But it could be that Jaime (played by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) will make the ultimate sacrifice in the last Game of Thrones instalment for an old enemy.
Jaime has been a flawed figure, largely down to his loyalties to his sister and lover Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey), but it isn’t too late for him to redeem himself.
The close of season seven of the HBO epic saw Jaime make a bold move as he travelled away from Cersei after he disagreed with her military decisions in regard to the White Walkers.
Now, one fan thinks Jaime will step in to save none other than Bran Stark (Isaac Hempstead Wright) when the tension mounts in season eight.
Jaime will die defending one of the Stark children
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“Jaime will die defending one of the Stark children (most likely Bran) and die in the arms of Brienne,” wrote Reddit user JackStargaryen.
If Jaime were to die saving Bran, it could see the show come full circle.
Fans will remember the first episode saw the fallout begin as Bran was pushed from a tower at Winterfell by Jaime.
The youngster had been climbing the walls of his home when he accidentally happened upon Jaime having sex with his twin, Cersei.
However, as viewers know, Bran was not killed