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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We already know Varys is going to die. The red priestess Melisandre revealed as much during her exit in season 7, saying that he would, like herself, perish in Westeros. While that's about as general as it gets, we can't imagine the writers would thrown that out there without some foreshadowing.

So what do we know? The Spider is a very slippery character, so it's possible he could exit stage right by betraying Daenerys and getting scorched by her dragons. The other theory, borne from the words of the red priestess Kinvara, is that Varys, played by Irish actor Conleth Hill, already knows his fate. It's part of the reason why he hates magic to begin with.

The only thing our intuition is telling us is that Varys' days of collecting whispers throughout Westeros will soon come to an end. How it happens is as unpredictable as the character himself.

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