We’re now lower than two weeks away from the Season Eight premiere of Game of Thrones, and HBO just isn’t letting up on the onslaught of promos. In truth, just like the Night King’s military of the lifeless, the sheer variety of new teasers simply appears to be rising at an exponential fee.
As of Tuesday morning, HBO has already launched three new teaser spots for the ultimate season of their epic fantasy collection, all of them providing up temporary glimpses of recent footage lower with issues we have already seen within the full trailers. Each teaser presents one thing memorable, however they’re all pointing towards the identical huge confrontation we have been listening to about ever because the Season Eight premiere date was introduced: Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen and their allies going through off in opposition to the lifeless at Winterfell.
To that finish, lots of the present’s main characters are making their option to the ancestral seat of House Stark for the very first time, together with Daenerys, and naturally Tyrion Lannister, who appears to be addressing the lords of the North in a spot titled “Together.”
A second spot, titled “Survival” reveals a fair greater second, as Jon Snow and Arya Stark meet once more within the godswood throughout the partitions of Winterfell. Jon has reunited with Sansa and Bran already, however he left Winterfell final season earlier than Arya arrived again, which implies this season will mark the primary time these two have seen one another since all the best way again in Season 1 after they left for his or her respective locations. Arya and Jon had been significantly shut again then, however they’ve each modified rather a lot. We’ll see what occurs when these two new personalities come collectively.
Then there’s the third spot, which dropped Tuesday morning and carries an altogether totally different tone. Titled “Aftermath,” it presents a picture of an empty, windswept Winterfell coated in snow. But Winterfell’s not simply empty. It’s in ruins, and because the digicam strikes all through the citadel, we see Arya’s sword Needle deserted amid the destruction, after which the digicam lingers on the citadel gate, the place Jon’s sword Longclaw is mendacity in a mound of snow. There’s a little bit of blood splattered on it, and because the wintry wind clears for a second, we see a silhouetted shambling away.
The message is obvious: This is what occurs if the Night King wins. There are not any our bodies, as a result of they’ve all gotten up and adopted him to the following level of conquest.
But even that is not all of the Game of Thrones goodness we have acquired thus far this week. We’ve additionally gotten phrase that one other superstar cameo is in retailer for Season 8, and this time NFL followers particularly will wish to take discover. The Wrap experiences that Joey Bosa, a defensive finish for the Los Angeles Chargers, may have an undisclosed cameo function in Season 8. Bosa is a large fan of the collection, and whereas we do not know what function he is taking part in, we do know he is a reasonably huge man, so it would not be shocking to see him armored up for a battle scene.
But wait, we’re nonetheless not executed with new Game of Thrones materials right now. The present’s official YouTube channel has additionally dropped one other new behind the scenes featurette, this time specializing in the unimaginable visible results of Season 7. Check it out for extra particulars on how the exhibits VFX staff managed to set fireplace to a frozen lake, kill a dragon, and produce down The Wall.
Game of Thrones returns April 14 on HBO.