One of the geekiest pleasures of watching Game Of Thrones is considering who, in a world of warriors, is the greatest warrior of them all.
Who would you bet on at a tourney? Who would you nominate to save you in a trial by combat? Who, on fighting style alone, truly deserves the Iron Throne?
Like pitting superhero against superhero or heavyweight champion against heavyweight champion, it is a boyish delight of pointless speculation and bias, a Top Trumps fantasy for which we make no apology.
And so here, irrefutably, is the top ten hardest bastards in all of Westeros. It is known.