It's been over a year since we last saw Jon, Dany, Sansa, Arya, Tyrion, Cersei, Jaime, Theon, Bran, Meera,
Hodor, the Night's King, Drogon, Sam, Ghost, the Queen of Thorns, the Onion Knight, the Sand Snakes, and all those others who make Westeros the place to be!
Shortly, however, the first episode of the penultimate season of Game of Thrones will be out, and the countdown to the end will have begun.
The anticipation this season has reached fever pitch -- which, while being the norm, is a somewhat meanginful statement simply because the makers of the show, i.e. HBO and everyone else that is involved, has gone the whole hog in building up to the big debut.
Here is the best of all the amazing (and official, so no spoilers they didn't intend!) promotional material that has been released.
And of course, there are the trailers -