10:00 am EDT, May 25, 2019

‘Game of Thrones’ characters’ last words before their (mostly) untimely deaths

You can only hope your last words are as iconic as the Hound's.

The final quotes from your favorite and least favorite Game of Thrones characters, to remind you how awesome and tragic this show is.

So many people have died on Game of Thrones. Some of those deaths were surprising, some were expected, and some were imminent.

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The nature of the deaths provided some epic final words for some characters. For others, it’s just a reminder how tragic their ending was. Here are the last quotes spoken by all the Game of Thrones character you love, and love to hate.

Viserys Targaryen

No. Dany! Dany, tell them, make them! You can’t! Dany please!
– S01E06, “A Golden Crown”

Robert Baratheon

King Robert Baratheon, murdered by a pig. Give me something for the pain and let me die.
– S01E07, “You Win Or You Die”

Syrio Forel

Syrio Forel: The first sword of Braavos does not run. What do we say to the God of death?
Arya Stark: Not today.
Syrio Forel: Go.
– S01E08, “The Pointy End”

Ned Stark

I am Eddard Stark, Lord of Winterfell and Hand of the King. I come before you to confess my treason in the sight of Gods and men. I betrayed the faith of my King and the trust of my friend Robert. I swore to protect and defend his children, but before his blood was cold I plotted to murder his son and seize the Throne for myself. Let the High Septon and Baelor the Blessed bear witness to what I say: Joffrey Baratheon is the one true heir to the Iron Throne, by the grace of all the Gods, Lord of the Seven Kingdoms and Protector of the Realm.
– S01E09, “Baelor”

Khal Drogo

No, I must ride.
– S01E09, “Baelor”
(in a vision) And if this is a dream I will kill the man who tries to wake me.
– S02E10, “Valar Morghulis”

Mirri Maz Duur

You will not hear me scream. *screams*
– S01E10, “Fire and Blood”


I always hated crossbows. Take too long to load.
– S02E03, “What is Dead May Never Die”

Renly Baratheon

Negotiate with Stannis? You heard him out there. I’d have better luck debating the wind. Please bring my terms to your son. I believe we are natural allies. I hope he feels the same. Together we could end this war in a fortnight.
– S02E05, “The Ghost of Harrenhal”

Rodrik Cassel

Gods help you, Theon Greyjoy. Now you are truly lost.
– S02E06, “The Old Gods and the New”

Qhorin Halfhand

We are the watchers on the Wall.
– S02E10, “Valar Morghulis”

Pyat Pree

Pyatt Pree: Welcome home, Daenerys Stormborn.
Daenerys: This is not my home. My home is across the sea, where my people are waiting for me.
Pyatt Pree: They will be waiting a long time.
– S02E10, “Valar Morghulis”

Maester Luwin

Do it quickly.
– S02E10, “Valar Morghulis”

Jeor Mormont

I shall have your head for this.
– S03E04, “And Now His Watch Is Ended”


Bastard? Out with you, you little thief. And you! And you! Go sleep in the cold on empty bellies. I’ll chop the hands off the next man who calls me bastard.
– S03E04, “And Now His Watch Is Ended”


He’s a crow. He’ll always be a crow. And here’s his crow wife guarding him. He’ll stab us in the back first chance he gets.
– S03E09, “The Rains of Castamere”

Talisa Maegyr/Stark

Eddard. Don’t you want to teach little Ned Stark how to ride horses?
– S03E09, “The Rains of Castamere”

Catelyn Stark

On my honor as a Tully, on my honor as a Stark, let him go or I will cut your wife’s throat!
– S03E09, “The Rains of Castamere”

Robb Stark

– S03E09, “The Rains of Castamere”

Joffrey Baratheon

It’s nothing.
– S04E02, “The Lion and the Rose”

Lysa Arryn

She’s just like her mother. She’ll never love you. I lied for you. I killed for you. Why did you bring her here? Why?
– S04E07, “Mockingbird”

Oberyn Martell

Wait. Are you dying? No, no, no. You can’t die yet. You haven’t confessed. Say it. Say her name. Elia Martell. You raped her. You killed her children. Elia Martell. Who gave you the order? Who gave you the order?! Say her name! You raped her! You murdered her! You killed her children. Say it. Say her name. Say it!
– S04E08, “The Mountain and the Viper”


You know nothing, Jon Snow.
– S04E09, “The Watchers on the Wall”

Jojen Reed

Go with them.
– S04E10, “The Children”


Tywin… my lion…
– S04E10, “The Children”

Tywin Lannister

You shot me. You’re no son of mine.
– S04E10, “The Children”

Mance Rayder

This was my home for many years. I wish you good fortune in the wars to come.
– S05E01, “The Wars to Come”

Barristan Selmy

Your Grace.
– S05E04, “The Sons of the Harpy”

Maester Aemon

Egg! Egg.. I dreamed… that I was old.
– S05E07, “The Gift”

Shireen Baratheon

Mother, don’t do this please! Please help! Don’t do this! Please, father! Mother, help!
– S05E09, “The Dance of Dragons”

Myrcella Baratheon

I know. About you and mother. I think a part of me always knew. And I’m glad. I’m glad that you’re my father.
– S05E10, “Mother’s Mercy”

Stannis Baratheon

Go on, do your duty.
– S05E10, “Mother’s Mercy”

Trystane Martell

We are family. I don’t want to hurt you.
– S06E01, “The Red Woman”

Doran Martell

My son Trystane…
– S06E01, “The Red Woman”

Balon Greyjoy

What kind of an Ironborn loses his senses during a storm?
– S06E02, “Home”

Roose Bolton

You’ll always be my firstborn.
– S06E02, “Home”

Alliser Thorne

I fought, I lost. Now I rest. But you, Lord Snow, you’ll be fighting their battles forever.
– S06E03, “Oathbreaker”


Osha: I can give you what you want.
Ramsay: Are you sure you know what that is?
Osha: Same thing men always want. And when they really want it, they give it a bath first.
Ramsay: You’re a good talker. I like that. You’re a much better talker than Theon Greyjoy.
Osha: That so?
– S06E04, “The Book of the Stranger”


– S06E05, “The Door”

Ramsay Bolton

Ramsay: They’re loyal beasts.
Sansa: They were. Now they’re starving.
Ramsay: Sit. Down! Down! Down! Down! Down!
– S06E09, “The Battle of the Bastards”

Loras Tyrell

Loras: I do. I will abandon the Tyrell name and all that goes with it. I will renounce my lordship and my claims on Highgarden. I will never marry and I will never father children.
High Sparrow: Brother Loras, I ask you to dedicate your life to the seven gods. Will you fight to defend your faith against heretics and apostates?
Loras: I will.
– S06E10, “The Winds of Winter”

Margaery Tyrell

Let us through!
– S06E10, “The Winds of Winter”

High Sparrow

If the accused is not here, she will be tried regardless. We cannot escape the justice of the gods–
– S06E10, “The Winds of Winter”

Tommen Baratheon

All right. I’m ready… I have to go, I’m– I’m late for the trial.
– S06E10, “The Winds of Winter”

Walder Frey

Well, what are they doing, trimming their cunt hairs? Tell them to come here now.
– S06E10, “The Winds of Winter”

Olenna Tyrell

I’d hate to die like your son clawing at my neck, foam and bile spilling from my mouth, eyes blood red, skin purple. It must have been horrible for you as a Kingsguard, as a father. It was horrible enough for me. A shocking scene. Not at all what I intended. You see, I’d never seen the posion work before. Tell Cersei. I want her to know it was me.
– S07E03, “The Queen’s Justice”

Dolorous Edd

Sam, get up! Sam…
– S08E03, “The Long Night”

Lyanna Mormont

Protect the gate!
– S08E03, “The Long Night”

Beric Dondarrion

– S08E03, “The Long Night”


Brown eyes, green eyes, and blue eyes. What do we say to the god of death?
– S08E03, “The Long Night”

Theon Greyjoy

Make every shot count.
– S08E03, “The Long Night”

Jorah Mormont

I’m hurt.
– S08E03, “The Long Night”


– S08E04, “The Last of the Starks”


I hope I deserve this. Truly, I do. I hope I’m wrong. Goodbye, old friend.
– S08E05, “The Bells”

Euron Greyjoy

Another king for you. But I got you! I got you! I’m the man who killed Jaime Lannister.
– S08E05, “The Bells”


Obey your queen, Ser Gregor.
– S08E05, “The Bells”

The Hound

Fucking die!
– S08E05, “The Bells”

Cersei Lannister

I want our baby to live. Don’t let me die, Jaime. Please don’t let me die. I don’t want to die. Not like this.
– S08E05, “The Bells”

Jaime Lannister

Look at me. Just look at me. Nothing else matters. Only us.
– S08E05, “The Bells”

Daenerys Targaryen

Be with me. Build the new world with me. This is our reason. It has been from the beginning, since you were a little boy with a bastard’s name and I was a little girl who couldn’t count to 20. We do it together. We break the wheel together.
– S08E06, “The Iron Throne”

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