The end to the epic fantasy series Game of Thrones is upon us and thousands of New Zealand fans will have to accept the inevitable - winter is finally here.

Despite the recent furore over the rushed end to the 71-episode show, come tomorrow night it will be done and dusted, and post series depression - yes it's a thing - could kick in.

The sad and empty feeling that sinks in as the credits roll on a series you have invested so much time in is real, and psychologists say being prepared for it is the best medicine.

Sara Chatwin is a Game of Thrones fan and says people need to
Sara Chatwin is a Game of Thrones fan and says people need to "fill the void" left by the show. Photo / supplied.

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