Game of Thrones’ 14 Most Brutal Deaths As 8-Bit GIFs – my latest article for BuzzFeed UK – has exploded all over the internet!
In a little over a day, my series of 8-Bit GIFs have been viewed over 125,000 times and has had over 12,000 engagements on Facebook and 373 on Twitter – leading to 36,000 and 2,500 views respectively. It was featured on the US version of BuzzFeed too, as well as being featured on several other entertainment news websites.
Look below to find what is causing such a frenzy, or go straight to the article here – warning: contains spoilers.
14. White Walker beheads a ranger of the Night’s Watch.
The tone for the rest of the show is now set. (I, I).
You had one job, Brienne! (II, V).
12. The Hand of the King’s Grand Tournament.
There’s nothing like a knight being impaled with a lance through the throat to get the audience cheering. (I, IV).
11. Bronn volunteers to fight for Tyrion Lannister.
And so the greatest friendship in Westeros begins. (I, VI).
10. Jon Snow saves the Lord Commander from a Wight.
Brownie points for the bastard. (I, VIII).
9. Dragon Rampage.
Kraznys is burnt to a crisp. (III, IV).
8. Samwell Tarly kills a White Walker.
He’s officially a bad-ass of the Night’s Watch. (III, VIII).
7. The Wildfire.
Congratulations, Bronn. You now hold the highest score for biggest mass murder. (II, IX).
6. The Hound vs. Beric Dondarrion.
And by the Lord of Light, Beric survived! (III, V).
5. King’s Landing Battle.
The show’s most spectacular orgy of violence (so far). (II, IX).
4. The beheading of Ser Rodrik.
Theon Greyjoy buckles under peer pressure and botches Ser Rodrik’s beheading. (II, VI).