• Game of Thrones season 8, episode 5 does not disappoint when it comes to major deaths. 1 / 9

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  • The first major character killed is Varys - executed by Daenerys for treason. 2 / 9

    Conleth Hill As Varys In Game Of Thrones
  • His crime was writing letters which reveal that Jon is the true heir, not Daenerys. 3 / 9

    Kit Harrington as Jon Snow and Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth in Game of Thrones Vertical TLDR
  • Varys most likely sent these letters to the noble houses of Westeros. 4 / 9

    Conleth Hill As Varys In Game Of Thrones
  • This includes the new Prince of Dorne mentioned in a previous episode... 5 / 9

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  • well as Robyn Arryn in the Vale and Edmure Tully at Riverrun. 6 / 9

  • Varys wants these letters to build support to put Jon on the Iron Throne over Daenerys. 7 / 9

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  • However, Dany may have just sealed that deal by destroying King's Landing and killing thousands of innocents. 8 / 9

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