Stark family actors tackle the cast's most commonly asked question

By James Hibberd
July 10, 2017 at 09:23 AM EDT

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Which Stark family member most deserves the Iron Throne? And who would be best to rule Winterfell? EW asked four Game of Thrones actors these questions and got some very interesting (and conflicting) answers back.

In the above video, Kit Harington (Jon Snow), Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark), Arya Stark (Maisie Williams), and Bran Stark (Isaac Hempstead-Wright) weigh in on the questions.

“I think the Stark that should rule Winterfell is Sansa because she deserves it and she’s a natural born leader,” Turner said. “But I don’t think she really wants the Iron Throne at all. Winterfell is just perfect for her. Jon Snow should be on the Iron Throne out of all the Starks. He’s kind of got the whole package and has a great team around him. I think he’d be quite a good king.”

Williams likewise nominated her character’s big sister for Winterfell (with help from Arya and Bran) and Jon for the Iron Throne.

Whereas Harington modestly countered: “Sansa [should] rule the Iron Throne, Arya rule Winterfell and I’d have Jon Snow go back to The Wall.”

Sadly for Bran the Broken, none of the actors, not even Hempstead-Wright, picked him to rule Westeros — or even Winterfell — despite his newfound third-eye powers.

Check out the video above for all the Thrones stars’ choices.

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