One of the most important aspects of Game of Thrones is the land, so how well do Game of Throne super fans know it?
In the books, the Stark family matriarch returns from the dead after the now-infamous Red Wedding.
However, such a scenario contradicts with the recent post from GRRM, in which he made clear that while working on the pilot scripts for the Game of Throne spinoffs he remains committed to finalizing TWoW.
Oxford-born Sebastian Pugh, a former Cokethorpe School pupil and brother of actress Florence, played Trystane Martell in the show's fifth and sixth season before being brutally stabbed in the back of the head.
While Weiss and Benioff opted not to pursue this storyline, Martin's supportive of their direction.
"Both of them are equally valid, I think, because Catelyn Stark is a fictional character and she doesn't exist", he concluded. Their goal is not to ruin, but to enrich, as they'll tell you in the intro.
The executive also cautioned that it is still very early days for the new Game of Thrones shows.
However, while Ms Clarke remains as Oxford's last hope in Westeros the cast is large and with at least one more series after this, it is possibly someone else could step up.
"There are couple of good war stories from (the upcoming season), but sharing them now would be impossible without getting into spoiler country", he said.
Being Game of Thrones, the montage has almost a dozen aerial shots of post-battle dead bodies, a sword dripping with blood, and, of course, a blade coming down on Ned Stark's neck. We set fire to 20 guys at once.
The two-time Emmy-winning drama's seventh season premieres July 16, but fans should ignore rumors that any of the final 13 episodes will screen in movie theaters.