With the holiday season upon us, it's safe to say that winer is finally here. And as of the Season 6 finale of Game of Thrones, Winter has finally come to Westeros as well. The sixth season of HBO's fantasy drama was a real game changer, will tons of payoffs and fan theories finally coming to fruition. One major plot that Game of Thrones fans got to finally witness was Sansa Stark's rise to power and independence. After seeing her tortured by both the Lannisters and Boltons, Sansa finally came into her own and was presented as a real player of the Great Game. But what can we expect from Sansa in Season 7?
Sophie Turner, who we've seen grow up and play Sansa over the past six seasons, recently spoke to Vulture about the HBO series. Regarding Sansa's arc in Season 7, Turner was surprisingly wordy and open. She revealed the following,
Uh oh. It looks like Sansa and Jon's reunion might not be all sunshine and rainbows after all.
Season 6 contained the first Stark reunion in the series history, which was long overdue. Sansa and Jon united at Castle Black and began to plan their attack on House Bolton, and their plan to return to Winterfell. During this planning, Jon ignored Sansa's advice, and she eventually showed up to save the day with Littlefinger. The Stark victory put Jon at the head of Winterfell, and Sansa's role in the battle was swept under the rug. We saw her share a knowing look with Littlefinger, and now it appears that this lack of recognition and stripped power will affect Sansa's actions in Season 7.
Sophie Turner also addressed Sansa's smile in the wake of Ramsay's death, and what it means for her arc in the upcoming season. She said the following:
Now I'm excited. Sansa might be thirsty for more blood, which would be a fantastic change for the chronic victim. She's ready to kick ass in the final two seasons, and I'm ready to watch it happen.
Game of Thrones will be back in the spring of 2017.
Corey was born and raised in New Jersey. Double majored in theater and literature during undergrad. After working in administrative theater for a year in New York, he started as the Weekend Editor at CinemaBend. He's since been able to work himself up to reviews, phoners, and press junkets-- and is now able to appear on camera with some of his famous actors... just not as he would have predicted as a kid.
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