The Game of Thrones Season eight premiere not solely began to supply clues about how the present will wrap up, but it surely additionally revealed what most likely occurred to Ed Sheeran’s character.
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A scene within the episode exhibits Bronn “enjoying the attentions” of three girls. One of them talks about how a Lannister soldier with ginger hair named “Eddie” met his destiny on the battle when Daenerys scorched the Lannister troopers along with her dragons.
“That boy Eddie came back with his face burned right off. He’s got no eyelids now,” one of many girls mentioned, according to Polygon.
Sheeran appeared within the Season 7 Game of Thrones premiere, however that was the one episode he was in. He made his method into Game of Thrones thanks partly to Arya Stark actress Maisie Williams’ fondness for the “Shape of You” singer.
Sheeran’s look on Game of Thrones was met with some quantity of debate and controversy. The episode’s director defended Sheeran’s appearance in the episode and praised him as an actor.
Sheeran himself told BuzzFeed that he thought his character was simply “chillin'” after the battle. “It was fun being in Game of Thrones, but I definitely think they should’ve killed me off in the episode. I reckon that probably would’ve been the redemption for people that didn’t like it,” he mentioned. So it seems followers received what they wished in a method.
Sheeran was not the primary musician to have a cameo Game of Thrones. Sigur Ros, the drummer from Coldplay, and members of the steel band Mastodon have all been on the present previously.
For tons extra on Episode 1, you may take a look at GameSpot’s review of the episode here.