Season 8 predictions: The fate of every major 'Game of Thrones' character

Will your favorite character die in the final season? Here are our odds and expert predictions.

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Checkmate.

The board is bloodied and the remaining pieces are few, but the moves to come over the next six episodes of the final season of HBO's "Game of Thrones" will be quick, decisive and ultimately crown a victor.

The only question remaining besides the identity of the last man or woman standing: Will fans survive the emotional and violent end game to come?

We've taken a "stab" at the fates for the main characters sure to play a large role in deciding who will ultimately sit on the Iron Throne. With the body count over the last several seasons so enormous, it's a wonder how any of them managed to make it this far.

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