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Wow, So Apparently Brienne And Tormund's Romance Was Completely Improvised


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However, as iconic as these two are, it turns out our beloved Brimund's (gosh, that's a terrible nickname, IDK do you have a better one?) "will they, won't they?!" relationship wasn't even really planned. It was IMPROVISED!

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, co-showrunner D. B. Weiss explained, There was the episode where they’re all leaving Castle Black together and there’s a shot — it wasn’t scripted at all — of two of them on horseback and she looks at him and he smiles at her. It’s not something you could ever write. It’s just this moment where this guy is creeping out on her and he smiles in a way that makes her very uncomfortable and she just looks away. I saw it 150 times and every time it made me laugh; it’s purely the two of them.

And apparently this LOOK Tormund gives Brienne while eating bread was embellished by the actors, too.


Co-showrunner David Benioff said, "It’s great because there was no dialogue written for that, or major stage direction, there was just a line like, 'He stares at Brienne because he’s never seen a woman like that before.'"

And, because this IS Game of Thrones Benioff had to leave us with this fucking terrible tease, too:


"We need to kill one of them now because there can’t be a happy ending or any romantic connection on the show. But we’re not going to tell you which one."