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10 Most Paused Scenes Of ‘Game Of Thrones’

The series Game Of Thrones’ is cemented as one of the most popular series in the world. Ranging over eight seasons and ruling television for about a decade, the fantasy drama has some epic moments. 

With a star-studded cast and stunning settings, the drama takes magic and mystery to another level. With baby dragons, incest, suspense, and battles, ‘Game Of Thrones’ has so much to offer its audience. There are many scenes- funny, thrilling, and unpredictable that have been paused and rewatched again and again. And here are the 10 most paused scenes from the successful drama.

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‘Game Of Thrones’: Most Paused Scenes  

Ned Stark’s Beheading

Ned Stark being beheaded
Ned Stark being beheaded

The patriarch of the Northern Stark clan, Ned Stark was beheaded after Ned came to serve as Hand of the King. The father of five was the symbol of honor and duty. However, the King’s Hand had his head chopped after he claimed Joffrey Baratheon to be the son of the siblings Cersei Lannister and her twin brother Jaime Lannister.

Daenerys’ Dragons Come To Life

Daenerys with her dragons
Daenerys with her dragons

Rather than calling it the birth of the dragons- Viserion, Rhaegal, and Drogon, it is the birth of a queen. After her husband’s death, Daenerys rose from the ashes to lead the tribe. From a meek bride, she went on to become a confident leader.

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Daenerys Vs. Astapor

Daenerys

This is a powerful scene where Daenerys wins her first victory. The Mother of Dragons burns down Kraznys and the town where slavery was practiced. She took the unsullied army and translator, marching forward to King’s Landing.

The Red Wedding

Red Wedding
Red Wedding

One of the most popular scenes in the whole of the series, Red Wedding shocked the audience. Part of the third season of the show, the incident ends tragically with the death of Robb Stark, his pregnant wife Talisa, and the death of Catelyn.

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The Purple Wedding

Joffrey dies
Joffrey dies

Unlike the Red Wedding, the Purple Wedding has much more of a satisfying end. Not to sound brutal, but the event ended with the death of one of the sadistic characters in Games Of Thrones’, Joffrey. The lavish ceremony was supposed to be the marriage of Joffrey and Margaery Tyrell.

Tyrion’s Trial By Combat

Oberyn and Mountain
Oberyn and Mountain

Oberyn’s death had been a crucial moment in the series. Opting for trial by combat, it was Tyrion who chose Oberyn to fight for him. For Cersei, she chose another fighter Mountain. Though Oberyn has some hand over the other, finally it is Mountain who wins. The death sentence of Tyrion was unforgettable.

Horrors Of Hardhome

Horros of Hardhome
Horros of Hardhome

The White Walkers and their undead army show off come frightening powers through the fifth season of the show. While the Night’s Watch was fighting the Walkers, Jon Snow and the company realized that they were losing. Leaving behind the wildings for dead, they gave the Night King a chance to raise the slaughtered in his army.

Jon Snow’s Return

Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow
Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow

Jon Snow is trying to raise an army to protect humanity through an alliance with the wildlings. But his fellow Night’s Watchmen feel betrayed by the doings of the commander of the Night’s Watch. In response, Jon’s men turn on him and stab him to death. One of the biggest cliffhangers in television history.

Entire History of Hodor

Hodor
Hodor

There are many characters undergoing vast changes through the years as ‘Game of Thrones’ progresses. It’s in the sixth season that the real reason for how Hodor ended up so. The fans get to find out Bran was the reason for Hodor becoming Hodor. The old Hodor dies protecting the Bran. The background story gives an idea about this loveable character.

Battle Of The Bastards

Battle of The Bastards
Battle of The Bastards

Throughout the series, there is no shortage of battle sequences. But the Battle of the Bastards is an epic and long-awaited battle between Jon Snow and Roose Bolton. It is sure that the Battle of the Bastards would have been pushed and reminded multiple times.

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