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A lone wolf lived — er, metaphorically — so let’s hope the battalion can survive.
Gee, how durations have changed since they said their last departing. Time is a ticklish event on” Game of Thrones ,” but consensus is that a few years have happened between Seasons 1 and 7.
When Sansa left for King’s Landing with her parent, Ned Stark( Sean Bean ), Bran has only fallen from the walls of their own families residence — or rather, been pushed from the window after stumbling across an incestuous concerning the relationship between Cersei( Lena Headey) and Jaime( Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ). The young Stark was still subconscious, so he and his sisters, Sansa and Arya( Maisie Williams ), never said the goodbye they deserved.
Of course, Bran soon woke up, and, over the course of six seasons, he abdicated Winterfell to Theon Greyjoy( Alfie Allen ), escaped, filled the Reeds, parted with two brothers Rickon( Art Parkinson ), dared beyond the Wall, gratified the Three-Eyed Raven( Max Von Sydow ), became a Three-Eyed Raven, lost a couple of dear friends, encountered his undead uncle, learned the truth about Jon Snow( Kit Harington) and … that’s the gist of it.
Sansa, meanwhile, razz on down to King’s Landing with her father-god and sister, where she encountered horrors of her own. After witnessing her father’s beheading and losing move of her sister, Sansa was restrained as a hostage of the Lannister-helmed capitol, married to Tyrion( Peter Dinklage) and persuasion to join Littlefinger’s( Aiden Gillen) escape scheme. One layover in the Vale subsequently, Sansa was married again to Ramsay Bolton( Iwan Rheon ), whom she famously are able to chewed by a backpack of puppies after retaking Winterfell with the assistance of Jon.
Although she formerly pondered Bran to be dead — killed by Theon in his coup struggle — Sansa learned that was not the case in Season 5, informed of her brother’s escape by Theon himself.
Finally, in Season 7, Episode 3, the eldest daughter of House Stark laid hearts on her younger brother, who is technically the rightful Lord of Winterfell, after rebutting an pressing call to the door. The duo subsequently receded to the godswood, where Bran squandered no time fully sneaking out his sister with message he shouldn’t know: details of her wedding to Ramsay. In his subconsciou, Bran is not fit to serve as the head of the northern holdfast — which isn’t atrocious, since his sister was just previously considered supporting her capability for managing the palace.
Cryptically, Bran too told Sansa he needed to speak with Jon, setting up a parenthood revelation that will likely rock Westeros. Last season, fans learned through Bran’s storyline that Jon wasn’t the product of Ned Stark and a inscrutable lowborn gal, but Rhaegar Targaryen and Lyanna Stark, Ned’s sister.
Way back in Episode 2 of Season 1, Ned promised to have a chat with Jon about his mother when he returned from King’s Landing. That never happened. Now, Bran will get to replenish his father’s shoes.
When that will happen we can only guess, but with four more incidents left in the penultimate season, the clock is ticking.
” Game of Thrones” airs Sundays at 9 p. m. ET on HBO.