• Most of the major characters in Game of Thrones died for the same reason... 1 / 9

  • Even though they suffered different kinds of deaths, they all revolved around the same thing... 2 / 9

  • Being near-sighted in their goals and putting all of their eggs into one basket, so to speak. 3 / 9

  • For example, Lord Varys put all of his cards into the realm from the beginning, never budging... 4 / 9

    Conleth Hill As Varys In Game Of Thrones
  • And Jaime's goals were only ever about his sister, Cersei (aside for when he had to fight the White Walkers). 5 / 9

    Nikolaj Coster-Waldau As Jaime Lannister On Game Of Thrones
  • There's a running theme throughout all of the major characters, proving their inability to look beyond a single goal sealed their fates. 6 / 9

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  • There are, of course, exceptions, but this rings true for most of the main characters. 7 / 9

    Pilou Asbæk as Euron Greyjoy in Game of Thrones Vertical TLDR
  • In the end, Game of Thrones is a cautionary tale about the unwillingness to compromise and evolve. 8 / 9

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