Spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8, episode 6.
Well, this is it! The Game of Thrones season finale has happened, and there was a massive, world-altering twist that was totally unexpected: it turns out the Three Eyed Raven Bran Stark was crowned king? As usual, the Internet always has the very best thoughts around anything related to the show and they absolutely did not disappoint. If you don't know how to feel about this news, like me, please allow me to share the very best meme reactions with you so we can process this together.
Bran: Winning by default.
When everyone flames out (sometimes literally) around you...
#GameOfThrones how bran won the iron throne pic.twitter.com/ejxu4KOqBCMay 20, 2019
When you do none of the work on a group project but get all the credit #GameOfThones #branstark pic.twitter.com/ZMKYG7DizwMay 20, 2019
He knew this would happen the whole time!
Was it all part of the plan??
Thanks a lot, Sansa.
Way to rub it in, why don't you. (Bran's like, maybe not in front of everyone please?)
The Bran puns were spectacular.
ABSOLUTELY NO ONE:SANSA: BRAN’S DICK DOESNT WORK #GameOfThrones pic.twitter.com/fGauKf7MxeMay 20, 2019
I myself have been calling him "Bran Muffin," thanks to my sister coining the term.
this just shows the importance of building a strong personal branMay 20, 2019
Maybe he wasn't the best pick.
You know, relatively speaking? I really thought it was going to be Jon.
Best candidates for the throne1. #JonSnow2. #Sansa3. #Tyrion..........124. Bronn.......... 1655. Grey Worm..........175465. #BranStark#GameOfThronesFinale #GameOfThrones #got #GoTS8May 20, 2019
After SO much struggle, to have another dude take the throne from her without even trying.
Oh, I get it now...
I didn't get the significance of the wheelchair until like just this second:
The Lords: WE NEED TO BREAK THE WHEELBran in his wheel chair:#gameofthrones pic.twitter.com/O3ZcN0kkmiMay 20, 2019
Drogon destroyed the iron throne because it knew bran had a new seat#GameofThrones pic.twitter.com/oyc0jUxKUrMay 20, 2019
The only thing the writers got right.
This is why so many people are demanding a reshoot.
Bran becoming King of the 6 Kingdoms even though he did not want it at all was excellent foreshadowing on the writers part about how no one wanted the show to end up like this.#GameOfThrones pic.twitter.com/OECTAGKh1PMay 20, 2019
Although, there was foreshadowing?
This might be a stretch, but still. I'd like to think the creators knew what they were doing.
In the #GameofThrones Pilot, the camera cuts to Bran, not Jon, when Ned Stark says 'King of the Andals and the First Men' pic.twitter.com/3WxaTKKJwvMay 20, 2019
Wait a second...
Oh my God, they do look the same. Are the Seven Kingdoms doomed? Probably not.
I CANT STOP LAUGHING AT THE FACT BRAN HERE REMINDED ME SO MUCH OF CERSEI I THINK IT’S THE HAIR AND THE OUTFIT STOPNDKDJDKD #GAMEOFTHRONES pic.twitter.com/EO0f7kWcQUMay 20, 2019
Thank you, Internet. I feel better now.
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