Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5 and Episode 6 are all set to be the last two episodes of the show. There are many fan theories about what happens, but we have access to information about what actually happens in the show. This was shared by a user on Reddit, who posted the details of the shows 4 days in advance.
We can verify that the information provided by the user is genuine because all his predictions for episode 4 were very accurate. Hence, it seems that the information provided for Episode 5 and Episode 6, too will be accurate. Here is a closer look:
What Happens in Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5?
In Episode 4, we see that Varys might betray Daenerys. He made his views clear and reminded Tyrion that his loyalties lie with the realm. In Episode 5 of the show, Daenerys has Varys executed. Dany’s army captures Jaime but Tyrion frees him and asks him to go save Cersei. Dany’s last remaining dragon, Drogon burns down Euron Greyjoy’s fleet and wrecks havoc on King’s Landing.
Next in Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5, the Hound and the Mountain fight each other. This is the much awaited ‘Cleganebowl’ moment that the fans of the show had been waiting for right since Season 1. They both die in this encounter. Jaime fights Euron and kills him, Cersei and Jaime die together.
What Happens in Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 6?
In Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 6, Daenerys rules Kings Landing and begins to execute people. This upsets both Jon as well as Tyrion who are against these acts of violence. Tyrion tries to convince Jon Snow that his family would never be safe because his lineage makes him a threat to Dany. Daenerys gets Tyrion arrested and sent for execution for freeing Jaime Lannister.
Next up in Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 6, Jon Snow tries to convince Daenerys that her actions are wrong but she continues justifying her actions. Jon then bends the knee and pledges his allegiance to Daenerys. He then proceeds to stab her, Daenerys dies. Jon Snow surrenders himself.
Who Rules the Iron Throne in the end?
After Jon Snow’s surrender, a council gets formed which decides on who should be the next ruler of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. A number of options come up and after a final speech by Tyrion Lannister, the council decides on the name of Bran Stark to be the king who would sit on the Iron Throne! This is where the show comes to an end.
In the epilogue video at the end of episode 6, we see that Jon Snow has donned the black again because he killed the Queen. Arya Stark has left the capital and proceeded for adventures elsewhere. Sansa Stark becomes the Queen in the North. Bran Stark rules over Westeros with Tyrion, Samwell, Ser Davos and Ser Bronn as his council members.
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