WARNING: This post contains spoilers from the Game of Thrones season 5 finale, “Mother’s Mercy.”
Maisie Williams, a.k.a. Game of Thrones’ Arya Stark, reacted to the season 5 finale of the hit HBO series like everyone else did: with shock, awe and sadness. On Monday, Williams expressed her feelings via a Twitter Q&A with fans.
“OMG STAHP STABBING JON SNOOOO,” Williams wrote, referencing the death of Kit Harington’s Jon Snow.
Snow’s assassination was carried out during the last moments of Sunday’s episode, with his steward Olly delivering the final blow. “I didn’t read [George R.R. Martin’s novel] A Dance with Dragons. But I read the other books and I had heard this is what happens,” Harington told EW about the scene. “So I had an inkling it should be this season. I didn’t realize it would be the final shot of the season and that made it extra special.”
The finale didn’t leave Arya in great shape either—she is now blind as punishment for taking the life of Ser Meryn Trant. But if Arya manages to take Williams’ advice, maybe things will turn around for the Stark heroine next season?
Here are a few of the best responses to fans’ questions about the finale, with the full recap available here.