Anticipated GoT fans are predicting which one of their favourite characters are most likely to die in the upcoming Sunday’s episode. The series which is an adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series of novels, is a few episodes away from its conclusion in its eight and the last season. The remaining four episodes have brought in a series of flooded theories on the gaming websites and Game of Thrones themed message boards, pools have cropped up with speculations which character is most likely to die this week.
With that comes the key conflict of the series – the war between the living and those who are dead led by a blue eyed humanoid creature the Night King, who has the ability to raise and control the dead.
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The shocking and unexpected series of characters dying in the previous episodes since the first death of the primary character Eddard Stark, lord of the fictional locale of Winterfell. The character was played by Sean Bean, according to Reuters.
Following with the gruesome fate of Eddard Stark, the other unexpected deaths in the following seasons was the third season’s Red Wedding, which featured the massacre of Lady Catelyn Stark, and son Rob Stark along with his numerous allies at the House of Frey.
The fans were gob smacked after the death of the main character Jon Snow when he’s stabbed by his own brothers of the nights watch at the end of the fifth season, but he was brought back to life in the beginning of the next one.
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As the time gets closer, many GoT themed bloggers are stated that the war between the living and the death will be filled with blood bath.
The show has featured more than 100 major speaking roles during its run, and even now more than 20 notable characters are all in the same locale.
The upcoming episode will run more than 80 minutes making it one of the longest of the series.
Among the characters expected to be in the red zone of danger:
Theon Greyjoy: Theon is one of the few characters left in the series who have endured and surived massive changed, played by Alfie Allen, Theon was raised by Eddard Stark in Winterfell as a ward, but later betrayed his adoptive family by seizing the castle with his iron born brothers. Now he returns back to Winterfell to fight for the Starks. Bets on Sportsbetting.ag, an online sports betting site, put 4-to-1 odds on him dying first, highest of any character mentioned (a $100 bet pays out $400).
Jamie Lannister: The golden haired knight born in one of the most powerful houses of Westeros, Jamie Lannister is played by Danish actor Nikolaj Coster Waldau. Fathering illegitimate children with his sister, Cersei, now the queen (played by Lena Headey). The odds on his dying first are 5 – to- 1.
Brienne of Tarth: Recently knighted by Ser Jamie Lannister, played by Gwendoline Christie – who is seen in the recent “Star Wars” films. She was the first woman knighted in the show’s Seven Kingdoms. Ser Brienne fetches 12-to-1 odds on dying first, according to Sportsbetting.ag.