One of television’s most eagerly awaited finales is just a few hours away, and fans are ramping up the excitement online by trolling with fake information and parodies, playing on the emotional strings of people who JUST CAN’T WAIT to see tonight’s final episode.
No one really knows who will claim the Iron Throne, which characters will survive, and how the many threads accumulated over eight seasons will play out. There will likely be unanswered questions, and there’s already a backlash building among those who area likely saddened that their favorite show is coming to an end.
But be of stout heart, fans. George R.R. Martin, the creator of the series, said three spin-offs of Game of Thrones are moving “nicely” through the HBO pipeline. And the author himself has yet to finish the promised final two books of the series, with deeper dives into the material and perhaps answering some lingering questions that will emerge from the conclusion of the current series.
In the meantime, here are some funny posts that have appeared to fill the gap: