'Game of Thrones' series ending sets the scene for a new spin-off and fans say it is 'all that we need'
After all is said and done, we have a new ruler on the Iron Throne and the faceless assassin out of nowhere decides to explore the world in places where the maps haven't even been drawn.
SPOILERS FOR SEASON 8 EPISODE 6 FINALE
The Last Watch has ended.
The 'Game of Thrones' watch may have ended, but another is set to begin. The 'Game of Thrones' series finale leaves fans with a surprising ending and paved the way for a supposed Arya Stark spin-off. Bran the Broken took the throne and Arya the assassin, out of nowhere decides that she would explore the world in places where the maps haven't even been drawn.
"What's west of Westeros?" she asks Jon, as he struggles to find the words and understand what was going on. She hugs him after and sets sail. The last montage of the Starks makes it clear that the three wolves are making their own way in life - Sansa becomes the queen in the North, Jon goes to the Night Watch, exiled after stabbing Dany and Arya sets sail to find out what lies at the edge of the wall, beyond the kingdom and the game of thrones.
Now, while an Arya spin-off hasn't been confirmed, author George R.R Martin has confirmed that there are not one or two but five different 'GoT' successor shows and three of them are in development. In a blog post in April, Martin said, "We have had five different GAME OF THRONES successor shows in development (I mislike the term “spinoffs”) at HBO, and three of them are still moving forward nicely." "What are they about? I cannot say. But maybe some of you should pick up a copy of FIRE & BLOOD and come up with your own theories," Martin added.
Twitter fans have demanded that Arya get a nice adventure story after the bloodshed in Westeros so that they can see her using her assassin school knowledge for good. "Arya was the only good part of Season 8. Give us the spinoff," one user said while another cooed, "For everyone petitioning for a new season 8, just drop it. Petition for an Arya Stark spin-off instead. Its what hbo needs. It’s what we all need."
It's a pretty great setting to leave the character with a spin-off show if you think about it. Her explorations in Bravos had us all in awe of her skills while also fearing for Arya's life. We'd say it's a pretty good plotline, something to help with Game Of Thrones withdrawal symptoms.
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