We've always known that the final confrontation between Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) and Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) would be fierce and terrible, but no one could have possibly predicted this sort of carnage. Or the building left her underneath it.
After being collected from his chambers, he was brought to Dany, where she waited with her single remaining dragon, Drogon, and let rip with a "dracarys".
After surviving the Battle of Winterfell but losing half her armies, Daenerys insisted on traveling back to Dragonstone, her ancestral seat. Cersei managed to outwit her enemies time and time again on the acclaimed drama series.
Here are all the little Easter eggs, clues, and thematic flourishes you might have missed in Game of Thrones, Season 8, Episode 5, "The Bells". "They came into the world together and now they leave together".
She came around to the idea of dying in her brother-lover Jaime's arms, however, explaining, "The more we talked about it the more it seemed like the flawless end for her". I think the important thing is that Jaime had a chance at freedom [with Brienne] and finally liberated himself from Cersei, which I think the audience will be thrilled about.
"Now that I think about it, she was always the most qualified to spot a tyrant". "I think the biggest surprise is he came back for her. Cersei realizes just how she loves him and just how much he loves her. Ultimately they belong together". I thought I wanted to be a teacher because I love kids.
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Some fans were frustrated with Episode 5 humanizing Cersei - right after she gave Missandei the Ned Stark treatment - while Dany was shown killing innocent people.
Asked about her favorite Cersei scenes across her long list of standout moments, Headey chose a few. She died in the arms of her twin brother and lover, Jaime (Nikokaj Coster-Waldau).
But you can bet the Game of Thrones showrunners were up to something completely wacky when writing "The Bells", and as the episode's events unfolded, fans were absolutely feeling some type of way about what took place - mostly, the actions taken by one fan favorite character: Daenerys.