Episode 2 of Game of Thrones’ final season airs tonight, and as the characters and their storylines converge as the series nears its end, fans of the show can expect meaningful quotes and dialogue to occur. The premiere episode set up the major conflict and action for the impending episodes and reunited major players who have spent much of the series apart, and there will certainly be many quotable moments tonight as the story continues to unfold.
Here are some of the humorous, sentimental, and important quotes from season 8 episode 2:
Beware of season 8 episode 1 spoilers below. This post will be updated live as the episode airs.
Jaime Lannister to Daenerys Targaryen: “I promised to fight for the living. I intend to keep that promise.” “This goes beyond loyalty. This is about survival.”
“The things we do for love.” – Bran Stark, in a callback to what Jaime said before pushing him out the tower window to end the series premiere episode.
“Cersei still sits on the throne. If you can’t help me take it back, I’ll find another hand who can.” – Dany to Tyrion
“You want to know what they’re like? Death. That’s what they’re like.” – Gendry to Arya, about the White Walkers and their army.
“I know death. He’s got many faces. I look forward to seeing this one.” – Arya
“I’m not the fighter I used to be, but I’d be honored to serve under your command if you’ll have me.” – Jaime to Brienne
“You always knew exactly what she was, and you loved her anyway.” – Tyrion to Jaime, about their sister Cersei
Dany: “He’s the second man in my life I can say that about.”
Sansa: “Who was the first?”
Dany: “Someone taller.”
“Our enemy doesn’t tire, doesn’t stop, doesn’t feel.” – Jon Snow
“Samwell Tarly. Slayer of White Walkers. Lover of ladies. As if we needed any more reason to know the world is ending.” – Dolorous Edd
“I’m no king, but if I were. I’d knight you ten times over.” – Tormund to Brienne
“Arise, Brienne of Tarth, a Knight of the Seven Kingdoms.” – Jaime after knighting Brienne in front of Tormund, Davos, Tyrion, and Podrick
“If that were true, it would make you the last male heir of House Targaryen. You’d have claim to the Iron Throne.” – Dany to Jon, after he revealed to her the truth of his parentage and legitimacy as the son of her brother, Rhaegar Targaryen.
Watch Game of Thrones season 8 on HBO, Sunday nights at 9pm.