Game of Thrones: A Reminder of the Oath That Jaime and Brienne Made to Catelyn Stark

POPSUGAR Entertainment | 4/22/2019 | Mekishana Pierre
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Warning: spoilers for the latest episode of Game of Thrones ahead!

The final season of Game of Thrones has treated us to a number of emotional reunions and tense introductions between characters we've anxiously waited to meet. Having such a large number of important characters in the same location means a lot of callbacks to the earlier seasons of Game of Thrones and also serves to remind us of exactly which pieces needed to fall into place to bring everyone to Winterfell before the great battle against the dead. One such moment occurs in the very beginning of season eight's second episode, when Jaime Lannister faces his many wrongs in a trial stacked against him.

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It was expected that the former head of the Kingsguard would have to deal with the wrath of the Dragon Queen. When Daenerys brings up his crimes against her family, Sansa speaks up as well, pointing out that Jaime has wronged the Starks, too. It's only Brienne's testimony that convinces Sansa to trust Jaime and save his neck. "He is a man of honor," she swears before Sansa, Dany, and Jon, telling the Lady of Winterfell specifically that without Jaime, she would have never been able to protect Sansa when the time came. But it's the oath to Sansa's mother that Brienne brings up that takes us back to the seventh episode of season two, when the Stark family is still alive (except Ned, who dies back in season one) and Jaime swears an oath to Catelyn Stark.

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When Robb travels to the Crag with Lady Talisa, Catelyn is left to deal with the bannermen's rage when Jaime kills one of their own in an attempt to escape. She delays their attempts to kill him and visits him during the night. The two have one of the most...
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