* WARNING: Spoilers for season 8 episode 5 *
A new Game of Thrones of theory has suggested that a pretty major character could still be alive.
The fifth episode of season 8 a few important characters meeting their end, with there being no room for any of them to make a miraculous escape.
However, some fans have theorized that Jaime Lannister (played by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) could still be alive. The character was last seen under a castle destroyed by Daenerys and her sole survival dragon, Drogon.
"Why is not ANYONE acknowledging that Jaime Lannister just died ???" they wrote. “Why is nobody in the cast thanking Nik for his performance? Why did Pilou (Euron Greyjoy) and Lena [Headey] 's (Cersei Lannister) post not say anything about Jaime dying? "
They also made the fact that Coster-Waldau had not given his thoughts on the scene and goodbye to Headey but not his own character.
The fan pointed to something Entertainment Weekly journalist James Hibberd, who has been conducting exit interviews with key characters, told another fan online as further evidence that Jaime Lannister could still be alive. When asked if there would be an exit interview with Coster-Waldau, Hibberd replied: "Holding that one for a bit …"
"I don't think there is any other character at this point that we would be shocked to see alive except Jaime, ”WeedsAreFlowersToo concluded. "Prove me wrong."
Meanwhile, some Game of Thrones fans have launched a petition to get season 8 remade. Some viewers have found the writing of the final season disappointing, blaming the lack of source material from George R.R. As one reason for what they see as a drop in quality.
“David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have proven themselves to be incomplete writers when they have no source material (i.e. the books) to fall back on, ”the petition page reads. “This series deserves a final season that makes sense. Submitting my expectations and making it happen, HBO! ”