Note: This article contains spoilers for the Game of Thrones series finale
Isaac Hempstead Wright has revealed he thought the Game of Thrones finale script was a "joke" at first.
The actor played Bran Stark on the HBO fantasy drama, which concluded on Sunday night (May 19) with Bran ruling the now six kingdoms of Westeros.
It was a surprising ending for fans, given the character had transformed into the Three-Eyed Raven and had often reiterated his lack of interest in ruling.
So, is it any surprise Isaac thought he'd been given a "joke script" the first time reading it?
"When I got to the [Dragonpit scene] in the last episode and they're like, 'What about Bran?', I had to get up and pace around the room," he told Entertainment Weekly.
"I genuinely thought it was a joke script and that [showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss] sent everyone a script with their own character ending up on the Iron Throne. 'Yeah, good one guys. Oh s–, it's actually real?'"
He added: "That said, I'm happy. Though I kind of did want to die and get in one good death scene with an exploding head or something."
His Game of Thrones co-star Sophie Turner has also weighed in, dubbing the petition "disrespectful".
So, it seems the two rulers of Westeros aren't happy with your treason, peasants.
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Game of Thrones season 8 airs on HBO in the US and Sky Atlantic and NOW TV in the UK.
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