Game of Thrones Season 8 is fast-approaching, and with each day comes more theories and fans swearing they know how this adventure will end. For those who think they got it all figured out, it's time to put it all on the line for bragging rights!
Below are some of the most popular theories and other questions related to Season 8 of Game of Thrones. Answer each question with the corresponding poll, and then be sure to hop down to our comments to post your answers. With any luck, at least one reader will get every prediction right and will forever be known as the person who called it all when others failed.
Who Will Be The First "Ruler" To Die?
Game of Thrones has four major contenders for the throne at the moment, and chances are one or more of them will fall before the final credits roll. Whoever drops first will shift the tide of battle and plot greatly, so with that in mind, which ruler will be the first to bite the dust?
Will Jaime Kill Cersei?
While there's a lot of popular theories surrounding Game of Thrones, few are as prevalent as this bold theory. When Cersei visits the witch in the novels as a child, she's specifically told that it will be the valonqar (high Valyrian for "little brother") who chokes the life from her. Cersei is convinced her killer will be Tyrion, but many fans think it will actually be Jaime as he's technically the younger twin. The television adaptation didn't mention this prophecy, so will this actually happen?
Will Cleganebowl Finally Happen?
The Mountain and The Hound's rivalry may have peaked in Season 7, though there are those holding out hope the two will have one definitive final showdown in Season 8. Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson did reveal his favorite scene since joining the show happened in the final season, and it's hard to believe his strong and silent character will be delivering any meaningful monologues. Does this mean the two brothers will duel?
Will The Dragons Survive?
Daenerys dragons looked to be her ace in the hole when this whole war started, and things were looking real good for her right up until the Night King launched that ice spear. Just like that, Viserion was killed, and now he's back as an ice dragon intent on winning this one for the dead. Given his easy destruction, do you think Drogon and Rhaegal stand a chance of surviving the series?
Will The Night King Overtake Winterfell?
The trailer for Game of Thrones Season 8 haven't revealed much, but it does appear the White Walkers will come to Winterfell. Although the living armies intend to make a stand against them there, will they be able to topple The Night King's forces? Footage has hinted it won't be an easy battle, and Winterfell has fallen under less force. Once your castle loses to Theon Greyjoy, who can't run through you?
Is Bran Stark The Night King?
It's been one of Game of Thrones' most bizarre theories to date, and also one its believers fiercely hold onto. To give a summarized version, Bran has been trying and failing to prevent the White Walkers' invasion through his influence of events. When influencing the Mad King, and building The Wall all fail, Bran would turn into the First Man to stop The Children Of The Forest and become The Night King. Is this even possible?
Will Jon And Daenerys Remain A Couple?
While Jon and Dany are seemingly Westeros' power couple, upcoming episodes could put that in jeopardy. Even if Jon did kneel, Sam knows his friend is Westeros' rightful heir. Will Dany step down once she hears this information, and will the romance end? Targaryens have a history of keeping relationships "in the family," but Jon's claim may make her see him as a threat. Is this fling meaningful enough to sacrifice the throne?
Which Of These Characters Is Most Likely To Survive The Series?
Lots of great characters will die by the end of Game of Thrones, and it's hard to believe at least one or two lesser characters won't slip through the cracks and make it through despite the odds. It's bound to happen with at least one of these characters, but who will be the one that, by some miracle, outlives characters fans wanted to live so much more?
Will Sansa Stark Make A Play For The Throne?
Sansa has longed for the throne since Game of Thrones Season 1, and she's had some mentors that showed her how to play the game and win. With the series' endgame upon us, it wouldn't be surprising to everyone to see Sansa turn on her family and try to make a play for queen when everyone least expects it. If that happens, would she succeed, or would this play be her downfall?
Will Lady Stoneheart Appear?
Lady Stoneheart remains one of the biggest characters missing from Game of Thrones, and while chances are slim to nil she'll be appearing, fans still hold out hope. Obviously it's too late in the game for an arc as substantial as the character has in George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire book saga, but with the Night King headed through Westeros, could he potentially resurrect the body of Catelyn Stark and bring a lesser version of this character to life?
Will Westeros Have More Than One Ruler In The End?
Westeros has had many pose as king and queen since Robert Baratheon's death. Is one party ruling Westeros not realistic? Would things be easier if the King in the North returned and held dominion over part of the throne? It's a valid question, and one we're guessing may be considered at some point down the stretch.
Who Will Rule Westeros At The End Of Game Of Thrones?
It's the question every fan has wanted to know since the beginning, and an answer we really have no answer to. Who will sit on the Iron Throne at the end of all of this thing? Will it be one of the obvious candidates, or will another rise and take the seat unexpectedly? What if no one wins? Make your pick!
Remember, be sure to post your answers in the comments if you're feeling confident and want bragging rights, and be sure to catch the premiere of Game of Thrones on HBO Sunday April, 14 at 9:00 p.m. ET. For those who think they've got it all figured out, be sure to read what Emilia Clarke had to say about the new season, and how it may not be what you're expecting.