The highly anticipated first episode of the final Game of Thrones season aired on Sunday 14 April 2019. And it feels like the entire world watched to see what the final Game of Thrones season will bring.

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In the final Game of Thrones season, we will learn the fate of the remaining ladies, lords, and everyone else in between of Westeros.

HBO gave fans an inside look into how the first episode was created for the final Game of Thrones season.

As the creators of the popular show based on the writings of George R. R. Martin explain, there was a lot riding on this first episode.

The first episode of the final Game of Thrones season, called Winterfell, is set where the pilot episode of Game of Thrones was set in 2011. Now, we’re back in Winterfell as the living prepared for the onslaught of the army of White Walkers, which is being led by the Night King.

Most of the main cast members can also be spotted throughout the first episode of the final Game of Thrones season. It serves as a good catch up episode, with not too much new drama added on to everyone’s already drama-heavy plates.

This first episode is one of only 6 episodes in total for the final Game of Thrones season, so every episode counts.

In terms of Game of Thrones standards, the first episode of the final Game of Thrones season was pretty lukewarm. But we’re sure things are about to heat up very soon, with plenty of plot twists to surely still come, and many storylines that need to be concluded as this show reaches its dramatic end.

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Check out the preview for episode 2 below.

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