There are Game of Thrones Season 6 finale spoilers all over this article. So, if you haven't caught the episode, yet, consider yourself warned!
During this weekend's finale "The Winds of Winter," winter finally came and Sansa got to reveal the change in the weather. Elsewhere, the ladies were having a ton of powerful moments, as Dany set sail for Westeros and Cersei wreaked havoc, taking over King's Landing in the aftermath. The Season 6 finale set up for the events to come in Season 7, and following the finale, Emilia Clarke revealed why Cersei doesn't have a chance moving forward on Game of Thrones.
Speaking with EW, Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen on the hit HBO drama, told the outlet that the series is setting up for a giant Cersei fail. Here's why:
If we talk about this: basically, I've got ships, I've got manpower, I've got dragons that breath fire, and I apparently cannot be killed. I don't even have an attractive man who wants to take his shirt off anywhere near me now, so there are no distractions.
While Dany has an army of Dothraki, another army of Unsullied fighters, three dragons, a slew of keen advisors---including Tyrion Lannister---at her disposal, and even a potential alliance with Dorne, Emilia Clarke argues that Cersei Lannister has far less at her disposal. Right now, Cersei still has many of the families and soldiers loyal to King's Landing at her disposal, but who knows who will stay loyal after news of the wildfire deaths spread? She also has the inventive Qyburn, The Mountain and the new version of the "little birds" to do her bidding, but that's hardly an impressive entourage.
While Dany likely has the more impressive team of fighters, what I like the most about her Game of Thrones comments is her swagger. I know Lena Headey---who plays Cersei Lannister on the show---wasn't around to defend herself when Emilia Clarke made her blunt comments, but a little ribbing every now and again never hurt anyone. Still, like most of the actors and actresses who ever played a part in the Game of Thrones universe, she knows the HBO fantasy drama is fond of killing off even the most powerful and popular of characters.
But as with Game of Thrones, you know when your character is looking good, that's when you know you're not safe. Because [the writers are] all, "Oh, do you like her? We'll kill her!... All I know is winter is coming ... and I'm bringing the heat!
So, there you have it, folks, Dany is gunning hard to take down Cersei, and the Lannister daughter may not be enjoying the crown for long once Game of Thrones returns to the schedule. You can find out what happens when Game of Thrones returns to the schedule during the spring of 2016. In addition, you can check out what we know about the upcoming episodes here.