Let's just all agree that one of the best things to come out of Game of Thrones last season was the OMG-PLEASE-MAKE-THIS-HAPPEN romance of Brienne and Tormund.
Sure, the romance is KINDA "one-sided..."
...and I know SOME of you would prefer to see Brienne and Jaime together...
...but please just let me enjoy this, okay? Because I need this to have happened, like, yesterday.
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.
GOD, I maybe love this more now?
And, because this IS Game of Thrones Benioff had to leave us with this fucking terrible tease, too: