Tyrion is the last standing Lannister, but will Daenerys Targaryen punish him in the finale of 'Game of Thrones'?
After Jaime and Cersei Lannister's death, Tyrion is the last one standing. First Varys' betrayal and now Tyrion, Daenerys' kill list seems to have names just being added to them
The phenomenal HBO show 'Game of Thrones' is coming to an end with its last episode slotted to be aired on May 19. With just a few days left before the finale, there are many loose threads that the creators have tied in together before concluding what is one of the most watched shows on television history. One of them happens to be the fate of the last standing Lannister in the show - Tyrion (Peter Dinklage). He has lost his beloved brother Jaime (Nicolaj Coster Waldau) and Cersei (Lena Headey) after Daenerys' (Emilia Clarke) attack on King's Landing. Before all of that occurred though, Tyrion planned Jaime and Cersei's escape and even freed his brother who was held captive by Daenerys' army after sending him over to Cersei's side.
After specifically having said that another failure by Tyrion would mean the end of him, we can expect nothing less than a death sentence for the crime he has committed. Will Tyrion meet the same fate as Varys did in episode 5 after betraying Daenerys or will he be saved in time? Varys had written a bunch of letters of which he only burnt one of them. Who did Varys (Conleth Hill) reach out to and will that turn out to be Tyrion's way out of serving Daenerys?
There are also theories that Jon Snow (Kit Harington) will end up betraying Daenerys after seeing the mass annihilation that she was a part of. We saw Jon going through a speechless transformation in episode 5 when he saw the Unsullied take on the Lannister soldiers, who had not just surrendered but had also dropped their weapons. It was a bloodbath and if Arya (Maisie Williams) and Jon were to convene behind Daenerys' back about what they saw in the name of war, there are interesting possibilities there. However, will the creators explore this angle?
For now, fans are unhappy with the way the show has developed and over 500,000 people have signed a petition asking for the last season of the show to be remade by a different set of writers. While the visuals of the fifth episode were stunning, major plot holes including how the characters did not have space for a transition between scenes. For instance, how quickly Arya was convinced by the Hound to give up on revenge that she had been seeking for years did not go well with many viewers.
While Jaime and Cersei's end came about in the form of rubble, fans said it was a disservice to Cersei because until that moment she was the biggest villain on the show. They also felt that Jaime's character arc, which was built over the years disappeared the minute he decided to return to Cersei's side.
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