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We Need To Talk About That Insane "Game Of Thrones" Twist

The finale was wild. CONTAINS SPOILERS.

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And SHE DID IT. SHE ACTUALLY DID IT.

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IT HURT SO MUCH.

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PLUS, she got her revenge on the Shame Nun.

This was another moment full of both triumph and absolute horror. Like... Cersei just let the undead Mountain loose on her?! Yes, we all wanted to see her suffer...but not like this.

And Cersei also caused the death of precious bb Tommen!

Sure, he was kind of a pain lately thanks to the way the High Sparrow manipulated him, but this was still gut-wrenching to watch. Cersei delivered on her promise to burn cities to the ground to protect her children, and ended up causing the death of her last remaining child.

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The whole sequence was both amazing and awful. Cersei got her revenge, all right – she even got her wish to become THE ruler – but she basically lost everything in the process.

Including, it seems, Jaime.

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Killing the Mad King Aerys II to stop him from unleashing wildfire on King's Landing was the defining moment in Jaime's life. He hated that it turned him into the Kingslayer, but it was also the best thing he ever did.

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In one explosion, Cersei – the woman he loves more than anything else – effectively cancelled out his heroic act.

The stage is set for him to now become the Valonqar – the little brother prophesied to end Cersei's life.