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The Internet Really Hates Stannis Baratheon After Sunday’s Shocking Episode of GoT

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Everyone is mad at Stannis Baratheon after Sunday’s episode of Game of Thrones, and it’s no wonder why.

Stannis put his aspirations for the Iron Throne above everything else he holds dear when he submitted to the Lady Melisandre’s advice and sacrificed his beloved daughter and only heir the Princess Shireen.

The brutal act of filicide against his sweet and innocent daughter, amid the pleading screams of his wife Selyse, hit a nerve with many avid GoT fans, and, as usual, they vented their anger on Twitter.

Some expressed pure outrage:

Others added a touch of dark humor to the macabre scene:

While some were annoyed at the ever increasing discrepancies between the book and the TV series:

A full recap of Sunday’s episode “The Dance of Dragons” can be read here …

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From left: Cersei and Margaret of AnjouHBO; Getty Images
From Left: Khaleesi and Queen Elizabeth I.HBO; Getty Images
From Left: Melisandre and Bloody MaryHelen Sloan—HBO; Getty Images
From left: Talisa Stark and Anne Boleyn.Helen Sloan—HBO; Getty Images
From left: Brienne of Tarth and Joan of Arc.HBO; DeAgostini—Getty Images
Portrait of Henry VIII. By Hans Holbein Date c. 1540. Henry VIII (28 June 1491 - 28 January 1547) was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was also Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) and claimant to the Kingdom of France.
From left: Henry VIII and Robert Baratheon.HBO; Getty Images
From left: Joffrey and Caligula.HBO; De Agostini—Getty Images

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