House Stark of Winterfell: Their True Purpose? - Game of Thrones Season 8 (End Game Theory)

  • Published: 06 November 2018
  • Welcome back for another Game of Thrones Season 8 End Game video. Today I finally want to discuss the new press release from Entertainment Weekly. A few days ago they gave us a big update about the final season of Game of Thrones. In this article, they confirmed the location of one of the most highly anticipated events in television history: and that is where the major conflict against the Night King will take place. During the off season they made some impressive renovations to the Winterfell set, which will stand in for the main stage for the final season of Game of Thrones. As we all know, House Stark of Winterfell has been one of the most important aspects of this story, not only because most of the main characters come from this family, but also because of their history with the White Walkers. Winterfell was built, and House Stark was founded directly after the Long Night ended. In my opinion, this can not be a coincidence. Not only has Old Nan said the original Night's King was a Stark, but pretty much everything else about this house ties into the Others. As we all know, the Others, also knows as the White Walkers, are directly associated with anything relating to the cold, or winter. This goes for House Stark as well. Their castle is called Winterfell, their house words are Winter is Coming, and even their family sword was called Ice. Why are the Starks and the White Walkers so closely related? Is there more to the story that we haven't been told? Are Jon Snow and Bran Stark destined to defeat the Night King in Winterfell? Let me know what you believe. Leave your thoughts and questions down below. Thank you for watching the video!

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  • Talking Thrones
    Talking Thrones   1 years back

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    • Clint Pmk
      Clint Pmk  9 months back

      With a battle this big i think it will run on for 2 or more episodes

    • Ayan Ali
      Ayan Ali  10 months back

      Ok.. what about Kings Landing! What happens there?

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      Graphix by Kathy  11 months back

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  • Davis Williamson
    Davis Williamson  6 months back

    wow you nailed it

    • Osagie Eigbe
      Osagie Eigbe  6 months back

      You were right. lol

      • The White Rose
        The White Rose  6 months back

        After watching this video again after S8 E5 aired I am so disappointed that D&D didn't invest as much time & effort into the whole Night King & crypts of Winterfell theory as the millions of fans watching around the world did.

        • dēaþ
          dēaþ  7 months back

          A boy's name is Jon Snow. A man's name is Aegon Targaryen.

          • Brett Logan
            Brett Logan  7 months back

            The NK is a Targaryen. He rides a dragon.

            • Agusta Sister
              Agusta Sister  7 months back


              • Dave Snyder
                Dave Snyder  7 months back

                Does john die to save the others, is he the lone wolf that dies ??? Wbile the pack survives

                • Jill Smith
                  Jill Smith  7 months back

                  Thank you for the breakdown theory. This is awesome.

                  • 007
                    007  7 months back

                    If the Night King is a Stark what does that mean?

                    • kathryn ryder
                      kathryn ryder  7 months back

                      I wonder if many will be forced back across the Narrow Sea to Essos and Old Valyrya?

                      • John Doe
                        John Doe  7 months back

                        Once you’ve taken the black you never go back

                        • Bethan Krzowski
                          Bethan Krzowski  7 months back

                          Winter is coming/the North remembers/bran remembers

                          • some person that you will never meet.

                            Could there be a White Walker sword in the crypts? It could be a bounty that the Starks took from the White Walkers in the Battle for the Dawn. It could kill White Walkers since what ever sword was able to withstand those swords was able to kill a White Walker (e.g Valyrian Steel Obsidian) and it would make complete sense if the Starks named a sword made of ice Ice.

                            • FriarTuck102
                              FriarTuck102  7 months back

                              Wight Power!!!!

                              • badlandskid
                                badlandskid  7 months back

                                Maybe the night king makes it to the crypt and is slain by Ned. 🤷🏽‍♂️

                                Also there was a time that there were no Starks in Winterfell. That’s when the Night King showed up.

                                • Mish-Mash Crafts
                                  Mish-Mash Crafts  7 months back

                                  Just putting it out there, but doesn't the night kings broach look like the shape of winter fell? Just saying! ;)

                                  • Kilravok
                                    Kilravok  7 months back

                                    Either Old Nan can also greensee through the weirwood trees or she is also an Other. She remembers on behalf of the North. Just how old is Old Nan?

                                    • agent1159
                                      agent1159  7 months back

                                      but if he is a stark, then a stark WILL be in winterfell. He’s totally winning this battle

                                      • DaSkarekrow
                                        DaSkarekrow  7 months back

                                        So if the biggest battle is in Winterfell, the battle in King's Landing will still happen or will it be destroyed along with the throne?

                                        • Lidickey Ball
                                          Lidickey Ball  7 months back

                                          I could be wrong but from the way you explaining all of season 8 will be in winterfell?

                                          • Deena Shy
                                            Deena Shy  7 months back

                                            Mark my words........the Night King is Raegar Targaryan. Dany will die and be reunited with Khal Drogo. Jon will take the throne.

                                            • MaynardOwns
                                              MaynardOwns  7 months back

                                              I'm sort of bummed it's gonna be such a short season. The finale better be a 2.5 hour epic.

                                              • MaynardOwns
                                                MaynardOwns  7 months back

                                                If the night king was a Stark, don't you think he knows about the secret passages? He might be the only one who knows where they are?

                                                • aidan burr
                                                  aidan burr  7 months back


                                                  • cathryn sitte
                                                    cathryn sitte  7 months back

                                                    "They say you forget," Haggon had told him, a few weeks before his own death. "When the man's flesh dies, his spirit lives on inside the beast, but every day his memory fades and the beast becomes a little less warg, a little more a wolf, until nothing of the man is left and only the beast remains."
                                                    Varamyr knew the truth of that. When he claimed the eagle that had been Orell's, he could feel the other skinchanger raging at his presence. Orell had been slain by the turncloak crow Jon Snow, and his hate for his killer had been so strong that Varamyr found himself hating the beastling boy as well. He had known what Snow was the moment he saw that great direwolf stalking silent at his side. One skinchanger can always sense another. Mance should have let me take the direwolf. There would be a second life worthy of a king. He could have done it, he did not doubt. The gift was strong in Snow, but the youth was untaught, still fighting his nature when he should have glories in it.

                                                    A Dance with Dragons - prologue - page 13

                                                    • Kamariyah Yisrael
                                                      Kamariyah Yisrael  7 months back

                                                      ok think I got it..... Arya ask Gendry to make her a secret weapon S8 ep1 and that is why she wasn't jealous of Jon's Valyrian sword and why she didn't disclose her Valyrian knife the same said knife meant to kill her brother Brandon. I wonder if that will be the weapon to defeat the Knight King and be the ending of Bran 🤔🤔🤔

                                                      • Kamariyah Yisrael
                                                        Kamariyah Yisrael  7 months back

                                                        I'm keeping my eye on that sneaky but warrior like Arya especially since he revered the Targaryen women and their dragons when she was talking to Tywin as his cupbearer

                                                    • La Tisha
                                                      La Tisha  7 months back

                                                      So if a Stark must stop the Night King, then Jon Snow wouldn’t be able to. Does this mean that Bran will lead in battle?

                                                      • Andrew Cervantes
                                                        Andrew Cervantes  7 months back

                                                        so, Old Nan knew all along?

                                                        • Cameron Driscoll
                                                          Cameron Driscoll  7 months back

                                                          @Talking Thrones
                                                          where are you from bro? You sound extremely americanized, but maybe finish?

                                                          • Tom Wiech
                                                            Tom Wiech  7 months back

                                                            If the night king is/was a stark, wouldnt he know where the hidden passage ways are? The preview shows the cold moving through the crypts, so I think the night king might walk in himself!!!!

                                                            • PETER DEVANE
                                                              PETER DEVANE  7 months back

                                                              One thing u overlooked, if the night king is a stark then he will know of the tunnels. No one gets out. So he can't be a stark.

                                                              • tanksalot S
                                                                tanksalot S  7 months back

                                                                Great video! If the Night King was a Stark of Winterfell, why wouldn't he know the secret passageways as well? Even if he couldn't enter the castle because of the magic woven into the walls, wouldn't he know where the tunnels ended? Also - now that Ice has been melted down into 2 swords, has it lost its magic?

                                                                • terry slaansky
                                                                  terry slaansky  7 months back

                                                                  I haven't read the books. I'm curious about Arya's dagger. it was in the book Sam read. what is it's importance?

                                                                  • Stuart Doyle
                                                                    Stuart Doyle  7 months back

                                                                    White Harbor has a weirwood too ya know...
                                                                    White harbor’s the home of the most loyal group who didn’t used to be starks.
                                                                    White Harbor has been mentioned in every season hasn’t it?

                                                                    • Bilgehan Onogul
                                                                      Bilgehan Onogul  7 months back

                                                                      Knight king will make it to kings landing

                                                                      • jacqueline manzano
                                                                        jacqueline manzano  7 months back

                                                                        The name of the Castle says it all...............Winter Fell

                                                                        • Juan Rios
                                                                          Juan Rios  7 months back

                                                                          What if the Battle for Winterfell is a misdirect and the Walkers completely ignore the castle? What if the hot spring makes it a sort of hollowed ground?

                                                                          • Jaqen Higar
                                                                            Jaqen Higar  7 months back

                                                                            A frozen man is coming; because he wants to know what Pod did to those "ladies of the night"

                                                                            • PaGz
                                                                              PaGz  7 months back

                                                                              Ned stark says that 14 people can defend the castle from 100,000. Maybe this foreshadows that the 14 best fighters survive and defend the castle. (If I got the numbers wrong then I'm sorry, I remember ned saying something like that)

                                                                              • Linda Terry
                                                                                Linda Terry  8 months back

                                                                                Jamie and Brianne have the swords that were made from ice the Starks ancestral sword. They must fight together against the white walkers.

                                                                                • Linda Terry
                                                                                  Linda Terry  8 months back

                                                                                  Remember when the iron born took over Winterfell there were no Starks there.

                                                                                  • Sean Joseph
                                                                                    Sean Joseph  8 months back

                                                                                    Surely fire is a defence against the white walkers?

                                                                                    • Vikram Aditya Paul
                                                                                      Vikram Aditya Paul  8 months back

                                                                                      Good insights

                                                                                      • Rubi Ramirez
                                                                                        Rubi Ramirez  8 months back

                                                                                        Maybe there always has to be a Stark in winterfell cuz the night king is a Stark so he won't kill them ???

                                                                                        • Brie ThePrincess
                                                                                          Brie ThePrincess  8 months back

                                                                                          This will be a sad farewell, let’s hope for a spin off

                                                                                          • ThePreppersBunkerOutdoors

                                                                                            A few things that i felt like should be mentioned- Ice is now held by Brianne and Jamie, and we have footage of Vary's and others in the basement of winterfell as it is attacked- probably because they arent the fighters, to escape as you mentioned. And i believe we see the main characters retreating to this area as well... before winterhell falls to the night king.

                                                                                            • Chy023
                                                                                              Chy023  8 months back

                                                                                              Great commentary!