Things are not going well for Daenerys Targaryen on Game of Thrones. She's losing the war, she's losing Jon Snow, she's losing her claim to the throne, she's lost two dragons, half her armies, and her closest friends, who are basically family members.
Daenerys starts in Season 1 as a shy, timid girl who just wants to find a place to call home. But she grows stronger as the season progresses, with the earliest indicator being when she stands up to her incredibly abusive brother, Viserys.
Later, when Khal Drogo proclaims he's going to rape and pillage his way around Westeros for Dany and their unborn baby, Dany is pretty happy about it.
At the end of the season, Daenerys burns Mirri Maz Duur alive and vows painful vengeance on anyone who harms those who follow her.
In Season 2, outside of Qarth, she talks big talk about laying waste to her enemies.
When she doesn't get her way inside Qarth, she invokes her family's words, "Fire and Blood".
In Season 4, Daenerys has the slave masters crucified as punishment for the way they crucified slave children. Ser Barristan counsels her to be more merciful, but Dany doesn't back down.
This prompts Ser Barristan to warn Dany about how her father got his reputation as the Mad King. Dany is horrified, and determined not to become like him.
But as soon as Ser Barristan is murdered by the Sons of the Harpy, Daenerys has a master burned alive by her dragons without a trial — without even confirming if he was involved.
And for all Dany's talk of breaking the wheel, she always seems quite happy to rule over others herself.
In Season 6, Bran has a vision that features Daenerys heavily alongside shots of her father screaming "burn them all."
Also in Season 6, Daenerys does her fire trick again, this time burning all the khals alive.
She then makes a speech to the Dothraki that echoes Drogo's speech in Season 1. She leaves out the rape part, but it's still pretty brutal.
In Season 7, Daenerys burns the Tarlys for not bending the knee, which the show has turned into a Big Deal.
Tyrion and Varys both freak out about it, and suggest the only thing preventing her from turning into her father is their advice.
Season 8 has seen Daenerys further isolated and treated with hostility. The Northerners hate her, Sam is horrified by the murder of his family — as is Jon — and she's left feeling the same way her grasping, deranged brother felt back in Season 1.
Varys and Tyrion once again show concern for her mental state and ability to be a good ruler, with Varys turning against her and Tyrion on the way to doing so.
Season 8, Episode 4 left off with Daenerys's closest friend brutally murdered in front of her, with her last word being "dracarys" — in other words, "burn them all."
RIP Daenerys Stormborn of House Targaryen. You're not dead yet but your character sure has been assassinated.