The latest season of Game of Thrones premiered in epic fashion yesterday and the world rejoiced as the long wait for this season came to an end.
New Zealand fans were no different, many taking to twitter to announce their glee.
From here on out the article will enter spoiler territory so if you have not seen the episode turn back now or risk seeing into the fire.
A quick episode synopsis
The episode opens up with Walder Frey suspiciously alive, as he gives a speech to his family about the red wedding at a grand feast.
As the guests start choking on their wine it became clear that this was not Walder buy Arya wearing his face.
After a quick mass murder, Arya utters my new favourite line to the lone survivor, “Tell all who ask, that winter came for House Frey.”
The episode continues on to a snowy Winterfell where Jon is holding his first court as King in the North.
He begins to plan the defence of the north from the Others.
Jon’s power is quickly challenged by Sansa however as she questions his judgments in front of the northern lords.
Cersei also started putting her plan to keep the throne into action this episode by allying with Euron Greyjoy, who has somehow managed to build a thousand ships in the off season (maybe that’s why the wait for the season was so long).
The episode finishes with Dany finally arriving in Westeros and it looks just like Euron’s fleet grew so did Dany’s dragons, because they are all huge.
After tearing down the last of Sanis’ banners Dany walks to the iconic ‘table of Westeros’ and utters the final line of the episode, “Shall we begin.”
This line announces the start of Dany’s conquest and the start of yet another war for the pointy chair.
Some minor plot points to touch on are that Bran makes it to the wall, Jeora is in old town getting medical aid from the maesters, Sam found out that there is a whole lot of dragon-glass under Dragonstone and in a twist of fate Sandor comes face to face with the fire-god.
Oh and Ed Sheerin made a brief appearance as a singing Lannister soldier.
Kiwi fans were Tweeting about the episode as it happened and there were some hilarious reactions.
Here are our three favourite Tweets: