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.
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24. Myrcella Poisoned
23. Stannis' "Death"
22. Arya Leaves the Hound Behind
21. Cersei's Walk of Shame
20. White Walkers Attack the Wildlings
19. Arya Blinded
17. Daenerys Survives the Fire
16. Joffrey Murders a Prostitute With a Crossbow
15. Jaime's Hand Cut Off
14. Jaime Pushes Bran From a Tower
13. The Moon Door Murder
12. Sam Kills a White Walker
11. Tyrion Kills Tywin and Shae
10. Ygritte Dies
Cue an Imogen Heap song: Jon Snow’s true love was just shot by a small boy named Olly. More on him in a second…
9. Drogo Melts Viserys' Head
8. Stannis Sacrifices Shireen
7. Melisandre Births a Murderous Ghost Baby
5. Jon Snow "Dies"
4. Joffrey Dies
3. Ned Stark Beheaded
2. The Skull Crushing
1. The Red Wedding
The Red Wedding was, hands down, the most shocking thing to happen on a fictional TV show in recent memory. It’s not just the high body count or the fact that the show killed off its Prince Charming. It’s how they did it. We will never be able to unsee Talisa getting stabbed in her pregnant stomach or un-hear Catelyn’s wail as her throat is slit.