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"Game Of Thrones" Destroyed Us All With The Red Wedding

The moment book fans have been dreading finally happened. And we may never recover. WARNING: MASSIVE SPOILERS AHEAD.

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Because Game of Thrones is about to FUCKING DESTROY YOU.


And you'll soon find out why this scene, arguably the most horrific in George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series, is called the "Red Wedding."

Talisa is the first to die, stabbed repeatedly in the stomach. Where she's carrying Robb's child.


It's worth noting that Robb's wife doesn't die in the book — although Talisa is much more sympathetic than Jeyne Westerling, so OF COURSE Game of Thrones would kill her.

And then, as Catelyn watches in horror, Roose Bolton stabs Robb in the heart.


At this point, Catelyn has lost her husband, her daughters, and all three of her sons. (Remember that she still thinks Bran and Rickon are dead.) Her suffering is nearly incomprehensible.


So when Catelyn is murdered, it almost feels like mercy.


Horrible, devastating, OH GOD HOW COULD YOU DO THIS TO US mercy. You can read Kate Aurthur's interview with Michelle Fairley, who plays Catelyn, here.

Here's what George R. R. Martin said to me about the Red Wedding when I interviewed him at the Season 3 premiere:

"I am told by the people that participated in it that it is awful. So I'm — like the fans, I'm looking forward to it with anticipation and a certain amount of dread. And also I'm living in terror of the reaction. When that book came out, I got some amazing letters from people telling how they threw the book into the fireplace and they would never read me again and they hated me. But then they went out the next week and bought another copy of the book, and they love me now. We may get some similar reactions. I don't recommend anyone throw their television set into the fireplace. It could be very dangerous."