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.
The Night King
The Night King, the big bad villain of the "Thrones" series, is seemingly more powerful than ever at the beginning of season 8. Not only has his undead army managed to breach the great Wall protecting much of Westeros, but they're now also equipped with the resurrected ice dragon Viserion.
Naturally, the happy ending scenario to conclude "Thrones" would be for the united armies of Westeros to defeat the White Walkers and the Night King. The other rumor swirling is that Brandon Stark, who shares a connection with the blue-eyed villain, may yet be the key to his destruction. This being "Thrones," however, we wouldn't be surprised if the producers shake up everything by allowing the Night King to survive and live to cause trouble another day.
Villains this wickedly good are sometimes too precious to put on ice.