‘Game of Thrones’: Burning Questions (and Some Answers) After the Series Finale

Variety | 5/20/2019 | Alex Stedman
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All told, “Game of Thrones” got a pretty tidy ending. Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) is dead, the Starks have all embarked on different paths, and there’s a new king in town with a different council. However, with all the storylines and characters that were introduced over the course of eight seasons, we’re bound to still have some questions remaining.

Fans may have to wait until George R.R. Martin finally releases “The Winds of Winter,” the next installment in his “A Song of Ice and Fire” book series, for those answers. But in the meantime, inquiring minds at Variety pose questions we still have after the grand finale — and took a crack at tying up the loose ends.

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Where are Dany and Drogon?

When Drogon, Dany’s lone surviving dragon, discovered his murdered mother, after throwing a fire-fueled fit of grief, he took her body and flew away, leaving Jon Snow (Kit Harington) awestruck (and probably shocked to still have his life) in his wake. When King Bran (Isaac Hempstead-Wright) asked his council about the dragon, Samwell Tarly (John Bradley) said he was last spotted flying east. Notorious warger Bran said he might be able to find him — so perhaps he and his ravens will have to answer that question.

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Why did Drogon melt the Iron Throne? And why didn’t he kill Jon?

Dragons are intelligent creatures, as Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) once noted seasons ago. So intelligent, in fact, that Drogon likely realized the political nuances of it all: it wasn’t Jon who was responsible for Daenerys’ death, but rather, the pursuit of the Iron Throne and the corruption of power that led to the demise of his mother. And it couldn’t hurt that Jon has Targaryen blood.

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