'Game of Thrones' Showrunners Talk Finale Deaths, Cersei's Walk of Shame

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss share thoughts on Arya's big move and what's next for Daenerys.
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Now that the dust has settled on Sunday's bloody Game of Thrones finale, it's time to take one last look at the episode.

Following Sunday's episode, showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss shared their thoughts in an inside the episode segment. 

Read highlights, and watch the video below. 

Benioff On Jon Snow's (Kit Harington) death: "It's one of those great conflicts that makes us love the books and this saga. Ultimately, it's not just about good vs. evil, it's about people of good intentions who come into conflict with each other because they have very different views of the world."

Weiss on Daenerys' capture: "When she sees the Dothraki she knows that that means. Her relationship with Drogo was one thing, but Drogo is gone. She knows in a way he was sort of an anomaly. She drops the ring because she's smart. That ring is sort of a bread crumb that is going to point in the direction that she's being taken. Hopefully, someone along the line who means her less harm than the Dothraki will notice." 

Weiss on Stannis' (Stephen Dillane) death: "He's ready to be done at this point. Brienne showing up to kill him was almost a welcome relief."

Benioff on Arya's (Maisie Williams) big move: "The Faceless Men don't kill for revenge. They aren't killing out of anger. They are killing because death is a gift. The idea is a painless death. It's almost like you're letting people go, and that's not Arya's way."

Weiss on Cersei's (Lena Headey) Walk of Shame: "It's hard not to feel for her in this situation. She's in the middle of the worst waking nightmare you could possibly imagine." 

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