After two episodes of Game Of Thrones season five, it’s fair to say the players have been aligned and we’re now ready for heads to start rolling.
Speaking on Sky Atlantic’s Thronecast, Ser Davos Seaworth actor Liam Cunningham warned this season may be packing a surprise more shocking than the Red Wedding in which King In The North Rob Stark infamously met his end.
Even fans of the books are not safe, with George R R Martin himself acknowledging that the HBO show is venturing into uncharted territory in terms of characters soon to meet their end.
“People are going to die who don’t die in the books, so even the book readers will be unhappy,” Martin said earlier this year. “Everybody better be on their toes. [Showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss] are even bloodier than I am.”
Does this mean Ser Davos, The Onion Knight himself, will be privy to the slaughter? Will Stannis’ inevitable dust up with the Boltons at Winterfell not turn out as expected? Is the last Baratheon brother about to bite the dust?
We're not sure, but if anything happens to Jon Snow, there’ll be big repercussions.
David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, take note.
Who's going to get it?