By Eliana Dockterman
September 16, 2015

Game of Thrones is up for a best drama award at the Emmys this year, a title it has yet to win. But while the fantasy drama may not beat out Mad Men for the top prize, it certainly should be crowned king for the most “WTF” moments. The show never disappoints when it comes to deaths, betrayals and cutting off extremities—at least for those of us non-book readers able to ignore all the tweets about how Bran’s storyline will totally pay off.

In honor of Game of Thrones’ bid for best drama, TIME has ranked the craziest twists in its history. Do you agree with our list? Obviously, spoilers ahead.

Write to Eliana Dockterman at eliana.dockterman@time.com.

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