‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Official Teaser: Fire and Ice finally clash

As much as I bag on Game of Thrones, I still gotta cop to being excited for its final season.


Now that winter has finally come to Westeros, HBO has revealed a new teaser for Season 8 of Game of Thrones, indicating that fire has arrived to met it.

The network revealed the video for the highly-anticipated final season at the São Paulo Expo in Brazil. It shows the Painted Table at Dragonstone, which is basically a large, carved wooden map of Westeros that Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) has been using to map her war campaign since returning home. However, it’s not just iconic house symbols being used as pawns on a chessboard; we see the entire map being consumed by ice and fire.

The video itself has no new footage from the show, the details of which remain tightly under wraps for fear of leaks. But it does hint at the war to come and what’s expected to be an epic and bloody final season as the forces of the living — commanded by Daenerys, Jon Snow and boasting her dragons — are pitted against the army of ice zombies, led by the Night King.