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    Something Good Happened On "Game Of Thrones" And Fans Are Emotional

    I will never be over this. Warning: contains spoilers.

    This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 2. Proceed with caution!

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    This was a wonderful character-focused episode of Game of Thrones full of many ~intimate~ moments, but no doubt the highlight was Brienne and Jaime's interactions.

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    First of all, she stands up and vouches for him in front of everyone.

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    She says she'd fight by his side and calls him a man of honor – this is huge for both of them, given where their relationship started. Being known as a "man without honor" is one of Jaime's greatest heartbreaks, and that is how Brienne saw him at first.

    Meanwhile, Jaime witnessed Brienne being the honorable knight he wished he could have been – despite the fact she wasn't actually a knight.

    The incredible bath scene in Season 4, in which Jaime tells Brienne the truth about why he killed the Mad King, was a turning point in their relationship. Later, Brienne sets out quite literally in search of Jaime's honour – and restores it for him.

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    In this week's episode, she talks about how he saved her, but she saved him too, in more ways than one.

    Which is what makes the "man with honor" moment so powerful. It's backed up by Jaime admitting he travelled North mostly for Brienne – and for his honor. The two, of course, are inexorably intertwined.

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    "The things we do for love" indeed.

    The true high point of Brienne and Jaime's relationship – and the whole episode – is the moment when Jaime knights Brienne.

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    Brienne has been bullied for being different all her life. But still she's done what is right and stayed true to herself. Jaime has shown that he's seen that – seen her – every step of the way. This moment is the best possible way he could repay her for what she's done for him, and recognise her for who she is. A woman with honour. A knight of the Seven Kingdoms.

    For Brienne, this is what she's wanted her whole life. For Jaime, it's a moment of honor for him, too. The fact that they're experiencing this together...well, frankly, it's more satisfying than any sex scene could ever be.

    Needless to say, a lot of fans were very emotional about it (same)...

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    the way brienne looks at jaime and the way he looks at her.... THEY'RE SO IN LOVE

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    The knighting of Ser Brienne of Tarth by Ser Jaime Lannister was both a fulfillment of the narrative arc of knighthood and what it means to be a "true knight" that runs through both their stories, and also a metaphorical wedding ceremony. In this essay I will- #GameofThrones

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    #GamefThrones Jaime: rise Brienne of Tarth, Knight of the Seven Kingdoms Me:

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    Jaime: [knights Brienne] everyone in the room: #GameOfThrones

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    Me watching Brienne get knighted by Jaime #GameOfThrones

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    Brienne: I never wanted to be a knight Jaime: I can make you a knight Brienne: #GameofThrones

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    #GameofThrones Jamie: Kneel, Lady Brienne Brienne of tarth:

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    Tormund thought he had Brienne with the giants milk story, then sir Jaime checkmated his ass #GOT

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    Tyrion seeing the way Jaime looks at Brienne is LITERALLY ME #GameofThrones

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    me during all the Brienne and Jaime scenes #GameofThrones

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    Tormund: if I was a King I would Knight you 10 times over 😏 Jaime: #GameofThrones

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    Jaime Lannister made Brienne of Tarth smile and years were added to my life. #GameofThrones

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    WHY WAS JAIME KNIGHTING BRIENNE SO ROMANTIC TO ME #thronesyall

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    Historic moment. Not just for Brienne. Literally an historic moment. First woman knight. And Jaime does it. MY HEART. #GameofThrones

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    me when jaime knighted brienne #Gameofthrones

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    Me after Brienne of Tarth stood up #GamefThrones

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    Tormund, Podrick, and Tyrion watching Brienne get knighted #GameofThrones

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    Jaime and Brienne bout to fuck #GameOfThrones This dude might have fallen for someone who ISN'T his sibling people.

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    Jaime basically just asked Brienne to marry him #GameofThrones #GoT

    Here's hoping they don't die in the next episode after all that... Oh who am I kidding.

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