'Game Of Thrones' Season 8: As Anticipation Peaks, Fan Theory That Suggests The Final Battle Will Be Against Cersei And Not The Night King Is Raising Eyebrows

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The last season of 'Game of Thrones' came to an end, with an 'undead' Viserion, and the White Walkers breaking the Wall beyond the North and heading South to Winterfell. 

Written By Radhika Sarkar | Mumbai | Updated On:

The last season of 'Game of Thrones' came to an end, with an 'undead' Viserion, and the White Walkers breaking the Wall beyond the North and heading South to Winterfell. The battle between the dead and the living has been building ever since the 7th season of the show aired. 

The final season of 'Game of Thrones' is right around the corner and as anticipation peaks, a recent fan theory has surfaced which suggests that the final battle will be with Cersei and not the Night King. The theory suggests that it might be the case as the teasers, trailers and posters have centred on the Stark family homestead. 

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Especially by showing the Starks in the crypts, the dragons flying overhead or the aftermath of a battle in the snow-filled courtyard. All of the stills in the trailer show that there might be a fight, and is also pointing to the fact that it might happen sooner than later. 

Given the fact that the marketing of the entire season is based on the Battle of Winterfell, and given the titles, fans are suggesting that it will take place in Episode 3 and also the fact that Cersei isn't about to head to Winterfell, she will still be at Kings Landing, where she will be all ready to defend her Throne. 

Secondly, Cersei has hardly been shown, or anything that takes place after the Battle of Winterfell. However, many fans have pointed out that in the 'Together' promo, Jon Snow and Daenerys can be seen standing by a fireplace that looks like the one at Dragonstone, which was shown in the last season. 

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Although, the scene might seem insignificant, it sure does say a lot as in the end of the last season where Jon Snow and Daenerys can be seen on their way to the North in a ship, which means that they both survive the Battle of Winterfell, and decide to return to the island for some reason

 

 

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