Connect with us

The Drill Down

The Night King’s Sinister Message Means More Than We Thought

Updated

on

game of thrones

Game of Thrones season eight kicked off with some pretty astounding plot advancements, from Jon Snow finding out the truth of his parentage to Cersei finally giving into the slimy Euron Greyjoy. However, the most notable scene was arguably the final jump scare, where the Night King left a bloody message nailed to the wall. However, this act was much more sinister than most fans realized.

The Spiral At The Last Hearth

When the men discover the remnants of the Night King at the Last Hearth, they were terribly sickened. Nailing bloody limbs and a child to the wall was horrifying, but who The Night King chose made fan’s skins crawl. The Night King murdered young Ned, Lord of House Umber, who had just left from the meeting at Winterfell. Some may think that this was a coincidence, but The Night King definitely wanted to say something with his demonic mural.

The Spiral Symbolism

Game of Thrones has used the spiral as a haunting White Walker motif since day one. In the very first episode, the “deserter” that Ned beheads had stumbled upon an arrangement of body parts from his friends in a similar design.¬†Mance Rayder also finds a spiral arrangement of bodies after the White Walker attacks at the Fist of the First Men. The origin of this symbol comes from the creation of the first White Walker, which we see through one of Bran’s visions. The same pattern appears as the Children of the Forest put a dagger through the first White Walker’s heart.

The Night King Heads To Winterfell

With the Night King passing The Last Hearth, it’s likely that he will arrive at Winterfell very soon. This spells disaster since every major character, save Cersei, is in Winterfell. Plus, this message by the Night King proves that he knows what he’s doing. He knew who the Lord of Umber was, so it’s very likely that he knows who Jon, Dany, Sansa, and everyone else is and who to kill first. The Night King is no senseless murderer – he’s a demon on a mission and a plan to see it through.

The Drill Down

Coming From a Galaxy Far, Far Away: Star Wars Characters, Ranked Worst to Best

Since the 1970s, Star Wars has revolutionized cinema and pop culture, constantly introducing us to a load of iconic characters in the process. And while some of these onscreen legends managed to stand the test of time, others were an absolute flop. Taking the entire series into account, we’ve ranked some of the most memorable Star Wars characters ever, from worst to best. The real question is: how much will you agree?

Published

on

Continue Reading

The Drill Down

Why Viola Davis Isn’t Fond of ‘The Help’

Every actor has one role they're embarrassed about taking. Sometimes, it's a role that doesn't truly showcase their acting abilities. It could also be a role that gained a slew of jeers from critics. For actress Viola Davis, she regretted working on The Help.Change Begins With a WhisperAt the Toronto International Film Festival, Davis spoke to The New York Times about her...

Published

on

Continue Reading

The Drill Down

Lala Kent From “Vanderpump Rules” Embraces Cosmetic Work On Her Face

For eight successful seasons, Real Housewives spinoff Vanderpump Rules was a hit sensation on Bravo. Hostess Lala Kent became the breakout star upon her arrival in season four. While re-watching the show, Kent decided to talk about how different she looks today.Face To FaceWith everyone in quarantine, Kent decided to walk down memory lane. While watching her first appearance on the show,...

Published

on

Continue Reading