#GameshowofThrones Oberyn Martell plot hole could have changed EVERYTHING

Game of Thrones season eight is a mere 13 days away and anticipation for the finale series of the hit HBO fantasy drama is building.

In fact, some fans are so excited about the upcoming show they have taken to watching older episodes ahead of the programmes release.

After watching the episodes, viewers discuss pivotal scenes on forums, with some recently debating Oberyn Martell final show on Reddit.

Pedro Pascal’s character was killed off the show in season four after fighting the Mountain (Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson) on behalf of Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage).

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The showdown was an important part of the series as Oberyn hated the Mountain for slaughtering his relatives and raping his sister.

He had come very close to defeating his incredibly tall opponent, but was brutally murdered when he let his guard down, trying to get the Mountain to confess to his crimes.

It is this scene Game of Thrones fans agonised over on Reddit, with some claiming there was a huge plot hole to have been made when Oberyn’s skull was crushed by the Mountain.

One frustrated commentator opened the debate by suggesting Oberyn was too “smart” to be defeated by the Mountain.

They said: “If the mountain is alive enough to think and answer the question: he is alive enough to kill you. Therefore kill him.”

The person added: “What did you hope to accomplish: mountain telling you that Tywin gave the order in front of 300 people and inside of Tywin's city? You would never leave alive and the confession would be worth nothing.

Game of Thrones season 8: Oberyn Martell was played by Pedro PascalGame of Thrones season 8: Oberyn Martell was played by Pedro Pascal (Image: SKY)

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