Game of Thrones season 8, episode 5 does not disappoint when it comes to major deaths.
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The first major character killed is Varys - executed by Daenerys for treason.
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His crime was writing letters which reveal that Jon is the true heir, not Daenerys.
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Varys most likely sent these letters to the noble houses of Westeros.
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This includes the new Prince of Dorne mentioned in a previous episode...
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...as well as Robyn Arryn in the Vale and Edmure Tully at Riverrun.
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Varys wants these letters to build support to put Jon on the Iron Throne over Daenerys.
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However, Dany may have just sealed that deal by destroying King's Landing and killing thousands of innocents.
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