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JAIME’S TOP 5 SEASON 6 MOMENTS – GAME OF THRONES COUNTDOWN

Rally the realm – only 5 days to go until we return to the bloody shores of Westeros, where the gods are old and new, where fear cuts deeper than swords, and where, inevitably, all men must die.

To celebrate the start of season 7, on each of the 7 days (see what I’m doing here) leading up to our return to the 7 kingdoms I will recap a character’s best bits of season 6 – a year when kings died, fire reigned and a girl was definitely someone.

*Season 6 spoilers – obviously*

Here are JAIME LANNISTER’S TOP 5 MOMENTS of season 6

JAIME THE COMFORTER

One of the few softer scenes for the Kingslayer this season, talking Cersei out of her black hole – but to what end?

JAIME V FANATICISM

After his weakling son fails to kick the sparrow off his perch, Jaime gives it a go. While not entirely successful in brewing fear in the fanatic, it IS nice to see someone stand up to his holiness, if only for a moment.Bravo Jamie, thanks for trying.

JAIMIE’S THREAT

This is old school Jaime, but with added bitterness. All mannerly brutality and genteel swagger – a truly terrifying prospect for the gutsy Tully, who, lets face it, never stood much of a chance…

JAIME’S BETTER ANGELS

Jaime and Brienne! Together again! Sure he tries to play it cool, and revert back to his callous ways, but his last line of this scene is telling – he doesn’t want to fight the angel on his shoulder, he values her too much.

JAIME IS NOT A FREY

Yes they are both kingslayers, but no, they are NOT the same.

 

 

CERSEI’S TOP 5 SEASON 6 MOMENTS

Rally the realm – only one week to go until we return to the bloody shores of Westeros, where the gods are old and new, where fear cuts deeper than swords, and where, inevitably, all men must die.

To celebrate the start of season 7, on each of the 7 days (see what I’m doing here) leading up to our return to the 7 kingdoms I will recap a character’s best bits of season 6 – a year when kings died, fire reigned and a girl was definitely someone.

*Season 6 spoilers – obviously*

 

Here are CERSEI LANNISTER’S TOP 5 MOMENTS of season 6

YES most of these are from the final episode. NO I have no SHAME (nudge nudge) because that episode was EPIC for the Lannister Lioness.

 

CERSEI CHOOSES

After the events of of last season she – wisely – decides to stay the hell away from the sparrow and his minions, and enlists her handy friend Franken-Mountain to really hammer the point home – the lady is not for shaming.

CERSEI HAS A CUNNING PLAN

Tommen really is a brat. He has everything, fights for nothing, then turns on his – admittedly difficult – mother by outlawing her one viable escape from the sparrows – SHAME TOMMEN. Luckily Cersei isn’t out of of options because unlike Tommen she has a mind of her own. A rather bloodthirsty one, perhaps, but still.

CERSEI PLAYS WITH FIRE

RIP Margaery…and HALF THE CITY. If at first you don’t succeed – bring the house down. Apparently. The music and direction of this sequence is stunning. They say Nero drank while Rome burned – you a fan Ms Lannister?

CERSEI > SHAME

I would feel sorry for the Septa, were it not patently obvious she enjoys tormenting her ‘sinful charges’. As it is I’m rather team Cersei on this one. Though I would be the first to scream if left in a room with the zombie Mountain from the black lagoon. What is under that helmet? Do we want to know? Probably not.

CERSEI RULES OK?

She has no more children left to love. Her cheekbones must now be her only redeeming feature. That and her thirst for power at any cost – Cersei dons her very best ‘Disney Villain’ attitude and takes the throne.

TYWIN’S TOP FIVE GAME OF THRONES MOMENTS

With 9 days to go I am featuring my first (but not my last) dearly departed character. Well, maybe not dearly. Dastardly would be closer to the mark. Yes, it’s Tywin Lannister, once the puppet-master behind the iron throne, latterly found dead and holey on his toilet. How the mighty have fallen doesn’t quite cut it.

1. Flesh and Blood

Unflinching, and unafraid of getting his hands dirty – although not a friend to the animals.

2. Making an Entrance

Better late than never, eh Cersei?

3. The King’s Bedtime

Even sadists have grandparents

4. Legacy

The meaning of life, according to Tywin. Spoiler -It’s not love and happiness.

5. Bad Blood

Just in case you were starting to like him, the lion bears his bigoted claws.

View Daernery’s top 5 moments here

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JAMIE’S TOP FIVE GAME OF THRONES MOMENTS

10 Days until we return to the seven kingdoms, and my sixth countdown piece features the golden boy himself – Jamie Lannister. Is he evil or misunderstood? Kingslayer or Oathkeeper? Hero or villain? I doubt the old gods or the new have the answer to that  one.

  1. TABOO

Closing the first episode with incest and attempted child murder – Jamie really set the tone of things to come.

2. PRISONER

You would think a man who sleeps with his sister would be kinder to his cousin.

3. CLEAN

He lost a hand but gained a heart.

4. BROTHERLY LOVE

The kingslayer brothers share family secrets.

5. DAUGHTER

The reason we all hate Ellaria Sand – never kiss a Dornish woman.

View Sansa’s top 5 moments here

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View Daenerys’ top 5 moments here

View Margaery’s top 5 moments here