The controversial final season of Game of Thrones saw the Battle of Winterfell during episode three, The Long Night, which will presumably be recreated in George RR Martin’s final A Song of Ice and Fire book, A Dream of Spring. We saw future King Bran turn into the Three-Eyed Raven, targeting the Night King. And for protection, the crippled Stark was protected by Theon Greyjoy under the weirwood tree.
But then, in an unexplained moment, Bran said: “I’m going to go now.”
Before he warged into ravens flying around the Night King on his dragon.
Game of Thrones fans have been wondering why Bran did this and now an explanation has been found in the scripts which have been made public.
Available at the Writers Guild Foundation Shavelson-Webb Library in Los Angeles, the script featured more details, saying how originally there was going to be “a massive flock of ravens, bigger than last time, converge on Winterfell from all sides, all piloted by Bran.”
Screen Rant point out that from the raven’s point-of-view, Bran would have been able to scout out the battle from above and keep track of the Army of the Dead’s movements.
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Game of Thrones: Bran's actions during Battle of Winterfell in A Dream of Spring REVEALED? (Image: HBO)
The Night King was defeated at the Battle of Winterfell (Image: HBO)
Of course, the final season of Game of Thrones was considered rushed by many fans, so it’s a shame the clarity of this scene wasn’t included.
Nevertheless, with George RR Martin still having A Dream of Spring to write, it’s the perfect opportunity for