'Game of Thrones'
A scene from "Game of Thrones" Season 6. Facebook/ GameofThrones

Showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss of HBO’s high-fantasy drama “Game of Thrones” have revealed that the hit series is slowly heading towards the end game. Pieces are on the board now. While some have survived the game, many perished.

With only 10-15 episodes remaining for the show to conclude, tackling the remaining seasons will be difficult as a lot of drama will be unfolding when the show returns. “Game of Thrones” will be renewed for two more seasons and they would be much shorter than the previous ones.

[Spoiler Alert] With Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) heading towards Westeros, the game is on. Fans expect a clash of queens in Season 7. Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) has tactfully acquired the Iron Throne though her stint may be short-lived as Daenerys is expected to unleash her dragons on King’s Landing.

Whatever the outcome, the whole of the Seven Kingdoms needs to sort out their differences before the Night’s King, the king of the White Walkers, arrives with his army of the dead. In all probability, Jon Snow (Kit Harington), now the King in the North, will be facing him first once again. While the two last met in the Battle of Hardhome, season 7 will most-definitely make the two meet again.

For the first time in years, the table is set for a Stark reunion with Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) and Jon Snow already reunited. Arya (Maisie Williams) is already in Westeros where she killed Walder Frey (David Bradley) avenging the Red Wedding. Her next move is unknown. Bran (Isaac Hempstead-Wright) is currently beyond the Wall and will be riding south. However, tension is brewing between Sansa and Jon. Thus, it will be interesting to see how the Stark family dynamics play out.

Another family reunion is also on the cards. With Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) riding to Westeros with Daenerys, Cersei’s focus will definitely shift towards her “little” brother. Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau), who had previously promised that he will have his way against Tyrion for killing their father, is now pretty confused and unhappy at Cersei becoming the Queen, using devious means.

Perhaps one incredibly interesting thing would be when Jon and Daenerys meet. Now that HBO has more or less validated the R+L=J theory, making Jon the son of Rhaegar Targaryen and Lyanna Stark, he now has a valid claim over the Iron Throne. Moreover, Jon’s parentage has made Daenerys his aunt. Thus, the two would have to decide whether to join hands or go against each other.

Some fans have even speculated that Jon and Daenerys may unite in marriage as Targaryens never shied away from inbreeding in the past to keep their bloodlines pure. It would be a sight to behold if Jon is seen riding one of Daenerys’ dragons.

There are thousands of other character arcs to consider. However, these are the most-important storylines to look out for in “Game of Thrones” Season 7.