UPDATED! Game of Thrones testing the waters in Zumaia

Photo: almabotxera/Instagram

Photo: almabotxera/Instagram

It’s been a wild few days in Basque Country, with Game of Thrones cameras finally rolling, starting off with a bang as the show’s biggest stars got to work. On Barrika’s Muriola Beach, we saw a scene unfolding thanks to a leaked video, and today, photos captured a stunning meeting between Kit Harington’s Jon Snow and other characters on the islet of Gaztelugatxe.  Filming is reportedly set to continue on the islet for the next day or so; meanwhile HBO’s crew prepares the location in Zumaia for filming next week, with testing on the waters- photos below!

The cast has also had time for fun while on location in the country. One of the highlights of Game of Thrones filming season every year is spotting the cast out and about, bonding together and finding local hot spots. It’s always nice to see that this is a cast full of people who genuinely seem to like one other. For this year’s shooting in Spain, the sightings began immediately, with a big group of cast and crew being seen out together at a restaurant in the Basque city of Bilbao yesterday. Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Liam Cunningham, showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, and another castmate dined at Mina.

Spoilers below the cut!

Yes, that’s Joe Dempsie in the middle-back of the photo there. Of course, the actor has been seen quite a lot over the past couple days, with the filming in Barrika. The confirmation of the return of his character Gendry has been one of the most exciting developments this fall.

At Mina, the usually shy Dinklage posted with two of the staff members:

Que no se preocupe Alvaro Garrido si Tyrion no le ha pagado la cuenta. Los Lannister siempre pagan sus deudas.

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Along with the dinners out, some of the cast is sight-seeing. Today, Cunningham visited the world-famous Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao:


Over in another Basque town, preparations continue under the skilled hands of HBO’s production staff. Reports tell us that Game of Thrones filming will shift to Zumaia’s Itzurun Beach on Monday, slightly ahead of schedule. Today the crew was on hand making trial runs with a small boat for the shooting. Here we have images of them testing the waters for coastal scenes on Itzurun Beach:

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The towns of this area are primarily standing in for Dragonstone, but we’ve learned that there was at least one outlier: a scene filmed yesterday involved gold cloaks, and we do believe that scene was set on a shore near King’s Landing. We’ve seen many pictures of the sets being built around Itzurun Beach, and the beacon seen there matches the ones seen today on Gaztelugatxe, and so I do think Itzurun Beach is Dragonstone. When filming begins on Zumaia’s shores and the new set, keep a lookout for the khaleesi and her squad.


UPDATE: In addition to the photos we posted earlier, we have this great shot of Jon and Davos shared with us by WotW reader Alikat, who also provided some shots of the crew, and a few images from yesterday’s filming in Barrika. Thanks, Alikat!

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    1. Testing only one small boat, huh?

      Not several befitting a Queen and her entourage landing on her new home base? So, is this lone little boat going to be taking a certain King and his adviser to shore?

      I can not wait for filming to start on Monday. Gods know what spoilery goodness awaits us.

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    2. It’s exciting they are filming on the open water like that and it looks like there are good sized waves coming in so I can see why they probably are using stunt doubles to get the boat from the beach to deeper water. We saw Peter’s stunt double in waders at that original Zumaia beach/boat scene.

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    3. Indeed, keep a lookout for the khaleesi and her squad, cause if she doesn’t show up, khaleesi in the Black Cells of the Red Keep will be almost confirmed.
      On the other had, I still expect that the upcoming sequence will be Team-Jon taking Dragonstone. I may be wrong (my prediction was based on the fact that they were looking for bearded extras, and now we see that the Dothraki are bearded too), but I feel like Jon has more incentive (dragonglass) and know-how (Davos) to take Dragonstone successfully. Besides that, Dragonstone has to be taken not later than in 704 (I would rather lean towards 703), and Team-Dany is supposed to have a big battle somewhere around that time, so they will be reaching Dragonstone that soon.

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    4. It’s great that they’re ahead of schedule. It gives me hope we won’t have to wait longer for the season.

      Also, nice to see Gendry’s boat is still functional 😛

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    5. Inga:
      Indeed, keep a lookout for the khaleesi and her squad, cause if she doesn’t show up, khaleesi in the Black Cells of the Red Keep will be almost confirmed.
      On the other had, I still expect that the upcoming sequence will be Team-Jon taking Dragonstone. I may be wrong (my prediction was based on the fact that they were looking for bearded extras, and now we see that the Dothraki are bearded too), but I feel like Jon has more incentive (dragonglass) and know-how (Davos) to take Dragonstone successfully. Besides that, Dragonstone has to be taken not later than in 704 (I would rather lean towards 703), and Team-Dany is supposed to have a big battle somewhere around that time, so they will be reaching Dragonstone that soon.

      Jon Snow is coming to Dragonstone *peacefully* to meet with Daenerys. Where do you get the idea they are invading or that it’s a battle? The last photos clearly showed Davos and Jon walking calmly down the steps with Dothraki guards standing guard overhead… *peacefully* mind you. Neither Jon or Davos had weapons and they were also accompanied by Missandei so it’s easy to see this was a political visit to Dragonstone where Daenerys has already landed and is in residence.

      There are tweets that Emilia has been spotted in Bakio so I imagine by tomorrow we will see photos of Queen Daenerys alive and well as expected.

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    6. The external shots of Dragonstone look amazing, so I can only imagine how great the internal sets will look. I was really disappointed with the set in S2/3 – it was completely lame in comparison to the others, especially when you consider how it’s described in the books, so now they have the budget I’m hoping it’ll look fantastic.

      I really can’t wait to see a Dragonstone throne room.

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    7. Apollo,

      If by “throne room” you mean the main set we’ve always seen, what was the problem with it? It had that amazing Westeros-shaped table, the dragons etched on the walls, that open view with two big pillars… I thought it was pretty cool. Granted, they may expand it and give us more sets inside Dragonstone, because we only got a very limited number of small sets —the table room, Melisandre’s room, Selyse’s creepy room, Shireen’s tower, and the jail cells. It would be cool if we got a more open look at the castle. But I wouldn’t expect them to just redesign the main set.

      If you meant an actual throne room; Was a throne room specifically described in the books? I don’t recall.

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    8. Envie,

      Just keep in mind that there has to be some garrison in Dragonstone: Cersei is short of men, but now way she can leave such a strategically important place completely unmanned in the times of war. Of cause, her main forces will be going south to fight Dany, and that’s exactly what will give Jon an opportunity to hit from the north and take Dragonstone because of its dragonglass resources and as a present for the Dragon Queen.
      And afterwards that move will have a major payoff, because Dany’s decimated fleet will be getting a safe harbor. Team-Jon and Team-Dany will merge, and that’s how you get Dothraki guards on Dragonstone combined with Jon & Davos walking on the battlements.
      Of cause, I may be misinterpreting but I went into a godswood and looked into the fire and that’s the picture I got from all the glimpses (including my favorite In Production Teaser).

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    9. Envie,

      Don’t get me wrong: the major problem I have with Dany residing in Dragonstone is that she has to have some land and naval battle at some point in the season, and I can’t see her sailing to Dragonstone, then back south to the location of the battle, then back to Dragonstone again.
      The only option I can see is the battle happening very early, like in 701-702, but there is no build up and there is a lot of things that have to happen before it can take place (Cersei’s alliance with Euron, Lannisters in Dorne, not mentioning potential Dany’s meeting with the Red Priestesses in Volantis, and Stark reunion, and Riverruns, and everything else), that I think that the battle be in 703 or 704.

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    10. Inga,

      I’m really still not following your speculation here at all. Did you see the photos of Jon/Davos walking down the steps with Dothraki guards on the wall above them? Dothraki guards means Jon and Davos are in the same place as Daenerys … at Dragonstone. They are not there to invade it, they are meeting her. She’s already there as is her army.

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    11. Inga:
      Just keep in mind that there has to be some garrison in Dragonstone: Cersei is short of men, but now way she can leave such a strategically important place completely unmanned in the times of war.

      Unless I missed something, there’s been no indication on the show that the Lannisters hold Dragonstone. Stannis departed for the North in 407, but there was no indication whether he left a garrison or not (logically he would, as he did in the books, but who knows if that’s the case on the show?), nor any subsequent word about the Lannisters either recapturing it or occupying it.

      Unrelatedly, the Dragonstone interiors in Season 2-4 were shot in a very grimy, gloomy style. I’ll be interested to see if they adhere to that or lighten the place up once Dany arrives.

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    12. Inga:
      Envie,

      Don’t get me wrong: the major problem I have with Dany residing in Dragonstone is that she has to have some land and naval battle at some point in the season, and I can’t see her sailing to Dragonstone, then back south to the location of the battle, then back to Dragonstone again.
      The only option I can see is the battle happening very early, like in 701-702, but there is no build up and there is a lot of things that have to happen before it can take place (Cersei’s alliance with Euron, Lannisters in Dorne, not mentioning potential Dany’s meeting with the Red Priestesses in Volantis, and Stark reunion, and Riverruns, and everything else), that I think that the battle be in 703 or 704.

      I don’t think Pilou has filmed with Lena.

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    13. Simply. Dany will land in ep 1, Jon and Davos going there for many reasons around 3, Davos and Tyrion working already in ep 5. Team Jon and Dany working together or therwise they won’t be there together. Means naval battle happened later on or simply Yara and Theon were surprised by Euron’s fleet.

      Off topic. I had this debate about white wakers. Since we’re nearing endgame. We know that wights can be killed only by fire.

      Can regular white walkers can be killed by other than dragonglass, valyrian steel swords…for example dragon fire? Dragons are used to create Valyrian steel swords so it theory they should. I mean, CotF used some magical Molotov cocktails or what it was on them and it only killed wights, also walked through that magic fire before 3ER cave. Regular fire is also not doing much against white walkers.

      Also what about Night King? It seems to me he’s going to be very tough to kill and that even dragons might not be able to kill him. We know he was created by plunging dragonglass into his heart. Regular Whiote Walkers are created by him just by touch. So what if it’s in a way similiar to Sauron with his ring. That maybe NK can be killed by taking that dragonglass out of his heart?

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    14. Inga: the major problem I have with Dany residing in Dragonstone is that she has to have some land and naval battle at some point in the season,

      Really, the major problem you have with Daenerys in general, is that you want her to lose everything, or lose badly, or become a beggar Queen, of have her dragons die, be helpless, end up in the black cells at KL, be soundly defeated by Cersei, die by the end of Season 7, etc. etc. etc. But the even bigger problem is that you will go on bombarding every post here with your completely outlandish scenarios till Season 7 arrives, sometime next year. 😉

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    15. Luka Nieto,

      I think Sean C got it right… The scenes were so dark and gloomy when they showed dragonstone..I would hope that will change ..

      Kay,

      A conquest that has been built up about six seasons only to end up defeated losing most of the armies and end up as hostage and only to have jon snow come and save.
      No thanks ..

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    16. Geralt of Rivia,

      I also wonder if wildfire can kill Walkers.

      Then there’s Sam at the Citadel Library. I think he’ll discover something that can be used against the Walkers.

      Very little is known about the Walkers. Children created them, but what do they want? Why did they wait 8,000 years to show up? I really hope that this season doesn’t skimp on the North, but with Jon, Davos, Dany all in the south, it might.

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    17. maria,

      Their purpose is clear as Sean said it… to kill all people.

      Wildfire is another thing but who knows if Cersei is not gonna use and how much of it is left.

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    18. Kay: Really, the major problem you have with Daenerys in general, is that you want her to lose everything, or lose badly, or become a beggar Queen, of have her dragons die, be helpless, end up in the black cells at KL, be soundly defeated by Cersei, die by the end of Season 7, etc. etc. etc. But the even bigger problem is that you will go on bombarding every post here with your completely outlandish scenarios till Season 7 arrives, sometime next year.

      Thank you, I thought I was the only one feeling this way. I had to unsubscribe from the other filming news because I had it.

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    19. Geralt of Rivia,

      I always thought that too after seeing how the night king was made, it doesn’t matter how many white walkers they kill, more will keep coming unless they kill the night king, either by pulling out the dragon glass out of his chest or somehow unmaking him with magic of some sort. I don’t Imagine that would be easy though to go up against someone who has been around that long, it’s practically suicidal odds.

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    20. So Peter was on set today and people are saying Emilia too.They must have been inside.I wonder if they are even filming inside?That would be interesting.

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    21. Inga:
      Envie,

      Don’t get me wrong: the major problem I have with Dany residing in Dragonstone is that she has to have some land and naval battle at some point in the season, and I can’t see her sailing to Dragonstone, then back south to the location of the battle, then back to Dragonstone again.
      The only option I can see is the battle happening very early, like in 701-702, but there is no build up and there is a lot of things that have to happen before it can take place (Cersei’s alliance with Euron, Lannisters in Dorne, not mentioning potential Dany’s meeting with the Red Priestesses in Volantis, and Stark reunion, and Riverruns, and everything else), that I think that the battle be in 703 or 704.

      I honestly don’t know where you get this stuff?

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    22. Jon putting on his fancy clothes to meet “Aunt with Many Titles?”

      He’s going to feel dirty when he learns they are related. Kind of like when Luke and Leah kiss on the mouth and they turn out to be brother and sister.

      Eww gross

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    23. Luka Nieto:
      Apollo,

      If by “throne room” you mean the main set we’ve always seen, what was the problem with it? It had that amazing Westeros-shaped table, the dragons etched on the walls, that open view with two big pillars… I thought it was pretty cool. Granted, they may expand it and give us more sets inside Dragonstone, because we only got a very limited number of small sets —the table room, Melisandre’s room, Selyse’s creepy room, Shireen’s tower, and the jail cells. It would be cool if we got a more open look at the castle. But I wouldn’t expect them to just redesign the main set.

      If you meant an actual throne room; Was a throne room specifically described in the books? I don’t recall.

      Those earlier sets were really dark, poky and cramped IMO. The table was cool but those sets were nowhere near as impressive as the Red Keep throne room, Mereen pyramid etc.

      There’s no description of a throne room at DS in the books, agreed/ but one must exist. And the description of DS extends to the general architecture of the castie itself.

      I can’t see all of team Dany fitting in that cramped, slimy looking “dining room” when we’ve pretty much seen her holding court in a more grandiose setting . And if Danys initial seat in Westeros is indeed at DS, then I hope we see the same in S7.

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    24. Inga,

      Dany has landed at Dragonstone. Jon has come ashore for one reason or another, seems like with Davos. They meet. Dany is not in the cells of King’s Landing for crying out loud. The reason you didn’t see Emilia Clarke today was because she was not in these exterior scenes. Simple as that. I have no idea why you’re making it complicated.

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    25. Geralt of Rivia: maybe NK can be killed by taking that dragonglass out of his heart?

      I’ve been making that contention for months now. I suspect that’s why a suit of Valyrian steel armor (allegedly owned by Euron) has been mentioned in the books. Wearing that might be the only way that someone could get close enough to the Night’s King and survive long enough to yank the shard out of his heart.

      If all the WW/Others and the wights have a ‘hive mind’ directed by the NK, they might all collapse at once when he is stopped. The intriguing question is: Would he just die instantly? Or would he turn human again first, and get a chance to tell his story? I would prefer the latter!

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    26. Geralt of Rivia,

      Cersei might use it up, but they can always make more. Wildfire and obsidian weapons, unlike Valyrian swords and dragons, are things people can manufacture.

      I know the Walkers want to kill people, but why? OK, they were designed that way, but I’m hoping there’s something more. Otherwise, they’re going to be the most simplistic big bad ever.

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    27. One question, the scene with the Gold Cloaks means that Tyrion is back to KL? …What would he do there and why is Davos there too? and if not in KL why are GC outside of the capital?….One photo, too many questions.

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    28. maria,

      D&D described them as simply death. They were created that way to kill The First Men, when they were at war with CotF and White Walkers got out of control. They’re not really villains, as villain is some who choose to do bad things. Either CotF seriously undermined their power or Night King did something to able to just free himself from their control. Maybe CotF saw their power, said enough and NK just follows on why they were created in the fist place, basically blaming CotF for being weak and they’re trying to finish the job.

      It’s clear NK is the only one able to resurrect dead bodies into wights. Regular white walkers are created by him, just by touching babies. Also, why only babies, why not adults too? I mean some things will be left for interpretation. So many questions abou them but their purpose is clear.

      They can make more wildfire but something tells me White Walkers won’t be that easy to kill. They have their puppets wights.

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    29. Lord Freddy Blackfiye,

      When Stannis besieged King’s Landing, people were fighting wherever they needed to, inside, outside the city. That scene could be a part of Dany’s conquest of King’s Landing or its aftermath. Per Dany’s vision at the House of the Undying, the Red Keep will burn down; I assume that Cersei is to blame. Cersei could take down the entire city, if she goes full-on mad queen, another reason for the gold cloaks to be outside the walls, and for Dany to receive Jon at Dragonstone.

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    30. Jack Bauer 24,

      Lady Stoneheart? Are you serious? It isn’t happening. Three full seasons since Catelyn’s death and Beric is still alive. They’ve had many opportunities to have her on the show and time and time again they haven’t done anything. Adding to this George said that she wasn’t appearing on the show during the course of season 6. It isn’t happening, people who think it is still a thing are living in denial.

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    31. Geralt of Rivia,

      “It’s clear NK is the only one able to resurrect dead bodies into wights. ”

      How is that clear? In the books Ser Weymar gets resurrected by random White Walkers, and it’s hard to believe the Night King himself was hanging out near the Wall tracking that wildling party in the first scene of the series.

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    32. BunBunStark:
      Testing only one small boat, huh?

      I can not wait for filming to start on Monday. Gods know what spoilery goodness awaits us.

      That’s what it looks like. That boat seems more likely to be used for Jon’s arrival rather than Dany’s army, unless that one boat is going to be CGIed into hundreds.

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    33. Jack Bauer 24:
      Any Lady Stoneheart sightings yet?

      House Applebee:
      Jack Bauer 24,

      Lady Stoneheart? Are you serious? It isn’t happening. Three full seasons since Catelyn’s death and Beric is still alive. They’ve had many opportunities to have her on the show and time and time again they haven’t done anything. Adding to this George said that she wasn’t appearing on the show during the course of season 6. It isn’t happening, people who think it is still a thing are living in denial.

      I reckon Jack Bauer 24 posted that comment with tongue in cheek? i.e. For a laugh probably seeing that Gendry has returned after all these years 🙂
      Its pretty obvious to most readers on WotW that LSH will never happen. A pity and even GRRM wasn’t too pleased that character was omitted from the TV series.

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    34. crimethink,

      Yeah, I think all WWs can turn dead people into wights. The first scene of the show implies this. However, the NK seems to be the only one who can turn live babies into WWs.

      Geralt of Rivia,

      That was my guess too after last season. The NK can be killed only by removing that dragonglass shard that was plunged inside him.

      Firannion,

      I don’t think the NK will turn human if that dragonglass is removed from him. He is thousands of years old, I think he would probably just disintegrate once it’s removed rather than turn into a 40 year old guy? Besides, based on what D&D have said, I don’t think there is anything human left in him.

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    35. Sue the Fury,

      Sue, I watched a video the other night on youtube that was the direwolves (all but ghost) that was removed from youtube by the time I got up the next morning. It was titled “Lobos Gigantes Game of Thrones”. It was under a minute and was the trainers getting the direwolves to get up on his shoulder to take a treat and they are huge!!! There was a crowd of people howling and the wolves started howling too. I did see the tiger stripe markings on the neck of one just like Summer has. I just looked again and found the same video on a different website that was also REMOVED!! I have screen shots for them but I think they are being pulled so we don’t get to see them. I’m not sure if you have a way to investigate. I would LOVE to see direwolves this season it would be amazing! It just seems like too much of a coincidence that it was posted on two sites and removed the same day. I searched on Bing with title “lobos gigantes gsme of thrones” and you can see the wolf in the camera shot but when you try to open it’s gone. If you need I can email the screen shots I really think it would be worth looking into. ?

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    36. ygritte:
      Inga,

      Sorry, I hate to be that person, but I just can’t help myself. It’s “Of course” instead of “Of cause.”

      Hi! I see this spelling all the time in these posts and I figured it was probably due to where people are from. I actually looked it up the other day to make sure I wasn’t missing something and found that a ton of people say it that way. I just never knew lol!

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    37. Based on the leaks, this is how Gendry’s story looks set to play out –

      1. Dany learns of Gendry from Davos. She commands that he be retrieved from KL and brought to Dragonstone.

      2. Davos takes Tyrion to KL on a boat. Stealth mission after all.

      3. They find Gendry. Then comes the scene with the Gold Cloaks.

      4. Gendry swears fealty to Dany and is legitimized?

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    38. Kay,

      How do you come to conclusion that I WISH all these horrible things happening to Dany? I WISH her long and happy reign and death at the age of eighty (at least) surrounded by children and grandchildren and a bunch of good friends. I just try to prepare myself for the worst possible scenario taking into account what GoT is known for…
      OK. I will bombard you no more if it annoys you.

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    39. Jack Bauer 24,

      There is nothing they can do.They can’t close down air lol.Plus they knew this would happen it’s the seventh season they know how it goes.They should focus on keeping their scripts on lockdown.And nobody is ruining anything.People don’t have to look at spoilers.Everybody chooses their own experience some people don’t mind spoilers.

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    40. ygritte,

      Thank you very much for correction: but English is my 3rd or even 4th language and getting its spelling correct was always mission impossible for me. OK. I suppose I should stop writing here, if I annoy so many people.

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    41. bela,

      H.Stark,

      Nice finds! Hopefully some higher resolution images begin to come out lol I really want to see Dany’s outfit! Though they all seem to be dressed for colder weather

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    42. I need better photos of dany lol

      But we can see her outfit is really brown. She looks SO regal. When is she wearing red though

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    43. Inga,

      Hi Inga,

      (British) English is my native language – I can get by in French and am attempting to learn Spanish but I don’t mind if people tell me when I make a mistake because I think that’s how you learn. I shouldn’t worry overly about the odd mistake. People who speak English as a first language make mistakes in it also. I think I mentioned on another thread that once in some Spanish homework (we had to write a recipe in Spanish) I wrote “Cocinar los hijos” (sons/boys/kids) instead of “Cocinar los higos” (figs) [I never have harmed any children when cooking to my knowledge]. Also once (though in my defence I’ll say it was typed practically last thing on a Friday afternoon at work) I typed “Messers” instead of “Messrs.” in a letter to a firm. “Messrs.” is not used so much nowadays but it was a bit of an old-fashioned firm. Fortunately I noticed in time and changed that before it went out – just as well because I had a friend who did a lot of temporary work in the firm the letter was sent to and if it had gone out saying “Messers” and she had seen it she would never have let me forget!

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    44. ghost of winterfell,

      For me to.. Surprisingly that site is blocked in my country

      Regarding spelling mistakes. It happens to me a lot as well.. A lot of times its because of spell check on my phone when iam typing while travelling ..

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    45. Dany looks so beautiful, omg. Sorry, totally having a fangirl moment. I’m going to cry tears of joy the day I see beautiful Queen Daenerys wear Red and/or Black, but I will settle for this gorgeous costume anyway! Thanks Sue, Luke and the WOTW readers for how resourceful and fun you guys have been so far!!
      I’m a little too obsessed with the costumes in the show

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    46. Dame of Mercia,

      Thank you for understanding. Learning English behind the Iron Curtain was really hard, and the progress I made recently is thanks to GoT/ASOIAF and this fandom. One of the best experiences really.

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    47. So it wasn’t Jon and Davos taking an afternoon stroll to converse in peace. This is them heading to meet Daenerys for the first time.

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    48. Was Dany’s first order of business when she met Jon that they should start coordinating outfits because that’s what I would do lol.

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    49. Kargaryen,
      How to put it…. GRRM has no fashion sense. Silver hair (and, bookwise, purple eyes!) is difficult to make go well with red and black, especially if you don’t want the person to look like a video game character. This is why Dany has been mostly wearing blue, white and so on.

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    50. Just wanted to say a big “Thanks!” to Sue, Luka and everyone else who’s doing such a great job of bringing us the news. In this distant corner of Planetos, your efforts are much appreciated.

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    51. Sean C.,

      yes Dragonstone was Stannis base during the war of the five kings but the Lannisters did nothing about it.It is not an important castle the only thing it has is dragonglass ,it’s importance it’s only symbolic because of the Targs. Thats why Robert gave it to Stannis (instead of Storm’s end) ,it was meant as an insult.Even the iron bank is unimpressed (how many soldiers Dragonstone can feed and stuff like that).That’s why Aegon Targ build King’s Landing (Crownlands). Storm’s End is more important to the crown (baratheons-lannisters). I guess the reason Dany lands first at DS is because there is no army there to cause her any problems (thanks to Stannis) and it’s symbolic ,Aegon the first come again or something .There ‘re many parallels between Dany and good old Aegon : both started from Dragonstone ,they are-were “foreigners” in a way ,they have a Baratheon bastard (Orys B is said to be born a bastard) and three dragons.Dany needs two husbands now 😉

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    52. I think a lot of folks are gonna be complaining about Dany not wearing red and black, when it really has no bearing whatsoever on the story.

      I know Michelle Clapton has eluded to the fact she’ll be using red this season, but let’s not cause a meltdown here if we don’t get what we want…

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    53. Yaga,

      She didn’t wear those colors because they looked better on her though. Actually she was wearing blue for so long in honor of Khal Drogo’s memory, because blue was the color of his khalasar. Then white because its a color that represents purity for her. She wore white during the daznaks pit scene because it was to signify her “mental removal” from the situation since she despised the fights so much. She didn’t want to be there so the show wanted to make it look like she didn’t fit there with white. Michele Clapton, GoT’s costumer designer, said all that.

      She also said Dany is now moving to charcoal/black and kinda confirmed she’s wearing red this season too. She’s embracing her targaryen roots. I’d assume it will happen when she takes KL.

      There’s meaning behind all their costumes. Its not just because it makes them look better or worse.

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    54. Apollo,

      Of course it has no bearing on the story, haha. I just think the fact that Dany has come after 6 seasons, it’ll just add a little bit more to an already emotional episode/season if she wears the Targaryen colours. But I’m not complaining if she doesn’t – I’ve loved everything Dany’s worn so far and I have no doubt GOT is gonna have her looking gorgeous this season as well, regardless of colour.

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    55. Apollo,

      Thank you! Catelyn never wore grey in the show but in the books she honored the stark colors .And Marg always wears flowers but she favors colors like baby blue ,green-blue not the green of house Tyrell , yet both looked as they supposed to look (Marg a Tyrell lady,Cat a great lady of the North).Even Cersei didn’t wear red during season 1 (until Roberts death, symbolic?).If she looks like a Targaryen queen she can wear pink for all i care. (English is not my first language,please forgive any mistakes 🙂 )

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    56. konna:
      Apollo,

      Thank you! Catelyn never wore grey in the show but in the books she honored the stark colors .And Marg always wears flowers but she favors colors like baby blue ,green-blue not the green of house Tyrell , yet both looked as they supposed to look (Marg a Tyrell lady,Cat a great lady of the North).Even Cersei didn’t wear red during season 1 (until Roberts death, symbolic?).If she looks like a Targaryen queen she can wear pink for all i care. (English is not my first language,please forgive any mistakes ? )

      Exactamundo! ?

      And now we’ve reports of twitter meltdowns because she’s wearing brown, I mean WTAF ??

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    57. Inga! ? don’t stop posting I like talking to you!! You have an imagination and can look at things from different angles. And you can debate without arguing ? It didn’t get on my nerves I had just never seen it spelled that way until very recent. Keep posting girl!!

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    58. Inga,

      Indeed, keep a lookout for the khaleesi and her squad, cause if she doesn’t show up, khaleesi in the Black Cells of the Red Keep will be almost confirmed.

      Hey….there’s no such thing as almost confirmed!

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