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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Jaime Lannister

Jaime Lannister, played by Danish actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, is going to die in season 8. Despite the noble redemption arc over the series that transformed him from handsome villain to beloved rogue, it feels like he's used up all the good luck that's allowed him to survive this far.

Estranged from the love of his life (and sister) at the end of season 7, Jaime is now on his way to Westeros. We'll likely see an awkward reunion between him and Bran, with the latter revealing how Jaime pushed him out a window. Could that spurn Sansa to set wheels in motion for his demise; possibly even by commanding Brienne of Tarth to carry out the deed?

While internet rumors persist that Jaime will be the one to end his sister's grip on the Iron Throne, we think a worse fate would be Cersei discovering the man she loves, and consequently nearly her entire family, are all gone. To that end, Jaime's passing may be the catalyst that pushes Cersei and her kingdom over the brink.

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