Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones.
Now that Game of Thrones has officially surpassed George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire books in plot, what’s to come in the show’s upcoming seventh season is anyone’s guess. So it only makes sense that fans have spent the year-long hiatus since the season six finale speculating over potential storylines for almost every major character.
Ranging from the identity of Arya’s next target to the whereabouts of Gendry to the consequences of future romances, here are 11 of the most interesting theories about Thrones‘ season seven storylines.
The last Valyrian smith
A Targaryen affair to remember
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A Stark sibling union
The Mage makes an entrance
“Eyes you’ll shut forever”
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A Needle and a dagger
Old Nan knows all
Flight of the ice dragon
A Lannister always makes an alliance?
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Sam the narrator
Fire and secret passages
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“The lone wolf dies but the pack survives”
The return of Nymeria
The Hound’s big reveal
Cersei’s self-fulfilling prophecy
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