ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

6 Characters in GOT that we badly miss

Updated on January 17, 2019

Game of Thrones

Well now that the Wall is down and the Night king marches into Westeros with his army of the dead, we are anticipating a titanic clash between the living and the dead.

Thank you Viserion!

When you play a game of thrones you win or you die.

— George R R Martin

Let us revisit the dead!

#1 Ned Stark

Yes, you saw that coming obviously. We all rooted for the good man and dreamt of him sitting on the Iron Throne. The cleanest character possibly in the whole show (barring the tower of joy scene). The one man who was trying to save a falling empire from the royal lies and stood up for what he thought was right. He lived by his principles and that's what got him killed. We wish we could get more of him even if as another of Bran's visions.

#2 Oberyn Martell

The red viper is a supreme example of what happens when we let our emotions get the better of us. We witness his arrival at King's Landing in Season 4. Even though he grabs a screen-time of merely half hour yet he manages to leave a huge impact on us. Returning to avenge his sister and nephew's deaths, you can see the burning rage in his eyes that finally gave out when The Mountain crushed his skull in a moment's advantage.

#3 Robb Stark

Robb Stark, the eldest son of Ned Stark made both the Lannisters and Talisa go weak on their Knees. He was declared 'King in the North' after his father was executed by Joffrey. Robb had a keen sense of honor and justice, which he received from his father. He was fair, caring, and willing to do anything to keep his family safe. He also expended tremendous sympathies to innocent victims of war such as Martyn and Willem Lannister. Robb was very much his father's son, hence he had his father's weaknesses. Like Eddard, Robb had a tendency to put honor before reason. Also when he broke his vow to marry Frey's daughter and ended up taking Talisa, his doom was destined. The Young Wolf was slaughtered along with his family by the Boltons and the Freys in the infamous episode of the red wedding.


Cersei Lannister: "Robb Stark is a child."

Tyrion Lannister: "Who's won every battle he's fought!"

#4 HODOR!!!

How can you not miss him? He uttered a single word throughout the entire show and still managed to hit our hearts. Despite his large size and strength, Hodor is the gentle soul who was terrified of violence even done by himself. Probably the last of the people loyal to the Starks. We still cannot get over the cries of 'Hold the Door'

#5 Ygritte

She had us falling over her with her northern accent and her constant wilderness. She encapsulated a charming young lady with the fierce brute of a warrior. Not even Jon Snow could give up the chance of jumping into the hot spring with her. We really wished to see more of her taming the white wolf. Well good thing is in real life Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie has it going great and we cannot help but envy them.

"You know nothing Jon Snow"

#6 Syrio Forel

Now many of you may have read a whole lot of Syrio or Bravos theories, but even leaving those aside he is mysterious in his own ways. 'The first sword Bravos' as he called himself was hired by Ned himself to teach Arya the art of swordfighting. Every lesson he gave her had deep philosphies to be connected with one's life. He played an evident role in Arya becoming an assassin. His final scene where he faces off three men of the kingsguard with a wooden sword thus giving Arya a chance to escape is still one of the most debated scenes. Even though we miss him, I guess when Arya killed Meryn Trant, syrio was avenged.

Share your Opinion

Who would you rather save?

See results

Thank You.
Do drop in comments on what you think of the list and who else should have made it.

Have a nice day!

© 2019 LongNight04

working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://corp.maven.io/privacy-policy

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)