Game of Thrones: key questions after season 7 premiere


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Sophie Turner at the Game of Thrones premiere in Los Angeles

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The Mother of Dragons returns to her ancestral home, cracks in the Stark family appear and new alliances are formed

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Monday, July 17, 2017 – 1:45pm

Warning: spoilers ahead

After more than a year of waiting, Game of Thrones finally returned to our TV screens with a sombre season seven premiere.

The first episode, Dragonstone, focused heavily on Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) establishing her stronghold at the Targaryen ancestral seat of Dragonstone. It also signalled the first signs of sibling rivalry between Jon Snow (Kit Harington) and Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner), saw a heavy-handed cameo by Ed Sheeran, and featured plenty of doomy reminders that “winter is here”.

The opener also raised some Key questions for viewers.

What is the significance of Dragonstone?

The first episode focused on Daenerys Stormborn of the House Targaryen reclaiming her ancestral home of Dragonstone and, in so doing, altering the balance of power in Westeros.

Dragonstone had been in the control of Stannis Baratheon, after he helped his brother King Robert in the rebellion against the Targaryen’s. But Stannis left Dragonstone unguarded …read more

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