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Winter is here, and so are all the photos HBO released from the first five episodes of Game of Thrones season 8. As new episodes air, we'll update this slideshow with new images.
In this image from the series finale, King's Landing looks a lot worse for wear after Daenerys and Drogon blew through.
Note: This gallery was originally published April 19, 2019 and was updated throughout the final season.
Daenerys looks out at the Unsullied army and the smoldering wreck of King's Landing in one of two photos released by HBO from the Game of Thrones series finale.
Tyrion Lannister has survived until the Game of Thrones series finale, but it hasn't been an easy road. And he had some thorny issues to navigate in the final episode.
Some viewers wondered if Jaime or Cersei could've survived the collapse of the Red Keep. Here's your answer.
In the series finale, Jon Snow has to decide between the queen he promised to obey and his own sense of Stark moral decency.
Grey Worm, who lost so much in recent days, wants to execute all the soldiers who fought against his queen, but Jon, as always, seeks mercy.
Tyrion confronts Daenerys, whom he betrayed, in the series finale.
Tyrion knew he'd have to pay for trying to save his brother Jaime, and in the series finale, finds himself a prisoner once again. It's not a new role to him.
In the series finale, Daenerys finally stands in front of the Iron Throne, with no one keeping it from her any longer. But...
Eight seasons in and now surely the throne is hers. Right?
Yep, nothing can possibly stop Daenerys from ruling the Seven Kingdoms. Nothing except...
As she seems sure to take the throne, Daenerys is joined by her nephew and lover, Jon Snow.
Jon Snow tells Daenerys she was always his queen, and then killed her, right in front of the Iron Throne.
Drogon, the last surviving dragon, somehow senses Daenerys' death and somes to her side.
The Mother of Dragons, mourned by her one surviving child.
A furious Drogon lets his anger out after his mother's death.
Drogon's flames destroy the Iron Throne.
In the series finale, Ser Brienne takes pen in hand and finishes Jaime Lannister's entry in the famed Book of Brothers.
Arya, Bran and Sansa Stark gather at a council of the various leaders of Westeros in the series finale. And Bran finds himself a new job.
Stark uncle Edmure Tully thinks he has a lot to say at the small council in the series finale, but Sansa shushes him.
Sansa hugs Jon Snow before he departs for the Night's Watch.
Jon Snow checks to make sure Arya still has Needle before they part ways.
Bran says goodbye to Jon Snow.
Before departing for the Night's Watch, Jon Snow bends the knee to King Bran the Broken.
Jon Snow once again finds himself at the Wall.
Tyrion, the last of the Lannisters, is surprised to find he isn't mentioned in A Song of Ice and Fire. Must've been a misprint.
King Bran the Broken begins his reign.
Arya Stark survived so much, and now wants to set off and discover what's west of Westeros.
Sansa Stark survived it all.
All hail the Queen in the North!
Sansa decides to keep the North independent, splitting off from the Seven Kingdoms.
Jon Snow and Varys have no idea what awaits them in episode 5 of the final season.
Jon, Tormund and the wildlings head out to the unknown.
With the White Walkers dead, what is the Night's Watch now watching?
Jon Snow has suffered, celebrated and along the way, discovered who he really is. His future's unknown, but his moral center seems strong.
Jon Snow stays strong and unbowed throughout, even when he bends the knee.
Jon Snow and Varys confer on the beach in episode 5 of the final season. It won't be a good one for Varys.
Tyrion and Varys have both had tough lives. One of them is about to end.
Farewell, Lord Varys, you were intriguing. And no one deserves what was done to you as a child.
Jon has sworn eternal loyalty to Daenerys, but now things are getting messy.
Still reeling from her losses, Daenerys must somehow pull it together in episode 5.
Ser Davos, Jon Snow and Tyrion await the deadly fight in King's Landing in episode 5 of the final season.
Harry Strickland, leader of the Golden Company, prepares to lead his troops.
Grey Worm suffered a horrible loss in episode 4, but must rally and lead the Unsullied in episode 5.
Is that a dragon Euron Greyjoy hears?
Queen Cersei sees the battle come straight to her in episode 5.
Jon Snow still has hopes things will turn out all right as the bloody events of episode 5 commence.
Tyrion thinks there's one last chance to save his siblings in episode 5.
Euron Greyjoy watches as Daenerys' last dragon, Drogon, lights up the harbor.
Jon Snow, Grey Worm and Davos march through the opening created by Drogon in episode 5.
Tyrion stands and surveys the wreckage in episode 5.
Tyrion stares at the destruction of King's Landing.
Even as the bells of surrender ring out, Daenerys isn't done with Cersei in episode 5.
The Hound knows this is the last time he'll see Arya.
At long last, the brothers Clegane meet for their fight to the death.
The Hound has probably been waiting for this day since way back when his brother horribly scarred him and made him terrified of fire.
Daenerys let Drogon loose on King's Landing in episode 5.
Arya tries to save a mother and daughter from the disaster that is King's Landing in episode 5.
Grey Worm fights a bloody path through King's Landing.
Euron Greyjoy thought he'd killed Jaime Lannister, but as with many things in his life, he was wrong.
It didn't look good for Jaime when he fought Euron in episode 5, but he was determined to see Cersei one more time.
Cersei and Jaime came into this world together, and it was always predicted that they would exit it together, too.
Arya Stark, true survivor.
Arya finds a way out of the chaos.
Jon Snow led the farewell to those who died in the Battle of Winterfell at the start of episode 4.
Sansa, Arya and Bran Stark, the Hound, and others stand soberly before lighting the funeral pyres for those who died in the Battle of Winterfell.
Bidding farewell to those who died in the Battle of Winterfell.
After the Battle of Winterfell, the dead were honored, with Jon Snow noting "we will never see their like again."
Missandei, Daenerys and Varys help plan strategy.
Turns out the dragons aren't quite as invincible as Daenerys may have thought.
Things turned bloody and terrifying out on the sea in episode 4.
Never trust Euron or Cersei. Both of them have ulterior motives.
Daenerys says farewell to those who died at the Battle of Winterfell, especially her beloved Jorah.
Daenerys says goodbye to her ever-faithful protector, Jorah Mormont.
Sansa left Theon with the direwolf symbol of the Stark family.
Tormund, Jon and Daenerys at the after-battle feast.
One battle's won, but a huge one against Cersei's well-rested army looms.
The Hound reveals he knows what Sansa's been through.
Gendry has big hopes for a future with Arya.
The Hound and Arya have come a long way.
Daenerys has a request for Jon, but it's not an easy one.
The surviving Starks all know a family secret now.
Tormund and Ghost watch Jon ride off to an uncertain fate.
Grey Worm and Missandei before things start to get brutal.
As episode 4 begins, Daenerys is down to two dragons. But things will change quickly.
Qyburn's been busy arming the Iron Fleet with improved versions of his scorpion, a dragon-killing weapon.
Cersei's fine with letting Euron think he fathered her baby. He doesn't need to know about her brotherly love.
Missandei became a prisoner of Cersei, and if you've seen even one episode, you know that rarely ends well.
Jaime confesses his terrible deeds to Brienne.
Darnerys' dragons are truly her children, as we see again in episode 4 when tragedy strikes.
Qyburn has even mounted scorpions on the walls of the castle. One of those tiny figures on the castle ramparts is Missandei.
Cersei knows just how much Missandei means to Daenerys and her forces.
Missandei calls out "Dracarys," which means "Dragonfire," in one brave protest as The Mountain readies his sword.
Grey Worm has seen terrible sights in his Unsullied days, but perhaps nothing has touched him like this.
Daenerys hated Cersei already, but after the events of episode 4, now it's even more personal.
In episode 3, Arya really comes in to her own as a fighter.
Beric Dondarrion, eye patch, flaming sword and all, prepares for battle.
Melisandre and Arya face very different fates at the end of the Battle of Winterfell. But it turns out Melisandre knew Syrio's "What do we say to the God of Death?" line too.
Ghost, Jon's direwolf, is seen in the battle charge, but it's unclear what happened to him. Probably nothing good.
Avengers assemble! Wait, wrong franchise. Jon Snow in full battle form.
In a group of Melisandre, Arya and The Hound, we're always on Arya's side.
Daenerys and Jorah are fittingly together for part of the Battle of Winterfell.
Theon is one heck of an archer.
Gendry, we've missed you.
The Hound is no fan of fire, and the Battle of Winterfell had plenty of that.
Jon Snow's up to bat.
Brienne and Jaime are in dire need of assistance as the dead surge toward them.
Grey Worm saw many of the Unsullied fall in the Battle of Winterfell.
Few characters on Game of Thrones had the sheer guts of little Lady Lyanna Mormont. The show's directors said she was originally intended as a one-episode character.
Melisandre played multiple roles in the Battle of Winterfell, including lighting up the Dothraki arakhs (swords).
Theon proved his mettle by defending Bran in the Battle of Winterfell.
Bran does his three-eyed raven trick during the Battle of Winterfell, confusing Theon.
Arya once had Beric Dondarrion on her kill list, but seems to have mellowed toward him.
Arya Stark looked to be doomed numerous times during the Battle of Winterfell, especially here.
Sansa and Tyrion, who are technically still married to each other, take refuge in the crypts of Winterfell.
Viserion, Daenerys' lost dragon, is the Ice King's biggest weapon. (Supermarket chickens helped him take shape.)
Sam has a good heart, but his battle skills leave a little something to be desired.
Dolorous Edd saves Sam, but at great cost.
The Night King is the calmest soldier we've ever seen.
Lyanna Mormont was lost, but not until after she took out a zombified giant. (Was that you, Wun-Wun?)
Melisandre told Davos she would be dead by morning, and guess what?
It looked like the end for Arya when she attacked the Night King.
Daenerys and Jon watch as the Battle of Winterfell begins. They won't be out of the action for long.
Jon Snow has faced some impossible situations, but the Battle of Winterfell was the toughest yet.
In the third episode, Varys and Tyrion discover the crypts aren't necessarily a safe place when you're fighting the dead.
Brienne, now a knight in her own right, prepares to battle the dead along with Jaime, Tormund and others.
Sansa and Arya Stark grew up at Winterfell, and now they're set to defend it till the end. Little sister Arya gives her big sister a weapon and a bit of advice.
Being the Lady of Winterfell isn't as easy as Sansa's mother Catelyn once made it look, especially now.
K-I-S-S-I-N-G. Hey, if you thought your last hours were approaching, you'd move things along, too.
Almost all of your favorite Game of Thrones characters gathered to prepare for war -- at least as much as anyone can prepare for war with an army of the dead.
All the best-laid plans are likely to go out the window once the dead approach.
The surviving Starks, together at last.
Jaime, Beric, Tormund and Davos are good fighters, but can they handle the dead?
Gendry knows his way around a weapon, and no, that's not a euphemism.
Nothing's been easy for Grey Worm and Missandei.
Grey Worm returns Jaime's sword after Brienne defends him to Daenerys.
Jaime finally has to face up to what he did in the very first episode.
Yup, Bran did remember who threw him out of the window.
Family tree site Ancestry.com would have a field day with Daenerys and Jon.
Jaime knights Brienne.
She's Ser Brienne, at last.
Respect flows between Jaime and Brienne, despite their differences.
Sansa grew up with Theon at Winterfell, and she seemed pleased to see him again. They've both been through hell and back.
Tormund and Jon are friends till the end. Uh, is this the end?
Who can blame The Hound and Arya for pounding a few drinks after all that's happened?
Sansa and Daenerys, two powerful women coming together at last.
Bran, more than anyone, knows what's coming.
Why did either of these two ever believe a word Cersei said?
Beric may need more than a flaming sword for this battle.
Hey there, is that our cue? Because we are MORE THAN READY for the puny humans.
Jon and Arya are facing troubles Ned Stark and his pal King Robert Baratheon couldn't have foreseen.
Jaime had to answer for his killing of Daenerys' father, the murder that earned him his "Kingslayer" nickname.
Tyrion trusted Cersei. Was he nuts?
A quiet moment for Bran, who's decided not to tattle on Jaime.
Davos has seen battles, but not one like this.
More Gilly in the plot, please -- she turned out to be quite the loyal spouse to Sam.
Sam isn't known as a fighter, but he's loyal to Jon at all cost.
Bran warned Tyrion that his story was a long one, but the youngest Lannister wanted to hear it anyway.
Lyanna Mormont might be young, but she's not one for hiding in crypts while a battle rages above.
Sansa is aptly filling her mother's shoes as the Lady of Winterfell.
Grey Worm and Missandei planned for a future that may or may not come to pass.
Grim times abound for Dany, who had to face her father's murderer and now has learned just who Jon's parents are.
Daenerys, shown here with Varys and Jorah, discovered something majorly earth-shaking about her family tree.
So few families get a happy ending in this show, but here's hoping for one for Gilly, Sam and little Sam.
Arya and Jon's reunion was much anticipated by fans of the Starks, and their touching hug didn't disappoint.
Jon was stunned by how much little brother Bran had grown up in the years since they'd seen each other.
Who's doing Daenerys' hair these days? GIRL, it is awesome. She's shown here with Sam.
Before the first episode of the final season, only Dany could ride a dragon. But that Targaryen skill seems to be in Jon's bloodline as well.
Jon asked Daenerys what would happen if Rhaegal didn't want him to ride him. "Then I've enjoyed your company, Jon Snow," she replied.
In the first season, Sansa worried about what dragons would eat. Even the Dothraki may not be able to hunt down enough food for Dany's pets.
Euron Greyjoy wants things from Queen Cersei, but she has her own reasons for keeping him around.
Gendry is finally back, and the fact that he's Robert Baratheon's son is bound to come into play.
In the season premiere, Arya convinced Gendry to make her a very specific new weapon.
The Hound and Arya met up in the first episode of season 8, long after she'd robbed him and left him for dead.
Don't look too lovingly at each other. Jon and Daenerys' relationship is a bit too close for comfort, as Sam told Jon in the first episode of the final season.
Euron Greyjoy brought back the mercenary army known as the Golden Company, but Cersei really would have preferred a few elephants.
Theon's lost a great deal to get to where he is.
Theon Greyjoy finally is beginning to shake off his Reek persona. Here he is saving his sister Yara from their creepy uncle Euron.
Lyanna Mormont, a fan favorite, is back again speaking for the young ones. At least she survived the season 8 premiere, unlike, say little Lord Ned Umber.
Young Lord Ned Umber was sent to his home of Last Hearth to bring his people to support Jon Snow. But it turned out to be a fateful trip.
Tormund finds more than he bargained for at Last Hearth.
Beric's flaming sword is about to come in very handy.
Drogon and Rhaegal are wondering where their buddy Viserion went. Nobody tell them.
We're still waiting for CleganeBowl, in which The Hound will inevitably fight his zombified big brother, The Mountain.
The most terrifying scene in the season premiere involved what became of little Lord Ned Umber and the rest of his people. Looks like the Army of the Dead has time for very creepy craft projects.