WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR CURRENT AND FUTURE SEASONS OF GAME OF THRONES
Don’t you just hate when you’re favorite character dies in your favorite show? You follow their adventures, care about them but when they die it feels like you’re losing a loved one.
Character: Oberyn Martell, Prince of Dorne, trader of barbs, seeker or revenge and bedder of anything with a pulse.
How He Died: Head was smashed in by Ser Gregor Clegane during Tyrion Lannister’s trial by combat. *ouch
Next Project: Playing Javier Pena, a Mexican DEA agent on the upcoming Netflix drama Narcos, which is slated for a 2015 premiere. He’s also starring in the TV movie Exposed, about an investigative photojournalist, and the vampire film Bloodsucking Bastards.
Character: Lysa Arryn, Lady of the Vale, widow of former Hand of the King Jon Arryn, new wife of Petyr Baelish, and overly attached helicopter parent of Robin Arryn.
How She Died: She was shoved through the Moon Door by Petyr Baelish.
Next Project: Starring opposite James McAvoy in Filth, which is currently in theaters, as well as The Silent Storm with Homeland’s Damian Lewis, and the indies Take It Back and Start It All Over and A Northern Soul.
Character: Karl Tanner, one of the most disgusting, reviled people in the Seven Kingdoms.
How He Died: Jon Snow ran him through with a sword during a raid on Craster’s Keep, which Karl had taken over.
Next project: Currently starring on the AMC series Turn as the British commanding officer Major Hewlitt. He’s also playing Mr. Bran in the upcoming Disney film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
Character: Joffrey Baratheon, the worst, most insufferable child king who ever lived.
How He Died: He was poisoned at his wedding to Margaery Tyrell, in a plot by her grandmother, Lady Olenna and Petyr Baratheon. His uncle Tyrion has just been found guilty for his murder.
Next project: Gleeson has retired from acting in order to focus on his studies – he’s currently enrolled at Trinity College in Dublin, where he’s studying Philosophy and Theology.
Character: Locke, a hired hand who works for House Bolton, and the guy who cut off Jaime Lannister’s hand.
How He Died: After he infiltrated the Night’s Watch and accompanied them on the raid to Craster’s Keep, his neck was snapped by Hodor after he attempted to kidnap Bran.
Next project: Taylor will appear in the Ethan Hawke time-travel film Predestination.
Character: Polliver, a Lannister man-at-arms who stabbed Arya’s friend Lommy and stole her sword.
How He Died: Arya stabs him through the throat after re-enacting the way that he killed Lommy.
Next project: Appearing in two Irish films: A Nightingale Falling and The Hit Producer.
Oh yeah this is not the end…
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