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Game of Thrones season 8 episode 3 trailer: 'The Night King is coming'

Everyone's ready for a battle that seems unwinnable in the dark trailer for Sunday night's episode.

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Winter's been coming for an awfully long time, but now the Game of Thrones crew has a new catchphrase: The Night King is coming.

A preview for Sunday's third episode of the final season showed all our favorites prepping for battle against forces that seem unstoppable. 

Want to catch up on everything in the third episode of Game of Thrones? Check out our season 8 episode 3 recap here!

In the trailer, fires burn and catapults are prepped, Grey Worm grimly dons his helmet. Sansa notes that it's time to "look the truth in the face." Jon Snow looks horrified, Theon draws a bow and Brienne of Tarth rallies the troops.

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"The dead are already here," Daenerys declares. Yikes. 

The third episode of Game of Thrones' final season airs Sunday, April 28 on HBO. Catch up on episode 2 with our recap: "The night is long (and full of sexual tension)." 

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Originally published April 28.