With the days finally becoming longer and temperatures slowly rising, the time to look forward to the summer months has officially begun. And while trips to the beach are all well and good, avid TV watchers know that the summer brings something far more exciting (and nerdy): HBO's Game of Thrones. With just two short season left before its conclusion, the various stories, characters, and settings are beginning to finally intersect. And considering how much Game loves to kill of characters, we can expect more of our favorites to bite the bullet before Westeros' story is completed.
I've always enjoyed playing Jorah. It's been a role that's been good to me so far. There's quite a high death count in Game Of Thrones and they don't blanch at removing favorite characters. They just get rid of them in a brutal way. My end may well be close but so far I'm doing OK.
Well this doesn't look good.
Obviously this is no true confirmation, and Iain Glen may just be referring to everyone's end being close, as the show is ending. However, Glen mentioning other favorite characters dying does give me pause.
And really, Jorah Mormont's death wouldn't exactly be the biggest plot twist the show has ever seen. He came down with a mean case of Greyscale back in Season 5, which is supposed to be incurable. And when he finally reunited with Dany (again) last season and professed his love (finally) last season, she instructed him to leave, find a cure, and return to her service. But no pressure.
I do think that Jorah will be successful in this task. We've seen that Greyscale can be paused somehow, as Stannis was able to find a maester who stopped Princess Shireen's from continuing to cover her face as a small child. And the free cities will probably have shady maesters who may be able to do just that.
But he's still gonna bite the dust. Perhaps after his reunion with Dany in Westeros, he'll sacrifice his life to save the Khaleesi he served for so many years. This would give Jorah the hero's death he deserves, and possibly be a final loss that will inspire Dany to conquer Westeros and defeat Cersei.
Alas, we'll have to wait for Game of Thrones to return in order to get some answers. But if the last season taught us anything, it's that the gloves are off and no one is safe.