Nobody is okay after that Missandei moment in 'Game of Thrones'
Warning: This article will contain spoilers from S08E04 of Game of Thrones!
I can't keep doing this. Television is supposed to be a fun and entertaining medium, but it seems like every Sunday night I'm left in the foetal position in the corner of my living room while I try to comprehend exactly what I've just seen in Game of Thrones.
When I started watching the show back in 2011, I thought it was just a nice fantasy drama about dragons and magic and boobs - not some blood-thirsty force that compels you to watch with great screenwriting and then gets its kicks from killing the people you love (albeit, fictional).
If you can't tell already, I'm a little bit devastated about what just when down in episode five of the eighth season of the fantasy epic. Why? Because hard work, loyalty, and undeniable beauty can't get you anywhere in Westeros, as Nathalie Emmanuel's character Missandei met her fate at the hands of Queen Cersei Lannister.
This is the moment Missandei's time came to an end as her loved ones watched on:
I MEAN COME ON! Not in front of her "Bae Worm"! Seriously, not since season one and Ned Stark have fans been left so utterly heartbroken by a cruel beheading.
And I'm not the only one who couldn't contain their emotions, as legions of fans took to Twitter to express their
And to get you really excited, here is the amazing preview for episode five of this incredible eighth season:
Some people even went as far as to call on the show on their representation of black characters:
But so many of us fans will remember Missandei for being Daenerys Targaryen's greatest supporter:
Then again, some people were quick to point out that perhaps aligning yourself with the Mother of Dragons is not the best idea in the world:
Missandei first appeared in Game of Thrones in the first episode of season three as a slave who served as an interpreter to the masters of Astapor. Ever since then, she has served Daenerys as her trusted advisor and Handmaiden on her quest to claim the Iron Throne.