Warning: Spoilers ahead for “Game of Thrones” season eight, episode one.
HBO’s premiere of the final season of “Game of Thrones” Sunday included a long-awaited reunion between Arya Stark and one beloved character.
The scene was poignant and emotional and a lovely moment of respite before the coming war.
But the two characters also clashed a bit over Sansa and Daenerys, leaving open the possibility for disagreements among the Stark family.
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The eighth and final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” kicked off with a lot of forward momentum. Jon Snow and his queen/lover Daenerys Targaryen arrived in Winterfell, and his Stark family was there to greet him.
But the long-awaited reunion between Jon and Arya — the Stark sibling he was always closest with — wasn’t the purely happy scene people might have been expecting. Instead, there was a hint of disagreement over Sansa Stark and Daenerys, and the sticking point of familial loyalty.
Arya first saw Jon while she stood among the crowd of smallfolk watching their grand royal entrance to Winterfell. She was hoping he would spot her, and looked sorely disappointed when he didn’t glance her way. Later, she found him in the godswood of Winterfell, and the two fiercely embraced for one of the episode’s most emotional moments.
Jon and Arya’s initial run and embrace was incredibly moving, and a perfect callback to the way Jon picked up and hugged his little sister (cousin) back on the first season. The two compared swords and talked briefly about all they’d been through, giving us the first time a major character discussed Jon Snow’s death and resurrection with him on the show so far.
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