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    All The Interesting Details In "Game Of Thrones" Season 8, Episode 5

    This show sure does love referencing itself. Warning: contains spoilers.

    1. Jon's comment that Dany shouldn't be alone is his concern about her grief, but it echoes Maester Aemon's words about a Targaryen alone in the world being a "terrible thing."

    2. Meanwhile, Varys not only repeats the "every time a Targaryen is born, the gods flip a coin" line, but also his idea that "power resides where men believe it resides."

    3. Dany's disheveled look visually connects her with her father, the Mad King, whose hair and general appearance was notoriously unkempt.

    4. This episode features a few thematic callbacks to "The Winds of Winter," which is the episode where Cersei blows up the sept.

    5. This episode sees Bran's vision from Season 6 coming true, revealing that it was actually about Dany following in her father's footsteps to "burn them all."

    6. It also seems to fulfill Dany's vision in the House of the Undying — a destroyed Red Keep covered in ash (not snow, as we previously thought).

    7. The wildfire ignited during Dany's rampage is likely the caches stored around the city that the Mad King had intended to ignite before Jaime killed him.

    8. The crumbling building falling on the map of the Seven Kingdom seems to symbolize the way Dany is destroying her own kingdom with her ~fire and blood~.

    9. The Hound's last scene with Arya echoes the time he was trying to save Sansa from King's Landing. Unlike then, the Hound succeeds this time.

    10. Meanwhile, the Hound manages to take his brother out finally in Cleganebowl, but he also dies in fire in King's Landing — the exact fate he fled to avoid in Season 2.

    11. As for Arya, she flees on a white horse that possibly ties back in with the white horse she gained with the help of the Hound in Season 4. The Stark theme poignantly plays over this scene.

    12. Jaime got his wish to die in the arms of the woman he loves. Meanwhile, Cersei dies with Jaime's hands at her throat — which could be fulfilling the valonqar prophecy, if you squint a little.

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