the news.

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* DemotedToExtra: His appearances in the final season are limited to three scenes: One where he tells three prostitutes the fate of Music/EdSheeran's characters and Qyburn hands him a crossbow to use to kill Jaime and Tyrion, one where he negotiates (read: threatens) a higher price out of the brothers Lannister not to kill them, and finally at the very end where he [[spoiler: is not only installed as Lord of Highgarden and Lord Paramount of The Reach, but is also sitting on the Small Council as Master Of Coin.]]

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* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: Several times throughout the show, there are hints indicating that he might not be such a self-serving cutthroat after all, especially during his interactions with Tyrion and Jaime. In the end however, his own status and well-being will always be Bronn's first priority.

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* CharacterisationMarchesOn: A minor example. In the fourth season, Bronn, in a scene lifted from the books, dismisses the idea of fighting Ser Gregor Clegane on Tyrion's behalf because he knows his chances of victory are ''very'' risky at best. The scene reminds us that while Bronn is a very tough customer, [[AlwaysABiggerFish he's not Arthur Dayne, Gregor Clegane, or prime Jaime Lannister]]. In the final season, Bronn arrogantly boasts to Jaime that he could have easily beaten him in his prime, a bit of an odd comment considering his earlier, more cautious behaviour.


* ForeignFanservice: Due to her accent, which is later {{Jossed}}[=/=]HandWaved as being Lorathi.

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* TheUnReveal: It's hinted early on that she's got a complicated (and probably tragic) past. In "Blackwater" it seems like she's finally going to reveal it, but she gets interrupted. She sticks around for two more seasons after that, but we never do get to find out what her story was.

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