This Is Who Ed Sheeran Will Play on 'Game of Thrones'

Hint: Arya is involved.

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Give a man a sword, and he might accidentally slice off an appendage. But give a man a cameo on Game of Thrones and let him keep his guitar, and he will definitely serenade someone.

According to WatchersOnTheWall (opens in new tab)Ed "I Am Perhaps Too Confident That I Will Survive" Sheeran will appear in a scene this season in which he sings to Arya Stark, who then has the same response as 97 percent of women to boys who who play instruments™: "Oh, that's a nice song."

But while her character might deliver that line with withering disdain, actress Maisie Williams might be fan-girling on the inside—after all, GoT showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have been promising her they'd give Sheeran a walk-on role for years (opens in new tab).

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Chelsea Peng is a writer and editor who was formerly the assistant editor at MarieClaire.com. She's also worked for The Strategist and Refinery29, and is a graduate of Northwestern University. On her tombstone, she would like a GIF of herself that's better than the one that already exists on the Internet and a free fro-yo machine. Besides frozen dairy products, she's into pirates, carbs, Balzac, and snacking so hard she has to go lie down.