8 new 'Game of Thrones' photos might tease discord among the survivors of the Battle of Winterfell

Helen Sloan/HBONathalie Emmanuel and Emilia Clarke as Missandei and Daenerys Targaryen on ‘Game of Thrones.’

The back half of HBO’s final season of “Game of Thrones” kicks off this coming Sunday with episode four, the title of which still hasn’t been revealed. But eight new photos show the aftermath of the Battle of Winterfell, and Team Daenerys figuring out how to take down Cersei Lannister in King’s Landing.

Keep reading for a look at what’s in store.


The first image is one we saw on the teaser video for episode four, and it contains a number of important survivors.

HBOThe survivors of the Battle of Winterfell.

Folks are walking towards piles of corpses with torches in hand, ready to ceremonially burn the dead.

In the photo we can see Ghost, Jon Snow’s direwolf, and many other survivors. You can read our full list of them here.


Team Targaryen is lined up together.

Helen Sloan/HBODany’s surviving loyalists.

Grey Worm, Varys, Missandei, and Tyrion are all at Daenerys Targaryen’s side.

Her beloved advisor and protector, Ser Jorah Mormont, was one of the few major characters killed during the battle.


Sansa, Arya, and Bran Stark are all together, standing apart from Team Targaryen.

Helen Sloan/HBOArya was badly beat up at the battle.

Arya killed the Night King, ending the Great War against the White Walkers. Right before the battle started, Sansa had a slightly tense conversation with Daenerys about what would happen to the North once she won the Iron Throne.

Will those tensions resurface now the battle is over?


Jon Snow looks somber as he goes to burn the dead.

Helen Sloan/HBOKit Harington plays Jon Snow on ‘Game of Thrones.’

Jon lost his dear friend Edd Tollett in the fight, and came very close to dying when he squared off with the undead Viserion just before Arya stabbed the Night King.

But before all that, he learned his real name and Targaryen heritage and told Daenerys he was her brother’s son. What will he and Daenerys do next when it comes to the line of succession?


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New battle plans are being drawn up for the coming fight against Cersei Lannister.

Helen Sloan/HBOMissandei, Daenerys, and Varys all together in the planning meeting.

Neither Missandei, Daenerys, or Varys are looking particularly happy about what someone off-camera is saying.


Daenerys does seem pleased by whatever is happening here.

HBODany and Drogon, her beloved dragon.

Both Drogon and Rhaegal survived the Battle of Winterfell, since we saw them soaring around together in the teaser for next week’s episode.


The Targaryen fleet will set sail.

HBODaenerys Targaryen’s ships.

Our bet is they’re heading south towards King’s Landing. But we’re curious about how many troops Daenerys has left. The battle appeared to wipe out virtually all of the Dothraki and Unsullied.


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Meanwhile Cersei is looking smug. Her plan worked, after all.

Helen Sloan/HBOEuron Greyjoy and Cersei Lannister together.

Cersei didn’t join in the fight against the Night King, which means all of her troops and the Golden Company mercenaries she hired are still in their prime and ready for an oncoming battle.

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