GAME OF THRONES Season 6 Finale Preview: The Trial of the Century

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Sadly, the season finale is soon to be upon us. On a brighter note, this will be the longest episode ever, clocking in at 69 minutes. I’m not sure how anything can top last week’s GAME OF THRONES, but knowing how this show goes, my hopes are high for another jaw-dropping, action-packed night. Here’s what we have to look forward to:

Cersei’s Trial. Looks like the High Sparrow’s grand moment has arrived, while everyone gathers for Cersei’s trial before the Seven in the Great Sept. I’m sure that will have a pleasant outcome.

Winterfell. Perhaps Jon and Sansa had a disagreement because the preview shows them having a sibling moment, with Jon telling Sansa that they need to stay strong because they have so many episodes. In another shot, before the white weirwood tree, Sansa asks Littlefinger what he wants and he moves closer, telling her he thought she knew what he wanted. Presumably her. We’ve known that for a couple of seasons now.

Oh, also at Winterfell, and FINALLY I might add, Davos realizes what Melisandre did to Shireen. Davos, Melisandre and Jon are in a room alone together as Davos yells at her to tell Jon what she did.

Riverrun. In a déjà vu kind of way, Walder Frey is at a banquet at Riverrun, with Jaime attending, as he raises his glass in a toast in the banquet, echoing the words he said at the Red Wedding: “The Freys and the Lannisters send their regards.” Not cool.

Bran. Literally, we get a half-second glimpse of Bran’s face, but no clue on what might happen in regards to his story. We can only hope that he’s going to have a vision and conclude our Tower of Joy flashbacks.

Meereen. One shot in the preview has Daenerys placing her hand lovingly on Daario’s face. The split-second shot of her face looks like she’s either about to seduce him or tell him goodbye, I can’t tell. Later, we hear Tyrion ask her if she’s afraid. She must have said yes because he replies, “Good. You’re in the great game now and the great game’s terrifying.”

My Thoughts. Compared to the last few episodes, this one seems a bit tame, judging by the previews, but we all know looks can be deceiving. We seem to be at all the major hot spots in Westeros too.

One question plaguing me, knowing that this is the season finale: Whatever happened to Ellaria and the Sand Snakes? They sure have been quiet since they killed Doran Martell and took over Dorne. It looks like we might we waiting until next season to get an answer to that.

Okay, two questions plaguing me. The episode is called The Winds of Winter, which highly, highly suggests the return of the Night’s King and the white walkers, yet not a glimpse of them in the preview. I think they might be teasing us.

Be sure to catch the season finale of GAME OF THRONES tonight (June 26) at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on HBO and HBO Canada.

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