Well. We knew it was probably coming, and here it is: in the Season 8 finale, Jon Snow murders the woman he loves, Daenerys Targaryen, and effectively ends the Targaryen line – his own family – forever. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF HBO Coming off the back of a completely unearned turn to the dark side from Daenerys, and retconning speeches from Tyrion that cast the very deeds that made him and everyone else believe in Daenerys in a negative light – not to mention the implication that if only the men had been able to control her, things would be different – it's less of a bittersweet ending and more of an extremely sour one. Daenerys Targaryen started her story being assaulted by her brother and raped by her husband, and she ended it by being betrayed and murdered by the man she loves – while he was literally kissing her. It reeks of misogyny, and comes as a final blow to all the fans who persisted with the show despite their reservations about its treatment of its female characters. To be clear – this plot could have been done in a way that wasn't so sexist and damaging. But it wasn't. And making Sansa Queen in the North, Brienne a kingsguard, or sending Arya off on adventures does not make up for the way the show turned its central female character, an abuse survivor, into a crazy person and a victim in the end, without giving her plot the development it deserved to make it make sense. Many Game of Thrones fans have been left disappointed. Here are some of their reactions... 1. trashtrashtrash776.tumblr.com 2. irdis @DEClPHR RIP Daenerys Targaryen You deserved better 😪 #GameOfThronesFinale #GameOfThrones 02:34 AM - 20 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 3. rita @lidiasaguilar daenerys death was SO incredibly underwhelming, a character with eight years of journey, whose death had no impact. i didnt even cry one single tear please 02:57 AM - 20 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 4. Dany @queeendany SO WHAT LESSON WE LEARN FROM #GOT TODAY THAT NEVER TRUST A MAN. #GameOfThronesFinale 01:45 AM - 20 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 5. rhaegarxlyanna.tumblr.com 6. theladystrikesagain.tumblr.com 7. Celeste Ng @pronounced_ing Oh good lord is this really gonna be about a white man’s “decision” to “choose” to save the world from a violent irrational woman? I am going to be LIVID if that is where we end up in this ACTUAL world where white men irrationally are taking choices away from women 01:33 AM - 20 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 8. Avi 🌈 @avinesh_13 Me after all these years, investing in supporting Dany, only to get this finale #GameofThrones 05:17 AM - 20 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 9. 𝒟𝑒𝓋𝑜𝓃 @Emiliaofstark Dany began her story alone and then died alone 04:55 AM - 20 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 10. jasmine | mad queen stan 🔥 @fauxscal drogon is all alone in the world now that dany's dead oh nooo somebody save my boy 06:25 AM - 20 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 11. crossingwinter @crossing_winter In her first episode of #GameofThrones, #DaenerysTargaryen was molested by her brother and raped by her husband. In her final episode, she was murdered by her lover. Cool progression that. 01:35 AM - 20 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 12. Erika Clark Jones @UrbanMomJones Killed the baddest woman ever for this bumbling group of mediocres to rule? #GameOfThronesFinale #really 01:57 AM - 20 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 13. ℝίτα🐉||GoT Spoilers @JonxDanyy Daenerys lost: Her parents Her brothers Her home Her baby Her most trusted advisers Her best friend Her dragons Her people Her armies Was sold, raped, abused... but sure she doesn't deserve a happy ending because her last name isn't Stark. #GameOfThrones #GameOfThronesFinale 03:23 AM - 20 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 14. nie @beysdany Arthur Dayne didn’t die for this. He died so that the Targaryens could live. 03:08 AM - 20 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 15. ً @targarcyn the worst thing is that the writers are using daenerys killing slavers and rapists as a sign for her descent to madness. SLAVERS. AND RAPISTS. of all shows. im so over it #GameOfThrones 03:06 AM - 20 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 16. ً @emiliacIarked cannot believe they had so many opportunities with all these powerful women and they chose a male ruler with a WHOLE council of males... no words #gameofthrones 02:48 AM - 20 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 17. Rara 💫 @fireharwtt Drogon and Dany didn't deserve this. #Daenerys #GameOfThrones 06:34 AM - 20 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 18. Talia Lavin @chick_in_kiev what an arc daenerys had, from being felt up by her brother to stabbed by her nephew 04:29 AM - 20 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 19. lord-petyr.tumblr.com 20. Emmy Winner Emilia Clarke @daenerysDY oh my god I just had to BEYONCE REALLY IS A DAENERYS STAN AND EVEN WROTE A MF SONG ABOUT IT AND PLACED IT IN HER LEMONADE ALBUM she knew all along #GameOfThronesFinale 04:37 AM - 20 May 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 21. itscaptainstark.tumblr.com Need more Game of Thrones? Check out all our Game of Thrones coverage here.