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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Brienne of Tarth

Brienne of Tarth, played by English actress Gwendoline Christie, will enter season 8 loyally standing by the Stark family she's sworn to protect. But don't worry, "Thrones" fans, there's a big reunion coming.

After leaving him behind in King's Landing in season 4, Brienne will finally reunite with Jaime Lannister in the early episodes of the final season. Once enemies turned unlikely friends (and to some hopefuls, even more than that), the pair will likely fight side-by-side against the invading White Walkers.

As for her chances of survival, Brienne has greater odds than most characters. For one, she's a skilled fighter. For another, her motivations are not about power, but centered on loyalty, compassion and mercy. Such characteristics are worth sparing from the blade. And should she end up with Jaime, we're OK with that too.

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