Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5 Breakdown

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Dany has Varys executed. Dany assaults King’s Landing and it’s one-sided as hell. Tyrion begs her to show mercy but she refuses. Tyrion frees Jaime to try to get Cersei out of the city. King’s Landing gets wrecked in the battle. Drogon burns Euron’s fleet. The Hound fights his brother. They both die. Jaime fights Euron and kills him, but Jaime is mortally wounded. Jaime makes it to Cersei and they die together. Dany is executing everyone in King’s Landing.


Jon and Tyrion are upset. Dany has Tyrion arrested to be executed for freeing Jaime. Tyrion tries to convince Jon that his family will never be safe because his lineage makes him a threat to Dany’s rule. Jon tries to talk to Dany but she justifies her actions. Jon pledges himself to Dany but then stabs her, then surrenders himself. A council gets formed to decide who the King should be. Tyrion gives a speech and everyone votes on Bran to become King. The end. In the epilogue, Jon takes the black again for killing Dany. Arya leaves. Sansa rules the North. Bran oversees his council of Tyrion, Davos, Sam, and Bronn.

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